Category Archives: Mountain Lion Tips

A Tip To Make Your Keynote Presentation Shine

One of the basic tenets of a good slide show is that there is a minimum number of words on each slide. Think of your words as thought generators rather than information. You are there to share the information. There … Continue reading

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Speed Up Technician Calls With An Information Dump

Have you ever been a situation where you are contacting someone (Apple, software tech help, etc.) for technical help for your Mac, and had them ask “what were you doing when the problem occurred?” If you are like me you … Continue reading

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Mail Searching – Faster

I think this is just too cool because it saves me all kinds of work. It has to do with finding messages fast. I have five email addresses and each one has its own mail box. The mail in each … Continue reading

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Move Tabbed Pages

This can be a helpful tip if you use tabs in Safari. There can be a number of reasons why it will help, but the reason I use it most frequently is that I am researching something, have four or … Continue reading

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Trace A Downloaded File

There may be times when you download a file and later, would like to go back to the source. That happened to me recently when I filled out forms on-line and then needed to get back to the exact same … Continue reading

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Copy and Paste Without Formatting

In Mac OS X, when you copy and paste text from one place to another it retains the text formatting. That can be cool, or it can be very time consuming. And annoying. Particularly if you are doing a copy … Continue reading

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FolderBrander To The Rescue

My desktop looks like a list of all the things needed for Thanksgiving dinner. I’m not kidding. I have 91 items (documents, folders, screen shots) on my desktop right this minute and I will need them all within the next … Continue reading

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