If a Bluetooth peripheral (like a mouse, trackpad, or keyboard) is giving you headaches on your Mac and you’ve tried other troubleshooting steps, it might be time to give unpairing it (and re-pairing it!) a try. For today’s article, Melissa Holt’s going to tell us how to remove a Bluetooth device from our Macs, and she’ll also give us some suggestions on how to set various stuff back up again.
There are all sorts of adjustments you can make to the Dock—you could change its size, change how big it gets when you hover your cursor over it, adjust its position on the screen, and so on. But one of the most useful settings actually has an associated keyboard shortcut, and we’re going to tell you all about it!
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.
Installing macOS High Sierra from the Mac App Store is easy, but sometimes you need a dedicated offline installer. Here’s how to create your own bootable macOS High Sierra USB installer in just a few quick steps.
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!
Whenever you add a new event into the Calendar app on your Mac, does it automatically add an alert to remind you before the event happens? If not (and you’d like it to, or you’d like to change the timing!), we’ve got your bases covered in this article.
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.
At the top of the list of “things we’re not fond of” are calendar events that appear automatically because we received emails with attached invites. If you’re seeing those on your Mac, too, we’re going to tell you how to turn them off!
Do you work with lots of applications and windows on your Mac? If so, things can sometimes get a bit cluttered. Here are some tips for configuring System Preferences to make application and window management a bit easier.