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THE VILLAGES APPLE USER GROUP

Two TVAUG members help each other at the June 23 (fourth Monday) Apple Help meeting.

(photo by Rich Gnaedinger, TVAUG Photographer)

TVAUG Treasurer Shirley Land awards the winner of the $50 iTunes card, Steven Moretti, at the MacEasy June 25 meeting.

Another $50 iTunes card will be awarded at the July 23 Wednesday night MacEasy meeting. You only need to show up with your membership name tag on for a chance to win.

(Photo by Rich Gnaedinger, TVAUG Photographer)

The Villages Apple User Group (TVAUG) (formerly VMUG-Villages Macintosh User Group or TVMUG-The Villages Macintosh User Group) help both new and experienced users to get the most from their Macintosh computers and Apple iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch). The meetings have a social atmosphere where members can network and connect with each other.

TVAUG, over six hundred strong and growing, has several meeetings each month to provide help and information on many levels to members.

To join, go to http://TVAUG.net

TVMUG Tips Box

iPAD, iPHONE, iPOD

Save Time and Energy!

Rather than switching to the number keyboard and then switching back to the letter keyboard, tap and hold the "123" key, then drag it to a number to select it. When you lift your finger from the number, the letter keyboard will appear again.

 

 

 

 

 

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MACINTOSH EASY MEETINGS ARE THE FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
6:30 P.M

The Villages Apple User Group (formerly VMUG-the Villages Macintosh Users Group) MACINTOSH EASY meeting begins with a business meeting. Business is followed by a presentation of general interest. This is followed by a raffle and a social time. Meetings are held at Saddlebrook Rec Center.

On July 23, Selwyn Julien will present iPhoto Editing.

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APPLE iCLUB MEETS ON THE SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
6:30 P.M
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The Villages Apple User Group iClub programs are devoted to skills in using the iPad and the iPhone. Meetings are at Saddlebrook Rec Center.
Get more information at: http://www.appleiclub.com/

On July 14, Art Fenn and Tony Crawford will present Basics and Apps for iPads and iPhones

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MAC BASICS MEETS THE THIRD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH
12:30 P.M.

The Villages Apple Users Group MAC BASICS session is presented during the first part of the meeting. The rest of the meeting is devoted to Questions and Answers on Mac skills and on switching from PC to Mac. Meetings are held at Saddlebrook Rec Center.

On July 15, Tom Winters will present "Q & A Problem Solving," and Carole Martin will do "How I use my computer/Basics."
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THE MACINTOSH USERS DROP-IN (MUD) MEETS EVERY SECOND WEDNESDAY
9:00-12:00

The Macintosh Users Drop-in is an unstructured drop-in center where users help other users. MUD is in Paradise Center.
You must be a resident in The Villages to attend MUD sessions.

Get more information at: http://www.macusersdropin.com/

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APPLE HELP MEETS EVERY FOURTH MONDAY
6:30-8:30

APPLE HELP is an unstructured drop-in center where users help other users. APPLE HELP is held in the card room of Saddlebrook Recreation Center. It is open to all members, even if you don't live in The Villages

 

A HELP WEBSITE FOR APPLE USER GROUP AT THE VILLAGES MEMBERS

There are tutorials, questions and answers, and other offerings designed to help The Villages Apple User Group members with their questions and problems.

If you miss a meeting, or just want to review a meeting to pick up point you may have missed, the site offers Podcasts of each meeting.

http://tvaug.com

NOTE: The Main Website of The Villages Apple User Group, this one, is .org on the end.

The Help Website of The Villages Apple User Group is .com on the end.

The Membership Website of The Villages Apple User Group is .net on the end

 

We have a Google Group. It is a way for members to talk to members.

To join the Google Group:

1. You must be a paid member of The Villages Apple User Group.
 
2. Put your full and accurate email address in the box below. 

3. Click on "Subscribe."

4. You will receive a confirmation email to which you need to respond.

Once you are subscribed, you will start receiving e-mails from the Group, and you can respond to posts directly in your e-mail program or you can go to Google Groups in your Web browser to read and respond to e-mails.  The Google Group is essentially a forum for asking and answering questions about anything Apple, Macs, iPads, iPhones, or iPods. 

You can view the group here: http://groups.google.com/group/tvmug/ but until you are a member, you won't be able to post or respond.  If you are a paid member, you should definitely sign up because this is a great source of information, even if the only Apple product you are using is an iPad.

 

So join now! Just fill out the form below.

Google Groups
Subscribe to The Villages Macintosh User Group
Email:
Visit this group

 

NOTE: If you notice something on a page on this website that needs a correction or updating,
please let me know at scotland.ruth@gmail.com
Thanks, Ruth

 

On June 25, at the MacEasy meeting, Bob Wood gave a presentation on Preview, which is on every computer. Since the program, he has published the program and also added more information to it. It's almost a manual on Preview, and you'll want to have it. To download
Exploring Preview—"Apple's Hidden Gem,"

 

Download PDF

 

The July Slices newsletter is published!

You can read it HERE

Or download it to your computer

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Note: If your web browser opens the PDF Slices file as a web page instead of downloading it to your desktop, go to "Save As" under "File" next to the browser name in the menu. When you save it, it will download to the desktop as a PDF file.


 


 

 

 


TVMUG Tips Box

MACINTOSH:

Grab What You Want

In your Applications folder, burrow down to your Utilites folder and open it. There's lots of good things in there, including your Disk Utility which you should be using now and then.

But a really handy little app in your Utilities Folder is Grab! Yes, you can photo screen shots and windows with key combinations. With Grab, you can capture any part of what's on the screen that you wish. Just box what you want with the mouse and "click," it's yours.

For a list of computer shortcut key combos and handy actions like "compress a PDF" or "make a ZIP archive,"

CLICK HERE!

Tony Crawford has put together an illustrated compendium of the best current free apps for all Apple devices.
CLICK HERE to get your own copy of it.

Note: If your web browser opens the PDF file as a web page instead of downloading it to your desktop, go to "Save As" under "File" next to the browser name in the menu. When you save it, it will download to the desktop as a PDF file.


 


Meet the 2014 Officers for TVAUG. (left to right) Bruce Mitchell, Second Vice President; Shirley Land, Treasurer; Dex Reed, President; Ed Muhs, Vice President; Mike Carr, Secretary.
photo by Betsy White (with Shirley Land's camera)

The Villages Apple User Group Officers
OFFICERS    

President: Dexston Reed

751-7208

dexstonreed@gmail.com

Vice-President: Ed Muhs

593-8047

amuhsed@mac.com

Second Vice-President: Bruce Mitchell

 

352-391-6475-winter

586-321-0960-summer

brucemitchell@icloud.com

 

Secretary and Newsletter Co-Editor: Mike Carr 352-430-5512

mike@mjcarr.net

Treasurer: Shirley Land 259-9516 landshirley@mac.com
ADVISORY BOARD    

Newsletter Editor and
Apple Ambassador
: Sue Tribble

750-1766
suesuetribble@gmail.com

Photographer: Rich Gnaedinger 750-2051 arhge1@gmail.com
Webmaster: Ruth Williams 352-638-2863 scotland.ruth@gmail.com

MUD (Macintosh Users Drop-In):
Tony Cottell

750-4461 acabonack@me.com
Vice President Emeritus: Dan Petrucelli 245-7117 dpetrucell@aol.com
Program Chairman: Cyndi Feeney 561-945-1818 cyndilf@me.com
Apple iClub: Bob and Judy Voorneveld 259-3840 bjvoorn@gmail.com
Membership Chairman: Had Oshby 753-7237 hadenuff17@gmail.com
Membership Assistant: Judy Reed 751-7208

mayorjudyreed@gmail.com

Advisory Board: Joan Todd 753-0939 laddie37@comcast.net
Advisory Board: Carole Martin 259-1071 cmartin1630@mac.com
Advisory Board: J J McNutt _ nutritionjaye@mac.com
Advisory Board: Tom Winters 352-633-7560 twinters50@me.com
Past President: Jim Reitz    
Founder and President Emeritus:
Jack Kraft
(deceased November, 2012)
   

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