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Finding Keyboard Shortcuts the Easy Way

TMO Quick Tip - Finding Keyboard Shortcuts the Easy Way

by , 7:30 AM EDT, September 6th, 2006

Using keyboard shortcuts in Mac OS X can enhance your productivity, but learning the time savers can be a tedious process. With a little help from xCuts, you'll be learning new keyboard combos in no time.

xCuts is a Dashboard widget that links to an online database loaded with Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts. The widget groups shortcuts so they are easier to find, includes a search field, and even includes a section that compares Mac OS X shortcuts to Windows shortcuts - a real time saver for switchers.

xCuts groups keyboard shortcuts so they are easier to find.

Since xCuts links to a database that the kind people at Musings from Mars maintain, you'll need an Internet connection to use the widget. The upside is that the database can be updated without requiring you to download a new version of the widget.

xCuts 1.1 is free, and you can download it at the Musings from Mars Web site.

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