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How to Use Leopards Spotlight as a Calculator

How to Use Leopards Spotlight as a Calculator

Posted October 27, 2007 at 6:04pm by iClarified · 13801 views
Mac OS X Spotlight can now be used as a calculator. This is a quick shortcut that can save you a lot of time. Follow these steps to try it:

Step One
Press Command+Space on your keyboard.

Step Two
Notice a spotlight search field will appear at the top right hand corner of your screen.
How to Use Leopards Spotlight as a Calculator

Step Three
Instead of typing in a search term, type in an equation you would like to calculate.

Step Four
The spotlight popup window will expand lower to show you the answer to your equation.
How to Use Leopards Spotlight as a Calculator

Step Five
Click the line with the answer and the full calculator application will open.
How to Use Leopards Spotlight as a Calculator

Step Six
You can hide Spotlight by pressing Command+Space again.
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J - October 31, 2007 at 8:33am
Wouldnt it be nice if it opened it with the solution? How hard would this be to mod on our own?
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