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Shortcuts Palette by Achim Siebert

 Shortcuts Palette

Sure, OneClick lets you create attractive buttons and toolbars on your screen to help you automate your Macintosh operations. But buttons on OneClick palettes can also be triggered by keyboard shortcuts, and many of the OneClick tools we use most are on palettes that aren’t even visible most of the time.

Well-chosen keyboard shortcuts streamline your work by reducing the need to move your hands between keyboard and mouse. Sometimes, though, we need a refresher course in the keyboard shortcuts available in our palettes. That’s where the Shortcuts Palette comes in: it lists all the keyboard shortcuts available in palettes associated with the current application as well as with global palettes.

The Shortcuts Palette should be imported as a global palette.

Download the Shortcuts Palette (3K)

To install:

  1. Download the Shortcuts Palette archive. You will need Aladdin Systems’ StuffIt Expander to decode this file.
  2. Drop the file on StuffIt Expander to extract the “ShortcutsPalette” file and documentation.
  3. Open the OneClick Editor and switch to the Palette panel. Click and hold the mouse button on the New Palette button, then choose Import Palette from the resulting pop-up menu. In the Open dialog that appears, navigate to the “ShortcutsPalette” folder and click the “ShortcutsPalette” file. Click the Import as Global Palette checkbox, then the Select button.
  4. Close the OneClick Editor. The Shortcuts palette is ready for use. Simply click the header bar at the top of the palette for a list of keyboard shortcuts.
  5. More information about the palette is available in the documentation that comes with the clocks.

NOTE: The Shortcuts palette requires OneClick,the top-rated macro and enhancement utility for saving time, simplifying common tasks and automating repetitive actions with keyboard or button shortcuts. To learn more about OneClick, visit the OneClick Product Info page.

Selected by OneClick Spotlight Editor Jerry Kindall.

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GoDaddy is the Top Domain Registrar

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GoDaddy is the Top Domain Registrar

GoDaddy as Domain Registrar

The largest domain registrar now has a godaddy code to get a deal. Also godaddy has been the largest registrar for quite some time. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Scottsdale Arizona. While they are the largest registrar in terms of total domains registered they also provide many other services and in particular webhosting. Not only can you obtain domains but you can obtain any type, such as the new .CO and others. So use one of the godaddy coupons to get started.

GoDaddy is the Top Domain Registrar

Founder and Beginnings

Bob Parsons founded the company in 1997 and from that start he has created the largest domain registrar. Many articles are written about their commercials, particularly the Superbowl commercials which have scantily clad women. Some talk about it as if it is a bad thing, but you cannot argue with the fact that he created from scratch the largest domain registrar in the world. This is an entrepreneur that knows how to start, operate and grow a business to become the number one company in it’s industry. Be sure to try one of the godaddy coupons today for a deal on your web software for creating the site. If you are wondering what the deal is, it is free. The software that is. They provide content management software, photo galleries, everything you need and it installs at the click of a button.

Site Creator

They provide a new website creator. The idea is that all you have to do is login. Once you login through the browser you can then create your very own website. The interface that you use is simply drag and drop. Any design, from 100s of unique ones, can be implemented by you with the move of your mouse. You can drag and drop new pages, add some content and off you go. A new site of your own can be setup in minutes, you get the domain from them, the hosting, and the site creator. Finally someone has decided to create a one stop shop for designing and setting up your online presence.

OneClick Tools

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OneClick Tools

The files in this archive are stuffed and binhexed. To use them you will need a program that can decode them. If you need such a program, you can download StuffIt Expander from Aladdin Systems free of charge.

Several tools make scripting with OneClick easier. Here are a few we recommend.

OneClick Tools

Capture AE

A control panel that records Apple event messages sent by applications and converts the events into the string format used by EasyScript’s SendAE property. The SendAE property lets EasyScript scripts send Apple events to any application.

OneClick HyperCard Externals

HyperCard XCMDs and an XFCN that let you access OneClick global variables and call OneClick buttons from within a HyperTalk script.

Mobile application development

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Mobile application development
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One Click OC2

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One Click

More Powerful and Reliable than Ever

Now Even Easier to Use

Introducing OneClick 2.0, the latest edition of the world’s most powerful Macintosh automation utility!

Now Mac OS 9 compatible, OneClick 2.0 is loaded with over 80 new and enhanced commands, functions and plug-ins.

What’s more, we’ve added a host of enhancements for helping you create new keyboard or button shortcuts in a snap, making version 2.0 not only more powerful than before, but even easier to use.

See why MacHome magazine gave OneClick 2.0 their highest rating in the May 2000 issue and concluded “OneClick 2.0 is hands-down, the best available macro tool you’ll find for the Mac. It combines the best features of both KeyQuencer and QuicKeys into one absolutely stellar program.”

What’s New in OneClick 2.0

  • Compatible with Mac OS 9 and earlier
  • Improved Reliability and Performance
  • Over 80 New or Enhanced Commands and Functions
  • Improved AppleScript Integration
  • Easier keyboard or button shortcuts
  • Shortcut Manager for keeping track of all your shortcuts
  • Extensive library of button icons
  • Contextual Menu speeds editing
  • Bundled with new and improved versions of Task Bar, Launch Strip and System Bar

System Bar

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System Bar

 

Welcome to System Bar, a collection of essential and easy-to-use tools to simplify everyday tasks that you perform on your Macintosh.

System Bar is a system enhancement utility for Macintosh that offers several easy-to-use tools for efficiently handling common and tedious tasks. Included are eleven tools, all accessible through a floating toolbar while in any application — URL Launcher, Folder Boomerang, Auto Save, Insert Text, Popup Character, Monitor Color Depth, Sound Level, Control Panels Popup, System Folders Popup, Windows List, and HD Popup List.

You will find each one of these handy tools indispensable as they will save you time and effort whereever you use your Mac. And best of all, the System Bar is always instantly available, regardless of what application you’re currently using.

Note for OneClick users only: The System Bar, previously included with OneClick, has been spun-off as a separate stand-alone product. However, as a OneClick user, we are offering you a free update to this new version. Visit the OneClick Components page for access to the updater. Enjoy!

System Bar Requirements

• Mac II (68020) or any later Macintosh model including Power PC and G3 systems, and iMac.
• System 7.0 or later, OS 8, 8.1 or 8.5.x.
•System Bar uses very little memory (less than 300K) and requires less than 500K of hard drive space.

System Bar v1.4.1 is delivered as an electronic product over the Internet and includes electronic documentation. Download it in less than 7 minutes. WestCode offers free technical support and a 60-day money back satisfaction guarantee.

Open Source enables users to make Apps for Google Glass with no coding

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Open Source

Google Glass is the perfect example of how today’s technology is ever-evolving, transforming to take thing up a notch and propelling us into the future that we’ve always thought would be soon ours. 2,000 devices sold and counting!

The popularity of Google Glass has been even more so amped up with the selection of apps available for it. Huge social media and news sites like Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, and media centers CNN and Elle were among the few that have pushed an app for Google Glass. Now, it’s not just all about the big names and the media giants. This time, even the casual coders are giving it a go.

Chris Madden, owner of Applaunch and one of the team behind Animoto, has developed and released an open-source code for those who want to dabble with Google Glass apps for themselves. It is an editable template that uses the Mirror API code so you can make web-based service apps even for those with little to no experience in coding apps at all. According to Madden, all it takes is a little bit of planning about what app you want, a few tweaks for the database, which is entirely user friendly, and finally and 15 minutes to create your app!

Even with this, Madden aims to add more features, yet make app creation a cinch for ordinary/regular users.

FTP Buttons News

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FTP Buttons News

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Copy/Scan/Print System supports wide format documents. (ThomasNet) KIP 3000 allows users to add printing and scanning functionality to copier foundation with software key codes available through IPS. It features HDP Plus technology, touch-screen operator panel, integrated 1 or 2 media roll capacity, and front/rear output stacking for up to 200 prints. System offers 4 D size per minute copy/print speed and can reproduce up to 36 in. x 11.75 ft documents at 600 x

Copy/Scan/Print System supports wide format documents. (ThomasNet) KIP 3000 allows users to add printing and scanning functionality to copier foundation with software key codes available through IPS. It features HDP Plus technology, touch-screen operator panel, integrated 1 or 2 media roll capacity, and front/rear output stacking for up to 200 prints. System offers 4 D size per minute copy/print speed and can reproduce up to 36 in. x 11.75 ft documents at 600 x

Kids Can Also Be Taught Programming

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Open Source Programmers

Computer programming has often been a subject exclusive for adults but with recent development, the course is being adapted by younger generations. Introduction to computer programming has never been taught in high school until the early 2000s and now, with even the youngest children having access to computers and technology, even kids old enough to read can start learning basic programming. Even though programming might not always be in demand in digital media, it’s a good skill to have.

Python, a popular open source programming platform has recently released a book called “Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming” which could be a guide to bringing out the programming prodigy out of your child. Python enjoys an enormous popularity among programmers in the open source world and with it being a very flexible language, it deserves a lot of attention even from start up programmers.

Open Source Programmers

The book is written by Jason Briggs who believes that Python is a powerful, expressive programming language that’s easy to learn and fun to use. Some books that teach programming can be dull and boring for kids but Python for Kids brings the programing language to life and brings kids into the world of programming.

The book teaches kids to be able to learn how Python works and teach them how to write a few lines of code. By the end of the book, the readers will have been able to program two full games: a clone of Pong and a platform game that involves jumps, animations and more.

A Few Reasons to Pay for Open Source Software

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Few Reasons to Pay for Open Source Software

What is all the fuss over open source software? Open source software is extremely popular because it costs absolutely nothing, it can be modified and used to your liking. But the truth is that in some cases, open source software is worth paying for. If you use it in a commercial way, here a couple reasons why free software is worth paying for:

  1. Enterprise-grade support. If your company relies on open source software for success and progression, then you may want to invest in enterprise-grade support as the thing about the digital world is that it can be 100 percent unpredictable. You will likely encounter glitches and kinks here and there so it’s best to be prepared.
  2. Access to new features. When you pay for open source software instead of just downloading it for free, you receive access to new features that can be incorporated into your current version of the software.
  3. More product stability and predictable life cycles. When companies require payment for their products, these products are tested for bugs and troubleshooting is carried out to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness for the user. This goes without saying, but that’s definitely worth the payment.