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How Access File Shares on Windows Computers from Your Mac

If you allow a Windows PC to access your Snow Leopard files, you’ll also probably want to putter around with files on a Windows PC. Accessing files on Windows computers relies on the Samba component [more…]

How to Use FTP to Access Files on a Mac

One way to give others access to your files is to run an FTP server on your Mac. Mac OS X Snow Leopard comes with an FTP server built in, so you just have to activate it. You might wonder why you’d use [more…]

How to Create an E-mail Group on Mac with Snow Leopard

You might want to organize your Mac e-mail contacts into groups so you can send e-mail to everyone in a group with a single click. The Snow Leopard Address Book makes it easy to create an e-mail group, [more…]

How to Enable File Sharing on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

You can use Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Spotlight feature to look for matching items on other Macs on your network, but only if those remote Macs are configured correctly. To allow another Mac running Mac [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 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…]

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 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 Printing and Fax Preferences

Mac OS X Snow Leopard lets you change printing and fax preferences to meet your needs. To access these settings, click the gear icon on the Dock. When the System Preferences panel opens, choose Print & [more…]

How to Change Snow Leopard’s Sound Preferences

Mac OS X Snow Leopard offers Sound settings that you can control. You access them by clicking the gear icon on the Dock and the clicking Sound. To set the overall system audio volume, drag the Output Volume [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard’s MobileMe Settings

MobilMe is Mac’s application for synchronizing all of your gadgets: your iPhone, Mac, PC and iPod touch. You can set your MobileMe options on Internet and Network section of the System Preferences panel [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard’s Network Preferences

If you run your Mac on a network, you need to be able to control your network preferences. Snow Leopard lets you change settings for an Ethernet network, your modem, FireWire, and Airport on the Network [more…]

How to Change Bluetooth Preferences in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

If your Mac has Bluetooth hardware available, the Bluetooth group appears in your System Preferences. If you don’t have Bluetooth hardware, you’ll be blissfully unaware of the existence of this group because [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard Sharing Preferences

If you share your Mac with other users, you will be glad to know you can access sharing preferences that determine who has access to what. For example, you can share files printers, and even the screen [more…]

How to Change Snow Leopard’s Accounts Preferences

Mac’s System Preferences pane, which you access by clicking the gear icon on the Dock, lets you manage your Accounts. Each user on your system has an entry in the Accounts list. The panes and settings [more…]

How to Change Your Mac’s Date and Time

Mac OS X Snow Leopard offers the Date and Time Preferences in the System Preferences panel. You can set your Mac to announce the time on the hour or you can choose to let Mac change the time automatically [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard’s Speech Preferences

Snow Leopard’s speech settings let you set preferences for how Mac recognizes speech, and what commands it can understand. Not only that, Snow Leopard can read the screen to you. To access Speech Preferences [more…]


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