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Question of the week for 12/1/08 – Office 2008 for the Mac

Question: What kind of help resources are there for the new Office 2008 suite on the MacIntosh? Answer: Microsoft has a “Mactopia” web page for Mac users – http://www.microsoft.com/mac/default.mspx. Training and other help is available at the Help and How To link on that page.  Another resource are “The Missing Manuals” series of reference books. There are several for the MacIntosh http://search.oreilly.com/?q=mac&submit.x=13&submit.y=5 . There are probably other good references books available too, by doing a google search. We also have a few Mac “experts” who support… Continue Reading

Question of the week for 11/3/08 – Help with Mac Computers

Question: I transferred to another department and am now having to learn how to use the Mac computer. I have used PCs for years and am having problems learning this system. Can you provide some tutorials or help? Answer: This question actually came a few weeks ago, and at the time I found a few online help sites, but recently I found an article at http://www.kk.org/cooltools/archives/000186.php  which said a “must have” for new Mac users is “Mac OS X: The Missing Manual.” (There are good “Missing Manuals”… Continue Reading