MAC OS 8 for Dummies Quick Reference

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The new and improved Macintosh operating system has arrived! Mac OS 8 has a new look, offers a wealth of new features, and provides quick and easy access to the Internet. Whether you're a Mac novice or a Mac power user, Mac OS 8 For Dummies Quick Reference will help you uncover the secrets of using this new operating system.

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Overview

The new and improved Macintosh operating system has arrived! Mac OS 8 has a new look, offers a wealth of new features, and provides quick and easy access to the Internet. Whether you're a Mac novice or a Mac power user, Mac OS 8 For Dummies Quick Reference will help you uncover the secrets of using this new operating system.

Now you can find what you need quickly with our ...For Dummies® Quick References! The design features tasks and commands in alphabetical order, clear-cut step-by-step instructions, and easy-to-follow advice. Get in and get out quickly and find information you really need without reading lots of extra material!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764503122
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Series: For Dummies Quick Reference Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.53 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Use This Book

About This Book
How This Book Is Organized
Conventions Used in This Book
The Cast of Icons

Part I: Performing Basic Tasks

Dealing with the Desktop
Activating the Desktop
Arranging Desktop icons on a grid
Getting acquainted with the Launcher
Creating and working with Launcher sets
Starting the Launcher
Hiding the Desktop
Switching between programs
Doing Work with Disks
Copying a file from a hard disk to a floppy disk
Copying a file from a floppy disk to a hard disk
Copying an entire floppy disk to a hard disk
Duplicating a floppy disk
Ejecting a floppy disk
Erasing a floppy disk
Formatting a floppy disk
Opening a disk
Renaming a disk
Taking Out the Trash
Placing something in the Trash
Checking the contents of the Trash
Emptying the Trash
Working with Windows
Changing a window's size
Making a window as large as it can be
Closing an open window
Closing all open windows
Opening one window while closing another
Activating a window
Moving a window
Collapsing a window

Part II: Files and Folders

Using Files
Adding a file to the Apple menu
Adding a file to the System Folder
Copying a file to a different folder
Copying a file to the same folder (duplicating a file)
Copying a file to a different disk
Deleting a file
Finding a file
Getting information about a file
Locking a file
Making an alias of a file
Moving one or more files
Opening a file (running an application)
Printing a file
Removing a file from the Apple menu
Renaming a file
Selecting several files
Working with Folders
Adding a folder to the Apple menu
Viewing a folder in the Apple menu
Copying a folder to a different folder
Copying a folder to the same folder (duplicating a folder)
Copying a folder to a different disk
Creating a new folder
Deleting a folder
Determining the location of a folder
Finding a folder
Getting information about a folder
Making an alias of a folder
Moving a folder
Opening a folder
Removing a folder from the Apple menu
Renaming a folder
Selecting several folders

Part III: Customizing the Mac OS 8 Environment

Acquainting Yourself with Control-Panel Basics
Running a control panel
Making submenus appear
Appearance
Apple Menu Options
AppleTalk
ATM
Close View
ColorSync System Profile
Date & Time
Desktop Pictures
Easy Access
Extensions Manager
File Sharing Monitor
General Controls
Desktop
Shut Down Warning
Folder Protection
Documents
Menu Blinking
Insertion Point Blinking
Keyboard
Launcher
Mac OS Easy Open
MacLinkPlus Setup
Map
Memory
Disk cache
Virtual memory
RAM disk
Modem
Monitors
Monitors & Sound
Mouse
Numbers
PC Exchange
PPP
QuickTime Settings
Sound
Speech
Startup Disk
TCP/IP
Text
Users & Groups
Views

Part IV: The Multimedia Mac

Audio (The AppleCD Audio Player)
Playing an audio CD
Defining track information
Changing the order of tracks
Changing the color of the player
Monitors
Color depth
Resolution
Screen Captures (Screen Dumps)
Saving the entire screen
Saving a portion of the screen
Saving a window as a picture file
Saving a window to the Clipboard
Working with picture files
Sound
Speaker volume
Speaker balance
Alert sound
Sound files
Speech
Choosing a voice
Speaking alert window text
Video (The Apple Video Player)
Preparing your Mac for playing a video
Playing a video
Adjusting the picture quality of a video
Saving an image from a video
Saving part of a video as a movie file

Part V: Getting Connected to the Internet and the Web

Discovering the Internet and the Web
Setting Up Things for the Internet Connection
Signaling your intentions
Signing up with an Internet Service Provider
Giving your Mac information about your Internet Service Provider
Correcting information about your Internet Service Provider
Tying into the Internet
Connecting from the Internet Dialer
Connecting from the PPP control panel
Connecting from an Internet-related program
Working with Cyberdog
Installing the Cyberdog software
Starting Cyberdog
Using the Notebook (bookmarks)
Web browsing
E-mail
Newsgroups
Searching

Part VI: Printing

Figuring Out QuickDraw GX
Getting Your Printer Set Up
Printing from the Desktop
Using Desktop Printers
Creating a Desktop printer
Printing with a Desktop printer
Managing Desktop printing

Part VII: Understanding Extensions

About Extensions
How extensions and memory work together
Why extensions make upgrading easier
Exercising the Extensions Manager Control Panel
Extensions: Extra Info on a Few Key Players
Apple CD-ROM
Iomega Driver
Open Transport
QuickDraw 3D
QuickTime
? Printer Name

Part VIII: The Mac Command Reference

Apple Menu-->About This Computer
System software version
Memory usage
Apple Menu-->Apple System Profiler
Apple Menu-->Apple Video Player
Apple Menu-->AppleCD Audio Player
Apple Menu-->Automated Tasks
Apple Menu-->Calculator
Apple Menu-->Chooser
Apple Menu-->Control Panels
Apple Menu-->Find File
Apple Menu-->Graphing Calculator
Apple Menu-->Jigsaw Puzzle
Apple Menu-->Key Caps
Apple Menu-->Note Pad
Apple Menu-->OpenDoc Stationery
Apple Menu-->Recent Applications
Apple Menu-->Recent Documents
Apple Menu-->Recent Servers
Apple Menu-->Scrapbook
Apple Menu-->Stickies
Application Menu-->"Application List"
Application Menu-->Hide "Program"
Application Menu-->Hide Others
Application Menu-->Show All
Edit-->Clear
Edit-->Copy (Command key+C)
Edit-->Cut (Command key+X)
Edit-->Paste (Command key+V)
Edit-->Preferences
Edit-->Select All (Command key+A)
Edit-->Show Clipboard
Edit-->Undo (Command key+Z)
File-->Close Window (Command key+W)
File-->Duplicate (Command key+D)
File-->Find (Command key+F)
File-->Get Info (Command key+I)
File-->Label
File-->Make Alias (Command key+M)
File-->Move To Trash (Command key+Delete)
File-->New Folder (Command key+N)
File-->Open (Command key+O)
File-->Page Setup
File-->Print (Command key+P)
File-->Print Desktop
File-->Print Window
File-->Put Away (Command key+Y)
File-->Sharing
File-->Show Original
Help-->About Help
Help-->Help (Command key+?)
Topics
Index and Look For
Help-->Hide Balloons
Help-->Show Balloons
Special-->Eject Disk (Command key+E)
Special-->Empty Trash
Special-->Erase Disk
Special-->Restart
Special-->Shut Down
Special-->Sleep
View-->Arrange
View-->as Buttons
View-->as Icons
View-->as List
View-->as Pop-up Window
View-->as Window
View-->Clean Up
View-->Sort List
View-->View Options
Icon View Options
List View Options

Appendix: Installing Mac OS 8

Determining If You Have Mac OS 8
If You Don't Have Mac OS 8 on Your Mac
If You Have Mac OS 8 on Your Mac

Index

Book Registration Information

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