Category Archives: Mac Tips

Create eMail Templates Using Apple Mail on Your Mac

This tip is for OS X. If you find yourself sending emails with the same content over and over, create a template.  Open Mail, click on New Message and enter the subject. Enter the From email address, and create the message. … Continue reading

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What To Do If You Forget Your Apple ID or Apple ID Password

Tip is for OS 10.11 – El Capitan You need your Apple ID more and more these days. That means you also need your Apple ID password. But people have been known to forget those passwords.  (Hint:  Keep them stored … Continue reading

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Using Keychain On Your iOS Devices

There are three things that I can remember without looking them up – the phone number for repair to my cable service, my favorite Pizza place, and my social security number. The rest I couldn’t tell you on a bet. … Continue reading

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Share Your Pages Documents

There is a terrific new feature in Pages 5.2 that lets you share your document from right inside the document. The icon that allows you do so is a little box with an arrow pointing upward. It is the same … Continue reading

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In Yosemite – Batch Rename Documents

I love this tip because almost daily I have to download images and information on products that I am reviewing. I have to rename each image to meet the editorial requirements of The Mac Observer. I know from conversations with … Continue reading

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Spotlight Search Tips

Now that I have my Spotlight working properly (see previous blog),  I can concentrate on a few tips for shortcuts. I don’t know if these are new in Yosemite or not. If you have an older version of the OS you … Continue reading

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