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    Learned something today...
    and never had occasion to try it before.
    Click on Applications in the Dock. Now press the first letter ( or two) of an application you're looking for.
    It scrolls down to it. Beats heck out of scrolling and finding. I use that folder as a launcher of sorts.
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    Delusions are often functional. A mother’s opinions about her children’s beauty, intelligence, goodness, et cetera ad nauseam, keep her from drowning them at birth.
    -Lazarus Long

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    Works in any Finder folder or dialog as well for quick access to a file.
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    Writing a Quality Post

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    Yeah, I used to do this a lot on Windows XP at a job I once had where I often needed to search through a large number of individual files. Great little shortcut.
    64GB iPhone 6, 64GB iPad Air 2.

    Reminder: Please include your Mac's specs. This will make it much easier for the other members to assist you.

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    I'm with ya Craig - didn't know that either.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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    Nice tip!

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    Another tip...
    Open the stack and press command + or command-shift - (minus)
    Resizes the icons.
    Delusions are often functional. A mother’s opinions about her children’s beauty, intelligence, goodness, et cetera ad nauseam, keep her from drowning them at birth.
    -Lazarus Long

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    Thanks for the tip . . . add me to the "Didn't Know" list.
    I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .

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