Is your computer backed up? With 2T hard disks at around $100, there’s no excuse not to have your computer backed up. At the very least, you should have an external USB Hard Disk with some kind of backup on it. If you haven’t – do it now! This is the easiest way.
As for me – it’s the start of the New Year so I’ve re-evaluated my backup regime. I think it’s working well. Here’s what it is: Continue reading »
Combining pdf documents on an Apple computer is easy. The OSX built in preview application has the ability to merge two different pdf documents together and even move pdf pages within a pdf file. For all versions of OS X prior to Mountain Lion (that is Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion) just follow the instructions below. Things have changed a little with Mountain Lion so I’ve made a new post on merging two pdfs in Mountain Lion, and there’s another slight change with OSX 10.9 Mavericks.
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Switching to OS X from a PC is a big change. Here are a some of my random thoughts on the transition. Continue reading »
My friend Dave has just moved across to mac and he tells me that in Microsoft publisher you can use a booklet template to make a booklet. By booklet I mean A4 pages folded in half to make an A5 booklet that you staple in the middle. To do this all the pages need to be re-ordered, for example, page 8 goes near page 1, page 2 near page 7 and so on. Publisher did this automatically.
With Pages in OS X there is no such built in option to do this automatically, but there is a great little program called ‘create booklet’ that will do it for you when you go to print the document.
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Here’s a list of some programs that you can download for free from versiontracker.com or find via a google search to supplement the software that comes with your mac. Continue reading »