Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Uses for Smart Groups, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
By now you're certainly aware that you can create groups of contacts within the…Contacts Application. What you may be less sure about is…creating smart groups, and how to put those smart groups to the best use.…That's what we'll look at now. In Contacts I'll create a new smart group.…By going to the File menu and choosing New Smart Group.…Like mail rules, you see a condition along with a Plus button that tells you that you…can create additional conditions. So let's start with something easy, for…example, on your Mac you may want to have all your contacts with you.…
But that's not necessarily the case with an iPhone.…On your iPhone you really want those contacts that have a phone number and…perhaps an email address. You might also like to add their work address.…So let's create three conditions that include those items.…So first, we'll name this Phone email address.…I select Phone in the first condition and choose is set.…Add another condition, Email, is set, and add one more condition.…
And as you might guess, Address, is set and click on OK, and here is my Smart Group.…
- 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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