Make Your Finder Window Columns the Right Size

We’re big fans of column view in Finder windows (choose View > as Columns). You never have to worry about missing icons that are outside the window, everything is sorted alphabetically, and selecting a file shows a preview. But the column widths can be too thin, such that they cut off file and folder [...]

By |2020-10-10T18:03:03-04:00November 10th, 2020|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Make Your Finder Window Columns the Right Size

Use This Trick to Find a Missing App Window

Every so often, we hear from a Mac user with a seemingly impossible problem: a document window in some app is opening somewhere outside of the screen so it’s effectively invisible and they can’t work with it in any way. Just closing (with File > Close) and reopening the window, or quitting and relaunching [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:11:21-04:00August 4th, 2020|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Use This Trick to Find a Missing App Window

Find Files in the Finder Better by Specifying a Search Scope

This isn’t about periscopes or mouthwash—when it comes to searching, a scope is the area in which a search takes place. When you use the Search field in a Finder window to look for files and folders, you have the choice of two scopes: This Mac or the current folder. You can always switch [...]

By |2020-06-16T12:27:12-04:00July 7th, 2020|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Find Files in the Finder Better by Specifying a Search Scope
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