The Mac’s built-in search functionality—which Apple has dubbed “Spotlight”—can sometimes stop working, to the point where you’ll type in the names of existing files and folders but no results will be found. If this is the case for you, this article’s gonna tell you how to fix it!
Did you know that your iPhone can announce who’s calling you? And did you also know that you can set when this happens—and when it doesn’t, such as when you’re not using headphones? You can, and that’s the subject of today’s article! Melissa Holt’s got the details.
Apple has provided a built-in way to repair your Photos library if you’re seeing evidence that something may be wrong with it—if you have images that appear to be missing, for example. In this article, we’ll tell you how to go about it (and we’ll warn you about how terribly long it can take to complete!).
If you’ve ever wanted to add some background text to a Word file on your Mac to indicate that it was a draft (or to show its importance), we’ve got the scoop in today’s article. We’ll also cover how to insert images as watermarks, too!
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.
Is someone sending you tons of attachments but spreading them across a bunch of emails? Do you need a way to save all of them to your Mac at once? Hey, we’ve got the answers for you right here in today’s article!
If you’ve never heard of the “favorite mailboxes” feature in Mail on the Mac, then you’ve gotta read this article. Moving emails to your favorite places will become a snap using keyboard shortcuts and your toolbar, and it’s incredibly easy to set up!
If you want to extract text from a PDF on your Mac, then one easy-as-pie way to go about it is to use TextEdit as a go-between. Because you can paste plain text into that program, it makes such tasks a snap! Melissa Holt’s going to go over the whole process for us.
It’s a headache and a half to print out documents, sign them, and then scan them back in. Luckily, Mail on the Mac has a way that you can save your own signature and then insert it into any PDF attachment to make quick work of approvals and contracts. Melissa Holt will tell us how!