Some notes for a client with a new MacBook Air. She wanted to create a Christmas letter with photos and colored text. She was amazed at what could be done with a few keystrokes and mouse clicks in Pages that she already had installed. I did learn that Pages has a cool reduce file size option to shrink large graphics. Works very well. In addition to helping her learn to create rich documents, I taught her how to export her creations to a PDF document for sharing via email, how to attach files using Mac Mail, and how to backup photos to a CD in iPhoto. We worked at a pretty fast pace, so my writing wasn’t at my best, but I made sure all the steps were included.
Here are the notes I created for her: