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The Ultimate Guide for switching from a PC to a Mac
(Part 2 - coming soon)

Monday, November 26, 2007

Dashboard when screen sharing!

A great tip submitted by Dominic P. Tremblay: Dashboard when screen sharing! I always use the F12 shortcut to launch Dashboard, because I think dragging the mouse to the Dock to click on the icon is so much longer. I finally found why the icon is useful though. When you are using Leopard's new screen sharing feature, pressing on F12 will launch dashboard on your own Mac even if you mouse is in the shared screen window. The only way that I found to open Dashboard on the remote Mac is to click on the icon in the Dock. Thanks for the tip Dominic!

5 Comments:

Blogger Joe said...

Great! Now how do you zoom on the mac you are controlling?

November 25, 2007 at 8:46 PM  
Blogger Admin said...

Why does every title in this blog end with an exclamation point!?

November 25, 2007 at 10:45 PM  
Blogger MacTipper said...

@ Admin: I have always wondered that.

@ MacGeek:

Don't you know that there are only so many exclamation points that can be used in the world! (oops.) Pretty soon, we'll run out and have to start using ยก. :D

MacTipper
My Mac-Tipping Blog

November 25, 2007 at 11:55 PM  
Blogger garrett said...

that makes sense!!!!!!!

November 26, 2007 at 8:21 AM  
Blogger Jacob said...

You guys are FUNNY!!!

November 27, 2007 at 12:29 AM  

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