Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard : Visual QuickStart Guide

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Apple's next version of its OS, code-named Leopard, will keep Mac users in the forefront of making the most from their computers. Respected, best-selling author Maria Langer takes readers through Mac OS X's groundbreaking capabilities, including new applications such as Time Machine and Spaces and revamped applications such as Mail, Dashboard, Spotlight, and iCal. With plenty of screenshots to clearly illustrate techniques, this reasonably priced guide is a great reference to the essentials of Mac OS X Leopard.



Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through Mac OS X and show you what to do.
Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.
Page for page, the best content and value around.
Companion Web site offers tips, links, updates, and more at www.marialanger.com/category/book-support/macosquickstart/.
Maria Langer has written more than 70 computer books, including best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides on Mac OS X, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel, as well as hundreds of articles for magazines and Web sites. A Macintosh user since 1989, Maria never tires of teaching her Macs new tricks. When she's not writing, Maria is working hard to build her helicopter tour and charter business, Flying M Air. Visit Maria on the Web at www.marialanger.com.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 696 pages
  • 174 x 229 x 38mm | 1,050g
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 0321496000
  • 9780321496003
  • 1,332,391

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Apple's next version of its OS, code-named Leopard, will keep Mac users in the forefront of making the most from their computers. Respected, best-selling author Maria Langer takes readers through Mac OS X's groundbreaking capabilities, including new applications such as Time Machine and Spaces and revamped applications such as Mail, Dashboard, Spotlight, and iCal. With plenty of screenshots to clearly illustrate techniques, this reasonably priced guide is a great reference to the essentials of Mac OS X Leopard.
Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through Mac OS X and show you what to do.Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.Page for page, the best content and value around.Companion Web site offers tips, links, updates, and more at www.marialanger.com/category/book-support/macosquickstart/.Maria Langer has written more than 70 computer books, including best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides on Mac OS X, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel, as well as hundreds of articles for magazines and Web sites. A Macintosh user since 1989, Maria never tires of teaching her Macs new tricks. When she's not writing, Maria is working hard to build her helicopter tour and charter business, Flying M Air. Visit Maria on the Web at www.marialanger.com.
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Table of contents

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide
(Working Outline)

Introduction:
New Features in Mac OS X 10.5
Setting Up Mac OS X 10.5

Chapter 1: Setting Up Mac OS X 10.5

Chapter 2: Finder Basics

Chapter 3: File Management

Chapter 4: Using Spotlight

Chapter 5: Advanced Finder Techniques

Chapter 6: Customizing the Finder

Chapter 7: Desktop Management

Chapter 8: Application Basics

Chapter 9: TextEdit

Chapter 10: Personal Information Software

Chapter 11: Front Row

Chapter 12: Other Mac OS X Applications

Chapter 13: Dashboard

Chapter 14: Fonts

Chapter 15: Printing and Faxing

Chapter 16: Connecting to the Internet

Chapter 17: Using Internet Applications

Chapter 19: Multiple Users

Chapter 20: Security

Chapter 21: System Preferences

Chapter 22: Mac OS Utilities

Chapter 23: Automation Tools

Chapter 24: Unix Basics for Mac OS X

Chapter 25: Boot Camp

Chapter 26: Getting Help

Appendix A: Menus and Keyboard Equivalents
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Review Text

Apple’s next version of its OS, code-named Leopard, will keep Mac users in the forefront of making the most from their computers. Respected, best-selling author Maria Langer takes readers through Mac OS X’s groundbreaking capabilities, including new applications such as Time Machine and Spaces and revamped applications such as Mail, Dashboard, Spotlight, and iCal. With plenty of screenshots to clearly illustrate techniques, this reasonably priced guide is a great reference to the essentials of Mac OS X Leopard.

Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through Mac OS X and show you what to do.Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.Page for page, the best content and value around.Companion Web site offers tips, links, updates, and more at www.marialanger.com/category/book-support/macosquickstart/.Maria Langer has written more than 70 computer books, including best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides on Mac OS X, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel, as well as hundreds of articles for magazines and Web sites. A Macintosh user since 1989, Maria never tires of teaching her Macs new tricks. When she’s not writing, Maria is working hard to build her helicopter tour and charter business, Flying M Air. Visit Maria on the Web at www.marialanger.com.
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About Maria L. Langer

Maria Langer is the author of 70 computer books, including bestselling Visual QuickStart Guides for Mac OS X, Microsoft Excel, and WordPress. Using the Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe software she writes about, she creates the documents she needs to run her writing and helicopter tour and charter businesses. When she's not writing, Maria is probably touring Arizona by helicopter or horseback or teaching her parrot how to make animal noises. Visit Maria on the Web at www.marialanger.com.
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