Text and video messaging in iChat


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Text and video messaging in iChat

OS X Lion provides you plenty of ways to communicate with people and some in real-time such as FaceTime. Another way is iChat and this is the traditional IM client that's come with the Mac for quite some time. So we will launch it via Spotlight, and here we are. Now I have set up an iChat account and you can too. In order to do that go to iChat's Preference, go to Accounts, and then when you're ready to set up an account, you click on the plus button and then you choose the Account Type that you want to use.

So that can be an AIM account, which is through AOL, a me, Mac, Jabber, Google Talk, or Yahoo! account. I have already set one up. I am using an AIM account. We'll close that out, and I see I have the buddy here. Now I can communicate in a number of different ways. The traditional way to do that is double- click and then just start texting somebody. Press Return. I can also send Nick a little smiley.

So just click over here where the smileys are, press Return, and he sees...

Text and video messaging in iChat
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Text and video messaging in iChat provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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