2 18 Mac tricks you may not know about (18 HQ photos) BY SEBASTIAN 8/20/2014 IN: AWESOME, FACTS, HIGH-RES, RANDOM 1 1. Shift + Option will give you the ability to more finely adjust the volume. 2 2. Ctrl + Cmd + Spacebar brings up the full emoji keyboard. 3 3. Holding down Shift when changing the volume will mute the volume clicker. 4 4. Cmd + L will highlight the URL bar in your browser. 5 5. Cmd + Shift + 3 will take a screenshot. 6 6. Cmd + Shift + 4 will let you take a cropped screenshot. 7 7. Using ‘Preview’ you can digitally sign documents. Here’s a tutorial. 8 8. Cmd + Option + Shift + V will give you the ability to paste text with formatting. 9 9. Option + Right-Click on some things will bring up an extra contextual menu. 10 10. Option + hitting on any of the keys above the numbers such as brightness or volume will bring up settings for that function. 11 11. Cmd + Spacebar will give you quick access to spotlight. 12 12. OS X has a built in dictionary. Simply highlight a word, right click then hit ‘Look Up’. Trackpad users can do it by tapping on a word with three fingers. 13 13. Highlight multiple items then hit the Spacebar and it’ll show them in Quick Look. 14 14. Cmd + H will quickly hide the windows for the current app you’re on. 15 17. Alt + backspace deletes whole words instead of deleting single letters. 16 16. Holding down Shift while minimizing a window will minimize it in slow motion. 17 17. Cmd + ~ allows you to quickly switch through windows on the current application you’re on. 18 Trade your shirt with Mac, get a picture taken with him. Category: Awesome, Facts, High-Res, Random SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER! SUBSCRIBE Thanks!