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How to Use FTP from Terminal to Transfer Mac Files

You can use FTP to transfer files from your Mac OS X Snow Leopard computer with an FTP server by using the command-line interface (CLI); to use the CLI, open a Terminal, or shell, session. To use a Terminal [more…]

How to Use Mac Snow Leopard’s Printer Browser

The Printer Browser is where you control your printer activities. It runs automatically whenever it’s needed by Snow Leopard, but you can always summon it by clicking the plus sign [more…]

How to Open and Use Snow Leopard’s iDisk

With a MobileMe account active, iDisk is available and provides you with extra storage. To see how much storage you’re using and to configure access to your Public folder, open System Preferences, click [more…]

How to Choose a Number Format in Your Numbers Spreadsheet

Snow Leopard’s Numbers application offers plenty of formatting options for the data in your spreadsheet. After you enter data into a cell, row, or column, you may need to format it before it appears correctly [more…]

How to Align Cell Text in Snow Leopard’s Numbers Application

In Mac OS X Snow Leopard you use the Numbers program to create spreadsheets. After you have data filled into the columns and cells, you can change the alignment of text in the selected cells. [more…]

How to Add Shading to Cells in a Numbers Spreadsheet

Snow Leopard’s Numbers application lets you add shading to cells. Shading the contents of a cell, row, or column is helpful when your spreadsheet contains subtotals or logical divisions. Follow these steps [more…]

How to Insert and Delete Rows and Columns in a Numbers Spreadsheet

After you set up your Snow Leopard Numbers spreadsheet you may want to add columns or rows. Even if you’re several pages into your data entry, adding or deleting columns and rows is not a problem. You [more…]

How to Create Formulas in a Snow Leopard Numbers Spreadsheet

In Snow Leopard’s Numbers application you use formulas — equations that calculate values based on the contents of cells you specify in your spreadsheet. For example, if you designate cell A1 of a Numbers [more…]

How to Create a Chart with Numbers Data

Sometimes you need to display data in chart form. Snow Leopard’s Numbers application gives you the ability to use the data you add to a spreadsheet to generate a professional-looking chart. Follow these [more…]

How to Create a Presentation in Snow Leopard’s Keynote Application

Keynote is Snow Leopard's presentation application. With it you can create slide presentations. As with the other applications in the iWork ’09 suite, Keynote begins the document creation process with [more…]

How to Use Keynote in Snow Leopard

Keynote is the presentation application offered by Mac OS X Snow Leopard. With it you can create slide shows and present slide shows. The main screen provides access to its major functions. Launch the [more…]

How to Add Slides to a Keynote Presentation

Keynote creates a single Title slide when you first create a project, but not many presentations are complete with just a single slide. Snow Leopard provides you with many ways to add slides to your presentation [more…]

How to Work with Keynote’s Text and Graphics Boxes

When you create a presentation in Snow Leopard’s Keynote application, all the text within your first Title slide appears within boxes. Keynote uses boxes to manipulate text and graphics. You can resize [more…]

How to Add, Edit, and Format Slide Text in Keynote

Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Keynote application allows you to add, edit, and format text on your presentation slides. For example, double-click in a box with the text [more…]

Using Notes in Your Keynote Presentation

Mac OS X Snow Leopard makes it easy to make notes for a presentation. When you create a presentation in Keynote, you can type text notes in the Notes pane. For example you can use them for displaying alternate [more…]

How to Add Media to Your Keynote Presentation

The Keynote application included with Mac OS X Snow Leopard is great for making slide presentations. And adding audio, photos, and movies to a slide is drag-and-drop easy in Keynote. Simply drag an image [more…]

How to Add a Background Shape to a Keynote Slide

Mac OS X Snow Leopard makes creating a slide presentation easy, using Keynote. As you format your slide, remember that text often stands out on a slide when it sits on top of a background shape. Adding [more…]

How to Print Your Keynote Slides and Notes

When you give a presentation you created in Snow Leopard’s Keynote application, you may not always want to print handouts. However, if you’re presenting a lengthy slideshow with plenty of information that [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard’s Time Machine Preferences

Time Machine is a Mac OS X Snow Leopard application designed to make backups easy. To change Time Machine settings, open System Preferences by clicking the gear icon on the Dock then open the Time Machine [more…]

How to Create a New Pages Document in Mac Snow Leopard

Pages is Snow Leopard’s Desktop Publishing application. Every visual masterpiece starts somewhere, and with Pages, the first stop in creating your document is the Template Chooser window. To create a new [more…]

How to Open an Existing Pages Document in Mac Snow Leopard

Pages is Snow Leopard’s Desktop Publishing application. There are two ways to open an existing Pages document. You can always open a Pages document from a Finder window by double-clicking the document [more…]

How to Enter and Edit Text in Snow Leopard's Pages

Pages is the Desktop Publishing application that comes with Snow Leopard. If you’ve used a modern word processing program on any computer — including “freebies” such as TextEdit on a Mac or WordPad on [more…]

How to Work in Mac Snow Leopard’s Pages Application

Mac OS X Snow Leopard offers the Pages application for desktop publishing. Although it can be used like a word-processing program, it has many additional features that make creating attractive documents [more…]

How to Format Text in Mac Snow Leopard’s Pages Application

The Pages application offered by Mac OS X Snow Leopard meets all of your desktop publishing needs. If you feel that some (or all) of the text in your Pages document needs a facelift, you can format that [more…]

How to Add a Table to a Mac Snow Leopard Pages Document

As you work in your desktop publishing document, you may discover that you want a table to dispaly data more efficiently. Snow Leopard makes it easy to insert and format a table in your Pages document. [more…]

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