Overview

Mac OS X Leopard On Demand

FOR THOSE WHO WOULD RATHER BE SHOWN HOW THAN TOLD HOW

SEE HOW TO

• Master the Mac OS X Leopard user interface, file management, and applications

• Manage and share your schedule with iCal

• Use Microsoft Windows along with Leopard using Boot Camp

• Manage and play digital music with iTunes and iPod

• Chat online instantly with iChat

• Explorer the Internet with Safari and send e-mail with Mail

• Customize and ...

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Overview

Mac OS X Leopard On Demand

FOR THOSE WHO WOULD RATHER BE SHOWN HOW THAN TOLD HOW

SEE HOW TO

• Master the Mac OS X Leopard user interface, file management, and applications

• Manage and share your schedule with iCal

• Use Microsoft Windows along with Leopard using Boot Camp

• Manage and play digital music with iTunes and iPod

• Chat online instantly with iChat

• Explorer the Internet with Safari and send e-mail with Mail

• Customize and fine-tune Mac OS X Leopard

• Set up multiple users and maintain security

• Find and use keyboard shortcuts to save time

• Get a Front Row seat to play DVDs and other media

• Keep your files up to date and backed up with Time Machine

• Find everything you need with Spotlight

On the Web

This book uses real world examples to give you a context in which to perform a task. This book also includes workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Mac OS X Leopard example files that you need for project tasks are available at perspection.com.

Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software, including Adobe Flash CS3 and 8, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Microsoft Expression Web, and Mac OS X Panther. Perspection was founded in 1991, and is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132713931
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/29/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • File size: 56 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Steve Johnson has written more than 45 books on a variety of computer software, including Apple Mac OS X Panther, Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Adobe Flash CS3, and Macromedia Flash MX 2004 and 8, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training. When he is not staying up late writing, he enjoys playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his wife, Holly, and three children, JP, Brett, and Hannah. When time permits, he likes to travel to such places as New Hampshire in October, and Hawaii. Steve and his family live in Pleasanton, California, but can also be found visiting family all over the western United States.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xix

1 Getting Started with Mac OS X Leopard 1

2 Managing Files and Folders 25

3 Finding What You Want with Spotlight 55

4 Customizing the Finder 77

5 Setting System Preferences 95

6 Using Mac OS X Applications 129

7 Working with Documents 163

8 Printing and Faxing 195

9 Exploring the Internet 219

10 Exchanging Messages Using Mail 257

11 Conducting Live Chats and Video Conferences 289

12 Working with Music and Media 313

13 Exploring .Mac Services 343

14 Tracking and Synchronizing Information 365

15 Setting Up Accounts and Maintaining Security 385

16 Managing Files Using a Network 403

17 Maintaining Your Computer 431

18 Managing Hardware 449

19 Working with Mac OS X Along with Windows 465

20 Backing Up Everything with Time Machine 477

21 Automating Your Work 491

Appendix A: Installing Mac OS X Leopard 513

Index 527

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