Create Custom Pages Templates

If you ever need to create a template for a document in Apples Pages, here is how to make a custom one in 4 easy steps.

  1. Open up pages and select the blank document option from the template chooser, now click the choose button in the bottom right of the window. This will load a blank document.
  2. Go crazy, you can use all of your creative talent to make your template, remember to add enough text and photo boxes. You should also pick the fonts you want to use in each box.
  3. When you are happy with your template go to the top menu and click file ->Save as Template. A Finder window will [...]

Saving e-mail threads in Mail.app

To save an entire e-mail exchange from Mail.app to a text file, select the messages you want to save. Then select File: Save As..., and save the messages as plain text or rich text wherever you want. That file will have all the selected messages ordered by date.

If you'd rather have save the messages as a PDF file, choose File: Print..., open the PDF drop-down menu and choose Save as PDF. This will save each message as a separate PDF. (You'll probably want to create a temporary folder to hold them first.) Once Mail is done saving all those PDFs, open the first one in Preview, open the [...]

Quick Way To Send Your e-mail

If you are a user who is trying to use the keyboard as much as you can and keep my hands off the mouse then you may want to learn the keyboard short cut to send a Maill.app message. After yo have typed you message and it is rea to go simply press the Command+shift+D keys and off the message will go.

If you have any other Mail.app short cuts that may help new users please share them in the comments below!

Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard – Pre Order

Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com click on the links below to get your copy with free shipping.

Here are a few of the features of OS X 10.6

  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard is built on a rock-solid, time-tested UNIX foundation that provides unparalleled stability as well as industry-leading support for Internet standards
  • Improvements include a more responsive Finder, new look and features for Exposé and Stacks, quicker Time Machine backup, faster common tasks and installation, a smaller install footprint, and plenty more
  • New core [...]