Category: typing

How to Turn Off Auto-Capitalization of Words on Mac

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The latest versions of MacOS default to automatically capitalizing new words at the start of a sentence, similar to iOS and iPadOS. For example, if you end one sentence with a period and start another, the first word will be capitalized. In addition, other words will automatically capitalize when typed o the Mac too, including proper names, states, and countries.

If you do not want the Mac to automatically capitalize words for you, you can turn this feature off for typing on a Mac.

How to Disable Automatic Capitalization of Words in macOS

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How to Type Straight Quotes on iPad

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Want to stop iPad typing curly quotes so that you can use ASCII friendly straight quotes instead? You may have noticed that iPad defaults to typing curly quotation marks rather than straight quotation marks, this can be particularly problematic for anyone trying to do scripting, programming, shell work, remote administration, or anything else that requires precise syntax and the usage of straight quotes rather than curly quotes.

This article will show how to type straight quotes on the iPad rather than curly quotes. And yes this applies to all iPad models…

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