Go tell it on the Mountain Lion

You speak, your Mac types. Sometimes we’re only too aware that we’re living in the future. The new dictation feature in Mountain Lion is really very handy. You should give it a try. Here’s what you need to know.  Go tell it on the Mountain Lion Mac Tip #557, 24 October 2012 If your Mac is running Mountain Lion, and connected to the Internet, then you can dictate short bursts of speech for your Mac to transcribe into text ...more

Overtype in Microsoft Word -- horrible or handy?

Accidentally engage Overtype mode in Microsoft Word and you could not only think your Mac’s broken, but tear your hair out trying to type anything. It can be handy at times though. Here’s what you need to know about Overtype.  Overtype in Microsoft Word — horrible or handy? Mac Tip #556, 17 October 2012 A lot of people use Microsoft Word. Usually they’re inserting text between or after existing text. But if you want to replace text there’s a ...more
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