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How to change your default font for viewing and composing in macOS Mail

It's easy to switch the default font in Mail—when it works.

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How to create powerful presentations with Adobe Spark Video

A new update to Adobe’s free social presentation web/mobile app now lets you directly integrate video clips.

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How to fix macOS Mail when mailboxes aren’t in alphabetical order

A reader offers a tip for deleting cached files to fix a problem that bothered him.

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Missing mail? Press Command-L

A reader finds a new macOS shortcut in the Mail app perplexed experts.

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How to get rid of useless facebook.com email addresses in your Contacts

A reader has his email to a friend misdirected to an non-existent Facebook address; why is it appearing?

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How to set up the Calendar Service in macOS Sierra Server

macOS Sierra's Calendar support has robust features that may suit your needs.

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A mysterious stranger appears in Mail’s To field

Mail can fill in the blanks oddly from its Previous Recipients list.

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How to paste text without including formatting

Sometimes you don't want all the formatting and links that are included when you copy text.

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How to invert the text in a PDF in iOS

A colleague wants high-contrast text while viewing a PDF.

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How to work between Pages 5 and Pages ’09

A reader is collaborating with someone with an older version, and trying to figure out the best interchange format.

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How to consolidate calendar events among multiple people

A reader wants to avoid duplicates after sharing calendars with colleagues.

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How to clear an incorrect unread email badge in iOS

A reader has a persistent red blot on his Mail app.

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Can’t save a Microsoft Office document? Look for the forward slash

A reader can't save a file that he's able to open in Excel.

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Nope, you can't tell if someone has received your Mail Drop file

Apple doesn't provide an acknowledgement loop for email attachments sent by Mail Drop, and you can't "remove" files from Mail Drop either.

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When Gmail messages in OS X’s Mail show the wrong sender

A reader has a mismatch between the body of a message and the ostensible sender.