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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.

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Quickly Re-Dial The Previous Number On Your iPhone

This is on of those tips that is usually hidden until you accidentally stumble upon it. If you make a call using your phone, you can quickly redial the previous number by pressing the big green dial button. This will load the previous number into the phone field. Press the green button again and you are dialling. A quick tip but hand if you need to re-dial.

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App Wont Display When Switching To It When Full Screen

Normally when you have you full screen apps set up, when you Alt + Tab or click on them in the dock they will automatically switch to that application. It is the normal way of getting to them. However, if when you do those actions all you end up with is the menu bar of the app, and the full screen app doesn’t display, it can be rather annoying. There is a very simple fix to this which allows you to restore this functionality.

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Bringing Back Advance Screen Calibration Options

One of the annoying features of every update that Apple provide to there operating system is the removal or hiding useful advance options were in the previous versions of the operating system. In this case Apple have hidden the advance calibration options, very useful if you want to calibrate your screen colours. The options is in the normal location, but give no clue that it is there.

Removing Vignette From Photos – Reversing The Dark Shadow In The Corners 0

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Removing Vignette From Photos – Reversing The Dark Shadow In The Corners

When you take photos you may notice a darkening in the corners of the image. This is called vignetting, and is a limitation of the lens you are using to produce a clear image, although it isn’t too common on your iPhone, certain lens – particularly SLR lens and macro lenses will produce it. Good camera settings will help you avoid this for the most part, however sometimes it is easier to remove post processing. In this example we are going to use the built in app Photos to remove it.

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Save Disk Space By Removing Twitter Cache Images

I was having a dig through my hard drive to try and reclaim some space and stumbled across something that was a space hog. The twitter app (my profile is here) cache for profile images. Although a tool such as CleanMyMac, which I use regularly use, cleans up caches this is one that it missed. This cache had nearly 2Gb’s of profile images which took up a significant chuck of disk space. This is a quick guide on how to find this folder and delete the files.

Create Your Own Website With Your Photo Stream Images In iPhoto 0

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Create Your Own Website With Your Photo Stream Images In iPhoto

People take a lot of images, if it is with your iPhone or digital camera, or other image capture device. These images should be shared, and there is no better way to do that than within iCloud and iPhoto. You can take an image directly and then share it with the world using the iCloud service. You even get your own URL which you can share with friends and family. The result of this is that every time your share and image to the photo stream it is visible to anyone who knows the URL.

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