Program Notes Writing Apps

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Six writing and notetaking applications for iPads and iPhone were covered in the February meeting. The slides that were used can be viewed as a PDF or click on the image. The links are active for the tutorials for each application. A description and features of each are included in the presenter notes.


February 16 Program

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Program notes for January 19

iPad/iPhone Basics

The iPad/iPhone program covered iPad basics and refreshers. A PDF of the training I used is available at iPad Basics and Refresher Training.

The PDF is a teacher’s resource from the St. Paul School System in Minnesota. The first six pages of the thirteen pages were covered during the meeting.

Preview Features for MacOS

The second hour reviewed the features of Preview, the Apple app for image and text reading. The following links detailing a series of articles that are now available as a book were used as the basis for the program.  The articles were posted on Tidbits, a top rated site for Apple news. They are as follows:

February 25, 2016 – The Power of Preview: Pulling Files into Preview

March 13, 2016 – The Power of Preview: Viewing Images and PDFs

March 18, 2016 – The Power of Preview: Cropping and Resizing Images

April 2, 2016 – The Power of Preview: Annotating Documents and Images

April 25, 2016 – The Power of Preview: Advanced Editing Techniques

May 18, 2016 – The Power of Preview: Converting Images and Exporting PDFs


January 19 Programs

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CTS Classroom 116

January 19, 2017

iOS for iPad and iPhone – A Refresher

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Mac OS – What you can do with the Preview App

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


No December Meeting

We will not be meeting until Thursday, January 19, 2017. Enjoy family and friends during the Holidays.

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My Erickson Explained

The new MyErickson app for tablets was reviewed. Call the Community Resource staff to get started wth a username and password. The app does not work on computers or the iPhone. Use this website address to access MyErickson on your phone or computer. Try the Guest access until you get your password. Your meal balance and the resident directory is available with a username and password.

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iOs and MacOS Features Program Notes

Download the iPhone and iPad iOS 10 Features program notes here.

Download the MacOS Sierra program notes here.