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I first started using page-layout software in 1985 with Aldus PageMaker 1.0. If I recall correctly, it took a few years before you could create a master template that had items that appeared on every page, including guides that helped with placement of text and items. With that historical perspective in mind, it’s odd that …

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When people roll out wish lists of things they wish Apple would do to its products, they’re often focused on brand new features. We all like new features, sure, but part of me worries that while the focus is on the shiny, the basics—the software that we’re all using everyday—gets ignored. In particular, I’m really ready …

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At the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference keynote last year, Apple introduced a revamped App Store app. During that unveiling, it was revealed that the apps in Microsoft Office 365 would be coming to the Mac App Store “later this year.” Well, it didn’t happen in 2018, but if the company meant within a year of …

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It seems like it was only yesterday that I first used BareBones Software’s BBEdit, but in actuality, yesterday is so far away—25 years, in fact. With all the twists and turns across more than two decades of Apple as a company, Mac hardware, and the underlying operating system, you might think that BBEdit stands alone …

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Technology always seems to be about the newest thing, the latest and greatest. But what fuels those new ventures and ideas are products that long ago proved their value and continue to be strong-a product like FileMaker. Long-time products aren’t glamorous, and a proclamation that “FileMaker gets even better!” isn’t a grabber, and that’s too …

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Emoji are a handy way to communicate while texting, so it seems natural for emoji to make its way into email, too. The Mail 12 app in macOS Mojave now supports emoji, and the characters available are the same ones found in iOS.  Here’s how to add emoji into the emails you create using Mail …

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Whenever I tell other writers why they should consider bringing a Mac into their lives, Ulysses inevitably enters the discussion. In fact, this sometimes happens without any proselytization on my part: They simply see me typing on the minimalist app on my iPad or Mac at trade shows or conventions and demand to know how …

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Time Machine in macOS can work within a number of apps, letting you retrieve older versions of files or even deleted email messages in the Mail app. However, if an entire folder of stuff goes away, you need to turn to the Finder. Macworld reader Harold found himself in this pinch, because a folder that …