Mac is one of the most powerful machines built with versatile features. Some of its amazing features kept on hidden from the regular users too. Therefore, to make the best use of your favorite device, here we have designed a tour to Mac shortcuts. These effortless features help you to complete the task in almost half of the time.
Create A Quick Apple Icon
Whether you are typing messages, email, or writing in a word document. Hit the shortcut for Option + Shift + K to make your Apple Icon. This simple technique helps to save lots of time for finding an icon then pasting it on location.
Access The Dictionary
If you are struggling with finding a definition for every word on the internet. Keep in mind, there is a simple way to get answers to very different difficult words on the touchpad. All you have to do is hover over the word and tap with three fingers on the touchpad. You will get a quick solution to your problem. This is perfect too for users who use a mac for reading and writing.
Quick Access To A Calculator
While doing work, if you need to calculate data. There is no need to close the screen or search for a calculator from the system. Just give a command to command + spacebar and you will see a calculator on your screen. To get back to work, type ESC and you will on your original screen.
Use Smart Album For Images
When you go on vacation, click unlimited images. But organizing them could be a daunting task. So, click on tips to get a quick way to merge your photo libraries, keeping your Photos library organized, and managing pictures outside of the Photos app. You will also get duplicate files altogether to remove unwanted items.
Take a Screenshot
The screenshot is an amazing way to store important information without wasting time writing it down. Mac offers three ways to take screenshots;
- Use Command + Shift + 4 another and then spacebar. You can take a screenshot of the complete window including the shadow.
- If you want to take complete desktop screenshots press Command + Shift + 3.
- Command + Shift + 4 helps you to take a screenshot and if you use a mouse along with you can crop and capture the required image area.
Disable Unwanted Notifications
The pop-up notifications while working disturb you and affect your efficiency. These notifications can be from running apps and login websites on your Mac. Using DND “Do Not Disturb” is a perfect way to solve this problem. There are two ways to turn off notifications;
- Click on the Notification Center icon in the OS X Menu Bar and activate DND services.
- Another way is to hold down the Option button from the keyboard and click the Notification Center icon. If it will shade itself means the DND is activated.
Hope the usage of the above information helps to complete your tasks efficiently. Try to keep on trying these shortcuts regularly, it will help you to use them without looking at the blog.
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