so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby Helmholtz » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:45 am

CordeliusX wrote:Thanks for all the info.

Isn't Word like 150 bucks though? I've seen "academic" Office for that price. Is there a cheaper way? I will try the Pages advice above first :mrgreen:


$50 at my school for the whole Office package.

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby California Babe » Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:45 am

rayiner wrote:Scrivener.


Great, great program.

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby dudders » Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:34 am

Try EverNote. It's free, customizable, and it automatically backs up your notes to the website for multi-computer access or (god forbid) in case your computer dies.

http://www.evernote.com/

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby nygrrrl » Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:54 am

R4NDM H3RO wrote:http://maclawstudents.com/blog/product-reviews/circus-ponies-notebook/

This helped me figure out how to use Notebook for law school. It definitely involves some practice but pays off in the end.

Much more efficient than Word.

Thank you so much for that link! That's exactly what I needed. :mrgreen:

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby kswiss » Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:19 pm

One big benefit of circus ponies is the ability to add external files and embed them into your notes right where you need them. If I get a handout or an email from the professor, I can scan it, then drag it right into my outline for that class. It is then saved within the notebook file, so my online backup is up to date and all of my files are contained within a single icon.

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby Brawndo86 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:30 pm

When using a Mac, make sure you're at Starbucks and type/sit in an extremely pretentious manner for maximum efficiency

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:33 pm

Brawndo86 wrote:When using a Mac, make sure you're at Starbucks and type/sit in an extremely pretentious manner for maximum efficiency


This is soooo 2008.

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby Helmholtz » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:35 pm

ResolutePear wrote:
Brawndo86 wrote:When using a Mac, make sure you're at Starbucks and type/sit in an extremely pretentious manner for maximum efficiency


This is soooo 2008.


Are you sure? I feel like this joke was beaten to death by 2006, maybe 2007 by the latest.

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby Brawndo86 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:39 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:
Brawndo86 wrote:When using a Mac, make sure you're at Starbucks and type/sit in an extremely pretentious manner for maximum efficiency


This is soooo 2008.


Are you sure? I feel like this joke was beaten to death by 2006, maybe 2007 by the latest.


And yet it remains 100% true to this day

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:41 pm

Brawndo86 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:
Brawndo86 wrote:When using a Mac, make sure you're at Starbucks and type/sit in an extremely pretentious manner for maximum efficiency


This is soooo 2008.


Are you sure? I feel like this joke was beaten to death by 2006, maybe 2007 by the latest.


And yet it remains 100% true to this day


Just because it's true doesn't mean it can't be played out.

It's like somebody coming out of the closet and everybody will be like OMFG NO WAY!! and 3 years later... so what? It's kinda offensive at this point to bring it up.

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby Brawndo86 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:43 pm

ResolutePear wrote:
Just because it's true doesn't mean it can't be played out.

It's like somebody coming out of the closet and everybody will be like OMFG NO WAY!! and 3 years later... so what? It's kinda offensive at this point to bring it up.


Another truism about a lot of Mac users

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Re: so how do I take notes on a mac? using Pages?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:54 pm

Brawndo86 wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:
Just because it's true doesn't mean it can't be played out.

It's like somebody coming out of the closet and everybody will be like OMFG NO WAY!! and 3 years later... so what? It's kinda offensive at this point to bring it up.


Another truism about a lot of Mac users


Somebody was abused by... well - a person who owns a mac.

Feel free to skim through my mac bashing and use any of that material. Now *thats* mac bashing.




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