New gestures in Mountain Lion

tech-tricksIf you’ve downloaded Mountain Lion, the newest version of Mac OS X, then you’ll probably be eager to find out what the new gestures and shortcuts are.


Here’s a few of them:

  • You can open Dictation by pressing the function key twice in a row.
  • If you tap the trackpad with three fingers, then you can preview any type of file – although only files that work in the Quick Look preview.
  • Swipe back and forward with two fingers to navigate within apps.
  • Look up words in the dictionary by tapping with three fingers.
  • You can use “save as” if you hold the option key when you’re in the File menu.


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