Mac OS X Snow Leopard Just the Steps For Dummies

Overview

Easy steps for setting up and using Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Simple steps... ...great results

Open Dashboard

1. To open Dashboard, simply click the Dashboard icon on the Dock. The screen dims slightly, and Dashboard widgets zoom into view, as shown in Figure 7-1.

2. To change the way Dashboard opens, open ...

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Overview

Easy steps for setting up and using Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Simple steps... ...great results

Open Dashboard

1. To open Dashboard, simply click the Dashboard icon on the Dock. The screen dims slightly, and Dashboard widgets zoom into view, as shown in Figure 7-1.

2. To change the way Dashboard opens, open System Preferences and then click the Exposé & Spaces icon.

3. To create a hot corner for Dashboard, click the Exposé tab and then select Dashboard from one of the Active Screen Corner menus.

If you want to use a modifier key, such as ( ) or Control, simply hold down that key (or keys) while making a selection in the Hide and Show menu.

Open the book and find:

  • How to customize Mac OS X to look and behave the way you want
  • Tips for using the iWork® applications
  • Instructions for setting up e-mail and browsing the Internet
  • Steps for creating a blog or Web page with iWeb
  • How to edit digital photos and make movies
  • Details about configuring and connecting to a wireless network

The Dummies Way

  • Concise, step-by-step instructions
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Easy-to-recognize tasks and topics
  • Quick solutions to get it done
  • A dash of humor and fun
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470462706
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,059,888
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Using OS X.

Chapter 1: Customizing OS X.

Chapter 2: Creating and Managing User Accounts.

Chapter 3: Managing Files and Folders.

Chapter 4: Adjusting System Preferences.

Part II: Getting to Work in OS X.

Chapter 5: Utilizing OS X Applications.

Chapter 6: Using Productivity Software.

Chapter 7: Using Dashboard.

Part III: Going Online with Your Mac.

Chapter 8: Sending E-Mail and Browsing the Internet.

Chapter 9: Using MobileMe.

Chapter 10: Web Designing with iWeb.

Chapter 11: Chatting on Your Mac.

Part IV: Using Multimedia.

Chapter 12: Using iTunes, iPods, and iPhones.

Chapter 13: Working with Third-Party MP3 Players.

Chapter 14: Watching Videos and DVDs.

Chapter 15: Viewing, Organizing, and Improving Pictures.

Chapter 16: Making Movies.

Part V: Networking Your Mac.

Chapter 17: Networking Wirelessly with AirPort.

Chapter 18: Sharing Resources.

Chapter 19: Connecting to Windows PCs and Older Macs.

Chapter 20: Networking Safely.

Part VI: Extending Your Mac’s Capabilities.

Chapter 21: Connecting to Bluetooth Devices.

Chapter 22: Upgrading Your Mac.

Chapter 23: Installing and Using Windows Programs.

Index.

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