I’d be lying if I told you that I love performing a Google search and finding in the results multiple prospects to answer my questions. In this case, I catch myself clicking each of the promising site links only to find that it didn’t provide the answer I was looking for.
Luckily, Apple’s OS X and macOS provide a beautiful solution that allows you to save time and headaches.
To begin, go to: > System Preferences > Trackpad
With “Look up & data detectors” selected, you can navigate Google search results (for example) and get a pop-up preview of each page without leaving the results page. Also, you can tap with three fingers on any word within a web page or most apps/programs to look up definitions.
Until next time, start practicing this trackpad shortcut and the others within trackpad preferences. Some shortcuts can be customized to your liking. For example, you can change your “right click/menu” shortcut as seen below: