Robin William s is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books about the Macintosh, including the groundbreaking Th e Little Mac Boo k, as well as Robin Williams Mac OS X B ook and Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Peachpit Learning S eries. She is an icon in the Mac community. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has educated and influenced an entire generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the Web.
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard [Peachpit Learning Series]by Robin Williams
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Learn how to get the most out of Mac OS X version 10.5 Leopard with legendary teacher and a uthor Robin Williams.
The Peachpit Learning Ser ies brings you the best-selling authors you know and love, on the topics that are near and dear to you, in a format that allows you to learn just what you need to know, and at your own pace. With this book, you can learn in your own way—whether it’s working through the lessons from start to finish, jumping straight to step-by-step exercises about new features, or looking up just what you need to know at that moment. There are hundreds of exciting tools and hidden gems in your Macintosh. And with the gentle yet expert hand of Robin Williams guiding you along the way, you will learn to take full advantage of all that Leopard has to offer. If you are new to Mac OS X, you'll learn to use your Mac with help from a world-renowned teacher. From there, you can move on to customize it to suit the way you work. And if you've been using Mac OS X already, you'll learn to use the new features in Leopard, like Spaces, Quick Look, and Time Machine, and explore all the enhancements to favorites like Mail and iChat.
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When one has been using a system for some years, there becomes familiarity. It is still good to have a reference book on that system as being used to your specific way of use often sets your ways and much is forgotten. The reference book is good to read now and then just to refresh you and you will also find ways of use of which you have either neglected or forgotten and can then prove valuable. Robin Williams book Mac OS X 1.5 Leopard, is such a book. Moving to a new system with many changes the user needs something to help in the new features and uses, along with the methods. I learned a lot from this book and will be pleased to add it to my library. Everything pertaining to Leopard is covered with the exception of some of the added programs like iLife and iWork. They will be covered in another book and really weren¿t expected in this one about the system. There are some applications covered but they are part of the system. I highly recommend this book for anyone using Leopard either for the first time or as time goes by for future reference. Marty Grauer Fresno Macintosh Users Group.