Got something to hide? Sure you do. Wanna know how to disguise that fact from anyone who may use your Mac? You can do so easily, so you'll never have to answer pesky questions about what you've hidden and why. And we here at TMO would never judge you for needing to hide files. They're Christmas present ideas, right?
Almost all modern OS X apps give you the ability to customize the toolbar to your liking and to accommodate your workflow habits. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to do this in the Preview app.
When you use iCloud to store documents from apps like Keynote, Pages and Numbers, they get saved to your Mac's hard drive as well. Getting at those documents through the Finder, however, is something of a chore. Luckily a resourceful coder has come to the rescue with a handy little utility that makes it easy to get at the local versions of your iCloud files.
In this tip, Melissa Holt will tell us about how to disable the screen flash—either temporarily or permanently—and the three-second countdown in Photo Booth. So when you're saving those weird warped images of yourself on the machines in the Apple Store, you'll know how to do it discreetly and quickly. C'mon, we know we're not the only ones who do that.
Have a couple printers you'd like to get more use out of, or maybe you don't want to have to ask which printer is available? No problem. Just make your own printer pool from your Mac.
Despite the promise long ago of the paperless office, we still need to print documents from our Macs at times. The usual launch an app to print a document routine works fine for that, but you can save a little time by printing your files directly from the Finder.
In this article, Melissa Holt is going to cover a bunch of methods for zooming in or enlarging small text in Safari (and around your Mac!). She'll also discuss one special setting that you can use to leave images the same size as you enlarge the text on a page, which is especially useful for sites that are covered with ads. Folks with bad eyesight, this tip's for you.
The Stickies app. Yet another gem that comes pre-installed on every Mac. Don't malign it if you haven't played with it for a while, because Sandro Cuccia shows you how Stickies can be used to enhance your workflow.
If you need to include some text from a document or a website in an email message, you can of course select it, copy it, open Mail, start a new message, and paste it. But what if there were an easier and far faster way? Well, there is, and Melissa Holt's gonna tell you all about it in this tip. That's why we keep her around, folks.
Mountain Lion's Notification Center is awesome, but if you've got a banner that pops up and gets in the way of you clicking something underneath it, what do you do? Gnash your teeth? Rend your garments? No, read this tip! Then if you're still into the garment-rending, go right on ahead.
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