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.
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.
If you don’t keep an eye on what you’re typing in Lion you just may find the Mac has changed what you wrote, courtesy of Autocorrect. For some that may be a feature; while for others it’s definitely a nuisance. Here’s how it works.
Tap and hold on a letter or symbol on an iOS virtual keyboard to see and select alternate characters while typing. Also tap and hold on the Delete key to quickly delete chunks of text. Here’s how. And as a bonus: find out what Lion does with Tap and Hold!