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Apple Popup Dictionary
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
- I've been using the Dictionary shortcut on my laptop since it was introduced in Mountain Lion. The three-finger-tap (tap, not click) shortcut on the trackpad is indispensable when you need to get the definition or a synonym up a word. (You can alternatively right click and select “Look up” from the context menu.) In the most recent OS X update, Apple changed the display a little. If you've never seen it before, it looks something like this:
Today I discovered something new the lookup shortcut can do. They've added a preview of any web link:
Thanks to John Gruber for using words like “parsimonious” I had the opportunity to discover this.