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macOS: Using "Grep" to Find Matching Lines

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Terminal app

If you’ve never heard of the “grep” Terminal command, then you have to come check out today’s Quick Tip. Using this is a simple way to find lines in a text file that match a pattern you specify, which can make separating and cleaning up data a breeze!

iOS 11: Using the New Messages Effects

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Under iOS 11, you’ve got some new effects to play around with in Messages, so now you can annoy…er, we mean impress your friends even more! We’ve got the scoop on how to find and use these new toys.

macOS: Setting Up Custom Reminders

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Delete all reminders in a list

Setting up custom reminders on your Mac is simple, and it’ll help you configure notifications that happen (for example) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, or ones that occur on the first weekend day of the month. We’ll tell you how to use this great feature in today’s Quick Tip!

macOS: Inserting Line Breaks in Messages

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This Quick Tip is all about a keyboard shortcut you can use in Messages on the Mac to insert a line break. So if you keep pressing Return hoping it works the same way as it does on iOS (and sending messages too early!), we’ve got the solution for you.