The Special Characters window provides hundreds, maybe thousands, of interesting items available to be inserted in a text document. Some are fairly staid, such as quote marks, while others are fun images of rocket ships, everyday objects and people. Mountain Lion extended the options hugely over previous versions of the OS. Take a look.
You speak, your Mac types. Sometimes we’re only too aware that we’re living in the future. The new dictation feature in Mountain Lion is really very handy. You should give it a try. Here’s what you need to know.
Accidentally engage Overtype mode in Microsoft Word and you could not only think your Mac’s broken, but tear your hair out trying to type anything. It can be handy at times though. Here’s what you need to know about Overtype.
Do you have 2 lists of words and need to know which words are only in file 1, which are only in file 2 and which are in both? Your Mac can tell you in a flash, if you know what to do. Here’s how it works.
Guest author Zaheer Mohiuddin explains how to access and use the built-in text macros in OS X.
Keynote app for iPad and iPhone can be very handy for quickly typing short sentences that are easily visible and can even be spoken aloud. And that’s so useful if you’ve lost your voice for a few days.