Apple recommend rubbing a piece of paper over the top of the scroll wheel, but I find turning the mouse upside down and running it round in circles is much more effective. The paper must be new and clean. An old piece of paper doesn’t work.
I’ve been using this method 2-3 times a year for 6 years and my Apple Mighty Mouse with scrollwheel is still going strong.
This is the top of a Finder window. Those icons along the top are called the toolbar. I find it really handy to put items that you use a lot into this toolbar so that they are available from every Finder window.
When you see a Jacki Chan movie, his hands move so fast you can barely see them. With a couple of tricks, you can search the internet so fast you’ll be a Safari SurferNinja. Here’s a quick way to open a new tab and start a new google search for any word or phrase on a webpage. Continue reading 〉
I had a list of email addresses but some of them were duplicates that I wanted to remove. My first port of call was Apple Numbers but it was too complicated. I had to sort them, then write a function to detect duplicates, then filter the results.
Good old textwrangler can do it in one go. Here’s how.