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Lesson 4. Introduction to Mac OS X Appli... > Learn the Key Features of Mac OS X A...

Learn the Key Features of Mac OS X Applications

Text Edit

Open Word docs and save as Word docs

To save a TextEdit file as a Word document

Find and replace words or phrases

Paste in copied text to match the existing text

Use your favorite text styles easily

To create your own favorite style

Complete your word automatically

Standard Mac OS X application features

Tabs and indents

TextEdit is integrated with

New in Tiger's TextEdit (see pages 201–206)

Mail

Check your Dock icon

Create mailboxes to organize your mail

Filter your incoming mail

Delete junk mail without ever seeing it!

Add signatures to your messages

To use a signature, put the menu in your message window

Use the standard Mac OS X application features

Mail is integrated with

New in Tiger Mail (see pages 184–197)

Address Book

Make and edit new cards

Search

Designate your own card

Customize one card or all cards

Create group mailing lists

To prevent everyone's address from appearing in everyone else's email

Print in a variety of ways

Backup your entire digital database

Address Book is integrated with

New in Tiger's Address Book (see pages 198–200)

Safari

Make a quick web address change

Find a word or phrase on the current page

Fill in online forms and passwords automatically

Quickly enlarge or reduce text

Block pop-up windows!

SnapBack to a results page or other page

Tabbed browsing

Bookmarks

Safari is integrated with

New in Tiger's Safari (see pages 223–226)

iCal

Create multiple calendars

Create events

Preferences

Detach the Info drawer

Create a To Do list

Publish your calendar

Subscribe to calendars

iCal is integrated with

New in Tiger's iCal (see pages 218–222)

iChat

Set up iChat

Create a Buddy List

Add or change a Buddy's photo

Chat with one other person

Save a hard copy transcript of your chat

Chat with a group of people

Exchange files

Limit your availability

Audio chat

Video chat

iChat is integrated with

New in Tiger's iChat (see pages 343–349)

iTunes

Import songs

Tune in to visual effects

Create a Playlist

Create a Smart Playlist

Burn a CD of your own collection

Share the wealth

Adjust the sound

Buy music

Download album art

Print a CD insert

iTunes is integrated with

New in Tiger

Preview

Open an image or folder of images

Rotate, reduce, or enlarge the view

Save as another format

Preview is integrated with

New in Tiger's Preview (see pages 208–217)

Font Book

Preview fonts you haven't installed

Install fonts

Preview fonts you have installed

Go to the Preview menu and choose

Create your own Collections

Font Book is integrated with

New in Tiger's Font Book

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