Here’s how to customise your own Keyboard shortcuts for any OSX application menus. Continue reading 〉
Here’s how to share a pages document with a PC user. Continue reading 〉
Spotlight has been round for years but if you’re like me you may not be using it as well as you can. Here’s an example of a recent search I did that might help you learn some features of spotlight. Continue reading 〉
Microsoft publisher has been around for a long time but it has never been able to run on Apple computers. If you’re like me you probably have friends who have Microsoft publisher files they occasionally email you. Sadly there is no way to open a Microsoft publisher file on a Mac, until now…
With Mountain Lion (OSX 10.8) Apple have made it even simpler to join two pdf files together – you just need to drag any pdf file into the thumbnail window of an existing pdf file and the two will be merged together!
Note: this is different for different versions of OS X.
For older versions of OS X (10.6-10.7) click here.
I have just downloaded a PDF magazine. It comes as double pages. That is, the first page is a single A4 portrait page, the second and third pages are two a4 pages combined into an A3 landscape page, and so on. Now I have tried to view it on a number of ebook readers on the iPad but non of them can handle two pages side by side. I want to read in portrait mode, and read one page at a time.
In portrait mode if I view a double page it squishes it up to take just half the screen. If I zoom in, the zoom resets back to small when I change to the next page.
There seem to be hundreds of ebook readers out there. Anyone found one that handles double a4 pages?
(I’ve tried iBooks, Kindle, Blio, Kobo and iPdf and none of them work!)
I have a Fiji Xerox Docucentre II C4300 and here’s how I set it up to scan via FTP to OSX Lion. Continue reading 〉
A font is a particular style of text, like ‘Helvetica’ or ‘Times’.
Sometimes you might make a keynote presentation on one computer, but then you copy it to a different computer, and it doesn’t display properly. This may be because the font you used is not on the second computer. A font is not included in a document when you save it. If the new computer doesn’t have the right font, it won’t be able to display your text properly. It will try to substitute a different font, which may not look good! This means if you are using a strange font, you may need to copy the font to the new computer. Here’s how.