Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Zooming tricks, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
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As you may have heard or even experienced, at around age 40 your eyesight takes a…turn for the worse. Now, there are things that you can do…outside of your Mac to help. First of all you could move your monitor…closer to you and you can get a pair of computer glasses.…But, your Mac can also lend a hand via a system preference.…Let's see how this works. So, I'll go to System Preferences.…And I'll select Accessibility and I make sure that Zoom is selected.…This window is broken into a couple areas. At the top you see an option for using the…keyboard to zoom in and out. So let's enable that and I'll show you…what it looks like. If I want to zoom in, I'll press…Cmd+Option+Equals, where there's a plus sign above that, and as I do it moves in,…in increments. And then to zoom back out again, will be…Cmd+Option+Minus and we're back out. Now as you do this you can choose toggle…smoothness on or off. Now currently it's on, so text still looks…pretty good. It's a little fuzzy but not bad.…
But I'll turn that off and let's see what it looks like now.…
- 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 48s
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