I received an attachment via E-mail and wanted to print it straight away.
1. So, I saved the document.
2. Selected it in Finder (not opened it) in Space 2
3. Then used the “File > Print” in Finder
4. The document was opened and printed
5. My word processor closed automatically again
In the meanwhile I was working on a document in a different Space.
Alt+Cmd+D hides the dock and pressing the same brings it back.
After deleting icons from the menu bar by pressing ‘command’ and pressing on the desired icon to remove it by dragging it to the desktop.
You can re add it again by open system/library/core service/menu bar, and duoble click on the desired icon to be displayed on the menu bar like volume, time machine….
Just when Snow Leopard is nearing completion for release, and “Regular” Leopard seemed to be completely documented, I stumbled upon this trick for Macbooks….In a Finder window, go to Columns view. If you have any videos, clicking on one, then placing the mouse pointer over on the Preview column, will make a small Play button appear…You can now use 2-fingers on the trackpad to Scroll-Preview through the video without even hitting the Play button…(You must have “show preview column” enabled in the View Options of the Finder).
So you already know how powerful spotlight is. It searches files, it’s a calculator, a dictionary, it’s just plain cool. I use spotlight every day, I’d rather use it than the dock or finder in most cases! Today I watched a video on the apple.com website on boolean searching in Spotlight.
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I don`t know if it was mentioned before, but you can easily place a program icon into the finders bar by dragging it to the place where you want it. I hope it helped.
The columns in the Open & Save dialogues never seem to be the right size, so how do you do something about it?
- Well, if you double click the little symbol with two vertical lines at the bottom of the columns in an Open/Save dialogue box, then it will fit that columns items into the view so you can see file names in their entirety.
- If you hold down the option key when you do that it will do it to every column you see.
- And finally, control-clicking or right-clicking brings up this little choice of things to do to the views:
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We all know “coverflow” is pretty cool. You may or may not use it often. Previously we’ve covered how to view your system fonts with coverflow, but how about this neat trick to view your iCal events?
In Finder, switch to Cover Flow view mode (View -> As Cover Flow), then press Command-F to place the cursor in the Finder’s search box. To isolate Spotlight matches to just iCal events, enter kind:ical in the search box, then press the Space Bar, and type in the word or words that you’d like to find on those iCal events—Leopard in this example. At this point, you may or may not see matches in the results area!