Mac OS X Snow Leopard

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How to Find Help with Mac OS X Snow Leopard

One of the best features about all Macs is the excellent built-in help, and Mac OS X Snow Leopard doesn’t cheat you on that legacy: This system has online help in abundance. When you have a question about [more…]

How to Print a Document on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Setting up a printer for your Mac OS X Snow Leopard is as easy as plugging it into one of your Mac’s USB ports. The steps required to print a document are just as straightforward. To print from within [more…]

How to Burn a CD on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Mac OS X Snow Leopard offers a built-in CD recording feature that allows you to burn a standard data CD-ROM that can hold up to approximately 660MB of files and folders, and can be read on both Macs and [more…]

How to Create an Alias in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

A Snow Leopard alias acts as a link to an application or document that actually exists elsewhere on your system. You can create your own aliases in a number of ways — all of them easy. [more…]

How to Work with Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Windows

After you open a Mac window, you can do more than just scroll around the screen. Snow Leopard lets you minimize, move, resize, and switch windows. Follow the steps in this demonstration to learn how to [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard Appearance Settings

Snow Leopard’s System Preferences window is the personalization section of the operating system, where you can customize the appearance and operation of your Desktop and login account. The Appearance group [more…]

How to Set Desktop and Screen Saver Preferences in Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard lets you personalize just about anything you can imagine on your Mac, including your desktop and screensaver. You access this group of settings by clicking the System Preferences icon on the [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard’s Dock Preferences

Snow Leopard lets you personalize the Dock by modifying its size, its position on the screen, and more. To access the Dock Preferences settings, you open System Preferences by clicking the gear icon on [more…]

How to Change Snow Leopard’s Exposé and Spaces Preferences

Mac OS X Snow Leopard enables you to personalize Exposé and Dashboard settings. You can use Exposé to view all the application windows that you’re using at one time so that you can select a new active [more…]

How to Set Snow Leopard’s Language & Text preferences

Mac OS X Snow Leopard lets you control the fonts and languages of the text that appears on your screen. To change your text and language settings, open System Preferences by clicking the gear icon on the [more…]

How to Change Snow Leopard’s Search Preferences

Spotlight is Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s searching application. You can customize how Spotlight searches and the results it displays. To access search preferences, open System Preferences by clicking the gear [more…]

How to Change Snow Leopard’s CD and DVD Preferences

In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, you have control over hardware settings. For example, you can specify what happens when you load a CD or DVD. CD and DVD preferences are located in system Preferences. [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard Display Preferences

The Displays preferences on Mac OX S control the resolutions of graphics on your Mac and calibrate the colors you see on your monitor. To access these settings, you open System Preferences by clicking [more…]

How to Change Mac Snow Leopard Energy Saver Preferences

Snow Leopard lets you change energy usage settings by accessing System Preferences, choosing the Hardware group, and then clicking Energy Settings. Mac offers settings for desktops and settings for laptops [more…]

How to Change Mac’s Keyboard and Mouse Preferences

Mac OS X Snow Leopard gives you control over your keyboard preferences and how your mouse functions. Setting these preferences can help you get your system working just right for you. You Access these [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 Change Mac Snow Leopard’s Universal Access Preferences

Mac OS X lets you specify Universal Access settings via the system Preferences pane, which you open by clicking the gear icon on the Dock. These settings modify the display and sound functions within Mac [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…]

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…]

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