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OS 10.6 - minor annoyance - selecting by typing in "open file" menus


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So since I've installed Snow Leopard, I cannot in an "open file" or "select a file" menu (i.e. choosing a file to upload through safari, or adium or what have you) click into the list of files or directories and begin typing and then have OS X highlight the closet thing to what I have been typing. This was always handy while searching for a folder in my itunes library or something.

It's not of huge importance, more like a minor annoyance... but wouldn't it be great if apple fixed this?
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Tell Apple!

OS 10.6.1 didn't fix it?

OS 10.6.2 will be coming. Get your suggestions in now!!
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Just to be sure, when you say "menu," you mean "dialog box," right? Menus are the things that you pull down from the menu bar, or the similar doodads that come up when you control-click the mouse or click on a popup menu.

Assuming that's what you mean, it just fine for me in Snow Leopard. Type a name, it highlights the first matching item, just like in the Finder.
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Ah, yes, that is what I mean... and interesting that that works for you. How do I go about telling Apple? I suppose I could google this and find out, but if one of you is faster... that'd be good.
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Nevermind, found out where to do it.
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