IN THIS CHAPTER
Crunching numbers with Calculator
Plumbing High Sierra’s innards
Doing much, much more …
macOS High Sierra comes with a plethora of useful utilities that make using your computer more pleasant or make you more productive when you use your computer or both. In this chapter, I give you a glimpse of the ones that aren’t covered elsewhere in this book.
The first item, Calculator, is in your Applications folder; all the other items in this chapter are in your Utilities folder, inside your Applications folder (or use the Utilities folder’s keyboard shortcut, ⌘ +Shift+U).
Need to do some quick math? The Calculator application gives you a simple calculator with all the basic number-crunching functions found in a pocket calculator. To use it, you can either click the keys with the mouse or type numbers and operators (math symbols such as +, –, and =) using the number keys on your keyboard (or numeric keypad, if you have one). Calculator also offers a paper tape (Window ⇒ Show Paper Tape) to track your computations — and, if you want, ...