Have a lot of apps installed on your Mac? Instead of the default sorting by name, you can instead arrange your apps by category, making it easier to find the apps or groups of apps you’re looking for. Here’s how it works.
If you have to work with many different clients, say, or on many different projects, you may need to know how to duplicate files on your Mac so that you don’t have to create versions from scratch as you work. In this article, we’ll discuss a few different methods for duplicating files, and you can pick whichever one you like best!
If you ever need to print multiple documents from your Mac, don’t waste time opening them up one-by-one and initiating the print manually. Instead, here are two methods built into macOS that let you print multiple files at once with just a few clicks.
Your Mac creates hidden .DS_Store files whenever it browses to a new directory. These files store handy metadata and layout information, but if you’re using a network drive shared with Windows users, these files may not be so hidden. Here’s how to stop your Mac from creating .DS_Store files on network drives.
Today’s article is about the ubiquitous open/save windows that appear whenever we need to, well…open or save something on our Macs. There are easy ways to use keyboard shortcuts to navigate and manipulate those windows, and we’ll tell you how!
The Mac’s Preview program is powerful, and it can do all sorts of stuff with PDFs, like signing them, helping you to fill out forms electronically, and so on. But another way it excels is in combining PDFs quickly and easily, and we’ve got the scoop in this article!
The macOS Finder has long supported tabs for keeping all of your Finder folder windows in check. But what if you already have multiple Finder windows open and want to consolidate them into a single tabbed window? Here’s a quick tip on quickly merging all Finder windows using a single click.
Once you’re within its interface, Time Machine’s gear menu can be really helpful if you need to delete all backups of a certain item or restore to a specific location. But you can also copy files and paste them anywhere, so if you need to use an item as an attachment, say, without saving it back on your Mac, you can do so! We’ll tell you how.
Select an item in the Finder and press Command-I, and you’ll see all sorts of information about that file or folder—size, for example, modification date, and so on. But there’s a little-known feature that’s similar and very handy called “Get Summary Info” that lets you view the combined info and file size for multiple items at once. Here’s how it works.
If you’re using the feature of iCloud Drive that lets you sync your Desktop and Documents folders to all of your devices, then you may be getting frustrated with the warning dialog that you’ll get whenever you try to move a file from those two locations on your Mac. Here’s how to stop those prompts!