Macs Translated For PC Users

Overview

Moving from a PC to a Mac might feel like learning a new language. The desktop and menus look foreign. Shortcut keys don't match up. The way you find and organize files isn't the same. Even the mouse is different.

In Macs Translated for PC Users, Mac expert Dwight Spivey teaches you the Mac equivalents for tasks you know by heart on a PC. In it, you get:

A road map to the Mac keyboard, including Command key ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers and in stores.

Pick Up In Store Near You

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (29) from $1.99   
  • New (8) from $7.84   
  • Used (21) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$7.84
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(720)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
PAPERBACK New 1615641971 SERVING OUR CUSTOMERS WITH BEST PRICES. FROM A COMPANY YOU TRUST, HUGE SELECTION. RELIABLE CUSTOMER SERVICE! ! HASSLE FREE RETURN POLICY, SATISFACTION ... GURANTEED**** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Philadelphia, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$7.84
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(686)

Condition: New
PAPERBACK New 1615641971! ! ! ! BEST PRICES WITH A SERVICE YOU CAN RELY! ! !

Ships from: Philadelphia, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$7.84
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(914)

Condition: New
PAPERBACK New 1615641971 Friendly Return Policy. A+++ Customer Service!

Ships from: Philadelphia, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$7.84
Seller since 2013

Feedback rating:

(401)

Condition: New
PAPERBACK New 1615641971! ! KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! ! ENJOY OUR BEST PRICES! ! ! Ships Fast. All standard orders delivered within 5 to 12 business days.

Ships from: Southampton, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$8.22
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(752)

Condition: New
*~*~ Brand New, Mint Condition. Never Previously Owned.*~*~ Ships Immediately *~*~ Hassle-Free Refunds If you Aren't Fully Satisfied ~*~*

Ships from: Deer Park, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$8.22
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(752)

Condition: New
*~*~ Brand New, Mint Condition. Never Previously Owned.*~*~ Ships Immediately *~*~ Hassle-Free Refunds If you Aren't Fully Satisfied ~*~*

Ships from: Deer Park, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$8.31
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(269)

Condition: New
PAPERBACK New 1615641971 XCITING PRICES JUST FOR YOU. Ships within 24 hours. Best customer service. 100% money back return policy.

Ships from: Bensalem, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$8.58
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(2357)

Condition: New
2012-05-01 Paperback New 1615641971 Ships Within 24 Hours. Tracking Number available for all USA orders. Excellent Customer Service. Upto 15 Days 100% Money Back Gurantee. Try ... Our Fast! ! ! ! Shipping With Tracking Number. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Bensalem, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Macs Translated For PC Users

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$12.99
BN.com price

Overview

Moving from a PC to a Mac might feel like learning a new language. The desktop and menus look foreign. Shortcut keys don't match up. The way you find and organize files isn't the same. Even the mouse is different.

In Macs Translated for PC Users, Mac expert Dwight Spivey teaches you the Mac equivalents for tasks you know by heart on a PC. In it, you get:

A road map to the Mac keyboard, including Command key uses and keyboard shortcuts, plus advice on using your new mouse.

Tips for finding and managing your files, customizing your desktop, and launching applications.

Guidance on connecting your Mac to a network, setting up a firewall, and sharing your files.

Simple suggestions for getting online and using email.

Easy lessons for importing and working with music, videos, and photos.

Help for hooking up printers, scanners, and other external devices.

Advice on keeping your software up to date and performing routine disk maintenance.

Hundreds of clear photos to familiarize you with Mac windows and dialog boxes.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781615641970
  • Publisher: Alpha Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Keyboards, Mice, and More 1

Keyboard Layout Differences 1

Common Keyboard Shortcuts 3

Mouse Differences 4

Navigating with a Trackpad 6

2 First Glance at the Desktop 9

The Lay of the Land 10

Explorer = Finder 11

Start Menu and Taskbar = Apple Menu, Menu Bar, and Dock 12

Notification Area Icons = Menu Extras 16

Gadgets = Widgets 17

Control Panels = System Preferences 19

Finding Where Your "Stuff Is Stored 23

3 Translating Common Explorer Tasks 27

Creating New Folders 27

Launching Applications 28

Searching for Items 31

Taking Screenshots 34

Using Removable Media 36

Taking Out the Trash 39

Shutting Down, Restarting, and Sleeping 41

Viewing Information About an Item 42

4 Customizing Your Experience 45

Changing Your Desktop Picture 45

Selecting a Screen Saver 47

Changing the Appearance of Windows 49

Choosing Icons for Files and Folders 53

Setting Display Resolution 54

Managing Fonts 55

Tinkering with Power Options 57

Finding and Installing New Apps 60

Removing Applications 63

Creating Shortcuts 64

5 Networking Your Mac 67

Hooking Up to a Wireless Network 67

Hooking Up to a Wired Network 70

Checking Network Performance 72

Modifying Network Settings 74

Setting Up a Firewall 77

6 Share and Share Alike 79

Sharing Files and Folders 79

Finding and Connecting to Shared Computers 84

Manually Connecting to Shared Computers 86

Remotely Accessing Other Computers 87

Sharing Internet Connections 91

Sharing Your CDs and DVDs 92

7 Everybody's Gone Surfin' 95

Browsing the Web 95

Working with Tabs 97

Setting Your Home Page 99

Bookmarking Favorite Sites 100

Exporting and Importing Bookmarks 101

Blocking Pop-Ups 102

Using and Storing Passwords 103

Caching Out 105

Devouring Cookies 106

Tackling Downloads 108

Managing Extensions 110

Viewing Your Browsing History 111

Browsing in Privacy 113

Discovering Alternative Browsers 114

8 Mail Call 115

Setting Up Email Accounts 115

Receiving New Email 120

Creating and Sending New Messages 122

Adding Attachments to Messages 124

Saving Attachments from Messages 125

Customizing Your Messages 126

Finding Alternative Email Apps 131

9 Disco Mac 133

Importing Music to Your Computer 133

Listening to Your Tunes 138

Purchasing New Music (and More) 141

Burning Audio Discs 145

Sharing Music Files (Legally!) 146

Syncing Music with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod 149

10 Hollywood on Your Mac 153

Watching Digital Movie Files 153

Playing DVDs 156

Streaming Videos via the Internet 159

Creating Your Own Movies 161

11 A Darkroom on Your Desk 169

Connecting a Camera to Your Computer 169

Importing Photos from Your Camera 170

Organizing and Working with Photos 174

Making Color Adjustments to Photos 181

12 Getting Your Gutenberg On 189

Installing Printer Drivers 189

Creating a Print Queue 192

Configuring Printer Options 197

Printing Documents 199

Managing Print Jobs 205

Sharing Your Printers 207

13 Scanning Your Horizons 209

Installing Scanner Drivers 210

Scanning Documents 212

Sharing Your Scanner 219

14 Being Productive with Documents 221

Basic Word Processing Tools 221

Working with Microsoft Office Documents 229

Working with PDF Files 231

15 Managing Your System 237

Viewing System Information 237

Managing Color Profiles 241

Setting Parental Controls 244

Protecting Your Computer from Viruses 251

Setting Up Speech Recognition 252

Keeping Your Software Up-to-Date 257

Setting Default Programs for Specific File Types 260

Backing Up Your Important Stuff 261

16 Taming the Unruly 269

Monitoring Your Computer's Usage and Performance 269

Starting and Stopping System Services 272

Performing Disk Maintenance 274

Killing Problem Apps Dead 277

Command Line Maintenance 278

Recovering a Wayward System 280

Appendixes

A Glossary 283

B Additional Resources 295

Index 299

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)