Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Caps lock begone!, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
This is a really quick one, but if you're like me, this is one of the most useful…things you can do to your Mac. Do you ever find yourself in a position…where you accidentally bang on the Caps Lock key and you suddenly typing in all…capital letters? Me too, and I hate it.…But it never happens any more, and it doesn't because I've launched System…Preferences like so. I've selected the Keyboard System…Preference, I've made sure that the Keyboard tab is selected, and I click the…Modifier Keys button. When I do that, I can now click on the…Caps Lock pop-up menu and change this to No Action.…
And what that means now, is I can bang on the Caps Lock key from now until doomsday…and it's not going to do anything. So, if I accidentally hit it, nothing will happen.…If I hit it on purpose, nothing will happen.…So, if I want it back on, I have to come back here to turn it on again.…But, I hardly ever use the thing, so I do turn this off and I find it extremely helpful.…Now, by the way, if you're a mischievous sort of person, who has access to another…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
Repairing your keychain1m 49s
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