To tag a file from within an Open or Save dialog box
02/02/2017 | macOS
To tag a file from within an Open or Save dialog box, Control-click the file, then select a tag from the pop-up menu.
Clear recent searches in Safari
02/01/2017 | Safari
In Safari, to clear recent searches, delete all text in the search field, then click the magnifying glass and choose Clear Recent Searches.
Remove a lock from a locked note in Notes
01/31/2017 | Notes
In Notes, to remove a lock from a note you previously locked, select the locked note, then choose File> Remove Lock.
Zoom out in TextEdit
01/30/2017 | TextEdit
In TextEdit, press Shift-Command-Comma (,) to zoom out of your document.
Add a star rating to a cell in Numbers
01/29/2017 | Numbers
In Numbers, to add a star rating to a selected cell, click Cell in the Format sidebar, then choose Star Rating from the Data Format pop-up menu.
Show the Info window for an item in your sidebar in the Finder
01/29/2017 | macOS
In the Finder, to show the Info window for an item in your sidebar, Control-click the item, then choose "Get Info" from the pop-up menu.
Change a Live Photo to a still image in Photos
01/27/2017 | Photos
In Photos, to change a Live Photo to a still image, select the photo, then choose Image> Turn Off Live Photo.
Set how many hours to see in Day and Week view in Calendar
01/26/2017 | Calendar
In Calendar, to set how many hours to see in Day and Week view, choose Calendar>Preferences>General>Show __ hours at a time.
Share a contact's card via AirDrop in Contacts
01/25/2017 | Contacts
In Contacts, to share a contact's card via AirDrop, select their card, click the Share button in the bottom-right corner, then choose AirDrop Card.
Send an image at actual size in Mail
01/24/2017 | Mail
In Mail, to send an image attached to a message at its actual size, and not reduced, click the Image Size pop-up menu, then choose Actual Size.
Match an exact color in Color Picker
01/23/2017 | macOS
In Color Picker, to match an exact color on your screen, click the eyedropper, then move it over any screen pixel, then click.
Flip a photo horizontally in Photos
01/22/2017 | Photos
In Photos, to flip a photo horizontally, select the photo, then choose Image> Flip Horizontal.
Zoom in GarageBand
01/21/2017 | GarageBand
In GarageBand, press Command-Right Arrow to zoom in.
Discover new widgets in Notification Center
01/20/2017 | macOS
In Notification Center, to discover new widgets to add, click Edit at the bottom of Today view, then click App Store.
Search your browsing history in Safari
01/19/2017 | Safari
In Safari, to search your browsing history to quickly find webpages you visited, choose History> Show All History, then type in the Search field in the upper right corner.
Collaborate on a note in Notes
01/18/2017 | Notes
In Notes, to collaborate on a note stored in iCloud, click the Add People button in the toolbar, then choose an invitation option.
Show or hide the Markup toolbar in Keynote
01/17/2017 | Keynote
In Preview, to show or hide the Markup toolbar, click the Show Markup Toolbar button, or press Shift-Command-A.
Reset all settings to their default in iMovie
01/16/2017 | iMovie
To delete preferences for iMovie, resetting all settings to their default, press and hold Option-Command while opening iMovie.
Reset the speed of a sped up clip in iMovie
01/15/2017 | iMovie
In iMovie, to reset the speed of a clip that you previously seed up, select the clip, then choose Modify> Reset Speed.
Zoom in using the distance scale in Maps
01/14/2017 | Maps
When the distance scale is showing in Maps, hold down your pointer over the scale, then drag right to zoom in.
Equally space objects on a slide in Keynote
01/13/2017 | Keynote
In Keynote, to equally space objects on a slide, select the objects, then choose Arrange> Distribute Objects and choose an option.
Rename or delete a custom template in Pages
01/12/2017 | Pages
In Pages, to rename or delete a custom template stored in My Templates, Control-click it, then choose an option.
Be notified when getting in or out of a car in Reminders
01/11/2017 | Reminders
In Reminders, to be notified when getting in or out of a Bluetooth-paired car, the Info (i) button for a reminder in iCloud, click At a Location, then choose an option.
Access the User Guide for iPod, iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV from iTunes
01/10/2017 | iTunes
In iTunes, to quickly access a link to the User Guide for iPod, iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, choose Help, then select an option.
Reset junk mail filtering in Mail
01/09/2017 | Mail
In Mail, to restore the default criteria for determining junk mail, choose Mail> Preferences, click Junk Mail, then click Reset.
Select additional rows below the selected row in Numbers
01/08/2017 | Numbers
In Numbers, after selecting a row in a table, press Shift–Down Arrow to quickly select additional rows below the selected row.
Raise the range of the onscreen keyboard in GarageBand
01/07/2017 | GarageBand
In GarageBand, when playing a software instrument using the onscreen keyboard, click the small triangle to the right of the keys to raise the range by one octave.
Sort books by title in iBooks
01/06/2017 | iBooks
In iBooks, to sort books in your library by title, click Sort By, then choose Title.
Display an analog clock in your menu bar
01/05/2017 | macOS
To display an analog clock in your menu bar, open System Preferences, click Date & Time, click Clock, then select Analog.
Send text from a Safari webpage to Notes
01/04/2017 | Safari
In Safari, to send text from a webpage to Notes, select the text, then Control-click the selected text and chose Share> Notes from the pop-up menu.
Copy a chart in a sheet to PDF format in Numbers
01/03/2017 | Numbers
In Numbers, to copy a chart in a sheet to PDF format, Control-click the chart, then choose “Copy as PDF” from the pop-up menu.
Reset title settings in iMovie
01/02/2017 | iMovie
In iMovie, when editing the style of a title, click the Reset button to quickly reset the title settings.
Scroll down through your projects and albums in Photos
01/01/2017 | Photos
In Photos, swipe down with two fingers to scroll down through your projects and albums.