Fabulous MacOS Tips & Tricks

Some useful productivity hacks I’ve learned over the years

Click and hold the “Later” button in a notification for additional snooze  options.1zdt0_GRZHoQn1I1yuxqWrA

Click the Notification Center menubar icon while holding down the Option key to toggle “Do Not Disturb”.

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Start writing the name of a file or directory in Finder to select it.

Press Tab and Shift+Tab to select the next and previous match.

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Do a three-finger tap on a file in Finder to preview it in Quick Look.

Same to close it. You can also press Space.

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Resize a window while holding down the Option key to resize from the center.

Press Shift to keep the aspect ratio. Press both keys to do both.

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Press the Option key in a file context menu to get the ability to copy the path of the file.

For plain text destinations like the terminal, you can also press Cmd+C with the file selected and then Cmd+V in the terminal to paste the file path.

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Move a file by pressing Cmd+C and then Cmd+Option+V in the destination directory.

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Do a three-finger tap on a word to view its definition.

You can also press Ctrl+Cmd+D or force tap if you have Force Touch.

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In Finder, press Shift+Cmd+. to toggle hidden files.

Works in the Open and Save dialog too.

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Rearrange menubar items by dragging one while pressing the Cmd key.

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Hide rarely used menubar items with the Bartender app (paid).

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Thank You Sindre Sorhus.

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