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How to Add Photos to a Mac Snow Leopard Pages Document

Snow Leopard’s Pages application is more than just a word processor. You can add photos and use Pages tools to manipulate, or resize the image as necessary. [more…]

How to Add a Background Shape to a Mac Snow Leopard Pages Document

In Pages, the Mac OS X Snow Leopard desktop publishing application, you can add shapes as a background and superimpose text over it. To add a shape (such as a rectangle or circle) as a background for your [more…]

How to Check Spelling in a Mac Snow Leopard Pages Document

A spelling error can ruin the effect of even a well-designed document. Pages — the Mac OS X Snow Leopard desktop publishing application — can check spelling as you type [more…]

How to Print a Mac Snow Leopard Pages Document

After you have created, formatted, and spellchecked your Pages document, you may want to print it. You can print your Pages document on real paper, of course, but don’t forget that you can also save a [more…]

How to Share Your Finished Mac Snow Leopard Pages Document

You don’t have to print your finished pages document to share it with others. Snow Leopard lets you distribute your Pages document electronically in a number of ways. All you need to share you Pages document [more…]

How to Create a Spreadsheet in Mac Snow Leopard

Numbers is the application included with Mac OS X Snow Leopard that lets you create and use spreadsheets, which organize and calculate numbers by using a grid system of rows and columns. Numbers ships [more…]

How to Open an Existing Mac Snow Leopard Spreadsheet File

Snow Leopard provides Numbers, an application you can use to create and work with spreadsheets. If a Numbers document appears in a Finder window, you can just double-click the document icon to open it; [more…]

How to Save a Mac Snow Leopard Spreadsheet

If you’re not a huge fan of retyping data a second time, save your Mac OS X spreadsheets often (just in case of a power failure or a co-worker’s mistake). Follow these steps to save your spreadsheet to [more…]

How to Use Services to Share Program Capabilities in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the Services application allows you to merge information from one application with another. Services can also include functionality from an application, so you can create new [more…]

How to Start Mac Applications Automatically after Login

Mac OS X Snow Leopard lets you configure multiple user accounts. Each account can have its own selection of applications that run automatically when that user logs in. These applications are Login Items [more…]

How to Use Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Address Book

In early versions of Mac OS X, the Address Book appeared only when you asked for it within Mail. In Snow Leopard, however, the Address Book appears in the Dock and is available whenever you need it. Although [more…]

How to Print Contacts from Mac OS X Snow Leopard's Address Book

If you want to print contacts from your Mac Address Book, you can choose from two different formats. By default, Address Book prints on standard U.S. letter-size paper [more…]

How to Create a New iWeb Site in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

When you open Mac OS x Snow Leopard's iWeb application for the first time, it creates a new Web site for you. You can rename and modify this default site to your heart’s content. In fact many people create [more…]

How to Add a New iWeb Page to Your Mac OS X Snow Leopard Web Site

Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s iWeb application makes it easy to add pages to your Web site. For example, you might want to add Photo and About Me pages to a new site. After you add them, you can edit them. [more…]

How to Edit Text on an iWeb Page in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

If you have an iWeb Web site, you’ll want to personalize your pages with your own information. Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s iWeb makes editing your page easy. To begin editing a page, click it in the Site Organizer [more…]

How to Change Images on Your iWeb Site

After you create your Web site and fill it with pages using iWeb — Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Web site creation and editing application — you can easily replace or resize images. If your page includes photographs [more…]

How to Check Your Mac’s Performance with Activity Monitor

Mac Snow Leopard offers an application called the Activity Monitor, which is designed to show you just how hard your CPU, hard drives, network equipment, and memory modules are working behind the scenes [more…]

How to Crop Photos in iPhoto

With iPhoto, you can remove unwanted portions of an image by cropping with iPhoto’s image editing tools. The first step in any editing job is to select the image you want to fix in the Viewer. Then click [more…]

How to Create a Photo Book with iPhoto 09

Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes iPhoto 09 for all your image needs. iPhoto’s Book mode lets you design and print a high-quality bound photo book based on the images in an iPhoto album. After you format [more…]

How to Import Video Clips into iMovie

iMovie is a great way to create your own movies from your Mac, but it won't do the filming for you. You have to import the video you record with a digital video camera or camcorder. Here’s the drill if [more…]

How to Add Narration to Your iMovie Project

With iMovie, Mac's movie creation and editing application, you can add voiceover narration to your iMovie project. In fact, you can record your voice while you watch your movie playing, allowing perfect [more…]

How to Add Clips to Your iMovie Project

iMovie is Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s movie creation and editing software. You can add clips to your iMovie project via the Project pane, which displays the media you’ve added to your project so far, allowing [more…]

How to Edit iMovie Clips in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

After you add clips to your iMovie project, you may need to edit them. If a clip has extra seconds of footage at the beginning or end, you don’t want that superfluous stuff in your masterpiece. The iMovie [more…]

How to Add Titles to Your iMovie Project

With Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s iMovie application, you can complete your movie project by adding titles. iMovie offers a Titles Browser; you’ll find it by clicking the Title button [more…]

How to Access Movie Info in QuickTime on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes QuickTime as its media player. QuickTime contains information about your media files. To see more information about the files that you’re playing, ask the expert: QuickTime [more…]


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