How to use Mac Dictionary

How to Use Mac Dictionary ‘One Click’ – Tutorial

How to use Mac DictionaryHave you ever been reading through an article only to stumble across a word you don’t understand. You swiftly skim across it but as you read on you begin to realise that the word was paramount to understanding the rest of the article….?

Well I have, anyway with the latest softwares updates Mac OS X has creatively provided a solution to this sometimes embarrassing situation with their ‘One click Mac dictionary.’

One click dictionary allows you to instantly check the definition of any word by -you’ve guessed it- simple clicking on it.

Here are the simple steps on how to use Mac dictionary and activate your instant ‘one click’…

1.) So your reading an article on the internet and want to learn more about a word – call on the one click dictionary definitions! To bring it up simply hover your mouse courser over the word in question and right click.

2.) A mini drop down menu will appear, select the option ‘Look Up in Dictionary.’

3.) Your clever Mac OS X will immediately open your personal Dictionary and locate the exact meaning of the word highlighted.

So next time you are reading the news and you trip upon the word ‘Baffy’, with one right click you will discover that it is not a fictional character that beats up blood sucking angry vampires, but in fact a wooden deep-faced golf club used to give the golf ball some loft…

Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker

Chef Author at MacNerdy.com
Hi I'm Sophie, Chef Author at Macnerdy.com I'm a self proclaimed Mac Nerd and try and make it my job to know the latest tips and tricks for my readers. So whether you are a budding Mac geek, or a full blown enthusiast, I hope my guides can get you through smoothly 🙂
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Hi I'm Sophie, Chef Author at Macnerdy.com I'm a self proclaimed Mac Nerd and try and make it my job to know the latest tips and tricks for my readers. So whether you are a budding Mac geek, or a full blown enthusiast, I hope my guides can get you through smoothly :)