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Multiple Rename Of Files Within Finder 0

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Multiple Rename Of Files Within Finder

You have a list of 100 Finder items that need to be renamed. A long an laborious task if you don’t have some powerful tools to help you. Finder has an excellent tool for multiple rename’s of files and folders. It is very simple to use and with some quick tips you can rename files with ease and simplicity. If you are smart, you can also apply some basic rules which can get quite complex. This is tip is also useful if you need to delete part of the name of a file.

How To Crop Photos Quickly And Effectively In Photos App 0

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How To Crop Photos Quickly And Effectively In Photos App

I love the photos app on my Mac, it is one of the tools I have open every day and is immensely powerful, granted it doesn’t have the power of Photoshop, but it is pretty good for most users. Today’s post is going to show you how to use the cropping tools within the application. A good picture is made great with a small amount of tweaking. The best method is to have a good crop to bring the focus of the image to the front.

Where Has Secure Delete Gone? How To Delete Files Securely 0

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Where Has Secure Delete Gone? How To Delete Files Securely

In the previous versions of Mac OS X you can securely delete files. I found this very handy for certain financial documents that I wanted to remove without the risk of having anything left behind should my Mac become compromised or stolen. Normally this would be accessed from Finder > Securely Empty Trash or right clicking on the Trash Dock icon and selecting Secure Empty Trash. This has been removed in the latest version of Mac OS due to a security venerability, but there is a method of doing this with Terminal.

Shortcut To Bring Up Shutdown, Sleep or Restart 0

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Shortcut To Bring Up Shutdown, Sleep or Restart

This is a quick post to show you how to quickly bring up the dialog box or shutting down, restarting or putting your Mac to sleep. This dialog box has disappeared from recent versions of the latest Mac OS. To bring it back simply press the Control + Eject key. This tip, obviously, only works for those Mac’s that have an eject key so is more of legacy short cut.

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