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

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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.

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I'm with ya Craig - didn't know that either.

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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.

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Thanks for the tip . . . add me to the "Didn't Know" list.

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