Macs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies [NOOK Book]


7 books in 1 — your key to Mac happiness

Your one-stop guide to the Mac, plus tips for switching from Windows

Want to enjoy a marvelous relationship with your Mac? Everything you need to know is in one of these minibooks. Find out how to turn on your Mac, store and organize audio and video files, browse the...

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Macs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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7 books in 1 — your key to Mac happiness

Your one-stop guide to the Mac, plus tips for switching from Windows

Want to enjoy a marvelous relationship with your Mac? Everything you need to know is in one of these minibooks. Find out how to turn on your Mac, store and organize audio and video files, browse the Internet, create presentations and crunch numbers with iWork applications, connect your Mac to a local network, and much more.

Discover how to:

  • Set up and customize your Mac
  • Send and receive e-mail
  • Have fun with iLife and work wonders with iWork
  • Store and organize digital photos, videos, and music
  • Troubleshoot problems and protect your Mac
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118051788
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/3/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 816
  • File size: 48 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Wallace Wang is the bestselling author of more than 20 For Dummies books. He moonlights as a stand-up comic and has appeared on A&E's An Evening at the Improv.
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Table of Contents


Book I: Mac Basics.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Your Mac.

Chapter 2: Starting Up, Sleeping, and Shutting Down.

Chapter 3: Getting Acquainted with the Mac User Interface.

Chapter 4: Running Programs.

Chapter 5: Installing and Uninstalling Software.

Chapter 6: Managing Files and Folders.

Chapter 7: Customizing Your Mac.

Chapter 8: Accessibility Features of the Macintosh.

Chapter 9: Maintenance and Troubleshooting.

Book II: Photos, Music, and Movies.

Chapter 1: Playing with Audio.

Chapter 2: Playing with Pictures.

Chapter 3: Watching Videos on a Mac.

Chapter 4: Using Front Row for Movies, Music, and Photos.

Book III: Browsing the Internet.

Chapter 1: Browsing the Internet.

Chapter 2: Sending and Receiving E-Mail.

Chapter 3: Chatting in Real Time.

Chapter 4: Security for Your Mac.

Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Own Web Site.

Book IV: Working with iLife and iWork.

Chapter 1: Storing Memories with iPhoto.

Chapter 2: Using iMovie.

Chapter 3: Using iDVD.

Chapter 4: Creating Web Sites with iWeb.

Chapter 5: Using GarageBand.

Chapter 6: Writing and Publishing with Pages.

Chapter 7: Making Presentations with Keynote.

Chapter 8: Doing Calculations with Numbers.

Book V: Other Mac Programs.

Chapter 1: Word Processing on the Mac.

Chapter 2: Office Suites on the Mac.

Chapter 3: Painting and Drawing on a Mac.

Chapter 4: Running Windows on a Mac.

Chapter 5: Having Fun with a Mac.

Book VI: Time-Saving Tips with a Mac.

Chapter 1: Protecting Your Data.

Chapter 2: Managing Your Time with iCal.

Chapter 3: Storing Contact Information in the Address Book.

Chapter 4: Using Dashboard.

Chapter 5: Automating Your Mac.

Book VII: Mac Networking.

Chapter 1: Networking Your Macs.

Chapter 2: Sharing Files and Resources on a Network.

Chapter 3: Bluetooth Wireless Networking.


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