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How to Capitalize Words and Add Periods Automatically in Mac OS
“Auto-capitalize words means that any word at the start of a sentence will be automatically capitalized, as will proper names”
mac  osxdaily  2016  text  systempreferences  capitalize 
june 2019 by handcoding
List All Third Party Kernel Extensions in Mac OS X
"The full syntax to see third party kernel extensions is as follows:

kextstat | grep -v com.apple
"
mac  2010  osx  kernelextensions  macos  osxdaily 
august 2017 by handcoding
How to Verify & Repair Permissions in OS X El Capitan
// How to Repair Verify Disk Permissions in OS X El Capitan

sudo /usr/libexec/repair_packages --verify --standard-pkgs /

// How to Repair Disk Permissions in OS X El Capitan from Command Line

sudo /usr/libexec/repair_packages --verify --standard-pkgs /
mac  macos  2015  permissions  elcapitan  repair  osxdaily 
august 2017 by handcoding
Change the Green Button Maximize Behavior in OS X Yosemite with BetterTouchTool
This post goes over how you can remap the green “full screen” button in OS X to something else, such as Hide, using BetterTouchTool.
mac  osx  macos  2015  zoom  green  bettertouchtool  osxdaily 
may 2017 by handcoding
Drag & Drop from Spotlight in Mac OS X
You can drag/drop files in or out of the Spotlight results list. (And like usual on OS X, it’ll move them by default, by you can hold down Option to have it copy the file instead.)
spotlight  mac  osx  files  2012  osxdaily  drag  drop 
november 2015 by handcoding
Cut, Copy, & Paste Files Directly from Spotlight in Mac OS X
It looks like you can use Command+C / Command+X / Command+V to copy/cut/paste files right from Spotlight.
spotlight  mac  osx  2013  osxdaily  cut  copy  paste  move  files  finder 
november 2015 by handcoding
Find Files with Date Specific Searches in Spotlight for Mac OS X
Looks like you can use “created:” and “modified:” within Spotlight queries to narrow down the search’s date range.
spotlight  2015  osxdaily  search  dates  modified  created  osx  mac 
november 2015 by handcoding
How to Search & Find Specific File Types & File Formats in Mac OS X
You can use the “kind:” operator in Spotlight to search for certain file types.
spotlight  osxdaily  2015  kind  operators 
november 2015 by handcoding
5 Great New Spotlight Search Tricks in OS X El Capitan
This post goes over some of the natural-language queries that you can do with Spotlight in El Capitan. For instance:
• “Files I worked on three days ago”
• “Pictures I opened last Tuesday”
• “images I edited yesterday”
• “Weather in (location)”
• “(team name) score”
• “(team name) schedule”
spotlight  elcapitan  mac  osx  osxdaily  2015  naturallanguage 
november 2015 by handcoding

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