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macOS User Guide
- Work across devices using Continuity
- Use iPhone as a webcam
- Use iPhone with Desk View
- Stream audio and video with AirPlay
- Use one keyboard and mouse to control Mac and iPad
- Hand off between devices
- Unlock your Mac with Apple Watch
- Make and receive phone calls on your Mac
- Sync music, books, and more between devices
- What is Family Sharing?
- Set up Family Sharing
- Add a user or group
- Set up Screen Time for a child
- Share purchases with your family
- Watch and listen together with SharePlay
- Share a Photo Library
- Collaborate on projects
- Find content shared with you
- Find your family and friends
- Play games with your friends
- Resources for your Mac
- Resources for your Apple devices
Detect dates, contacts, and more in documents on Mac
Many apps automatically detect data (such as dates, locations, or phone numbers) that can be used in other apps, such as Calendar or Contacts; some apps may even suggest new events or contacts based on the data. For some apps, you can turn data detection on or off.
In an app on your Mac, open a document, then choose Edit > Substitutions > Data Detectors (a checkmark shows it’s on).
Move the pointer over a phone number, email address, street address, date, or time anywhere in the text.
Click the arrow in the box that outlines the data, then choose a command from the pop-up menu.
You can also force click the outlined information.
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