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   OS X   

Tiger Tips

  • Secret Screen Capture Shortcut
  • Create your own keyboard shortcuts
  • Printing from the desktop
  • Seeing a Photo's EXIF Metadata
  • Spotlight searches inside Photoshop documents
  • Saving Spotlight searches
  • Focusing your Searches
  • Narrow your Spotlight searches
  • Mail: Sorting your options
  • Passwords: Safety in Numbers
  • System-wide photo slideshow
  • Keyboard viewer
  • Dictionary: How do you spell "convenient?"
  • Tables in TextEdit
  • Spotlight: show all
  • No mess RSS
  • Spotlight on Preferences
  • World clocks in Dashboard
  • Easily add the date to the menu bar
  • Finder slideshow
  • Preview link URL's in Mail 2.0
  • Open Dashboard bar vial keyboard shorthcut
  • Edit PDF actions in the print dialog
  • Open all RSS Safari feeds in one tab
  • Use the Oxford Dictionary live
  • Change Dashboard's shelf background
  • Dashboard weather in nowhere
  • Spotlight keyboard shortcuts
  • Create strong passwords
  • View all of the weather widget's displays
  • Add Nokia iSync support
  • Quickly close an open Dashboard widget
  • Detach widgets from the Dashboard
  • Create a larger mouse pointer
  • Force Spotlight to reindex a drive
  • Installing Tiger without a DVD drive
  • Virex may slow Tiger after installation - here's the fix

All OS X Tips

  • Repair Permissions - helps fix program crashes and system errors
  • Zoom screen on demand - keyboard short-cuts to quickly magnify screen
  • Character Palette - find and use special characters and glyphs in documents
  • Keyboard shortcuts - Apple knowlegebase document for OS X shortcuts
  • Import bookmarks to Safari - Apple knowlegebase document on how to import bookmarks from other browsers into Safari
  • Moving Files From Your Older Macintosh to a New One  - Apple knowlegebase document on upgrading from OS 8 or 9 to OS X
  • Working with Outgoing Attachments in Apple Mail - a TidBits article from editor Adam C. Engst
  • Use Speakable Items to control Exposé - hint from MacOS X Hints
  • Powerbook repair guide
  • Compressing files in one click - Apple Pro tip

 

   iLife   

  • iPhoto - iPhoto6 advance Red-Eye and Retouch tools
  • iPhoto - Create a photobook movie
  • iPhoto - Navigate quickly with calendar area
  • iPhoto - Adding motion to a slideshow photo in iPhoto5
  • iPhoto - Create a PDF photobook
  • iPhoto - How to Burn a CD With Pictures for a Windows-Compatible Computer
  • iTunes - Move, shift or consolidate your iTunes library
  • iTunes - Use over 300 AppleScripts for iTunes
  • iTunes - Hot Tips from Apple
  • iTunes - How to create CD's from Audible content
  • GarageBand - Maximizing Performance
  • GarageBand - "Text fonts are missing" Message
  • GarageBand - Apple Support page