The Little Palm Book

The Little Palm Book

Paperback

$17.99

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780201699548
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 10/20/1999
Series: Little Book Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.51(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword xv
Introduction xix
PART 1 Palm Basics 1(58)
Getting Acquainted
3(22)
What Kind Did You Get?
3(6)
Palm III
4(1)
Palm IIIe
4(1)
Palm IIIx
5(1)
Palm V
6(1)
Palm VII
7(1)
Other "Palm" devices
8(1)
A Trip Around Your Palm
9(8)
Power/backlight button
10(1)
Application buttons
10(1)
Scroll button
11(1)
Printed icons
11(3)
The screen
14(1)
Graffiti area
15(1)
Serial port
16(1)
IR port
16(1)
Contrast wheel
17(1)
Reset button
17(1)
What Comes with Your Palm
17(8)
The HotSync cradle
18(1)
The stylus
19(1)
The cover
19(1)
The documentation
20(1)
The software
20(2)
The batteries
22(1)
Charging the Palm V battery
23(2)
Setting Up Your Palm
25(20)
The Stylus Is Your New Mouse
26(1)
The Setup Process
26(4)
The Applications Screen: Home Base
30(7)
Categories
31(1)
Home base menus
32(1)
App menu
32(5)
Menus within programs
37(1)
Setting Your Preferences
37(5)
General
37(1)
Buttons
38(2)
Digitizer
40(1)
Formats
40(1)
Modem
41(1)
Network
41(1)
Owner
41(1)
ShortCuts
42(1)
Wireless
42(1)
Resetting Your Palm
42(3)
Soft reset
43(1)
Semisoft reset
43(1)
Hard reset
44(1)
Graffiti and the Onscreen Keyboards
45(14)
Learning Graffiti
46(10)
Letters
48(2)
Capitals
50(1)
Numbers
51(1)
Punctuation
51(3)
Graffiti tips
54(1)
Graffiti ShortCuts
54(1)
Giraffe
55(1)
The Onscreen Keyboards
56(3)
PART 2 The Built-In Palm Applications 59(64)
Date Book
61(18)
Date Book Basics
61(2)
The three views
62(1)
The power of Find
63(1)
Entering Events
63(10)
Rescheduling an event
65(2)
Simultaneous events
67(1)
Setting an alarm for an event
67(2)
Repeating events
69(1)
Attaching notes
70(1)
Private events
71(2)
Deleting an event
73(1)
Menus, Options, and Preferences
73(6)
Edit menu
74(1)
Purging events
74(1)
Beaming events
74(1)
Options menu
75(4)
Address Book
79(12)
Creating Your Business Card
81(4)
Address entry details
82(2)
Designating your entry as your business card
84(1)
Beaming your business card to other palms
84(1)
Managing Your Entries
85(3)
Categories
86(1)
Navigation
86(2)
Menus and Options
88(3)
Edit menu
88(1)
Options menu
88(3)
To Do List
91(8)
Entering Tasks
92(2)
Completing tasks
92(1)
Priorities
93(1)
To Do Preferences
94(1)
Sorting
94(1)
What to Show onscreen
94(1)
Item Details
95(2)
Due dates
96(1)
Category
96(1)
Marking items Private
97(1)
Menus
97(2)
Purging
98(1)
Phone lookup, beaming, and attaching notes
98(1)
Memo pad
99(8)
Memo Pad Basics
100(2)
Scrolling
101(1)
Memo Details
102(1)
Creating a New Memo
102(2)
Categories
104(1)
Memo Pad Menus
104(3)
Menu List view menus
104(2)
Memo view menus
106(1)
Expense, Security, and Calculator
107(16)
Expense
108(6)
Expense basics
108(1)
Filling in the details
109(3)
Expense options and preferences
112(1)
Exporting your expense report to Excel
113(1)
Purging
114(1)
Security
114(6)
Hiding stuff with passwords
114(3)
Hiding stuff without a password
117(1)
If You forget Your password
118(1)
Locking up your palm
119(1)
Calculator
120(3)
Using calculations in other programs
120(1)
The M and C buttons
120(3)
PART 3 Connecting with Your Computer 123(70)
Windows HotSync and Palm Desktop
125(24)
HotSync Basics
126(1)
Local HotSync
126(1)
Modern HotSync
126(1)
HotSyncing after a hard reset
127(1)
Cradles
127(1)
Preparing to HotSync
127(4)
Installing the software
128(2)
Your first HotSync
130(1)
HotSync Manager
131(3)
Setup
132(1)
Conduits: changing HotSync actions
133(1)
File Link
134(1)
Palm Desktop
134(2)
Palm Desktop tips
136(1)
Date Book
136(3)
Views
137(1)
Navigation
138(1)
Creating an event
139(1)
Address Book
139(3)
Adding and editing entries
140(1)
Address Book tips
141(1)
Dragging addresses into Word, Excel, or the Clipboard
141(1)
To Do List
142(2)
Editing and creating to Do items
142(1)
Changing what to Do List displays
143(1)
Dragging tasks into Word, Excel, and the Clipboard
144(1)
Memo Pad
144(5)
Memo Pad basics
145(1)
Creating and editing memos
146(1)
Importing files from Word and other applications
147(1)
Dragging memos into Word and the Clipboard
148(1)
Mac HotSync and Palm Desktop
149(28)
HotSync Basics
150(1)
Local HotSync
150(1)
Modern HotSync
150(1)
Hotsyncing after a hard reset
151(1)
Cradles
151(1)
Getting Ready to Hotsync
151(4)
Installing the Macpac 2 software
152(2)
HotSyncing for the first time
154(1)
HotSync Manager
155(2)
Palm Desktop
157(4)
Instant Palm Desktop
159(1)
Printing
160(1)
Calendar
161(3)
Adding an appointment
161(1)
The three Calendar views
162(2)
Contacts
164(4)
Editing a Contact entry
165(1)
Adding a new Contact
166(1)
Sorting Contacts and filters
167(1)
Tasks
168(3)
Creating and editing a new Task
169(2)
Notes
171(2)
Creating and editing Notes
172(1)
Expense
173(4)
Add-On Software
177(16)
Downloading Software from the Web
178(3)
Installing a Downloaded Palm Program
181(1)
Installing a Program in Windows Palm Desktop
181(1)
Installing a program in Mac Palm Desktop
182(1)
Some Cool Palm
Add-On Programs
182(2)
System extensions
184(1)
Productivity enhancers
185(3)
Travel
188(2)
Fun and games
190(3)
PART 4 Connecting with the Net 193(60)
Modems and Getting Online
195(10)
Palm Modem Basics
196(2)
Setting up Your Palm Modem
198(5)
Modem HotSync
203(2)
Email
205(18)
Palm Email via HotSync
206(11)
Setting up Mail for HotSyncing
207(1)
HotSyncing your email
208(1)
HotSync options
208(2)
Reading email in Palm Mail
210(2)
Replying to and forwarding an email
212(2)
Sending a new email in Palm Mail
214(2)
Creating a signature
216(1)
Purging
216(1)
Showing more onscreen
216(1)
Palm Email via the Internet
217(6)
HandMail as an example
218(5)
Surfing the Web
223(14)
ProxiWeb
224(5)
Exploring ProxiWeb
225(2)
Some neat ProxiWeb features
227(2)
Palmscape
229(1)
AvantGo
230(7)
Setting up AvantGo
231(2)
AvantGo on your Palm
233(2)
AvantGo tips
235(2)
Palm VII and Palm.Net
237(16)
Activating the Wireless Service
239(2)
Using the Palm Query Applications
241(10)
ABC News
241(1)
Activate
242(1)
Diagnostics
242(1)
E*Trade
242(1)
ESPN
243(1)
iMessenger
244(1)
MapQuest
245(1)
Palm.Net
246(1)
Yahoo People Search
246(1)
Travelocity
247(1)
Weather
247(1)
Wsj.com
248(1)
Other PQAs on the Palm VII CD-ROM
249(1)
Wireless preferences
250(1)
Final Palm VII Thoughts
251(2)
Appendix Palm Resources 253(4)
Official
253(1)
User groups
253(1)
Palms and accessories
254(1)
Screen protectors
254(1)
Keyboards
254(1)
Software
255(1)
Downloadable books and literature
255(1)
Books about the Palm
255(1)
Magazines
256(1)
Newsgroups
256(1)
Random resources
256(1)
Index 257

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