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21. Touch Bar Screenshot
You can save a picture for a touch bar screenshot using the shortcut Shift-Command-6.
22. Show access status bar
You can choose to display the status bar in your access settings. The status bar shows the number of files at the current level of the folder and the remaining space for the entire disk. You can also change the size of the display file thumbnail.
23. Save pictures from pages
To export a picture in a Pages document, change the suffix name of the Pages document to .zip, then double-click unzip and open the unzipped folder, which contains all the pictures in the Pages document.
24. Retrieve the “download” on the dock
The “Download” folder on the dock has been accidentally removed, you can open the visit, the left column of the “download” dragged to the right side of the dock resident icon location. Then right-click on the Download icon, arrange the order to select “Add date” and display the content select “Fan”. So the “download” on the original dock was retrieved.
25. Quick display of Mac hidden files
In macOS, add a dot “.” before the name of the file or folder. In the beginning, this file or folder is hidden and invisible. If you want to display hidden files, you can enter the shortcut command, and shift. Enter the shortcut again to hide it as a dot “.” The file at the beginning of the file name. This little trick can help you easily hide certain files.
26. Turn multiple pictures into PDFs
Selecting multiple pictures, double-fingered Select Quick – Create PDF creates a PDF document with multiple pages of pictures. Dragging the left thumbnail position also adjusts the order of the PDF pages.
27. Let external disks support both Mac and Windows
The disk format support for macOS and Windows is not exactly the same. If you want external disks (such as mobile hard drives, USB drives) to be compatible with both macOS and Windows, you can convert the disks to ExFAT format and read and write between the two systems.
ExFAT-formatted disks not only support macOS and Windows but also read and write on iPad Pro.
28. Forced exit application
Sometimes suddenly encountered the software program stuck dead, with the s— and Q off also can not close how to do? You can call out the Force Exit Application window by using the “Force Exit Application” window. Select the program you want to force to exit and point Force Exit. This is typically used when the software is unresponsive.
You can also right-click on software that does not respond to the dock, and then press and hold the option key, at which point “exit” will become “forced exit” and click “Force exit”.
29. Mac how to check the warranty period?
Click on the icon in the upper left corner and select About This Machine. Copy the serial number in the Overview interface. Then select Service and click “Check the term status of my warranty service and technical support.” Paste the serial number on the open page, enter the picture code, and click the “Continue” button to find the warranty service and support period for this device.
30. Mac screen sharing
macOS comes with a “screen sharing” software. First, turn on screen sharing on your Mac. Then open Screen Sharing, enter the hostname or Apple ID of another Mac you want to connect to the software window, agree to connect, and then select control or observe his screen to establish a remote screen sharing the connection.