The ‘Mac OS X Leopard’ Archives
Posted October 23, 2007 by

Leopard Mail: How to Hide or Remove Notes from Inbox

By default, Mail 3.0 puts all new Notes into the inbox. As all notes can be found through the Notes link in the Reminder section, this is redundant. Here is how to keep your Notes from cluttering your inbox.

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Posted October 23, 2007 by

Leopard Mail: Add and Remove Stationery

One of the new features of Mail 3.0 is the ability to use stationery. Adding a pretty theme or background to an outgoing messages is now painfully easy. I’m not sure that I like the idea of email stationery… cough, outlook, cough. However, in certain circumstances, it works well. Here how to add and remove […]

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Posted October 21, 2007 by

OS X Leopard: Limit computer usage times using Parental Controls

Parental Controls in OS X were introduced in version 10.5 (Leopard) and provide settings to restrict the actions of certain users. One common consideration for parents is limiting the amount of time their children use the computer. We know as adults that what starts as ordering a stapler ends up three hour later with 15 […]

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Posted October 19, 2007 by

Leopard Dictionary: Check Grammar

OS X 10.5 now includes the ability to check grammar. Any application that supports Leopard’s Dictionary will also now have the ability to check grammar along with spelling. Here is how to enable this feature…

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Posted October 19, 2007 by

Leopard Dictionary: Add, Remove, and Rearrange Dictionaries including Japanese

I am not exactly sure why Apple included a Japanese dictionary in OSX 10.5. If you would like to see it, here is how you enable it. By using these directions you can also add or remove the wikipedia and apple sections from the dictionary as well.

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Posted October 19, 2007 by

Leopard Terminal: TABS!

Terminal junkies rejoice! Tabs are here, tabs are here! Like with the new iChat, OS X 10.5 finally allows terminal windows to be stacked in tabs. Taming all the multiple ongoing terminal sessions as never been easier…

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Posted October 19, 2007 by

Leopard: Map Any Address in Google Maps

With the new version of address box in OS X 10.5, you are just one click away from mapping any address into Google Maps. Here is how easy it is…

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Posted October 17, 2007 by

Leopard Finder: Cover Flow Navigation

In OS X 10.5 Apple has brought the iPod/iPhone style Cover Flow navigation system to Finder. When flipping through pictures, documents, or tunes, this can be a highly efficient way to navigate through a series of files.

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Posted October 17, 2007 by

Leopard Breadcrumb Navigation: Show Path in Finder

Breadcrumb Navigation is a navigation technique used within an interface to give the user a sense of where they are located in a structure. Within a file navigation system, breadcrumbs give the user direct feedback into where the current working location is. This tutorial shows how to enable and use this navigation tool.

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Posted October 17, 2007 by

iChat 4.0: Now with Invisibility Cloak

Sometimes MightyQ needs to be online and chatting with fellow programmers without being visible to everybody. Why? Because if I see him online, I am chatting with him and slowly him down. In the Leopard version of iChat, you now can be online but invisible to our those on your buddy list.

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Posted October 17, 2007 by

iChat 4.0: Tabbed Chat Windows

The version of iChat that comes with Leopard now allows for tabbed chat windows. Instead of having a seperate window open for every chat conversation, you can have one window with a tab for each buddy. This popular feature of Adium is a welcomed addition to iChat.

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Posted October 16, 2007 by

Leopard: Search Wikipedia and Apple Terms from Dictionary

Included in Leopard’s Dictionary and Thesaurus is now the ability to search the wikipedia online database and through Apple terminology. Here are some examples.

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