Posts Tagged 'Keyboard shortcuts'

OS X Mail Tip – Add Reply All after drafting

Useful quick tip for those occasions when someone sends a message to you and a number of other addressees. You start drafting the reply before you remember that you should have hit the ‘Reply All’ button instead. WIthout the keyboard shortcut described below you either needed to start again or copy and paste the other email addresses.

So if you receive a message where you are just one of many addressees.

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You then hit the ...

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New Email with Attachments in Mountain Lion

In this article I will show you how to create a keyboard shortcut that will enable you to automate the process of creating a new email with the selected file(s) as an attachment. In the prior version of OS X (10.7) Lion there was a useful service that performed this function. Unfortunately Apple removed this in OS X (10.8) Mountain Lion. I will show you how you can recreate it using Automator.

Automator is an application that ships with OS X that enables ...

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac OS X Open & Save Dialog

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Rather than use the mouse to browse to a location to open or save a particular file, try to learn these handy keyboard shortcuts instead to save time and make you more productive when opening or saving a file.

Spacebar – View the selected item in Quick Look

+D – changes focus to your Desktop

+Shift+A – Changes focus to your Applications directory

+Shift+H – changes focus to your Home directory

+Shift+N – Creates a ...

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CheatSheet helps you learn Keyboard Shortcuts (Review)

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Keyboard shortcuts are the easiest way to do things faster, but with the wide variety of software we all use it’s hard to remember all the different shortcuts. CheatSheet – Stefan Fuerst is great free utility that shows you the available shortcuts of the active application after holding the ⌘ (Command Key) for a few seconds.

Keyboard Shortcuts can greatly increase your productivity in frequently used Applications for commands that you ...

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Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Lion Mail

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In the new version of Mail in OS 10.7 Lion, Apple has introduced a new Favourites Bar. This enables us to drag our favourite folders to the Favourites Bar, and use predefined keyboard shortcuts to quickly process our email.

In a recent article, I suggested that it might help your email productivity to reduce the number of folders that you ...

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