Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Managing Personal Folders - Apple Mail

For Mail 5.0
1. Click "Mailbox" and then select "New Mailbox ..."
2. Choose "On my Mac" in "Location"

Then you can move the mails from your "Inbox" to there !

How to use Search Tokens in Lion Mail?

To find a message, go to the search bar in the top right hand corner of Mail. Type in the search key about the message -- can be person or subject. While you are typing the search key, there is a list of options appear as the pull down manual like Spotlight. Then click on any of those search suggestions to add a token in the search field.
There are many other available tokens when you click on the small downward arrow besides your term.

To specify a date, just simply type in a month followed by 4-digit year then you can have "date" token.

Then you can enter as many different search terms after each token.

Furthermore, you can even save your search as a Smart Mailbox by clicking the save button which just below the search bar.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Find the Original Photos from iPhoto

If you want to get you photos (in file format) after you import them to iPhoto, you need to do the following

  1. Locate a "file" called "iPhoto Library". It should locate in "pictures"
  2. "Right" click and select "show Package Contents" 
  3. Photo files are located under "Data" folder.

Try it!

Mac Boot with Disk Selection

Hold the key "option" when your machine is booting, then you can enter the manually to select the boot disk!