quickly close the window you’re working in with command w. great for when friends send you things that aren’t safe for work (bad friends)! also, never having to click the red x button again=priceless.
you guys aren’t going to believe me but in college, i always wanted to buy one of those cheesy stick shift kits to change out the stick shift knob that came with my car. it could have been an eight ball (or something equally awesome). the kits also came with really cool pedals to make your car look hot. the thing is, i’d probably still have fun with something like this to change up the Bneato mobile (lame, i know). anywhoodle, on to mac monday. this tip was sent in by my friend brandon hardy. rock steady drummer for the LA band, future ghost. brandon writes;
now this is trippy. apparently, if certain keys are pressed at the same time, your computer will invert the colors or your screen will display black and white. if you’re feeling venturesome this morning, press option-control-command-8 (without the hyphens). kinda neat, huh? press the same combo to get back to square one. this is a great mac shortcut if you ever find your screen in a psychedelic funk.
holy z (of course i totally needed this mac shortcut yesterday). sunday afternoon, i was working on an apartment therapy post and i used the mac shortcut, “command z” (which undoes what you just did). the only problem with command z is when you think you’re only undoing a word of text and it takes away all the text! if this has happened to you before, you know exactly the frustration i felt. but there’s a solution–shift, command z (it undoes your undo). perfect.