Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Hidden tricks within contact headings, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
The headings that you see in context are reasonably helpful, but they have hidden depths.…Specifically, if you click on them, they show you some interesting options, so…let's run through a few. Click on any phone number and you can show…that number in large type like so. This is helpful when you're making a call…on a phone away from your computer and you need to see the number from across the room.…In addition, you could send a message to that phone number, and you can FaceTime…using that phone number. If you've installed a copy of the Skype…messaging application, you'll also be able to call this number via Skype, or send an…SMS message via Skype. When you choose an e-mail field you can…send an e-mail message. Do that.…
Mail launches and it addresses a message to that name.…You can also FaceTime, send a message or you can search for that address in Spotlight.…Click on home page and you can open the URL.…If you have a Skype address, you can search via Spotlight.…If you have a Twitter account, you can Tweet that person or you can view their tweets.…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
Repairing your keychain1m 49s
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