We’re big fans of Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, but it can be embarrassing to talk into an iPhone or Mac when you need a question answered. Today’s article goes over how you can type (instead of talking) to Siri!
If you use text replacement—like being able to type in “omw” and having it replaced by “on my way”—then you may be upset by the fact that Outlook no longer uses the system-level ones on the Mac. In this tip, we’ll discuss how to configure those shortcuts in Outlook instead!
macOS has a built-in text replacement feature which is just darned handy. This is especially useful if you find yourself typing the same information repeatedly! It’s truly simple to set up and use, too, so come on in and read about how to use text replacement on the Mac.
A handy new feature in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is the character accent pop-up menu. Users with English keyboards who frequently type in accent-heavy foreign languages will likely love the new feature, which allows a user to bring up common accents for each character simply by holding the key for the letter you wish to accent. For example, in the screenshot above, we’re trying to spell the world “touché” properly with an acute accent. We typed the word normally…