Macworld MAC OS 9 Bible

Macworld MAC OS 9 Bible

by Lon Poole, Todd Stauffer
     
 
If Mac OS 9 can do it, you can do it too … From its Sherlock 2 search engine to its voiceprint passwords, Apple's new operating system is packed with ingenious features that make your life easier. This all-in-one guide explains how to make the most of OS 9's capabilities, whether you're a Mac veteran or you just bought your first iMac. So let Mac

Overview

If Mac OS 9 can do it, you can do it too … From its Sherlock 2 search engine to its voiceprint passwords, Apple's new operating system is packed with ingenious features that make your life easier. This all-in-one guide explains how to make the most of OS 9's capabilities, whether you're a Mac veteran or you just bought your first iMac. So let Mac experts Lon Poole and Todd Stauffer take you on a grand tour of this amazing OS — and show you step-by-step how to maximize your Mac! Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Mac OS 9

  • Master Mac OS fundamentals, from the desktop and Finder to the Internet and e-mail
  • Find out about new Mac OS 9 interface changes — including using the Control Pad and customizing the Finder for multiple users
  • Harness Sherlock 2 to make online research — and shopping — a snap
  • Create personalized desktops for every member in your household, class, or workgroup
  • Protect your privacy with encryption, voice recognition, and other beefed-up security features
  • Share files and create your own customized network over the Internet
  • Use AppleScripts to automate operations and even work on your Mac remotely
  • Take your Mac's video, sound, and recording capabilities to the max
  • Tackle problems yourself with the new enhanced and updated troubleshooting guide
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764534140
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/19/2000
Series:
Bible Series, #391
Pages:
936
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.73(d)

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Meet the Author

About the Author Lon Poole is the award-winning author or coauthor of over two dozen computer books, including all seven editions of this book, four additional Mac books, and numerous others. He is also the author of the popular "Quick Tips" column in Macworld magazine and more than 50 magazine feature articles on Mac topics. He has a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Lon lives in northern California with his wife and two sons. He enjoys hiking, carpentry, and traveling. Todd Stauffer is the author or coauthor of 20 computer books, including How to Do Everything with your iMac, Macworld Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible, and Using Your Mac. He's the writer and cohost of the Emmy-award winning "Disk Doctors" program on the Knowledge TV network. Todd is also the "Upgrade Guy" columnist and a contributing editor for MacCentral Online, as well as a contributor to MacAddict magazine, CMP Tech Web, and MacTech Magazine, among others. Todd has worked as a magazine editor, radio host, feature writer, and advertising copywriter, all in technical fields. He received a B.A. in English Literature from Texas A&M University. Todd lives in New York City.

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