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November 2021 Meeting - Demonstration of Serif's Affinity Publisher by Al Zygier

LIMac November Meeting

Our November meeting will feature a demonstration of Serif's Affinity Publisher, by our own newsletter editor, Al Zygier. (Our newsletter is currently composed and edited by Al in Adobe InDesign but he is moving other newsletters he edits to Affinity Publisher, so we'll have to see if the LIMac Forum is a candidate for the transition.) Affinity Publisher (https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/publisher/) is a no-nonsense, no-subscription, one-time-payment ($54.99), you-own-it application which competes with InDesign, and rivals it in features. Publisher is part of a suite of applications which includes Designer, and Photo. The entire suite is macOS Monterey ready and Apple Silicon compatible. The meeting will open with a "crowdsourced" Q&A followed by Al's presentation. Announcements are next, and the raffle will close the meeting. If you're considering other publishing apps you will surely find some information to help you make your decision at this meeting. So join us on Zoom on Friday, November 12th, at 7pm EST. (Remember to log in to Zoom using your real name, or you will not be admitted to the meeting.) Your first meeting is FREE. Annual individual membership is $48.00, which covers all immediate members of your family. Please email Donald Hennessy at AboutLIMac@aol.com for details. Announcements will follow the main presentation, then we'll hold our ever-popular raffle, and close the meeting.

Be careful. Stay healthy.


June 2013's Dave Marra presentation, as always, covered a lot of information. Click HERE for links to resourses mentioned during that meeting.
A PDF version of Bradley's first three Mac 101 handouts can be downloaded here: Finder and TextEdit and Preview and the
Mail. His Mountain Lion System Preferences handout is here and the ML apps handout/notes are also available. If you have any questions, use the
LIMac bulletin board, or the LIMac Facebook group page, or the next month's Q&A session.
A PDF version of Barbara Mehlman's August 2009 slideshow presentation is available for download here.
A PDF version of Victor Susman's April 2013 presentation on MOOCs can be downloaded here.
You’re Invited to the MacBasics SIG
In order to meet the needs of a wider range of members and not put off those with more than beginning skills, we’ve changed not only the name from Beginner SIG, but also the focus of our SIG. We will still cover applications like AppleWorks and simple procedures like setting up your first Mac, file systems and using utilities, but we’ve also matured, as much of Apple’s software and hardware has. So come on down. We'll be where we’ve always been, doing what we’ve always done, but with a new slant and a new name. The MacBasics SIG is led by Geoff Broadhurst and Rick Matteson. The SIG meeting is broken into two sessions. The first is from 7:00 to 7:30PM, during which we will have our own basic level question and answer session. We’ll break for the featured presentation and raffle and come back for the main portion of our SIG meeting from 8:30 to 10 o’clock. Of course before our MacBasics main demonstration we'll have our own novice Q&A session across the hall, while Bradley's dealing with the more complicated problems in the main room.

As always come with questions. The MacBasics SIG is not just for beginners, but we do discuss aspects of the Mac that may sometimes be overlooked. There will be a MacBasics SIG meeting this month. The topic has not been announced.

 


The App SIG, is the latest SIG from LIMac. It's a peer-to-peer group where members share their knowledge and experience with the
operating system iOS 7 and their favorite apps for their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.

While the AppleTV does run iOS, it doesn't run
user apps. Nevertheless, it can play an important role in the mobile OS realm with streaming video and photos and screen mirroring.
Lets help each other here. There will be no App SIG meeting this month.

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Apple’s 2nd New York City area flagship store opened in Manhattan at 767 Fifth Ave. at E 59th Street.
Read about this site’s storied past. Also check out photos from our local Smith Haven Mall Apple Store Grand Opening.

Board meetings schedule The executive board meetings of LIMac are open to any interested member to attend in a non-voting manner.
There are no secrets here. There is an updated picture for the 2007 board.

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