Let’s face it, you probably don’t know as much about your Mac as you should.
But there’s hope!
We’ve put together some great tips and tricks that can save you time, and at the same time allow you to do some really cool things with your Mac.
From taking advantage of your Mac’s hidden calculator, to discovering the tiny icon that’s been right in front of your face the entire time, we’ve got the most important tips and tricks covered.
Tired of taking screenshots that capture much more of your screen than you'd like? Hold down Command + Shift + 4, which will change your cursor into a cross hair. After you've outlined what you want to be in the screenshot, press the Spacebar to capture.
For users running Mac OSX Lion or earlier, you can easily invert and revert the colours of you or your friend's Mac display by holding down Command + Option + Control + 8. The feature is originally designed to help the visually impaired.
When filling out order forms online, tabbing through the input boxes often skips dropdown menus such as the 'month' or 'year' selections. To allow your computer to tab through them like any other text box, simply go to System Preferences => Keyboard, and then set 'Full Keyboard Access' to 'All Controls.'
Hidden icon in plain sight: Once you save a Word, Pages, PowerPoint, or (most) other documents, a little icon appears at the top of your toolbar, next to the document name. You can treat this like a normal file icon and drag it wherever you like, which will move the file too.
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