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Up next in iTunes… Magic Key Combinations

Posted by on February 15, 2013 | Comments Off on Up next in iTunes… Magic Key Combinations

I’ve just discovered another use for the magical “Option” key in iTunes 11 that is pretty nifty: hold it down to change the “Play” icon…

iTunes album in Artist view

iTunes album in Artist view

… into a button that will add your selection to the “Up Next” queue.

iTunes add to queue icon.

Hold down “Option” to reveal the hidden button!

It also works on individual tracks – mouse over the track number to reveal the same icon 🙂


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Opening old WordPerfect files

Posted by on September 13, 2011 | Comments Off on Opening old WordPerfect files

An excellent tip from Eric Godfrey on macintouch’s Reader Reports pages:

I accidentally discovered that some old WP files which are a mess in TextEdit open neatly with proper formatting in AppleScript Editor, from which they can be copied and pasted into a modern word processor.

You can find AppleScript Editor in your Utilities folder, accessible through the Go menu in the Finder.

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