Category Archives: Lion Tips

Best Way To Save Scanned Photos

I attended a genealogy session today and learned something I didn’t know about working with photos. This is an important piece of information to anyone who scans photos, particularly those old, old family photos. When you first scan and save … Continue reading

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Using Photo Stream

If you take pictures with an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad and run Lion (OS 10.7.2) on your Mac then you will want to know about Photo Stream.  Photo Stream uploads your photos from your i device to iPhoto on … Continue reading

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The Wicked Caps Lock Key

Do you find yourself accidentally hitting the Caps Lock key frequently?  Touch typist do this when typing on unfamiliar keyboards, or when they get in a hurry.  Any time I am working on a big project I find it happens … Continue reading

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Create Email Templates

If you have to send out the same email message frequently you can save yourself a bucket full of time by creating a template of the message so that all you have to do to send it out is enter … Continue reading

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Keep Sites Like Google From Tracking All The Places You Visit On The Internet

The Internet is free and we all demand that it remain so, but nothing is really free.  One way that money is garnered is by companies monitoring the places you visit on the Internet and then creating a profile of … Continue reading

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Safari, Spotlight and Mail Search Tip

There are some easy ways to speed up your searches in Safari, Spotlight and Mail.  Lets start with Mail. Use – In Mail I need to find an email that references the iPad 3rd generation which currently has all kinds … Continue reading

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Ejecting CDs/DVDs – So Many Options

Here are some hints for dealing with CDs or DVDs that won’t eject from your Mac. First rule:  Make sure the CD or DVD disc is not in use. Quit all applications that are using files on the disc. If … Continue reading

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Correct Saved Spelling Errors

It is easy to save a word in your private spelling directory. When a word is underlined in red, right-click the mouse and select learn spelling. Your word is added to your private spell directory. But what can you do … Continue reading

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Determine The Size Multiple Files

I think this is a handy thing to know.  I hope you find it to be so. We don’t all have servers to save stuff to.  I know I don’t.  Sometimes I just want to free up space on my … Continue reading

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Why Is Safari Doing That?

I’m using Lion and I started having this weird problem with Safari.  I like for Safari to open with a clean page.  It’s the same reason I want a plain, simple background on my desktop.  I don’t want to be … Continue reading

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