15 OS X Tricks Enabled With the Option Key You Must Not Miss
Great news for Mac users. The Mac OS X can add more options that can help you facilitate your work or just plain use it to do administrative work. For example, organizing files, or just putting in order a bunch of photos.
Let’s start. The option key right on your keyboard actually can uncover a plethora of hidden little known tricks on Mac OS X. Here are some of the most notable ones.
#1. Option-click the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar and get more info.
#2. Reveal Wi-Fi information by Option clicking the Wifi icon right in the menu bar.
#3. In the menu bar, you can choose a different input and output by Option-clicking the volume icon.
#4. You can also turn off notification Center by option-clicking the notifications bar.
#5. By option-clicking the Apple icon, you can immediately go to the System Information.
#6. Option-click to re-size windows.
#7. You can open all subfolders with, you’re right, an Option plus click.
#8. Choose to re-size all columns in the Finder with Option-double-clicking on the column selector.
#9. Now you can also add the “Save As” option back by option-clicking the File menu.
#10. Option-clicking the drop down menu will give you more export options in Preview.
#11. You can replace the app in the forefront by an Option-Click on the app you want to be there.
#12. Jump to exactly where you want in a document by Option+clicking the scrollbar.
#13. You can also force quit any app you pick by option-right-clicking it.
#14. Option+click+drag the dock in order to resize in multiple of 16 pixels
#15. Option+click the plus sign to immediately add a song to your “Up next” queue in iTunes.
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