Macworld New Complete MAC Handbook

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For years, Macintosh users have turned to Jim Heid for the latest and most useful tips and insights into their favorite computer, its operating system, and the applications that run on it. Now, in Macworld New Complete Mac Handbook, 4th Edition, Heid once again serves up the complete resource for mastering Mac hardware and software, withÂ…
  • Hundreds of great power tips for getting more from the Mac OS, word processors, spreadsheets, databases, ...
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Overview

For years, Macintosh users have turned to Jim Heid for the latest and most useful tips and insights into their favorite computer, its operating system, and the applications that run on it. Now, in Macworld New Complete Mac Handbook, 4th Edition, Heid once again serves up the complete resource for mastering Mac hardware and software, withÂ…
  • Hundreds of great power tips for getting more from the Mac OS, word processors, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics software
  • The inside scoop on customizing your Mac, optimizing your hard drive, surviving with SCSI, and exchanging data with Windows computers
  • Cutting-edge advice on multimedia technology, including QuickTime and music, MIDI, and audio

Plus, Macworld New Complete Mac Handbook, 4th Edition, comes with a jam-packed interactive CD-ROM containing over 600 megabytes of hot software and multimedia how-tos.

The 4th edition of this guide builds on the unique strengths of its predecessors--an unmatched breadth of coverage, product reviews and recommendations, and more--to provide the best reference to the entire Macintosh world available. The CD-ROM is an all-new multimedia companion to the book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737215953
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Edition description: 4th Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1158

Table of Contents

Contents at a Glance

Introduction
Part I: Using the Mac
Chapter 1: Buying a Mac and Getting Acquainted
Chapter 2: Word Processing: The Basics
Chapter 3: Word Processing Power Tips
Chapter 4: Fast Formatting with Style Sheets
Chapter 5: Spreadsheet Basics
Chapter 6: Excel Power Tips
Chapter 7: The Delights of Databases
Chapter 8: Managing Mail Merge
Chapter 9: Desktop Publishing Basics
^Chapter 10: Publishing Techniques and Power Tips^
^Chapter 11: Fonts and Typography^
Chapter 12: Painting, Drawing, and Graphing
Chapter 13: Digital Imaging
Chapter 14: Graphics in the Third Dimension
Chapter 15: Presentation Tools and Tips
Chapter 16: The Mac Meets the Telephone
Chapter 17: How to Download Software
Chapter 18: Optical Character Recognition
Chapter 19: HyperCard
Chapter 20: Making Multimedia with QuickTime
Chapter 21: Music, MIDI, and Sound

Part II: Mastering the Mac
^Chapter 22: Everything You Need to Know About System 7, 7.5, and Beyond^
Chapter 23: Hardware Tips for Every Mac and PowerBook
Chapter 24: The World of Utilities and ResEdit
Chapter 25: Storage: From Floppies to CD-ROMs
Chapter 26: Protecting Your Data and Surviving SCSI
Chapter 27: Exchanging Data
Chapter 28: Troubleshooting
Part III: Expanding the Mac
Chapter 29: Upgrading Strategies
Chapter 30: Picking a Printer
Chapter 31: Printer Power Tips
Chapter 32: Networking Basics
Chapter 33: Input Devices
Appendix A: Using the Macworld Power User Clinic CD
Index
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