Breakout Session

Monday Evaluation

Mac Tips and Tricks

Pete Markham

12/10/12, 12:15 PM-1:05 PM
Lake Superior B

Want to know how to find hidden settings on your Mac? Want to know those power tips to get the most out of your Mac? This session will show you options and controls that can make your life a little bit easier and more productive.
May contain commercial content.

Links and/or Materials:

Safari 6
Mac Basics: Safari 6 in Mountain Lion: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5364
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-57484009-263/preview-all-tabs-with-safari-in-mountain-lion/


Dictation (Mountain Lion Only)
With Dictation, you can use your voice instead of typing text. No setup or special training is required. In addition to English, as of 10.8.2, it supports a number of foreign languages as well. For details on Dictation, see the article below.
Mac Basics: Dication: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5449

The Preview Application
Preview is a PDF Reader application built in to OS X that can also edit images and edit and annotate PDFs.

Preview Basics
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2506
http://lifehacker.com/software/mac-os-x-leopard/do-more-with-preview-in-leopard-318083.php

Creating a signature to sign PDFs
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2506?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US#signature
http://www.tuaw.com/2011/08/10/mac-101-capture-your-signature-using-os-x-lions-preview-app/
http://www.macworld.com/article/1167361/sign_your_pdfs_electronically_using_preview.html

Other Preview Resources
The Hidden Powers of Mountain Lion's Preview: http://www.macworld.com/article/2010521/the-hidden-powers-of-mountain-lions-preview.html

Quicktime Player
Quicktime Player allows you to playback many types of audio and video files. In addition, Quicktime Player allows you to do audio, video, and screen recording.

Mac Basics: Quicktime Player: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4024

Using Spotlight on your Mac
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2531
http://tidbits.com/article/9283