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MAC OS and @ symbol

sushil bharwani

Joined: Mar 02, 2006
Posts: 26
Hi everyone i am not sure if this question belongs to this group or not but i think mac users can answer it faster ... i was using a portal with a custom theme of mac_os_x where to navigate a submenu one needs to hover over a "@" symbol. Now my question is how is @ related to mac_os does it have any meaning attached like navigation or something ....thanks in advance
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Sounds like an odd choice on the designer's part. The @ symbol doesn't really have any special significance in OS X. The only thing I can think of that might have influenced the designer is that the @ symbol is part of the default help icon that's placed in the OS X Dock in the default configuration:

[ July 22, 2008: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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