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The MacMost Newsletter: Issue 809
July 4, 2024
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-- Gary
You can rename multiple files using the Finder's hidden Batch Rename tool. You can change matching text in all file names, or add an index number to each file's name.
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Turns out there is a way for Apple to prefer us to speak or write keyboard shortcuts: Control, Option, Shift, Command. I'll try to follow this from now on.
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Apps like Pages, Numbers and Notes use specific colors for selected items and highlights. This is called the Accent Color. You can override the accent colors in these apps with a system-wide accent color setting.
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Learn some Numbers spreadsheet skills by building a simple retirement planning table and chart. Learn how to use basic formulas to calculate how savings will grow with contributions and interest each year.
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Starting with macOS Sonoma you will see an indicator under the text cursor when you have Caps Lock turned, are using dictation, or have just switch keyboard input types. Here's more about this and how you can turn it off if you really want to.
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Here is a handy technique you can use to add files to the Dock for easy access even if the files are located in different folders.
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I'm often asked about the software and gadgets I use to produce the MacMost videos and in my work as a developer. So I've compiled a list of the products I use and recommend. Check it out. -- Gary
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