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OS X El Capitan For Dummies by Bob LeVitus

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Chapter 10

Finding People and Places

In This Chapter

arrow Managing contacts with Contacts

arrow Finding places with Maps

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In this chapter and the next, you discover a quartet of programs that work beautifully together and make managing your contacts, email, maps, and messages (chats) a breeze. You’re about to find out how these eponymous programs — Contacts and Maps in this chapter, and Mail and Messages in Chapter 11 — work, and how to use them individually and as a team.

tip I cover a lot of material in not a lot of space in these two chapters, so if there’s something you want to find out about Contacts, Maps, Mail, or Messages that I don’t cover, don’t forget about the capable assistance you can find in Help ⇒ Contacts Help (or Maps Help, Mail Help, or Messages Help).

Collecting Your Contacts

Contacts stores and manages information about your family, friends, companies, and any other entity you want to keep in touch with. It works seamlessly with the Mail, Messages, and Maps applications, enabling you to quickly look up phone numbers or email addresses when you’re ready to communicate with ...

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