How to Use "Insert Pattern" in TextEdit to Clean Up Text

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

The Mac’s built-in TextEdit program has a little-known feature that’ll let you find tabs, paragraph breaks, and the like and replace them in text—or find patterns of them, even. It’s a very powerful way to clean up extraneous characters, so come read this Quick Tip!

macOS High Sierra: How to Check a Flight Status Using Spotlight

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you’re about to fly and want to know whether your plane is on time (or if you want to see if your friend’s plane has landed!), then macOS Sierra has a handy new feature you’ll like. This will let you use Spotlight to check a flight’s status, and it’s as close as a keyboard shortcut.

How to Control Siri Searches and Suggestions on your iPhone and iPad

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Siri isn’t the boss of searching on your iPhone and iPad, or at least it shouldn’t be. Follow along to learn how to manage which apps show up in your searches, and see the catch that comes along with controlling Siri searches and suggestions, too.

iOS 10: Using 3D Touch in Spotlight

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

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3D Touch on the iPhone has all kinds of helpful uses, and in today’s Quick Tip, we’re going to cover a handy way to use it with Spotlight to make even an unfamiliar device do your bidding! We’re all about not paging through tons of folders to find what we’re looking for, folks.

macOS: Make Your Spotlight Searches Better with the Kind Operator

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

Spotlight search using the Kind operator

When you are looking for something specific on your Mac with Spotlight, you might get overwhelmed with the search results. Jeff Butts has become a Spotlight search pro thanks to a simple operator. Read along as he shows you how it works and some of what you can do with it.