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Mac computers | Hidden features

You might “swear” on your Mac and declare eternal faith to Apple and think you can handle the devices well, there are certainly some details that got away. Here are some hidden features of Mac computers, which will help you learn more about the many possibilities offered to you.

1. Customized screenshot

To capture a screenshot exactly in the dimensions you want, without the need to crop, try the following trick: hold down Command+Shift+4 and after you select exactly the area and want to shoot the photo press the Spacebar.

Screenshot

Screenshot

2. Banish the toolbar

If the toolbar is bothering you at the bottom of the screen you can make it “disappear” and restore it by pressing Command+Option+D.

Toolbar

Toolbar

3. Invert screen colors

For those who own models like Mac OSX Lion or previous than that: You can reverse and restore easily the colors of your computer screen by pressing Command+Option+Control+8. This feature was originally created for those with vision problems.

Screen color

Screen color

4. Quick tab management

If you don’t want to run many applications, hold down the command key and press the tab key to go over them. Press the «Q» to abandon those you don’t need anymore or «H» to minimize it.

Quick tab management

Quick tab management

5. Use the Spotlight search as a calculator

By pressing Command+Spacebar, appears the Spotlight search, which allows you to easily search for files or music. The hidden secret is that it can also do basic math.

Spotlight

Spotlight

By Nicole P.

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