The Robin Williams Mac OS X Book Panther Edition

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No matter how many bells and whistles a new operating system offers—and with Mac OS X 10.3 Panther the list is a long one—using that new OS can be an intimidating process. Unless, of course, you have Robin Williams in your corner: In this volume she once again works her magic by providing a gentle and friendly introduction to Mac OS X Panther. In these pages, Robin covers not just the basics of using a Mac under Mac OS X—printing, sending e-mail, exchanging files, surfing the Internet—but all of the important new...

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Overview

No matter how many bells and whistles a new operating system offers—and with Mac OS X 10.3 Panther the list is a long one—using that new OS can be an intimidating process. Unless, of course, you have Robin Williams in your corner: In this volume she once again works her magic by providing a gentle and friendly introduction to Mac OS X Panther. In these pages, Robin covers not just the basics of using a Mac under Mac OS X—printing, sending e-mail, exchanging files, surfing the Internet—but all of the important new and improved features as well: working with Panther's all-new Finder, using Expose to work with windows, getting started with iChat AV, expanded coverage of networking, improved Web access with the Safari browser, working with Mail, and lots more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321232960
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Robin Williams Series
  • Pages: 712
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.14 (h) x 1.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Williams is the author of more than 20 best-selling and award-winning books, including The Little Mac Book, The Little Mac iApps Book, The Non-Designer's Design Book, The Non-Designer's Web Book, and Robin Williams Design Workshop and Web Design Workshop. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has influenced a generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the World Wide Web.

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Table of Contents

Mini-glossary
1 Finding your way around 1
2 An easy tutorial 13
3 The mouse 23
4 Keys and the keyboard 33
5 Menus and shortcuts 55
6 How to use the windows 65
7 All about icons 111
8 All about the dock 125
9 The desktop, finder, and home 131
10 How to use folders 153
11 Selecting, moving, and copying files 167
12 Opening applications and documents 187
13 Word processing (typing) 203
14 Saving your documents 227
15 Printing documents and faxing 243
16 Closing and quitting 269
17 Using the trash 277
18 Ejecting disks 285
19 Restart, shut down, or log out 291
20 Multiple users and their homes 301
21 Downloading and installing 319
22 Customizing your Mac with system preferences 339
23 Using aliases 387
24 Find files on your Mac 395
25 Fonts on your Mac 405
26 Applications on your Mac 427
27 Useful utilities 453
28 What is the internet? 487
29 Connecting to the internet and the web 497
30 Using the world wide web 517
31 Mail and address book 541
32 Sharing files on one Mac 557
33 Sharing files between several Macs 569
34 Sharing files over the internet 599
35 Ports and peripherals 613
36 Using the classic environment 621
37 Where did it go? 641
A Mac account 661
B Accent marks 663
C : quiz answers 664
Index 667
Colophon 714
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