Mac OS X Panther For Dummies

Mac OS X Panther For Dummies

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Set preferences, manage folders, and check out iTools Pounce on cool features like the all-new Finder, iChat videoconferencing, and more The doctor is in! Let "Dr. Mac" help you put Panther through its paces and see what a cool cat it really is. Discover how to customize your desktop, wander down the Dock, get online with new mail features, jump into iLife?TM, share your Mac, do all that Classic stuff, and make your Panther purr. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: Brush up on OS X basics Find your way around the Dock Open, resize, and move Finder windows Use Open dialog boxes and Save sheets Work with removable media
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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 1,383.45g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Revised ed.
  • w. figs.
  • 0764541684
  • 9780764541681
  • 2,225,896

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Set preferences, manage folders, and check out iTools Pounce on cool features like the all-new Finder, iChat videoconferencing, and more

The doctor is in! Let "Dr. Mac" help you put Panther through its paces and see what a cool cat it really is. Discover how to customize your desktop, wander down the Dock, get online with new mail features, jump into iLifeTM, share your Mac, do all that Classic stuff, and make your Panther purr.

The Dummies Way

Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to:

Brush up on OS X basics Find your way around the Dock Open, resize, and move Finder windows Use Open dialog boxes and Save sheets Work with removable media
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About Bob Levitus

Bob LeVitus (Austin, Texas) often referred to as "Dr. Mac," has written 39 computer books, including all previous editions of Mac OS For Dummies. His books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. Bob presently has a weekly newspaper column "Dr. Mac" in the Houston Chronicle. (Readership 1 million+) He's also been published in more than two-dozen computer magazines over the past thirteen years. Always a popular speaker at computer user groups and trade shows, Bob has spoken at more than 200 seminars here and abroad, presented keynote addresses in three countries, and produced a series of training seminars in five cities.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Desktop Madness: Navigating Mac OS X. Chapter 1: Mac OS X Panther 101 (Prerequisites: None). Chapter 2: Meet the Desktop. Chapter 3: "What's Up, Dock?" Chapter 4: I Think Icon! I Think Icon! Chapter 5: Looking through Finder Windows. Chapter 6: A Bevy of Delectable Menus. Part II: Rounding Out Your Basic Training. Chapter 7: New-Fangled Finder. Chapter 8: Mastering the Save Sheet and the Open Dialog. Chapter 9: Haggling with Removable Media. Chapter 10: File Management without Tearing Your Hair Out. Part III: Doing Stuff with Your Mac. Chapter 11: Internet-Working. Chapter 12: Publish or Perish: The Fail-Safe Guide to Printing. Chapter 13: Applying Yourself to the Applications Folder. Chapter 14: The Classic Environment: Like Mac OS 9, Only Better. Chapter 15: What Your Mac Prefers. Part IV: U 2 Can B a Guru. Chapter 16: "Mine! Miiiiine!": Sharing Your Mac and Liking It. Chapter 17: Back Up Now or Regret It Later. Chapter 18: Troubleshooting Mac OS X. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Ways to Speed Up Your Mac Experience. Chapter 20: Ten (Or So) Ways to Make Your Mac Better by Throwing Money at It. Chapter 21: Ten (Or So) Great Web Sites for Mac Freaks. Chapter 22: Ten (Or So) Mac OS X Apps That You Might Need Someday. Part VI: Appendix. Appendix: Installing Mac OS X Panther (Only If You Have To). Index.
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