MacOS X For Dummies

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Get a handle on the new Dock, the revamped Finder, and more

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The fun and easy way™ to take Mac OS X to the max Whether you're a longtime Mac user or you just bought your first Mac, let renowned Mac expert Bob LeVitus show you how to polish your Apple. From Desktop basics to more advanced tweaks, you'll soon be zipping along on Apple's powerful new Unix-fueled operating ...

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Overview

Get a handle on the new Dock, the revamped Finder, and more

Get up to speed with Mac OS X in no time

The fun and easy way™ to take Mac OS X to the max Whether you're a longtime Mac user or you just bought your first Mac, let renowned Mac expert Bob LeVitus show you how to polish your Apple. From Desktop basics to more advanced tweaks, you'll soon be zipping along on Apple's powerful new Unix-fueled operating system.

Discover how to: Navigate the OS X desktop Take advantage of new customization features Capitalize on network sharing tools Get connected to the Internet fast Save time with simple tips

The Dummies Way™ Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764507069
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/15/2001
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 7.39 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Desktop Madness: Navigating Mac OS X 7
Ch. 1 Mac OS X 101 (Prerequisites: None) 9
Ch. 2 Meet the Desktop 19
Ch. 3 "What's Up, Dock?" 25
Ch. 4 Think Icon! I Think Icon! 35
Ch. 5 Looking through Finder Windows 47
Ch. 6 A Bevy of Delectable Menus 55
Pt. II Rounding Out Your Basic Training 77
Ch. 7 New-fangled Finder 79
Ch. 8 Mastering the Save Sheet and the Open Dialog Box 95
Ch. 9 Haggling with Removable Media 109
Ch. 10 File Management without Tearing Your Hair Out 113
Pt. III Doing Stuff with Your Mac 131
Ch. 11 Internet-Working 133
Ch. 12 Publish or Perish: The Fail-Safe Guide to Printing 153
Ch. 13 Applying Yourself to the Applications Folder 169
Ch. 14 Kickin' It Old School: A Look at the Classic Environment 187
Ch. 15 What Your Mac Prefers 199
Pt. IV U 2 Can Be a Guru 227
Ch. 16 "Mine! Miiiiine!" Sharing Your Mac and Liking It 229
Ch. 17 Back Up Now or Regret It Later 263
Ch. 18 Troubleshooting Mac OS X 269
Pt. V The Part of Tens 277
Ch. 19 Ten Ways to Speed Up Your Mac Experience 279
Ch. 20 Ten Ways to Make Your Mac Better by Throwing Money at It 287
Ch. 21 Ten Great Web Sites for Mac Freaks 293
Ch. 22 Ten Mac OS X Apps That You Might Need Someday 297
App Installing Mac OS X (Only If You Have To) 305
Index 311
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