Mastering Mac OS X

Mastering Mac OS X

by Todd Stauffer
     
 

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The Essential Resource for New and Veteran Mac Users

Mastering Mac OS X is your comprehensive guide to the latest OS from Apple. Designed for Mac users of every experience level, this book gives you all the information you need to begin fresh with Mac OS X, or to make a fast, trouble-free transition from an earlier release. Coverage includes:

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The Essential Resource for New and Veteran Mac Users

Mastering Mac OS X is your comprehensive guide to the latest OS from Apple. Designed for Mac users of every experience level, this book gives you all the information you need to begin fresh with Mac OS X, or to make a fast, trouble-free transition from an earlier release. Coverage includes:

  • Installing Mac OS X
  • Using the new Aqua interface and Dock
  • Performing local and Internet searches with Sherlock
  • Connecting to the Internet over a modem or broadband connection
  • Managing e-mail with the built-in Mail application
  • Accessing remote servers using Web browsers and FTP applications
  • Configuring your own network, including Web and FTP servers
  • Using all built-in Mac OS X applications
  • Setting up local and network printing
  • Managing fonts
  • Working with ColorSync
  • Viewing and editing movies and other multimedia with QuickTime
  • Automating your Mac with AppleScript
  • Troubleshooting Mac OS X
  • Installing peripheral devices

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782125818
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Mastering Series
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.84(d)

Meet the Author

Todd Stauffer is the author or co-author of over 25 books covering topics such as Web publishing, upgrading Macintoshes, and using the iMac. He's a contributor to MacAddict and a writer for a number of other publications, a humor columnist, car reviewer, speaker and the publisher of a news and entertainment magazine.

Kirk McElhearn is a freelance writer, journalist and translator. He has written user manuals for many popular Macintosh programs, and articles for publications including MacWorld magazine and TidBITS. He is also a translator for leading computer and telecommunications companies. A native New Yorker, Kirk currently lives in the French Alps.

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