Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing and archiving contacts, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
Well, there are a number of things on your Mac that you don't want to share.…Your financial records, personal correspondence, and databases of mid-80s…action figures. There're some items you definitely want to…spread around from time to time. And contact cards are one of them.…In order to do that, you need to know how to export single contacts as well as…groups of them. And if you're on the receiving end, you…should know how to bring them into your copy of the Contacts application.…Here's how. So, let's open Contacts.…
To export a single contact, simply click on it and drag it to the desktop.…Here it becomes a vCard file, which is a standard format for saving and sharing contacts.…Alternatively, you can also select a contact.…Choose File > Export, and then choose Export vCard.…But honestly, this slower than just dragging it to the desktop.…So, if you can, drag instead. You can also export multiple vCards.…So, I'll select a few and drag those to the desktop.…
When you do, you'll see one contacts name, followed by and x number of others…
- 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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