May 1, 2020
The only problem with the Mac's GUI interface is that it may take some digging to find the file or application you want to use. But Apple has a fix for that: Spotlight, and it's the easiest way to open anything on your Mac.
Press command-space and start typing. You can launch applications, documents, even emails, with a few keystrokes. Command-option-space launches a Finder window for searching.
But there are a few little known shortcuts that make Spotlight even more useful.
To limit the searches Spotlight can make, check the Spotlight system preferences. You can also change the key command.
If you like what spotlight can do, there's a third-party app, Alfred, that does even more!
Leo Laporte gives you helpful tips to get the most from your Mac every week on Hands-On Mac
Host: Leo Laporte
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