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There is a bug in Pages. When you export a file in ".doc" or ".docx" format it embeds 489KB PNG files (a single one in a docx file, three in a doc file). These files are intended to be used as the background fill on default shapes, but they are present whether they are used or not. I documented the bug here. And reported it to Apple as rdar://17089255. At ...


You can use the "Save as PDF" option in the Print dialog (drop down is in lower left corner of the dialog window).


The Mac has global settings for smart quotes. Even if you click them off in Outlook's Edit > Substitutions menu, you may still get them in your email. With an email open, go Edit > Substitutions > Show Substitutions > Text Preferences that takes you straight to the global System Preferences > Keyboard > Text where there is a global ...


There are multiple ways to Force Quit a application. The following is probably easiest. Bring Up the “Force Quit Applications” Window Hit cmd+Option+Esc to bring up the “Force Quit Applications” window, then click to select the app name, followed by clicking the “Force Quit” button to end the app immediately. Or, you could use the Activity Monitor to ...

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