- Secret 1: Share from TextEdit
- Secret 2: Hide Notification Center for a Day
- Secret 3: Use Punctuation with Dictation
- Secret 4: Tweet from Notification Center
- Secret 5: Pin Your Notes to the Desktop
- Secret 6: Set a Photo Booth Image as Your Twitter Profile Picture
- Secret 7: Keep an Eye on Your Calendar with Notifications
Secret 4: Tweet from Notification Center
Notification Center is on the right side of your desktop, always there with a list of your recent notifications when you click the Notification icon. But you can also use it to interact with Twitter, quickly sending a tweet without having to open a Twitter client or log into Twitter on the Web.
If you haven't already done it, set up your Twitter account in your settings under Mail, Contacts & Calendars. Now choose Notifications in your settings. In the left column, find the listing called Share Button and select it. On the right side of the settings, check the Show Share Button in Notification Center checkbox (see Figure 3). Make sure the Sort Notification Center pop-up menu is set to Manually.
Figure 3 Notification Settings for the Twitter Share button.
On the left side of the dialog, click-and-drag the Share Button to the top of the list to make it appear at the top of your Notification Center.
Close your settings. Click the Notification icon at upper right on your screen. A Click to Tweet button now appears at the top of Notification Center. To tweet, click that button and type your message (see Figure 4).
Figure 4 Send a tweet directly from Notification Center.