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Sams Teach Yourself iMac in 10 Minutes

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Sams Teach Yourself iMac in 10 Minutes is a tutorial-based book, organized into a series of easy-to-follow, 10 minute lessons. You will easily learn how to use the updated Installer and the new Finder, effectively browse the World Wide Web and set up Personal Web Serving, customize the appearance of your desktop, optimize the iMac's performance, use Quicktime and Digital Audio (MIDI), share data with others and networking, work with AppleScript, and troubleshoot the iMac. ...
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Overview

Sams Teach Yourself iMac in 10 Minutes is a tutorial-based book, organized into a series of easy-to-follow, 10 minute lessons. You will easily learn how to use the updated Installer and the new Finder, effectively browse the World Wide Web and set up Personal Web Serving, customize the appearance of your desktop, optimize the iMac's performance, use Quicktime and Digital Audio (MIDI), share data with others and networking, work with AppleScript, and troubleshoot the iMac.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780672315190
  • Publisher: Sams
  • Publication date: 1/8/1999
  • Series: Sams Teach Yourself Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 5.42 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

1. What Is An Imac?
The Computer Defined. The Monitor. Hard Disks, Floppy, and CD-ROM Drives. The Multimedia System. Communications. The Keyboard and Mouse.

2. The Mac Operating System.
Working with the Mac OS 8.5 GUI. Exploring Mac OS 8.5 Multimedia Tools. Browsing the Internet. Introducing the New Extended File System.

3. Add-Ons: Extra Hardware.
USB Adapters, Hubs, and Cables. Storage Options. For More Information.

4. Setting Up The Imac.
Plugging in the Keyboard. Plugging in the Mouse. Plugging in the Modem. Plugging in the Power.

5. Getting Oriented.
The Desktop. Using the Windows and Menus. Manipulating Files and Folders. Starting Up and Shutting Down. Ejecting and Throwing Things Away. Using Copy, Cut, Paste, and Drag.

6. Getting Organized.
Organizing the Desktop. Viewing and Navigating Your Files. Finding Files. Opening and Grouping Documents. Using the Trash Can. Using the General Information Window.

7. Working With Programs.
Installing and Removing Applications. Opening, Closing, and Saving Documents. Doing More than One Task with iMac.

8. Customizing The Desktop.
The Appearance Control Panel. Changing the Monitors & Sound Control Panel. Changing the Keyboard Control Panel. Modifying the NumbersControl Panel..Modifying the Text Control Panel. More Customization Options.

9. Fonts.
Sharing Fonts Between Computers. Installing Fonts. Viewing Fonts. Adding Professional Polish.

10. Printing.
Printing with Inkjet Printers. Printing with Laser Printers. Using PostScript to Print. Preparing Your Mac for Printing. Printing a Document. Printing with Color.

11. Color.
Working with RGB and CMYK Colors. A Closer Look at QuickDraw. Color-Calibrating Your Mac. Using ColorPicker. Other Uses of ColorSync.

12. Quicktime.
Using QuickTime. Working with QuickTime-Savvy Programs. Working with the QuickTime Plug-In.

13. Browsing With The Imac.
Gaining Access. Getting On the Internet. Configuring Your Internet Preferences. Getting Ready for the Web. Welcome to the Browser Wars. Internet Services.

14. File Sharing.
Running Ethernet with AppleTalk: iMac to Mac. Performance Issues with File Sharing.

15. Personal Web Serving.
Personal Web Sharing. CGI Scripts.

16. Talking To The Other Guys.
Sharing Data Versus Sharing Documents. Sharing Data Between Files. Sharing Files Between Programs. Sharing Files Over a Network and the Internet. Sharing Documents Online.

17. Troubleshooting The Imac.
Preventive Medicine: Collecting a Software Toolkit. Dealing with the Problem. Resolving Software Problems. Resolving Hardware Problems. Index.

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