View Full Version : Hack Attack: A guide for switching to a Mac

Jan 2, 2007, 07:40 PM
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Link: Hack Attack: A guide for switching to a Mac (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20070102204039)
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Jan 2, 2007, 07:42 PM
Great Article. This would have helped a lot when I was switching. :)

Jan 3, 2007, 03:37 AM
Speaking of switching there is a very interesting discussion going on in a holly grail of Windows, the PCWorld NZ discussion forums with regards to "alternative platforms"

Jan 3, 2007, 05:57 AM
Great guide in a nutshell for switchers.

Jan 3, 2007, 07:34 AM
My annoyance has always been the inconsistency of the keyboard shortcuts. Somewhere, someone has lost their way.

Chief among my many examples are how system-wide shortcut keys can be used by applications, like Cmd-H for Hide, unless you're using photoshop, when you have to also hold down Ctrl. Why aren't the system commands (minimize, hide, dictionary, etc..) all on a common set of modifiers. That would be quite nice. Like Fn-M for minimize, though I don't know if the non-notebook keyboards have a Fn key. (I think Windows got it right with the Windows key on this one)

(yes, I know i can re-define them in sysprefs, but then the second i sit down on a new mac, i look like an idiot)

Jan 3, 2007, 11:37 AM
Good, handy article for us switchers.

Jan 4, 2007, 03:21 PM
wow very good read