Tips & Tricks

Holding Option actually lets you get to more options in the menu bar, as well as in the menus themselves. For example, the Restart…, Shut Down… and so on options in the Apple menu are followed by an ellipses to indicate that they’ll bring up a dialogue when selected, but if you hold Option when clicking them, you can skip this dialogue and immediately perform the action.
Hold Option while looking through other menus and you’ll see more options change, such as ‘Add Link’ becoming ‘Remove Link’ in Mail. Similarly, try holding Option while clicking the Bluetooth or Wi-Fi icons in the menu bar to see more details and options for your connections.

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