Tag Archives: computer

Add Currency Symbols or Keyboards on Your iPad or iPhone

Insert Currency Symbols When Typing I frequently need access to currency symbols other than the US dollar ($) when I write up product reviews. When that happens and I’m using my Mac, I have to open the Character Palette (Character … Continue reading

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Why Did The Bold Feature Stop Working in Pages?

I was copying a large file from Microsoft Windows to Pages so I could work in a decent platform and everything was hunky dorey until I started the editing part. Neither the Bold nor the Italic buttons would work, but … Continue reading

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Mail Protection Tip That You May or May Not Like

So I have been really busy with the birth of a new grandchild, another grandchild getting married, and trying to learn Mountain Lion.  Life is good. This Mail tip is not Mountain Lion or Lion specific.  Some people will really … Continue reading

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Cool Use For Stickies

If you have lots of things that come to you via email and require followup here is a good trick to make your life easier. To take advantage of this tip you need to be familiar with the app Stickies. … 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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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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