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  • Using Predictive Text in iOS 8

    17 September 2014, 9:11 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Predictive text, also called QuickType, is a way to complete words when typing on an iPhone or iPad. The device tries to predict which word you are typing and gives you three possible options to tap to finish the word. In some situations, like in the Messages…
  • Creating Simple Websites With Keynote

    15 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    You can use Keynote to build a simple multi-page website. When you export as HTML, the resulting files can be uploaded to a web host. To make a presentation behave like a website, you need to create buttons and link them to other slides. You can also turn off…
  • Apple Unveils iPhone 6, Apple Pay, Apple Watch

    9 September 2014, 4:25 pm by: Gary Rosenzweig

    In a big media event today Apple announced the latest version of the iPhone and a new product called the Apple Watch. The iPhone 6 and 6 plus will both be larger than their predecessors and feature camera and processor upgrades. They will also both allow for a…
  • Printable Mac Keyboard Shortcut Page For Yosemite

    9 September 2014, 11:53 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    There are hundreds of keyboard shortcuts for Mac users. There are Mission Control shortcuts, Finder shortcuts, system shortcuts, application shortcuts and more. Many you can find by just looking through the menu bar for that application. You can find system…
  • Using Finder List View

    8 September 2014, 8:14 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    One of the types of file views you have in the Finder is the List View. This displays more information about each file than either the Column or Icon view. You can sort files by any attribute, and change which attributes are displayed. You can also group files…
  • Using Highlights and Notes In iBooks

    3 September 2014, 8:13 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    You can highlight text in iBooks and add notes for each highlight. These can be used as study guides or simply reminders. Highlights and notes in iBooks textbooks will be added to the flash card study function as cards. You can also export the highlighted text…
  • Opening Documents With Specific Applications

    1 September 2014, 10:57 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Most documents have a default application that will launch if you open that document. You can also specify an application if you wish to open a document with something else. You can do this with drag and drop, or by using the context menu. You can permanently…
  • Using Shapes In Pages

    27 August 2014, 10:16 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    The Shape tool in Pages has many uses. You can put text or images in shapes. You can wrap text around shapes. You can also combine multiple shapes by grouping them together to create interesting graphic elements in your documents without needing to use a…
  • Document Title Bars and Proxy Icons

    25 August 2014, 10:46 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    There are many things you can do in the title bar of a document window. You can rename and even move a file without ever having to switch to the Finder. You can also view the folder path to see the location of the file. With the proxy icon you can attach the…
  • Cleaning Up Your Contacts

    20 August 2014, 10:27 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    It can be useful to remove unneeded contacts from your database every once in a while. Before deleting, you can export individual contacts as small VCF files. These can then be stored and accessed easily later if you need them. You also have a variety of other…
  • Translating Text and Web Pages

    18 August 2014, 10:52 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Many web sites feature multiple language options. If a site is not in the language you speak, try looking for a way to switch to another language inside the site. For sites that do not offer a translation in your language, you can use either Google or Bing to…
  • Using Mail Signatures

    13 August 2014, 10:28 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Learn the basic of using signatures in Apple Mail on your Mac. You can create multiple signatures and assign them to different email accounts. You can set a default signature for each account and also choose between signatures when you are composing an email…
  • Private Browsing With Safari

    11 August 2014, 10:46 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Learn about Safari’s private browsing mode. It will prevent pages you visit from being recorded in your search history, and erase cookies when you are done. But it will not hide your activity from your employer or ISP. It can be useful in some situations.…
  • Menu Bar Basics and Tricks

    6 August 2014, 11:55 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    The menu bar is the most basic part of any app’s user interface. But new Mac users may not look for commands there. More advanced users can use the Help menu to find menu items, and keyboard commands to navigate the menus without using the mouse or trackpad.…
  • Adding Subtitle Tracks To Videos

    4 August 2014, 11:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    You can add subtitle tracks to your videos by using third-party software. This is different than imprinting a bottom-third title on to your video. Subtitle tracks can be turned on and off in QuickTime Player, iOS, Apple TV and elsewhere. You can also add more…
  • Creating Bullet Lists In Pages

    30 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    You can create both bullet lists and numbered lists in Pages. Bullets can be many different characters or even images. Numbered lists can use a variety of numbering systems. You can mix and match list types and even create your own styles. Video Transcript…
  • Travel Apps

    28 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Before traveling it is worth thinking about adding some apps to your iPhone or iPad. You can download maps apps, language apps, apps with reviews and suggestions and also travel books. While in Tokyo, Gary gives some suggestions of the types of apps to look…
  • Quoting Text In Mail Replies

    23 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    When you reply to a message in Mail, you can quote the original message to make your reply clearer. You can quote the entire message, but it usually make more sense to only quote a portion of it. You can also edit the quotes and place your reply between…
  • Using Full Screen Mode

    21 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Full screen mode allows you to concentrate on a single document or window and maximize your screen space. You can easily enter and leave full screen mode, and also switch between apps in full screen mode and others on your desktop. Apps can even have some…
  • Using AppleScript To Automate In Numbers

    16 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    The latest version of Numbers restores our ability to use AppleScript to automate some actions in your spreadsheets. You can use AppleScript to create new commands in Numbers and do things that could be difficult or impossible to do otherwise. Take a look at…
  • Using Enhanced Dictation On Your Mac

    14 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    The Enhanced Dictation feature in OS X allows you to dictate text anywhere you find a text cursor, like TextEdit, Pages or Mail. It is an offline version of OS X dictation that allows you to mix typing and speaking for a better experience. It uses context to…
  • Scheduling Note: Summer Break

    26 June 2014, 7:59 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    We’ll be taking a two-week break from posting new tutorials while everyone enjoys their summer vacation time. Feel free to browse the more than 1000 MacMost video tutorials by clicking on videos, or using the search box at the top of the site. We will return…
  • Animating Tables and Charts In Keynote

    25 June 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    In addition to being able to create interesting transitions between slides and other elements, you can also alter the way table cells and pieces of charts appear in Keynote. You can set each piece to appear one-by-one using a variety of animations. You can…
  • 9 Ways To Perform Basic Calculations On Your Mac

    23 June 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    You probably know how to use the Calculator on your Mac. But did you know that there are at least eight more ways to perform basic calculations with the basic software you get with your Mac? Some of these allow you to use complex formulas or easily repeat…
  • Relative and Absolute Cell References In Numbers

    18 June 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    When you create formulas in Numbers, the references to other cells are relative to the location of the formula. So when you move or copy the formula into another cell, the references follow along. But you can use absolute cell references to force the formula…
  • Simple Animation In iMovie

    16 June 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    You can use Picture-In-Picture and keyframes to animate object movement in iMovie. Once you add an overlay you can set one or more keyframes and the object will move over time to match each keyframe. You can import transparent graphics to use this feature to…
  • Printing Photos From iPhoto

    11 June 2014, 8:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Take a look at some of the different ways you can print photos from iPhoto. You can use the standard print function to print one or more photos, group them on pages, and even include titles and other information. You can also use Pages to create more…
  • Using Mission Control

    9 June 2014, 10:00 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    OS X lets you use multiple desktops to make it feel like you have more than one display. With Mission Control, you can move apps and windows between desktops and easily navigate around. You can also make some apps full-screen, giving them their own virtual…
  • Using Filters In Numbers

    4 June 2014, 10:08 am by: Gary Rosenzweig

    Filters let you view portions of data in your tables based on criteria. You can filter a long table by what is found in a column. You can combine multiple filters to drill down into data. Video Transcript (Click to Expand) Hi, this is Gary with MacMost.com.…
  • Apple Announces OS X Yosemite And iOS 8

    2 June 2014, 4:06 pm by: Gary Rosenzweig

    At the keynote for the Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple announced the next version of Mac OS X and iOS. The new operating systems will come out in the fall for the public and will have a number of new features. They will also work together better than…

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