Happy New Year to All
Every one of you should watch the following video. The five techniques he describes are invaluable. I could not get along without the App Switcher & context menus, and I have 6 permanent desktops (Mission Control) that I use for particular apps. For example, I have set Quicken to open only on my Desktop 4—and I leave it open all the time, but it doesn’t bother any of my other open apps because it’s on its own desktop. Similarly, I have Music set to only open on my Desktop 6, Photos to only open on my Desktop 5… Using App Switcher, it’s easy to move from one app to another on different desktops.
5 Basic Mac Techniques Every Mac User Should Know
To get the most from your Mac, every Mac user should know about context menus, the app switcher, mission control and more. Even if you already know these basic techniques, there are some tips for using each one.
I’ve sent you information previously on using keyboard shortcuts—I couldn’t function without them! They make using any computer easier. In addition, using them causes much less stress on your wrists than reaching for your mouse to pull down a command from the menu.
Mac Basics: Learning To Use Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts are one of the primary productivity tools on your Mac. You can discover shortcuts by looking in the Menu Bar and in System Preferences. You can also create your own.
How To Get Notifications Under Control On Your Mac
Take control of the notifications that appear at the top right corner of your Mac’s screen and in Notification Center. Learn how to use the notifications, including hidden functionality like replying text messages right from the notification. Then find out how to turn them on, off, or modify them to fit your needs.