Tag: mac os x

  • Finder shortcut for creating a new empty file

    Every now and then, for various reasons, I find myself wanting to add a new empty file to a folder. In the Windows world this is easily done through the context menu, i.e. right click→New→Text Document, but I didn’t have any neat way of doing it in Mac OS X Finder (without opening up Terminal to […]

  • Clearing cached recipient addresses in Mac OS X Mail

    In Mail, choose Window → Previous Recipients. Mark the ones of interest and press Remove From List.

  • Re-enabled backspace to go back a page in Safari 6

    When I updated Safari from version 5 to version 6 I discovered the backspace key to go back to the previous page doesn’t work any longer. I’ve always used backspace for that purpose (when not entering text into a form), so here is how it is fixed: http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20120727025535867 In short: defaults write com.apple.Safari NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add […]