Help for the e-mail impaired

Want to find out how to deal with those e-mail attachments? The Stateline MacIntosh Users Group will discuss compression utilities, setting up junk mail filters that really work, and the new release of Halo for the Mac at the Jan. 27 meeting of the Stateline MacIntosh Users Group.

As usual, the meeting will be held in Room 120E at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at 1601 Parkview Ave. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and run until approximately 9 p.m. For more information, log on to

Stateline Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) was formed in 1986 to allow Mac operating system users to network with one another. This year SMUG has more than100 members helping one another. SMUG also maintains a Web site, a helpline and a training video library. An annual raffle funds their activities.

Meetings feature a Q & A session, camaraderie, humor, latebreaking OS news, application demos and tutorials. The general SMUG meeting is on every fourth Tuesday of every month but December at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Additional special interest group meetings focusing on graphics and video meet separately.

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