If you’re like me you’d rather not think about passwords. Unfortunately though we just can’t avoid them, and ignorance can costs us thousands of dollars, our reputation and a heap of anguish. Joe Kissell’s book makes the whole subject both tolerable and interesting, and his advice is clear, sensible and level-headed. After only a few pages I realised this was a must-read book. Here’s why.
When you put files and folders in the Trash on your Mac it feels as though you’ve removed them from your machine. But you haven’t — they’re quietly sitting there out of sight sucking up space on your hard drive. Here’s what’s going on and a handy tip that means you’ll never have to remember to empty the Trash again.
A good thing about Kindle books is that you can read one book at different times on different devices, such as iPad, iPhone or even Mac, and the software automatically lets you know what page you were up to. But if a book doesn’t turn up on one device, here’s how to get it.
What say you can’t see the images in a document? Wouldn’t it be great if the images were replaced by text instead! Here’s how to add alternate text to images if you’re writing with Word 2011 for Mac, as explained by guest author Rachel McAlpine.
Moving around a long document can mean a lot of scrolling, unless you know the shortcut keys to use. Here’s what you need to know to go quickly to top or bottom, or up or down a page at a time.
If you use BBEdit at all then buy Take Control of BBEdit, either for a head start or as a tune-up for your existing work habits. And if you write or work with web sites then BBEdit itself is also a must-have app.