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Mac OS® X Lion™ in Depth, Second Edition by Robyn Ness

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11. Managing Your Contacts

Although I suppose quite a few people still use a physical address book, the practice has a decidedly anachronistic feel to it these days. That’s particularly true for Mac users, who have the Address Book application a mere click away. Address Book is a contact management application, which means you can use it to store all kinds of information about the people you know and work with. With Address Book, you can track basic data such as the person’s name, company name, phone numbers, email addresses, and physical address, but Address Book also supports a wide array of contact data, including instant messaging (IM) usernames, job title, website URL, birthday, maiden name, and lots more.

Getting to Know Address Book

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