How to select text and print your Terminal window on Mac

Terminal on MacBook Pro Screen

If you use Terminal on your Mac to accomplish simple tasks, there may be a time when you want to print the results. For example, maybe you’re using a Terminal command to list out the apps on your Mac.

While it’s easy enough to print your Terminal window, there are a couple of tricks for selecting what to print. Here, we’ll show you those tips for selecting text and how to print from Terminal on your Mac.

How to export or print a text conversation from iPhone

Select All Texts in Messages on iPhone

There may be reasons that you want to save, export, or print a text conversation from your iPhone. It could be for a court appearance, pending complaint, other legal matter, or backup for future reference. And even though you may back up Messages on iPhone, there could be a particular conversation you want to be sure to capture.

Here, we’ll show you various ways to export or save your conversation which in turn can allow you to print it from your iPhone or computer.

How to increase the text size on your Apple Watch

Apple Watch Large Text for Apps

If you’re new to Apple Watch or just bought one as a gift for a loved one, it’s a wonderful wearable. You can check your emails, reply to text messages, keep track of your activity, and so much more. However, the small screen can take some getting used to.

You can check out various Accessibility features, make your icons bigger, and use Taptic Time if you have a hard time seeing some items on the screen. But if you simply want the text to be a bit larger, it’s a simple adjustment. Here, we’ll show you how to increase the text size on your Apple Watch.

How to create Font Book Collections and Smart Collections on Mac

Font Book Collection Mac

If you work on different projects where you want or need to use specific text styles, the Font Book installed on your Mac is your go-to tool. With it, you can find and use fonts you didn’t know existed. Plus you can install additional fonts and disable those you never use.

Another terrific feature of the Font Book is the ability to create Collections. Collections let you group fonts together for easy access. So if you need them for a Keynote presentation or Pages document, as examples, they are just a few clicks away.

Additionally, you can set up Smart Collections in the Font Book. Like Smart Albums in Photos and Smart Folders in Finder, Smart Collections group fonts based on criteria you set up. This gives you an effortless way to create collections automatically.

Here, we’ll show you how to create a font Collection and a Smart Collection in the Font Book on your Mac.

How to capture a screenshot of a whole text thread on iPhone

PicSew Screenshot Stitching on iPhone

Do you need to get a single shot of entire conversation in Messages? Maybe it’s for something important like a court appearance or perhaps you want to save a backup just in case you need it down the road.

You can certainly scour the App Store for tools. But we took the work out of that for you. Here, we’ll show you how to screenshot a whole text conversation with a screenshot stitching tool called Picsew.

Tips to make your Mac screen easier to read or see

System Preferences Accessibility Display Settings

Are there times when you sit down to work on your Mac and struggle to see items on the screen? Whether it’s the app icons on your desktop, text in emails or webpages, or simply your mouse pointer, there are ways to improve your screen space.

You should never have to strain to read or see what’s on your computer screen. So, we’ll show you several adjustments you can make to improve your Mac experience.

How to respond with text to FaceTime calls on iPad

FaceTime Call on iPad Respond with Text

You can set up your iPhone to respond to phone calls with a text if you’re unable to answer. This is a good way to acknowledge the call and let the caller know that you’ll get back to them later, ask them to email you, or numerous other things. But what if you’re using your iPad when a call comes in?

Just like the Phone app on iPhone, the FaceTime app on iPad allows you to set up Respond with Text. You can create one or more text responses and then send the one you want if you’re unable to answer the call. Here, we’ll show you how to set up Respond with Text in FaceTime on iPad.

How to change the font size and style on Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon Kindle with Reading Glasses

If there’s one thing you can appreciate with an eReader instead of a physical book it’s the ability to change the display. With a physical book, you’re stuck with the size and style of the text just the way it is. But with a reader like Kindle Paperwhite, you can put away your reading glasses because you can make the text the size you want it. And this short tutorial shows you how.

How to use quick styles to format text in Notes on iPhone

Use Quick Styles in Notes on iPhone on Table

The Notes app has seen its share of updates over time and with iOS 14, it received another improvement. You can use the "quick styles" gesture to change the font to bold, italics, a heading, or a title.

Of course, you had the ability to change the text in Notes on iPhone before, but now you can do it faster than ever. Here’s how to use quick styles in Notes on iPhone.

How to stop your AirPods from announcing incoming messages

Notifications Announce Messages with Siri Enabled on iPhone

If you use your AirPods frequently and for a good amount of time, then you’ve probably experienced some interruptions. Yes, you’re relaxing to a classical tune or in the middle of a riveting podcast episode and boom, Siri starts reading a text message you received.

Having Siri read your messages to you while wearing your AirPods can be convenient, especially if you’re waiting for one. But it can also be annoying if you are listening to music, an audiobook, or something else that gets abruptly interrupted by an unimportant message. Luckily, you can stop your AirPods from announcing incoming text messages and here’s how.

How to select, delete, and add space in text on iPad with Apple Pencil

Scribble Apple Pencil iPad Delete Text

If you’re someone who still enjoys jotting down notes with a pen and paper, then you probably jumped on the Apple Pencil bandwagon for iPad. This means you can continue to use your favorite method of capturing notes while taking advantage of digital note-taking apps and easy ways to save, send, and share those notes.

With iPadOS 14 and Scribble, you can manipulate text in more ways with Apple Pencil. We’ve already shown you how to copy and paste handwriting as typed text. But you can also select and delete text as well as add space between words, sentences, or paragraphs and here’s how.