Kill the Dock

Have you ever had the Dock in OS X to freeze up? Did you know you can restart it by using a simple terminal command?
Just go to the terminal app and type in killall -KILL Dock at the prompt. The dock will disappear and reappear in a couple of seconds.

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Zooming Reset

My browser window (Safari) always gets zoomed in and I always forget the key command to reset it. So this post is mainly a reminder for myself. If you happen to come across this post and it helps you then great! Thanks for reading my post.

On most all of the latest version of Browsers ( Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Opera) on Mac OS X  is simple to reset.

If you do a key combo of ?(command key)  +  0 (zero key) that should reset your browser zoom level back to 100%.

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Software Tricks I find Useful

I have a never ending list of useful  shortcuts, tips, and tricks I use a lot. Today I wanted to share a couple of useful tips & shortcuts I find useful.

 

In Sublime Text

Wrap Text in a Tag
To wrap selected text in a tag, just hit Ctrl-Shift-W and type your tag.

Sublime Text 3 CheatSheet
http://www.cheatography.com/martinprins/cheat-sheets/sublime-text-3-osx/

In Photoshop

Zoom Document  to 100%
Cmd + 1 zooms the document to 100%

Change Brush Size Quickly: By http://photoshopsecrets.tumblr.com/
On a Mac, select the Brush tool, hold ctrl + alt, then click and drag up and down to change hardness and left and right to change size.
You can also press [ and ] to change size, and shift + [ and ] to change hardness.

Duplicate Layer by http://photoshopsecrets.tumblr.com/
? + up/down/left/right arrows duplicate the selected layer 1px in that direction.