Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Requirements for ordering printed items from Apple, part of Creating Cards, Calendars, and Books with Photos for OS X.
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- In order to actually place an order for Print Products in OS 10, there's a couple things you need to know. You're going to have to get your computer properly set up with a credit card and an Apple ID. - [Voiceover] If you visit the photos product page what you'll see is the ability to make all sorts of great content, from books with a wide range of design and sizes. You'll find the current prices here. Of course these will be localized to your particular country. You'll find the ability to create calendars, and same thing here depending upon the additional number of months that you want to have in the calendar the prices will fluctuate. And of course the ability to make great looking cards that you send to other folks.
- When it comes time to actually create this content, you're going to need an Apple ID. Now, chances are you already have an Apple ID if you've ever purchased anything in iTunes, or made a download in the Mac App Store, you probably already have this set up. But if for some reason you don't - [Voiceover] make sure you go through the steps in the Mac App Store or the iTunes Store in setting up an Apple ID. That Apple ID is also going to need to have a credit card attached to it. And generally speaking, the billing address of the credit card is going to need to match the shipping address, or at least the country where you want to ship to. It's often difficult to order from one country and ship to another through the Apple Store.
- So, if this is something you need to do, you might actually have to order the products, have them shipped directly to you and then you can go ahead and send those out individually. - [Voiceover] You'll find some detailed information about Apple Print Products in the support area of the website. And it will walk you through the process about logging in, or setting up an Apple ID. It also gives you a dedicated link that you can use later to check the status of an order you've placed. Make sure you visit this page for additional information. And it contains all the information you need about processing time and shipping. Remember, this will vary depending upon your country.
So, make sure you look through and get familiar with what's going to involved when you go to place an order. You'll note, for example here that if I were to place an order in the United States, we're looking about 3 to 5 business days on typical ship times. And that the processing time can vary. They do also offer, of course, express shipping and other rates and information throughout this page. So, you could use this to find out what's going on with your particular order. - Don't be distracted that that page also mentions iPhoto and Aperture. Those are some of Apple's other Print Products that are currently supported. It still uses the same back-end. This is just a detailed article in the Support Center that covers a lot of the things involved when you want to actually print content. So, make sure you have an Apple ID. Get that set up, and make sure you have a valid credit card if you actually want to order, but you won't need that for purposes of today's class. We can jump in and start to design, and even create PDF files, or print out on our own, if that's what you want to do.
- Choosing a size, type, and theme for your Photos project
- Adding and removing images
- Editing text
- Removing the Apple logo
- Controlling the number of pages in a book
- Adding a map to a book
- Ordering prints