Mac OS X Snow Leopard

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How to Hide or Show Snow Leopard's Status Bar and Toolbar

That strip of icons across the top of Snow Leopard’s Finder window is called the toolbar. Mac OS X Snow Leopard lets you show it or hide it — if you want more screen space [more…]

How to Customize the Toolbar in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

The toolbar at the top of the Mac OS X Snow Leopard screen gives you one-click access to many basic tasks. You can customize the icons that appear on Mac’s toolbar to facilitate your work style and preferences [more…]

Advanced Searching with Mac OS X Snow Leopard's Find Dialog

The Search box on Mac’s toolbar is all you usually need to find most files and folders. For additional options, Mac OS X Snow Leopard lets you add the Find controls, which you can use to create custom [more…]

How to Change List View Options in Mac OS X Snow Leopard's Windows

In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the List view displays the folders on the volume hierarchically, but List view options give you control over details like the size of columns and whether to set the list view [more…]

How to Change Column View Options in Mac OS X Snow Leopard Windows

In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, each column on the right represents a lower level of subfolders. To make changes to view options in column view mode, choose View [more…]

How to Use Mac OS X Snow Leopard's Help Viewer Window

If you start having problems with Mac OS X Snow Leopard, your first line of defense is the Help Viewer. To display the Help Viewer from the Finder menu, click Help and choose Mac Help, or press the Command+ [more…]

How to Find Help for Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Although the Help Viewer can take care of just about any question that you might have about the basic controls and features of Mac OS X Snow Leopard, you might also want to turn to other forms of help [more…]

How to Customize the Finder in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

You can change a number of Snow Leopard’s Finder settings for things like what and where to search and how the Finder window opens. To change these settings, from the Finder menu, click Finder and choose [more…]

What Are Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Hub Applications?

At the heart of your digital hub is your Macintosh and Mac OS X Snow Leopard. To use and manipulate all the data that arrives at your Mac, your computer needs software, which provides instructions on what [more…]

How to Use the Mac Snow Leopard’s Go Menu

The Finder in Mac OS X Snow Leopard has a Go menu that lets you jump immediately to specific spots within your own system, on your network, or on the Internet. The destinations that you can travel to using [more…]

How to Delete Files in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

It's a good idea to clean up your Mac from time to time by getting rid of files you no longer need. In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the familiar Macintosh Trashcan, to the right of the Dock, is where you put [more…]

How to Use Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Menu Bar

You use the Mac menu bar to access all sorts of information about your Mac. Depending on your hardware, Mac OS X Snow Leopard installs several menu bar icons. The Volume icon is always there by default [more…]

How to Protect Your Privacy Online with Safari in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Even Mac users sometimes need to take steps to protect their privacy. Snow Leopard lets you protect Safari against both outside intrusion from the Internet and from prying eyes around your Mac. Protecting [more…]

An Overview of iPhoto on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Macintosh has been the choice of professional photographers for working with digital images. Apple continues this tradition with iPhoto, Snow Leopard’s photography tool for the home user that can help [more…]

How to Uninstall Applications from Mac OS X Snow Leopard

You might no longer need an application, or maybe you need to remove it to upgrade to a new version or to reinstall it. Mac OS X Snow Leopard doesn’t have an Add or Remove Programs utility for uninstalling [more…]

How to View Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s System Information

If you need information about your hardware or to find out precisely what hardware is installed in your Mac, Apple provides Mac OS X Snow Leopard with an all-in-one hardware and software display tool, [more…]

How to Add Icons to the Dock in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Dock functions as your command center. As such, it had better be easy to customize, and naturally, Mac OS X doesn’t let you down. You can add your own applications, files, and folders [more…]

How to Cut, Copy, and Paste in Pages for Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Pages is the desktop publishing application included with Mac OS X Snow Leopard. As with most word-processing applications, Pages lets you cut, copy, and paste any part of your document to improve the [more…]

How to Navigate and Select Cells in a Numbers Spreadsheet

After you create a spreadsheet in Numbers — the spreadsheet program offered by Mac OS X Snow Leopard — you need know how to get to the cell where you want to enter your data. You can use the scroll bars [more…]

How to Set Up Your Printer with Mac OS X Snow Leopard

After you connect your computer and printer with a compatible cable, provide a power source for your printer, and install the software for your printer, you’re ready to configure your Mac Snow Leopard [more…]

Methods to Remotely Log In to a Snow Leopard Server

The Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server provides several different ways to log on and manage the server from another computer, including from Windows and Linux computers. With all these methods, there’s nothing [more…]

Common Port Numbers for Snow Leopard Server Services

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server’s unique services have some unique port numbers. Here are some of the more common default port numbers for configuring firewalls and router port-forwarding. [more…]

Snow Leopard Server Keyboard Tips for Windows Users

There are several keyboard and mouse actions that you use frequently in Snow Leopard Server’s administration tools. Mac users may be familiar with these techniques, but they may be new to Windows users [more…]

Key Snow Leopard Server Information to Save

The Mac OS X Server Installation & Setup Worksheet that comes with Snow Leopard software has space for information regarding every possible configuration, but it's really long. Here’s the core information [more…]

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Snow Leopard Server packs a lot of punch in a small package. There’s a lot to keep track of, even when you have Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server For Dummies [more…]

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