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Have old Microsoft Word or AppleWorks spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, or draw documents that won't open under Lion? Ted Landau offers some advice.
Recent Items is a great way to quickly open what you want. Here’s how to customize the setting in Lion.
Is there any hope for Quicken 2007 users who plan to move to Mountain Lion? Yes, but not in the form of a Rosetta return.
Apple has taken pains to allow iOS users who also own Windows PCs to sync data with Outlook for Windows. Chris Breen explains how.
Scrivener was designed for writing fiction. But it turns out to be a great tool for business writing, too. David Sparks explains.
Ted Landau offers a clever workaround for syncing iWork documents created on Macs with iCloud.
Using iCloud to sync your iWork documents across all your devices generally works well when syncing among iOS devices. Syncing to and from Macs is another story, as Ted Landau details.
You don't need to buy an expensive program to add comments or notes to a PDF. Here's how to use Apple's built-in application, Preview, to do it all.
While the PDF file format is a great tool for sharing documents, sometimes you need to use the text. Here are two ways to get text out of a PDF and into your word processor.
Want to read your own documents on the iPad or iPhone? Convert them to the ePub format and you can view them (complete with formatting and links) in the iBooks app.
If you want to brainstorm a bunch of ideas, then pull them into some kind of organized shape, and you want to do that from almost anywhere with almost any kind of hardware, you need apps that work with OPML.
Running into trouble using the Lion version of iCal? You're not alone. Here are answers to common problems.
Whether you need to organize a carpool or a department, using Automator you can easily create a summary of a weekly schedule and send it out to those who need to keep track of events.
Using editors and syncing services that work with plain-text formatting, David Sparks can write almost anywhere, using almost any device. Here's his plain-text workflow.
Learn how to go beyond a mere drag or double-click with these more advanced techniques for text selection.