Chatting and texting with Messages


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Chatting and texting with Messages

Another way Mountain lion lets you communicate with others is via the Messages application. Like iChat before it, Messages is Mac OS X's instant messaging client. While much of iChat lives within Messages, Messages is more flexible when it comes to talking to multiple devices and accounts. Let's take a look. So I'll launch Messages. I will do it from spotlight. And here's the Messages interface. If you're accustomed to iChat, you'll will find the first major change is the Messages window, something that iChat lacked.

It's here where you initiate and reply to conversations. The workflow is to either click on the Compose New Message button or if you like, you can go to the File menu and choose New Message. There are a couple of ways to select the person you want to chat with. You can start typing the name or address of the person you wish to chat with in the To field. For example I'm going to chat with my friend Scott. As I do, it auto-fills, and there he is...

Chatting and texting with Messages
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Chatting and texting with Messages provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion New Features

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