Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Ever wondered about the symbols and keyboard shortcuts that could save you time and effort? Screen captures, cut, copy & paste?  You can find these and more in the Apple Keyboard Shortcut document: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201236 <— Command symbol And the symbols shown in menus and on a Mac Keyboard? What DO they mean? https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/cpmh0011/mac And for […]

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Google Chrome Print Offers Save as PDF Option, not Print to paper

Google’s Chrome web browser’s default print dialog offers to print to PDF – in an effort to avoid wasted paper, the default behaviour is to offer to save as a PDF document. In order to print to paper, there are extra steps now. From the Print window, select “More settings” Then “Print using System Dialog” […]

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Sharing a Keynote or PowerPoint Presentation in Zoom

When presenting in Zoom via Keynote or PowerPoint you want to present the slideshow in a window, then you can select that window in Zoom when sharing. This allows you to keep control of your computer and not have it go into full screen presentation mode. In Keynote In PowerPoint go to the Slideshow section […]

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Accessing the FirstClass Archive Server

To access FirstClass Archive server – we recommend using a desktop computer. Install and use the current version of FirstClass desktop app/software. Previous versions of software may still function, however there may be unexpected behaviours if your software is too far out of date. For a  Mac computer, you can download the current version […]

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Wrangling Zoom Links

Meeter is a free useful App that will read iCal Calendars and collect all the upcoming Zoom (and others) meeting links together. You just need to make sure the link is your Zimbra calendar entry. https://trymeeter.com To setup Meeter for you Zimbra events. 1. Make sure your Zimbra calendar is setup in your Mac Calendar […]

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Zoom for Members

An excellent free book we recommend for getting started with Zoom is available: Take Control of Zoom Essentials Also recommended is Zoom.us own help pages’ getting started documentation You may wish to set up a personal zoom account if you have not already. Should you wish to have a UNA.CA Zoom account, please email your […]

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Sign a PDF

Using Apple Preview, included with every Mac, you can sign any PDF. No special software required. See this article for the steps for your specific operating system – select it at the top left of the web page: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/preview/prvw35725/mac

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Allow Pop-up windows in Safari

You can specify a specific website to override the setting, even if Safari’s default is set to block pop-ups. Launch Safari. Click on the program name “Safari” in the upper left corner of the screen – left of the  menu, and drag down to Preferences.  If you do not see Safari next to the […]

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