macOS: How to Use Substitutions in Text

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

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Today’s Quick Tip focuses on a neat trick in Pages (and Mail and TextEdit!) that’ll let you change straight quotes to smart ones or hyphens to dashes in an existing document. If you like typography, this’ll be right up your alley!

macOS: Using the Shift Key to Extend Text Selections

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Your Mac has an easy way to expand or contract a text selection—and no, it doesn’t involve going back and dragging within your text all over again! In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how to use this handy-dandy feature.

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!

'Scheduled' Helps You Remember to Send Messages

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

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Not only does this app remind you to fire off that crucial text message, but it fills everything in for you so all you have to do is tap Send.