5 hidden features of macOS that will make your life easier
03.07.2017 apleapplekot 0 Comments
Software platform macOS contains a lot of useful features that most users doesn’t even know. They allow quickly learn the lyrics, use print preview for documents and images and more. Some of these features appeared in OS X Mavericks, but they are available on macOS and macOS Sierra High Sierra.
1. To view the lyrics in iTunes
Users who subscribe to Apple Music, you can view iTunes lyrics. To do this, click on the button with a picture of the list to the right of the currently playing track. In addition to the playlist and search songs there will be a tab “Text”.
2. Two ways of activating the “do Not disturb”
Activate do Not disturb in two ways. In the control Center you can swipe down to toggle “do Not disturb”. Second option: click on the icon of the notification Center in the top row, hold down the Option key.
3. Removing apps from Launchpad
On the Launchpad page displays all applications installed on the computer. It turns out that you can remove them as easy as from your home screen iOS. To do this, hold the Option key to the application went into edit mode and began to sway backwards and forwards. Next to the icon will appear TIC removal.
4. Sending read receipts messages
In macOS, you can enable or disable read receipts messages for a specific user. To do this, go to “Messages” in the chat window click on the “Details” button next to the user name. Here you need to put or remove a tick next to “Send read receipt”.
5. Filter unread messages
In the Mail app, you can filter unread messages. On the top panel there is a button with an inverted triangle in a circle. After clicking on it the program will only display unread messages.
Bonus: quick preview of documents and images
In the Finder there is a preview function. You just need to click on file and then click on the Spacebar. This allows you to view a document or image without opening it in its associated application.