Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Scroll to the previous year in Calendar

In Calendar, in Year view on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe up to scroll to the previous year.

Make a call direct to a number in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to make a call direct to a number, enter the number in the search field, then click the Video or Audio call button to place the call.

Quickly do currency conversions in Spotlight

In OS X Yosemite, to quickly do currency conversions, enter the currency you want to convert in Spotlight (such as "100 dollars") and the top result will show the conversion.

Show details for a selected event in Calendar

In Calendar, press the Space bar to show details for a selected event.

Hide word count in Pages

In Pages, to hide the word count at the bottom of a document if it is showing, click the View button in the toolbar, then choose Hide Word Count.

Set the default text size in Messages

In Messages, to set the default text size, choose Messages> Preferences, then click General and adjust the "Text size" slider.

Zoom all to fit in Preview

In Preview, to resize all documents open in the sidebar to fit your screen, hold Option, then choose View> Zoom All to Fit.

Search Wikipedia in iBooks

In iBooks, to look up the Wikipedia entry for a word in a book, Control-click the word, then choose More> Search Wikipedia.

Set your menu bar and Dock to be dark

In OS X Yosemite, to set your menu bar and Dock to be dark, choose Apple menu> System Preferences, then click General and select "Use dark menu bar and Dock".

Show invisibles in Pages

In Pages, to view formatting symbols, to see where formatting changes have been applied in a document, choose View> Show Invisibles.

Temporarily turn Dock magnification on if it is off

To temporarily turn Dock magnification on, press and hold the Shift and Control keys while moving your pointer over the Dock.

Close the directions sidebar in Maps

In Maps, to close the directions sidebar, click the Directions button in the toolbar, or choose View> Hide Directions.

Choose an alternate language for a movie in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player, to choose an alternate soundtrack language for a movie, if one is available, choose View> Languages, then select the language.

Show all messages from a VIP in Mail

In Mail, to show all messages from a VIP, click VIPs in the Favorites bar, then choose a VIP from the list.

Add a border around a chart in Numbers

In Numbers, to add a border around a chart, select the chart, then click Format> Chart and select the Border checkbox in the Chart Options section.

Show reflections of Event key photos in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to make the reflection of an Event's key photo appear below the Event, choose iPhoto> Preferences, then click Appearance and select "Show reflections".

Mute multiple tracks in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to mute multiple tracks, click and hold any track's Mute button, then swipe over other tracks by dragging the pointer up or down.

Show the sidebar in Reminders

In Reminders, to show the sidebar, choose View> Show Sidebar, or press Option-Command-S.

Hide page numbers in a photo book in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to hide page numbers in a photo book if they are showing, click the Options button in the toolbar, then click the Book Settings button and deselect "Show page numbers".

Flip a text box vertically in Keynote

In Keynote, to flip a text box vertically on a slide, select the text box, then choose Arrange> Flip Vertically.

View or edit user names and passwords Safari saved for websites

In Safari, to view or edit user names and passwords Safari saved for websites, choose Safari> Preferences, then click Passwords.

Add a table to a rich text document in TextEdit

In TextEdit, to add a table to a rich text document, click where you want the table to be, then choose Format> Table.

Email a quote from a book in iBooks

In iBooks, to email a quote from a book, select the text or click highlighted text, then choose More, then choose Mail.

Change the size of the photo thumbnails in iPhoto

In iPhoto, press 0, 1, 3, or 2 to change the size of the photo thumbnails, from smallest to largest.

Save a PDF file of a card in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to save a PDF file of a card, Option-click the Buy button, then enter a name and click Save.

Reduce background noise in a clip in iMovie

In iMovie, to reduce background noise in a clip, select the clip, then click the Noise Reduction and Equalizer button and select the "Reduce background noise" checkbox.

Open a Favorite from your sidebar in its own tab in the Finder

In the Finder, to open a Favorite from your sidebar in its own tab, Control-click the Favorite, then press Option and choose "Open in New Tab".

Take a photo using your keyboard in Photo Booth

In Photo Booth, to take a photo using your keyboard, press Command-Return.

Delete a page in a page layout document in Pages

In Pages, to delete a page in a page layout document, choose View> Show Page Thumbnails, then select a thumbnail and press Delete.

Insert a new column on the right edge of a table in Numbers

In Numbers, to insert a new column on the right edge of a table, select a cell in the right-most column, then press Tab.

Prevent alerts from appearing for a subscribed calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to prevent alerts from appearing for a subscribed calendar, Control-click it in the calendar list, then choose Get Info and select "Ignore alerts".

Zoom out in iPhoto

In iPhoto on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, when viewing or editing a single photo that is zoomed in, double-tap with two fingers to zoom out.

View 3D flyover tours of major cities in Maps

In Maps, to view 3D flyover tours of major cities (where available), search for the city, click its Info (i) button, then click Flyover Tour.

Change the buttons that appear at the top of the window in iTunes

In iTunes, to change the buttons that appear at the top of the window, click the More (∙∙∙) button, then choose Edit from the pop-up menu.

Show the Markup Toolbar in Preview

In Preview, to show the Markup Toolbar, click the Markup Toolbar button in the toolbar, or choose View> Show Markup Toolbar, or press Shift-Command-A.

Adjust a Drummer Editor preset in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to adjust the complexity and loudness of a Drummer Editor preset, drag the puck to a different position on the XY pad.

View all of the files sent and received in a conversation in Messages

In Messages, click the Details button in the top-right corner of a message to view all of the photos, videos, or files sent and received in the conversation.

Remove a photo’s rating in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to remove a photo’s rating, select the photo, then press Command-0, or choose Photos> My Rating> None.

Show the sidebar in Mail

In Mail, to show the sidebar, click the sidebar icon in the Favorites bar or in the Mail toolbar.

Disallow explicit content in iTunes Radio

In iTunes, in iTunes Radio, to disallow explicit content on all stations, click Off next to Allow Explicit (above My Stations).

Delete multiple messages in Mail

In Mail, to delete multiple messages, Command-click the messages in a message list to select them, then press Delete.

Revert to the original open and save preferences in TextEdit

In TextEdit, to revert to the original open and save preferences, choose TextEdit> Preferences, click Open and Save, then click "Restore All Defaults".

Add a phonetic spelling for a contact in Contacts

In Contacts, to add a phonetic spelling for a selected contact, choose Card> Add Field> Phonetic First/Last Name.

See all the tabs in the tab bar in Safari

In Safari, if you have too many tabs open to fit in the tab bar, swipe left or right over the tab bar to see the other tabs.

Set a default ringtone for all incoming calls in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to set a default ringtone for all incoming calls, choose FaceTime> Preferences, then click the Ringtone pop-up menu and select a ringtone.

Exit full-screen view in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing your calendar in full-screen view, press Escape to exit.

Hide the rulers in Keynote

In Keynote, to hide the rulers if they are showing, choose View> Hide Rulers, or press Command-R.

Go back to the previous page in iBooks

When reading a book in iBooks, press Shift-Space to go back to the previous page.

Automatically enhance video and audio in iMovie

In iMovie, to automatically enhance video and audio, select a clip in the browser or timeline, then click the Enhance button in the toolbar.

Magnify an image or PDF document using the Loupe in Preview

In Preview, to magnify an image or PDF document using the Loupe, choose Tools> Annotate> Loupe, or press Control-Command-L.

Change the language used to display the sample in Font Book

In Font Book, when previewing a font that supports multiple languages, to change the language used to display the sample, choose View> Language.

Add a link to text in Mail

In Mail, to add a link to text, select the text you want to turn into a link, then choose Edit> Add Link and enter the URL.

Mark multiple reminders as completed at once in Reminders

In Reminders, to mark multiple reminders as completed at once, Command-click each reminder to select them, then click one reminder's checkbox.

Show the Messages window in Messages

In Messages, to show the Messages window, press Command-0, or choose Window> Messages.

Add a photo to a document in TextEdit

In TextEdit, to place a photo into a rich text document, drag the photo from the Finder into your document.

Reduce file size in Keynote

In Keynote, to reduce the size of all media files in your slideshow, creating a smaller sized Keynote document, choose File> Advanced> Reduce File Size.

Get album artwork in iTunes

In iTunes, to retrieve album artwork from the iTunes Store for songs in your library, Control-click the songs, then choose Get Album Artwork from the shortcut menu.

Lock a document in Pages

In Pages, to lock a document so it can’t be edited, moved, deleted, or renamed, click the document name at the top of the page, then select the Locked checkbox.

Rename multiple items in the Finder

In the Finder, to rename multiple items, select the items, then Control-click one of them and choose "Rename Items" from the shortcut menu.

Return to actual size in Numbers

In Numbers, when zoomed in or out, press Command-0 to return to actual size.

Unlock a locked track in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to unlock a locked track, the click the lock button in the track header.

Reduce a magnified photo back to thumbnail view in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to reduce a magnified photo back to thumbnail view, double-click the magnified photo, or press Space bar.

Use Private Browsing windows in Safari

In Safari, to use Private Browsing windows, choose File> New Private Window, or switch to a Safari window that's already using Private Browsing.

Export a single frame of your movie as an image in iMovie

In iMovie, to export a single frame of your movie as an image, click the frame you want to export, then click the Share button in the toolbar and click Image.

Choose whether distances are shown in miles or kilometers in Maps

In Maps, to choose whether distances are shown in miles or kilometers, choose View> Distances> In Miles, or View> Distances> In Kilometers.

Move a message to the same mailbox you last moved messages in Mail

In Mail, to move a selected message to the same mailbox where you last moved messages to, choose Message> Move to [mailbox name] Again, or press Command-Option-T.

Jump to the last sheet in Numbers

In Numbers, press Option-Command-Shift-Right Bracket (}) to jump to the last sheet.

Play all open movies in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player, press Command-Return to play all open movies.

Automatically convert text emoticons to Emoji in Messages

When typing in Messages, to automatically convert text emoticons to Emoji, choose Edit> Substitutions> Text Replacement> Emoji.

Print every sheet in a spreadsheet in Numbers

When printing in Numbers, select the "All Sheets" option in the Print Setup window to print every sheet in your spreadsheet, instead of only the current one.

Show a calculator in Notification Center

In Notification Center, to show a calculator, click Edit at the bottom of the Today view, then click the Add (+) button to the right of Calculator.

Change a reminder list's color in Reminders

In Reminders, to change a reminder list's color, Control-click the list in the sidebar, then select a new color from the pop-up menu.

See where a photo was taken in Preview

In Preview, when viewing a photo that contains GPS information, to view the location where the photo was taken, choose Tools> Show Location Info.

Go to the location of an item in an Open dialog box

In an application's Open dialog box, select a file or folder, then press Command-R to jump to its location in the Finder.

Stop recording in GarageBand

When recording in GarageBand, press R to stop recording.

Mute notifications for a conversation in Messages

In Messages, to mute notifications for a conversation, select the conversation, then click Details, then select the Do Not Disturb checkbox.

Show full website addresses in Safari

In Safari, to show full website addresses in the address field, choose Safari> Preferences, then click Advanced and select "Show full website address".

Remove a transition from a selected slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to remove a transition from a selected slide, show the Animate inspector, then click Change in the Transitions pane, and choose None.

View a lesson in left-handed view in GarageBand

When taking a guitar lesson in GarageBand, to view the lesson in left-handed view, click Setup, then click Show Fretboard and select "Left-handed".

Show special characters

In OS X Mavericks, press Control-Command-Space to show special characters and symbols, such as emoji, mathematical symbols, or accented letters.

Get detailed information about a photo in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to get detailed info about a photo, select the photo, then click the Info button, or press Command-I.

Show the folders list in Notes

In Notes, to show the folders list, choose View> Show Folders List.

Delete bookmarks from the Bookmarks sidebar in Safari

In Safari, to delete bookmarks from the Bookmarks sidebar, Command-click one or more bookmarks to select them, then press Delete.

Set up your contact card in Contacts

In Contacts, to make the selected card your contact card, choose Card> Make This My Card.

Add a reflection to an image, shape, or text box in Pages

In Pages, to add a reflection to an image, shape, or text box, select it, then select the Reflection checkbox in the Style pane of the Format inspector.

Select all of the photos in a movie in iMovie

In iMovie, to automatically select all of the photos in a movie at once, choose Edit> Select in Movie> Photos.

Open the directions sidebar in Maps

In Maps, to open the directions sidebar, click the Directions button in the toolbar, or choose View> Show Directions.

Mark a message as unread in Mail

In Mail, to mark a read message as unread, select the message, then choose Message> Mark> As Unread, or press Shift-Command-U.

Send a copy of a spreadsheet via Messages in Pages

In Numbers, to send a copy of a spreadsheet via Messages, click the Share button in the toolbar, then choose Send a Copy> Messages.

Rotate one page of a PDF in Preview to the left

In Preview, to rotate one page of a PDF to the left, select the page, then choose Tools> Rotate Left, or press Command-L.

Navigate backwards through an image gallery in iBooks

In iBooks on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, to navigate backwards through an image gallery, move your pointer over the gallery, then swipe left.

Make an album from selected photos in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to make an album from selected photos, select one or more photos to include in the album, then choose File> New Album.

Turn off notifications for a set period of time

To turn off notifications for a set period of time, open System Preferences> Notifications, then click Do Not Disturb and select when to turn it on.

Password-protect a presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to assign a password to a presentation so that only those who know the password can open it, choose File> Set Password.

Remove all articles from your Reading List in Safari

In Safari, to remove all articles from your Reading List, Control-click inside the Reading List sidebar, then choose "Clear All Items" from the pop-up menu.

Change the paper color in the Stickies widget in Dashboard

In the Stickies widget in Dashboard, to change the paper color, click the info button (i) in the bottom-right corner, then select a different color.

Delete a station from My Stations in iTunes Radio

In iTunes, to delete a station from My Stations in iTunes Radio, Control-click the station, then choose Delete from the shortcut menu.

Change the number of days displayed per week in Calendar

In Calendar, to change the number of days displayed per week, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click General and choose 5 or 7 for "Days per week".

Duplicate a track in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to create a new track with the same settings as the selected track, choose Track> New Track With Duplicate Settings, or press Command-D.

Hide the sidebar in Mail

In Mail, to hide the sidebar if it showing, click the sidebar icon in the Favorites bar or in the Mail toolbar.

Adjust image settings in Pages

In Pages, to adjust exposure, saturation, and other settings for a selected image, click the Format button in the toolbar, then click Image and use the controls to make adjustments.

Go to the next page in iBooks

In iBooks on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe right with two fingers to go to the next page.

Show the font preview in Font Book

In Font Book, to show the font preview, choose Preview> Show Preview, or press Command-Option-I.

See names and pictures for your buddies in Messages

In Messages, to see names and pictures for your buddies in the Messages window, choose View> Messages> Show Names and Pictures.

Use the One-Step Add button in Safari

In Safari, press and hold the One-Step Add (+) button next to the address and search field of a Safari window to choose where to add a webpage.

Reverse a clip in iMovie

In iMovie, to reverse a clip, select it in the timeline, then click the Adjust button, then click the Speed (turtle) button and select Reverse.

Always hide the toolbar when in full-screen view in Maps

In Maps, to always hide the toolbar when in full-screen view, deselect View> Always Show Toolbar.

Open a message in a new window in Mail

In Mail, to open a message in a new window, select the message in a mailbox, then press Return.

Tighten the space between characters in TextEdit

In TextEdit, to adjust the space between characters by tightening it, choose Format> Font> Kern, then choose Tighten.

Show the rulers in Numbers

In Numbers, to show the rulers, choose View> Show Rulers, or press Command-R.

View and edit master slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to view and edit master slides, click the View button in the toolbar, then choose Edit Master Slides.

Make the Recovery slider appear in iPhoto

In iPhoto, when editing RAW-format images using the Adjust tab of the Edit pane, press the Option key to make the Recovery slider appear in place of the Exposure slider.

Exclude a folder from Spotlight searches

To exclude a folder from Spotlight searches, open System Preferences, then click Spotlight, then click Privacy and drag the folder into the list.

Turn text into a link in Pages

In Pages, to turn text into a link, select the text, then click the Insert button in the toolbar and choose "Add Link".

View info on the iBooks Store for a book in your Library in iBooks

In iBooks, to view info on the iBooks Store for a book in your Library, Control-click the book, then choose "Show in iBooks Store" from the shortcut menu.

Share an image via Messages from Preview

In Preview, to share an image via Messages, click the Share button in the toolbar, then choose Messages.

Filter inappropriate words in Dictionary

In Dictionary, to filter inappropriate words, set up parental controls in System Preferences>Parental Controls, then select "Hide profanity in Dictionary" in the Other pane of the Parental Controls preferences.

Add a notification using the calendar in Reminders

In Reminders, to add a notification using the calendar, show the calendar in the sidebar, then drag a reminder to a specific day.

Mark a location with a pin in Maps

In Maps, to mark a location with a pin, Control-click the location (or tap it with two fingers), then choose "Drop Pin" from the shortcut menu.

Show the full name of a tab in Safari

In Safari, to show the full name of a tab without opening it, hold your pointer over the tab in the tab bar until its name appears.

Rename a region in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to rename a region in the Tracks area, Control-click the region, then choose "Rename Regions" from the shortcut menu.

Reduce the file size of a spreadsheet in Numbers

In Numbers, to reduce the file size of a spreadsheet by compressing any images contained in it, choose File> Reduce File Size.

Move to the next space in Mission Control

In Mission Control, to move to the next space using your keyboard, press Control-Right Arrow.

Resend an invitation to a shared iCloud calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to resend an invitation to a shared iCloud calendar, click the broadcast icon next to the calendar in the Calendar list, then click the triangle next to an invitee and choose Invite Again.

Copy a map URL in Contacts

In Contacts, to copy the Maps URL for a contact's address, click the address label on their card, then select "Copy Map URL" from the pop-up menu.

Allow explicit content in iTunes Radio

In iTunes, in iTunes Radio, to allow explicit content on all stations, click On next to Allow Explicit (above My Stations).

Convert a movie trailer into an editable movie in iMovie

In iMovie, to convert a movie trailer into an editable movie, select the trailer in the browser, then choose File> Convert Trailer to Movie.

Show the Export Progress window in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player, when exporting a movie, to show the Export Progress window, choose Window> Show Export Progress, or press Option-Command-P.

Scroll up through a message in Mail

When reading a message in Mail, press Shift-Space bar to scroll up through the message.

Insert a new slide after the selected slide in the light table in Keynote

In the light table view in Keynote, select a slide and press Return to insert one new slide after the selected slide.

Flip a photo in a calendar in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to horizontally flip a photo placed in a calendar, Control-click the photo, then choose "Mirror Image" from the pop-up menu.

View storage information for a hard drive

To view storage information for a hard drive, select About This Mac from the Apple menu, then click the More Info button, then click the Storage tab.

Crop an image in Preview

In Preview, to crop an image, select the portion of the image you want to keep, then choose Tools> Crop, or press Command-K.

Show your notes in iBooks

In iBooks, to show your notes in the book's margins, choose View> Show Notes in Margins, or press Command-3.

Change the color of a table cell border in TextEdit

In TextEdit, to change the color of a table cell border, select a cell, then choose Format> Table and click the Cell color well.

Password-protect a document in Pages

In Pages, to assign a password to a document so that only those who know the password can open it, choose File> Set Password.

Decrease the indent of indented text in Notes

In Notes, to decrease the indent of indented text, select the text, then choose Format> Indentation> Decrease, or press Command-Left Bracket.

Show the status bar in Safari

In Safari, to show the status bar at the bottom of the Safari window, choose View> Show Status Bar, or press Command-/.

Add a shadow in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a shadow to a selected shape, text box, or image, click the Style pane of the Format inspector, then click the disclosure triangle next to Shadow and choose an option.

Change the order in which mail rules are applied in Mail

In Mail, to change the order in which mail rules are applied, choose Mail> Preferences, then click Rules and drag a rule up or down in the list.

View all types of media in a list in iTunes

In iTunes, to view all types of media in a list, choose iTunes> Preferences, then click General and select "Show list views for all media".

Filter data in Numbers

In Numbers, to filter data, click the down arrow at the top of a column, then choose "Filter Data" and choose the value to filter by.

See all notes from all accounts in Notes

In Notes, to see all notes from all accounts, select "All Notes" at the top of the folders list.

Get detailed information about an event in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to get detailed information about an event, select the event, then click the Info button, or press Command-I.

Zoom in using your keyboard in Maps

In Maps, to zoom in using your keyboard, press Command-Plus (+).

Start a Messages conversation right from Contacts

In Contacts, to start a Messages conversation, select a contact, then click their email address or phone number label, then choose "Send Message".

Play the selected item full-screen in iMovie

In iMovie, to play the selected item full-screen, choose View> Play Full Screen, or press Shift-Command-F.

View an animated GIF’s frames as individual still images in Preview

In Preview, to view an animated GIF’s frames as individual still images, open the animated GIF, then choose View> Thumbnails.

Send a file while in a text conversation in Messages

In Messages, to send a file while in a text conversation, drag one or more files into the message area of the Messages window, then press Return.

Permanently delete messages in your Junk mailbox in Mail

In Mail, to permanently delete messages in your Junk mailbox, choose Mailbox> Erase Junk Mail, or press Option-Command-J.

Jump to the beginning of the current word in Pages

When typing in Pages, press Option–Left Arrow to quickly jump to the beginning of the current word.

Turn the volume up in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe right using two fingers over the volume control to turn the volume up.

See incident reports in Maps

When showing traffic in Maps, click a marker on the map to see incident reports for accidents, road construction, closed roads, etc.

Search for flagged messages in Mail

In Mail, to search for flagged messages, type a flag name in the search field, then select a flag at the bottom of the search results list.

Advance to the next slide without builds or animations in Keynote

When playing a presentation in Keynote, to advance to the next slide without showing builds or animations, press Shift–Down Arrow.

Rearrange bookmarks in Safari

In Safari, to rearrange bookmarks, choose Bookmarks> Edit Bookmarks, then drag a bookmark or bookmark folder up or down.

Change the color of highlighted text in iBooks

In iBooks, to change the color of highlighted text, click the highlight, then choose a new color from the pop-up menu.

Go directly to a specific folder in an Open dialog box

In an Open dialog box, press the tilde (~) or slash (/) key to go directly to a specific folder by typing the path to it.

Zoom in Maps

In Maps on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, pinch two fingers apart to zoom in.

Share your photos using Messages in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to share your photos using Messages, select up to 10 photos to share, then click the Share button in the toolbar, then click Messages.

Change the transparency of an object in Pages

In Pages, to change the transparency of an object, select the object, then open the Style pane of the Format inspector and drag the Opacity slider.

Show Dashboard as a Space in Mission Control

To show Dashboard as a Space in Mission Control, open System Preferences, click Mission Control, then select "Show Dashboard as a Space".

Step backwards through a conversation in Mail

In Mail, press Option-Up Arrow to step backwards through a conversation in the preview pane.

Hide reflections of Event key photos in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to hide the reflection of an Event's key photo if it is showing, choose iPhoto> Preferences, then click Appearance and deselect "Show reflections".

Insert an image into a PDF document in Preview

In Preview, to insert an image directly into the pages of an existing PDF document, choose Edit> Insert> Page from File, then select the image and click Open.

Hide the sidebar in iTunes

In iTunes, to hide the sidebar if it is showing, choose View> Hide Sidebar, or press Option-Command-S.

Save an image from a webpage in Safari

In Safari, to save an image from a webpage, click and drag the image from the webpage into a document or onto your desktop.

Show how much charge is left in your battery on a portable Mac

On a portable Mac, to show how much charge is left in your battery, click the battery icon in the menu bar, then choose "Show Percentage".

Show book titles and authors in your library in iBooks

In iBooks, to show book titles and authors in your library, click Sort By, then choose "Show Title & Author" from the pop-up menu.

Hide the rulers in Numbers

In Numbers, to hide the rulers if they are showing, choose View> Hide Rulers, or press Command-R.

Put the Emoji character palette in its own window in Messages

In Messages, to put the Emoji character palette in its own window, click the smiley, then drag the palette out of the Messages window.

Go to the previous page in App Store

In App Store on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe left with two fingers to go to the previous page.

Move forward through the Effects browser in Photo Booth

In Photo Booth on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe left using two fingers to move forward through the Effects browser.

Rearrange clips in a movie in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player, to rearrange clips in a movie, choose View> Show Clips, then drag the clips into the desired order.

Show a holidays calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to show a calendar with national holidays based on your region, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click General and select "Show Holidays calendar"

Mark a TV show as unwatched in iTunes

In iTunes, to mark a TV show as unwatched, Control-click the TV show, then choose "Mark as Unwatched" from the pop-up menu.

Expand all enclosed mailboxes at once in Mail

In Mail, Option-click a mailbox's triangle in the mailbox list to expand all of its enclosed mailboxes at once.

Select clips that are not side by side in iMovie

In iMovie, to select clips that are not side by side, press and hold the Command key, then click each clip you want to select.

Rotate the map clockwise using your keyboard in Maps

In Maps, to rotate the map clockwise using just your keyboard, press Option-Right Arrow.

Hide rulers in Pages

In Pages, to hide rulers if they are showing, choose View> Hide Ruler.

Change the theme of a presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to change the theme of a presentation, choose File> Change Theme, then select a new theme and click Choose.

See a list of recent searches in Pages

In Pages, when searching for text in a document, click the arrow next to the magnifying glass to see a list of recent searches.

Reorder the mailboxes for an account in Mail

In Mail, to reorder the mailboxes for an account in the Mail sidebar, drag a mailbox to a new location within the account.

Change the window orientation in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to change the window orientation, place your pointer in the picture-in-picture display, then click the curved arrow.

Add or change a picture in Contacts

In Contacts, to add or change a picture, select a card, then double-click its picture well, then select a picture and click Done.

Go to the next sheet in Numbers

In Numbers, press Fn-Command-Down Arrow to go to the next sheet.

Change the font in Messages

In Messages, to change the font, choose Messages> Preferences, then click Viewing and choose an option for font.

Convert a color PDF document to black and white in Preview

In Preview, to convert a color PDF document to black and white, choose File> Export, then choose "Black & White" from the Quartz Filter pop-up menu.

Zoom out in Numbers

In Numbers, press Shift-Command-Comma (,) to zoom out.

Magnify a single photo to fill the viewing area in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to magnify a single photo to fill the viewing area, double-click its thumbnail, or select it, then press the Space bar.

Bookmark a location in Maps

In Maps, to bookmark a location, click the location's pin to display its info banner, then click the info (i) button and click "Add Bookmark".

Hide a purchased app in the Purchases list in App Store

In App Store, to hide a purchased app in the Purchases list, Control-click the app, then choose "Hide Purchase" from the pop-up menu.

Reply all in Mail

In Mail, to reply to the sender and all other recipients of an email message, click the Reply All icon in the message header, or press Command-Shift-R.

Reset a video chat backdrop in Messages

In Messages, when using a custom backdrop in a video chat, to reset it, choose Video> Reset Background.

Open an image in Preview from TextEdit

In TextEdit, when viewing a TextEdit document containing images, double-click an image to open the image in Preview.

Play a count-in before recording starts in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to have the metronome play a count-in before recording starts, click the Count-in button (1234) in the control bar.

Go to the previous page in iBooks

In iBooks on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, left with two fingers to go to the previous page.

Hide the Address panel in Calendar

In Calendar, to hide the Address panel if it is showing, click its close button, or choose Window> Address Panel, or press Option-Command-A.

Move a presentation to or from iCloud in Keynote

In Keynote, to move a presentation to or from iCloud, choose File> Move To, then choose a new location from the Where pop-up menu, then click Move.

Expand the timeline in view iMovie

In iMovie on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, to expand the scale of the timeline, click anywhere in the timeline, then pinch open with two fingers.

Put a picture frame around an image in Pages

In Pages, to put a picture frame around a selected image, click Style in the Format inspector, then choose Picture Frame from the Border pop-up menu.

Show traffic conditions in Maps

In Maps, to show traffic conditions when using the standard or hybrid view, click the Traffic button, or choose View> Show Traffic.

Tag an item on your desktop

In the Finder, to tag an item on your desktop, Control-click the item, then choose a color from the palette below the Tags option.

Assign buddies to one address card in Messages

In Messages, to combine multiple buddies, Command-click them in your AIM list to select them, then choose Buddies> Assign Buddies to One Address Card.

Mark a reminder completed in Reminders

In Reminders, after selecting a reminder in a list, press the Space bar to mark it completed.

Change the author's name in Pages

In Pages, to change the author's name shown in comments and when tracking text changes, choose Pages> Preferences> click General, then type a name in the Author field.

View the Custom preview in Font Book

In Font Book, when previewing fonts, press Command-3 to view the Custom preview.

Set the default duration of clips added to a movie in iMovie

In iMovie, to set the default duration of clips added to your movie, choose Window> Movie Properties, then click Settings and drag the Clips slider.

Send a message to all people invited to an event in Calendar

In Calendar, to send a message to all people invited to an event, Control-click the event, then choose "Message All Invitees" from the pop-up menu.

Copy a link to an app's description page in the App Store

In the App Store, to copy a link to an app's description page, click the down arrow next to its price, then choose "Copy Link".

Play a video in a separate window in iTunes

In iTunes, to play a video in a separate window, start playing the video, then click the thumbnail to the left of the progress bar.

Highlight text in iBooks

In iBooks, to highlight text, select the text, then choose a highlight option (a color or underline) from the pop-up menu.

Delete a reminder in Reminders

In Reminders, to delete a reminder, click below or to the right of its name to select it, then press the Delete key.

Flip snapshots automatically in Photo Booth

In Photo Booth, to flip snapshots automatically when you take them, choose Edit> Auto Flip New Items.

Zoom out in Safari

In Safari on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, pinch in to zoom out.

Find selected text in Numbers

When the Find window is open in Numbers, to find selected text in the spreadsheet, select the text, then press Command-E.

Quickly open all images in a folder at once in Preview

Drag and drop a folder of images to the Preview icon in the Finder to quickly open all of them at once.

Show the map's scale as you zoom in Maps

In Maps, to show the map's scale as you zoom, choose View> Show Scale.

Optimize movies for iOS in Keynote

In Keynote, to automatically convert movies so they will play properly on iOS devices, choose Keynote> Preferences> General, then select "Optimize movies for iOS".

Crop a photo using custom dimensions in iPhoto

In iPhoto, when cropping a photo, to crop using custom dimensions, choose Custom from the pop-up menu, then type the dimensions.

Share a snapshot using Messages in Photo Booth

In Photo Booth, to share a snapshot using Messages, select its thumbnail, then click the Share button and choose Messages from the pop-up menu.

Enter full-screen view in Calendar

In Calendar, press Control-Command-F to enter Full-screen view.

Turn off Private Browsing in Safari

In Safari, to turn off Private Browsing if it is on, choose Safari> Private Browsing, or click the Private button in the address and search field.

Highlight text in Pages

In Pages, to highlight text in a document, select the text, then choose Insert> Highlight, or press Shift-Command-H.

Display more info in a mailbox in Mail

In Mail, to display more info in a mailbox, select the mailbox, then choose View> Message Attributes and choose the info you want to see, such as Size or Mailbox.

Hide buddy pictures in Messages

In Messages, to hide buddy pictures in a buddy list if they are showing, select the list, then deselect View> Show Buddy Pictures.

Reset the keyword buttons in the Loop Browser in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to reset the keyword buttons in the Loop Browser back to their original positions, choose GarageBand> Preferences> Loops, then click Reset.

Decrease the size of the Dock

To decrease the size of the Dock, click and hold the separator, then drag down.

Move to the first item in the next category in Spotlight

In the Spotlight menu, press Command-Down Arrow to move to the first item in the next category of found items.

Add a connected clip to the timeline in iMovie

In iMovie, to connect the selected event clip to the clip at the current playhead position in the timeline, choose Edit> Connect, or press Q.

Advance to the next build without animation in Keynote

When playing a presentation in Keynote, to quickly advance to the next build on a slide without animation, press Shift-Right Arrow.

Copy an event to a different date in Calendar

In Calendar, to copy (duplicate) an event to a different date, press and hold the Option key while dragging it.

Jump to the first sheet in Numbers

In Numbers, press Option-Command-Shift-Left Bracket ({) to jump to the first sheet.

Hide skipped slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to hide skipped slides in Light Table view, select the "Hide skipped slides" checkbox in the lower left corner.

Quickly select all of the songs in a list in iTunes

In iTunes, to quickly select all of the songs in a list, Command-click the checkbox next to any unchecked song.

Adjust the forward playback speed of a QuickTime movie

While playing a movie in QuickTime Player, click the forward arrow to play it forward at 2X, 4X or 8X speed.

Switch between screens in Messages

In Messages, when sharing screens, click the small desktop image to switch between viewing your screen and your buddy’s screen.

Select all messages in a conversation in Mail

In Mail, to quickly select all messages in a conversation, choose View> Select> All Messages in this Conversation, or press Shift-Command-K.

Change the page color in iBooks

In iBooks, to change the page color, choose View> Theme, then select White, Sepia, or Night.

Add a place name to a photo in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to add a place name to a photo that does not have GPS information, select the photo, click the Info button in the toolbar, then select "Assign a Place" and type its location.

Clear all items from your browsing history in Safari

In Safari, to clear all items from your browsing history, any caches, and the list of recent searches, choose History> Clear History, then click Clear.

Sort contacts by last name in Contacts

In Contacts, to sort contacts by last name by default, choose Contacts> Preferences, click General, then select Sort By: Last Name.

Restore the standard system font configuration in Font Book

In Font Book, to restore your Mac's standard system font configuration by removing any non-standard fonts, choose File> Restore Standard Fonts.

Create a list from selected text in Pages

In Pages, to create a list from selected text, click the Format button, then click Style and choose an option from the Bullets & Lists pop-up menu.

Resize columns in the Finder

In the Finder, to resize the columns in list view, column view, or Cover Flow, drag the line between the column headings.

Rotate right around a point in Maps

In Maps on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, to rotate right around a point, move your pointer over the point, then hold Option and drag right with two fingers.

Split a merged cell in a table in TextEdit

In TextEdit, to split a merged cell in a table, select the cell, then choose Format> Table, then click Split Cells.

Show slide layout names in Keynote

In Keynote, to always show slide layout names when viewing slide masters, choose Keynote> Preferences> General, then select "Show slide layout names".

Move a message in Mail

In Mail, to move a message, select the message, then choose Message> Move to, and choose a mailbox.

Quickly mute a track in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to quickly mute a track, select the track, then press the M key on your keyboard.

View summary, chart, or news for a stock in Dashboard

In Dashboard, in the Stocks widget, to view summary, chart, or news for a selected stock, click the left or right arrows at the bottom of the widget.

Create a collection from selected books in iBooks

In iBooks, to create a collection from selected books in your library, select the books, then choose File> New Collection from Selection.

Sort events by date in iMovie

In iMovie, to sort events by date, click All Events in the Libraries list to select it, then choose View> Sort Events By> Date.

Rename a dictionary in Dictionary

In Dictionary, to rename a dictionary in the source bar, Control-click its name, then choose Edit Label from the pop-up menu.

Send a quick message from Notification Center

In Notification Center in OS X Mavericks, click the Messages button to send a quick message to someone without opening the Messages app.

Cycle forward through your lists in Reminders

In Reminders, on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, to cycle forward through your lists, place the pointer over your reminders, then swipe right using two fingers.

Open a delegate's calendar in a separate window in Calendar

In Calendar, to open a delegate's calendar in a separate window, Control-click their name in the Delegates section of the Calendar list, then choose "Open Delegate in a Separate Window".

Increase the amount of an effect in iPhoto

In iPhoto, when applying effects such as Matte, Vinette, or Edge Blur to photos, click the effect's button multiple times to increase its amount.

Start a FaceTime video call in Contacts

In Contacts, to start a FaceTime video call (if available), select a contact, then click the FaceTime button on their card.

Share a location via Messages in Maps

In Maps, to share a location via Messages, click the Share button in the toolbar, then choose "Messages" from the pop-up menu.

Resize a chart in Numbers

In Numbers, to resize a chart, select the chart, then drag any of the selection handles (white squares) on the chart’s border to make it larger or smaller.

Rearrange pages in Pages

In Pages, to rearrange pages, choose View> Show Page Thumbnails, then select a thumbnail and drag it up or down in the page hierarchy.

Zoom in using the Magnifier tool in Preview

In Preview on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, when using the Magnifier tool to magnify an image or PDF, pinch open to zoom in.

Prevent the Trash warning message from appearing in the Finder

In the Finder, to prevent the Trash warning message from appearing, choose Finder> Preferences, then click Advanced and deselect "Show warning before emptying the Trash".

Enlarge interactive media in iBooks

In iBooks on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, to enlarge interactive media, move the pointer over it, then pinch open.

Display a movie at actual size in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player, to display a movie at actual size, choose View> Actual Size, or press Command-1.

Combine two shapes into a single shape in Keynote

In Keynote, to combine two or more overlapping shapes into a single shape, select the shapes, then choose Format> Shapes and Lines> Unite Shapes.

Show the Musical Typing window in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to show the Musical Typing window, choose Window> Show Musical Typing, or press Command-K.

Show duplicate items in iTunes

In iTunes, to find every instance of a song by the same artist from any album in your library, choose View> Show Duplicate Items.

Rename an album in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to rename an album in your Source list, double-click its name, then type a new name and press Return.

Move a project to the Trash in iMovie

In iMovie, to move a project to the Trash, select it in the All Projects library, then press Command-Delete.

Open a reminder list in a new window in Reminders

In Reminders, to open a selected reminder list in a new window, choose Window> Open in New Window, or press Command-Return.

Hide the Reading List sidebar in Safari

In Safari, to hide the Reading List sidebar if it is showing, choose View> Hide Reading List Sidebar, or press Control-Command-2.

Set line spacing in TextEdit

In TextEdit, to set line spacing in a rich text document, select the text to adjust, then choose an option from the line and paragraph spacing menu in the toolbar.

See definitions in iBooks

In iBooks, double-click any word to see its definition.

Change a chart’s type in Numbers

In Numbers, to change a chart’s type, select it, then in the Chart pane of the Format inspector, choose an option from the Chart Type pop-up menu.

Add comments to text in Pages

In Pages, to add comments to text in a document, select the text, then click Comment in the toolbar, or choose Insert> Comment.

Automatically reply with your Away message in Messages

In Messages, to automatically reply with your Away message, choose Messages> Preferences> General, then select "Auto-reply with my Away message".

Add notes to a PDF in Preview

In Preview, to add notes to a PDF, click the Show Edit Toolbar button, then click the Note button, then click in the PDF and type a note.

Import video from a connected iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch in iMovie

In iMovie, to import video from a connected iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, click Import in the toolbar, then select your device in the sidebar, then select a clip and click "Import Selected".

Show or hide the Address Panel in Mail

In Mail, to show or hide the Address Panel, choose Window> Address Panel, or press Option-Command-A.

Save an invitation to a specific calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, when accepting an invitation via the Notifications button in the top left corner, click and hold "Accept" to select which calendar to save it to.

Return to the north-facing orientation in Maps

In Maps, to return to the north-facing orientation, click the compass, or press Command-Up Arrow.

Zoom out in Keynote

In Keynote 6 on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, pinch closed to zoom out.

Hide the status bar in iTunes

In iTunes, to hide the status bar if it is showing, choose View> Hide Status Bar, or press Command-/.

Share a movie via AirDrop in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player, to share a movie via AirDrop, click the Share button in the playback controls, then select AirDrop from the pop-up menu.

Choose what displays when you open a new window in Safari

In Safari, to choose what displays when you open a new Safari window, choose Safari> Preferences> General then select an option from the "New windows open with" pop-up menu.

Save a PDF file of a book in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to save a PDF file of a book, Option-click the Buy button, then enter a name and click Save.

Add a reflection to an image, shape, or text box in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a reflection to an image, shape, or text box, select it, then select the Reflection checkbox in the Style pane of the Format inspector.

Go to the previous chapter in a book in iBooks

In iBooks, press Shift-Command-Left Arrow to go to the previous chapter in a book.

Enlarge a sheet in Numbers

In Numbers on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, pinch open to enlarge the selected sheet.

Open the event editor window in Calendar

In Calendar, press Command-E to open the event editor window for a selected event.

Forward an image in Messages

In Messages, to forward an image sent or received in a conversation, Control-click the image, then choose "Forward..." from the pop-up menu.

Preview a URL received in a message in Mail

In Mail, to preview a URL received in a message, move your pointer over the URL, then click the down arrow to the right of it.

Create a new station in iTunes Radio in iTunes

In iTunes, to create a new station in iTunes Radio, click the plus (+) button next to My Stations, then enter an artist, genre, or song.

Rotate the map counterclockwise using your keyboard in Maps

In Maps, to rotate the map counterclockwise using just your keyboard, press Option-Left Arrow.

Highlight text in a PDF in Preview

In Preview, to highlight text in a PDF, select some text, then choose a highlight color from the Markup menu button in the toolbar.

Rename a Smart Group in Contacts

In Contacts, to rename a group in Smart Groups, select the group, then choose Edit> Rename Group.

Navigate back through your word lookup history in Dictionary

In Dictionary on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe left with two fingers to navigate back through your word lookup history.

Insert a page break in Pages

In Pages, to insert a page break, choose Insert> Page Break, or press Fn-Command-Return.

Insert a row at the bottom of a table in Numbers

In Numbers, to insert a row at the bottom of a table, select a cell in the bottom row, then press Return.

Open an image in its own window in Safari

In Safari, to open an image in its own window, Control-click the image, then choose "Open Image in New Window" from the pop-up menu.

View a file you sent in Messages

In Messages, to view a file you sent, double-click the file in the Messages window.

Go directly to a specific folder in a Save dialog box

In a Save dialog box, press the tilde (~) or slash (/) key to go directly to a specific folder by typing the path to it.

Change the default duration of transitions in a movie in iMovie

In iMovie, to the change the default duration of transitions in a movie, choose Window> Movie Properties, then click Settings and drag the Transitions slider.

Move an event one week later in Calendar

In Calendar, select an event in Month view, then press Control-Option-Down Arrow to move the event one week later.

Copy a note to another folder in Notes

In Notes, to copy a note to another folder, instead of moving it, hold down the Option key while you drag the note.

Open the Activity window in Mail

In Mail, to open the Activity window, choose Window> Activity, or press Command-Option-0 (zero).

Add a cross-dissolve transition between clips in iMovie

In iMovie, to quickly add a cross-dissolve transition between clips, select a clip in the timeline, then choose Edit> Add Cross Dissolve, or press Command-T.

Hide the Edit Toolbar in Preview

In Preview, to hide the Edit Toolbar if it is showing, choose View> Hide Edit Toolbar, or press Shift-Command-A.

Add information to Contacts from a received message in Mail

To add information to Contacts from a received message in Mail, select the message, then choose Message> Add Sender to Contacts.

Flip a photo in a book in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to horizontally flip a photo placed on a page of a book, Control-click the photo, then choose "Mirror Image" from the pop-up menu.

Jump to the next page in a PDF in Preview

When viewing a PDF document full screen in Preview on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe right with two fingers to jump to the next page.

Rearrange the order of tabs in the Finder

In the Finder, to rearrange the order of tabs, click and drag a tab left or right in the tab bar.

Preview a font in its own separate window in Font Book

In Font Book, double-click a font's name to preview it in its own separate window.

Rename a selected track in GarageBand

In GarageBand, to rename a selected track, press Shift-Return, then type a new name and press Return.

Rotate an object in Keynote

In Keynote, to rotate an object, select the object, then press and hold the Command key and drag one of its selection handles.

Set equalizer presets for a specific song in iTunes

In iTunes, to set equalizer presets for a specific song, select it, then choose File> Get Info, then click Options and choose a setting from the Equalizer Preset pop-up menu.

Make text bigger in Calendar

In Calendar, to make text bigger, press Command-Plus (+).

Move to the beginning a paragraph in Pages

In Pages, press Option–Up Arrow to quickly move to the beginning of the current paragraph.

Hide the Find Banner in Safari

In Safari, if the Find Banner is showing, to hide it, choose Edit> Find> Hide Finder Banner, or press Shift-Command-F.

Send an email to all people invited to an event in Calendar

In Calendar, to send an email to all people invited to an event, Control-click the event, then choose "Email All Invitees".

Zoom out using your keyboard in Maps

In Maps, to zoom out using your keyboard, press Command-Minus (-).

Lock a table in Numbers

In Numbers, to lock a table so it can’t be edited, moved, or deleted, select the table, then click Lock in the Arrange pane of the Format inspector.

Remove a tag from the sidebar in the Finder

In the Finder, to remove a tag from the sidebar, Control-click the tag, then choose "Remove from Sidebar" from the pop-up menu.

Go to the next Get Info pane in iTunes

In the Get Info window in iTunes, press Shift-Command-Right Bracket to go to the next info pane.

Add a contact who recently called you in FaceTime

In FaceTime, to add a contact who recently called you, click Recents, then click the caller's More button (>), then click Create New Contact.

Contract the timeline view in iMovie

In iMovie on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, to contract the scale of the timeline, click anywhere in the timeline, then pinch closed with two fingers.

Show the Arrange tools in their own separate window in Keynote

In Keynote, to show the Arrange tools in their own separate window, choose View> Show Arrange Tools.

Delete a conversation without saving it in Messages

In Messages, to delete a conversation without saving it, select it in the sidebar, then choose File> Delete Conversation, or press Command-Delete.

Rotate the map in Maps

In Maps on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, rotate with two fingers to rotate the map.

Add a page to a photo book in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to add a page to a photo book, select the page you want the new page to follow, then click the Add Page button in the toolbar.

Zoom out in Pages

In Pages, press Command-< to zoom out.

Go to the next day in Calendar

In Day view in Calendar, press Command-Right Arrow to go to the next day.

Make a new Smart collection in Font Book

In Font Book, to make a new Smart collection, Option-click the Add (+) button below the list of collections, or choose File> New Smart Collection.

Quickly jump to the beginning of a track in GarageBand

In GarageBand, press the Return key to quickly jump to the beginning of a track.

Open Wireless Diagnostics

To open Wireless Diagnostics, to help resolve wireless issues, hold down the Option key, then click the Wi-Fi menu and choose "Open Wireless Diagnostics".

Move a note to another folder in Notes

In Notes, to move a note to another folder, drag the note from the sidebar onto a folder.

Turn the volume down in QuickTime Player

In QuickTime Player on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe left using two fingers over the volume control to turn the volume down.

Select the next cell in Numbers

In Numbers, press Tab to select the next cell.

Make the message font bigger in Messages

In Messages, to make the message font bigger in the main Messages window, choose View> Make Text Bigger, or press Command-Plus (+).

Copy the serial number of a connected iOS device in iTunes

In iTunes, to copy the serial number of a connected iOS device, select the device, then choose Edit> Copy Serial Number.

Rearrange the order of tags in the Finder

In the Finder, to rearrange the order of tags, choose Finder> Preferences, then click the Tags button and drag your tags up or down in the list.

Change the position of a wedge in a pie chart in Numbers

In Numbers, to change the position of a wedge in a pie chart, select the chart, then select the wedge and drag it.

Share an attachment received in a message in Mail

In Mail, to share an attachment received in a message, Control-click the attachment, then choose "Share" from the pop-up menu and select an option.

Hide the sidebar in Reminders

In Reminders, to hide the sidebar, choose View> Hide Sidebar, or press Option-Command-S.

Select the next event in Calendar

In Calendar, after selecting an event in the main calendar view, press Tab to select the next event.

Preview the next page of a document in Quick Look

When previewing a multi-page document with Quick Look, press Fn-Down Arrow to preview the next page.

Enlarge the labels in Maps

In Maps, to enlarge the labels in any view, choose View> Labels> Use Large Labels.

Extend the selection to the last slide in Keynote

In Keynote, select a slide in Light Table view, then press Shift–Command–Down Arrow to extend the selection to the last slide.

Create a new Finder window from a tab

In the Finder, to create a new Finder window from a tab, drag the tab out of its parent window.

Send your card to others via Messages in Contacts

In Contacts, to send your card to others via Messages, choose Card> Share My Card> Message My Card.

Jump to the end of the current word in Pages

When typing in Pages, press Option–Right Arrow to quickly jump to the end of the current word.

Move an event to the next day in Calendar

In Calendar, press Shift-Control-Right Arrow to move a selected event to the next day.

Go to the next song in a list in iTunes

In iTunes, press the Down Arrow key to go to the next song in a list.

Adjust a project's date and time in iMovie

In iMovie, to adjust a project's date and time, select the project in the Libraries list, then choose Modify> Adjust Clip Date and Time.

Hide the bookmarks sidebar in Safari

In Safari, to hide the bookmarks sidebar, choose View> Hide Bookmarks Sidebar, or press Control-Command-1.

Open a new window in Maps

In Maps, Control-click the map, then choose "New Window at this Location", to open a new, separate Maps window, focused on where you clicked.

Change the font color in Messages

In Messages, to change the font color, choose Messages> Preferences, then click Viewing and choose an option for font color.

Show page numbers in a photo book in iPhoto

In iPhoto, to show page numbers in a photo book, click the Options button in the toolbar, then click the Book Settings button and select "Show page numbers".

Go to the previous page in the App Store

In the App Store, press Command-Left bracket ([) to go to the previous page.

Shuffle by songs in iTunes

In iTunes, to shuffle by songs when shuffle is on, choose Controls> Shuffle> By Songs.

Password-protect a spreadsheet in Numbers

In Numbers, to assign a password to a spreadsheet so that only those who know the password can open it, choose File> Set Password.

Set the default reminder list in Reminders

In Reminders, to set the default list where reminders added by other apps are placed, choose Reminders> Default List, then choose a list.

Sort search results by the number of matches in Preview

In Preview, when searching for text in a PDF, click the Search Rank button to sort the search results by the number of matches.