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Yosemite - Advanced Tips and Tricks

Learn advanced tips and tricks that will help you extend your mac experience.
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  • 1 Supplemental Resource
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to use Spotlight Search to help you with everyday searches.
Find out how to take several types of screenshots.
Change what happens when you put you mouse in the corner of your screen.
Find out how to delete/uninstall a program.
Learn the quickest way to transfer a program from one Apple device to annother.
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  • Students will need a Mac running Yosemite.

Learn advanced techniques to use your Mac to increase workflow and productivity.

Master a strong method to using your Mac to help you with everyday queries taught in a very easy to understand way.

  • Help the environment with Energy Saver.
  • Keep your Mac safe

A different perspective on your Mac

Learning the fundamentals of OSX Yosemite puts an advanced level skill right on your computer for you to learn. This could be used for people that have a mac of are thinking about getting one and what to know lots of tips and tricks. Anyone can use OSX Yosemite as long as they have the current version on their mac.

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Content and Overview

Suitable for anyone this course features 11 lectures and over 30 minutes of content this will certainly teach you the advanced knowledge. The first lecture is about Spotlight Search this can be used for anything from finding when films are showing to searching for files on your Mac. In the second lecture I will teach you about the different types of finder views, this is what your files look like when you see them. In lecture 3 I will teach you how to take 3 different types of screenshots. The 4th lecture teaches you all about Hot Corners, this controls what happens when you put your cursor in a corner of the screen. Lecture 5 teaches a simple thing on windows that is harder on mac removing applications. In lecture 6 I will show you how to transfer files between IOS and OSX devices in a feature call AirDrop. In lecture 7 I will show you how to remove Adware, you will know if you have this because you home page might have changed or you will be getting lots of pop ups. In lecture 8 I will show you how to personalise your dock. In lecture 9 I will show you how to Batch file rename, this is great for when you have 1000 photos and you want each photo to have a specific name, I show you this with only a few clicks. In lecture 10 I will teach you how to record you IOS screen wether its you iPhone or iPad or iPod. In lecture 11 I will teach you how to use energy saver, this is great if you want your computer to wake, sleep, boot or restart at certain time. Energy saver is also great for setting your screen and mac to sleep. In the final lecture I show you how to put your computer in to dark mode, this is supposed to boost concentration.

If you complete this course you will be able to use your mac to help you with every day needs along with some extra bonus'. Extremely handy.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is inteneded for people that have a mac and are either new to mac or are thinking about getting one and want to learn lots of tips and tricks and useful information.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 15 Lectures Collapse All 15 Lectures 31:18
1 Lecture 02:11
Advanced Tips and Tricks
13 Lectures 27:51

In this lecture I show you what amazing things Spotlight search can do.

Preview 04:10

Taking a screenshot on windows is easy its just one button, but on Mac its a lot harder. In this lecture I show you how to take a shot of your whole screen, a specific area and a window.

Preview 01:22

How do you change what happens when you put your cursor in a corner. Watch to find out more.

Preview 01:58

When you uninstall a program on windows its slightly easier but with mac there is a program that does the job. Thier are two ways of uninstalling a program. The first is if you downloaded the program form the Mac App Store. And the second is if you downloaded the program from the web.

How To Uninstall A Program


One of the benefits of having a mac is that there is a very small chance you would ever get a virus. However adware is a lot easier to get. You can get it when you install a program. You will know you have it when your homepage changes or you get lots of popups. In this lecture I show you how to stop these in a few simple clicks.

Remove AdWare

Personalising Your Dock

Batch File Renaming

Record Your IOS Screen

Energy Saver

Dark Mode

Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet
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1 Lecture 00:16
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Hello my name is Christopher Young. I have a YouTube channel with over 1,000 Subscribers and I make weekly videos. I also am a big fan of technology and enjoy making videos. I am a great fan of new opportunity and ways to grow my brand and make money in the process. Everything I teach is self taught meaning I didn't have courses like any on Udemy when I wanted to learn. I make learning very simple and easy to understand. I have learned everything from Microsoft Word, a long time ago, to things like iMovie and I continue to learn new and useful tools that will improve workflow and productivity, And teach people in the process. I have taught lots of people how to use programs so they can be very successful. I have taught lots of people iMovie and they have now become very good with editing programs. I also have taught people programs and tutorials on my YouTube channel, these have been very successful. I also call my self a video editor because that is mainly my strong point.

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