Teach Yourself Visually MAC OS X V.10.3: Panther Edition

Teach Yourself Visually MAC OS X V.10.3: Panther Edition

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Using more than 500 full-color step-by-step screen shots, best-selling author Ruth Maran shows people how to get more done with Panther, the new version of Mac OS X. This book covers Mac OS X tools, sharing a computer and working on a network, and using iLife applications such as iTunes, iMovie, and iPhoto. Jam-packed with information, the book is perfect for beginning to intermediate Mac users who prefer a visual approach to learning an estimated forty percent of the population. Readers will get up and running fast with super-crisp color illustrations, step-by-step instructions, a task-oriented approach, and lots of practical tips.
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  • Paperback | 305 pages
  • 203.2 x 223.52 x 22.86mm | 884.5g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 500 colour screenshots
  • 0764543938
  • 9780764543937

Table of contents

Chapter 1: MAC OS X BASICS. Introduction to Mac OS X. Using the Dock. Scroll Through a Window. Close a Window. Using the Sidebar. Switch Between Windows. Move a Window. Resize a Window. Minimize a Window. Force an Application to Quit. Restart Your Computer. Shut Down Your Computer. Getting Help. Chapter 2: VIEW FILES. View Personal Folders and Applications. View the Contents of Your Computer. View the Contents of a Disc. Change the View of Items in a Window. Arrange Icons in a Window. Clean Up a Window. Display File Information. Chapter 3: WORK WITH FILES. Select Files. Open a File. Open a Recently Used File. Rename a File. Duplicate a File. Create a Folder. Delete a File. Restore a Deleted File. Move or Copy a File. Create an Alias. Search for Files. Label a File. Print a File. Manage Files Waiting to Print. Copy Files to a CD or DVD. Erase a CD--RW Disc. Send a Fax. Set Up Your Computer to Receive Faxes. Chapter 4: CUSTOMIZE YOUR COMPUTER. Add or Remove Icons from the Dock. Customize the Dock. Change the Screen Saver. Change the Desktop Picture. Change the Display Settings. Change the Energy Saving Settings. Change the Sound Settings. Change the Mouse Settings. Change the Keyboard Settings. Add Fonts. Change the Date or Time. Open Applications Automatically at Log In. Add a Printer. Using Speech Recognition. Change the Way Your Computer Speaks. Update Software. Chapter 5: USING MAC OS X APPLICATIONS. Play Chess. Using Preview. Using QuickTime Player. Using Address Book. Using iCal. Using the Calculator. Using TextEdit. Using Stickies. Using Font Book. Using DVD Player. Chapter 6: PLAY MUSIC USING iTUNES. Listen to a Music CD. Listen to Radio Stations on the Internet. Copy Songs from a Music CD. Using the iTunes Library. Create a Playlist. Create a Smart Playlist. Create Your Own Music CDs. Copy Songs to an MP3 Player. Chapter 7: MANAGE PHOTOS USING iPHOTO. Copy Photos from a Digital Camera. Create an Album. Edit a Photo. Add a Title and Comments to a Photo. View a Slide Show of Your Photos. Design a Book. Print Photos. E--mail Photos. Publish Photos to the Web. Chapter 8: CREATE MOVIES USING iMOVIE. Transfer Video from a Digital Video Camera. Add a Video Clip to a Movie. Rearrange Video Clips. Save and Open a Project. Create a New Project. Crop a Video Clip. Add a Transition Between Video Clips. Add Sounds to a Movie. Add a Photo to a Movie. Preview a Movie. Save a Movie as a QuickTime Movie. Chapter 9: SHARE YOUR COMPUTER. Add a User Account. Delete a User Account. Log Out or Log In. Change the Login Options. Quickly Switch Between Users. Set Limits for a Standard User. View Shared Files. Chapter 10: WORK ON A NETWORK. Turn on File and Printer Sharing. Share Files on a Network. Access Shared Files on a Network. Chapter 11: BROWSE THE WEB USING SAFARI. Connect to the Internet. Start Safari. Display a Specific Web Page. Stop Transfer of a Web Page. Move Through Web Pages. Block Pop--Up Windows. Download a Picture or File From a Web Page. Display History of Viewed Web Pages. Display and Change Your Home Page. Create a Bookmark. Search the Web. Chapter 12: SEARCH THE INTERNET USING SHERLOCK. Start Sherlock. Search for Web Sites. Search for Pictures. Search for Stock Information. Search for Businesses. Search for Movies. Search for Goods and Services. Search for Flight Information. Search for AppleCare Documents. Search for a Definition. Translate Text. Chapter 13: EXCHANGE E--MAIL USING MAIL. Read Messages. Send a Message. Select a Name from Address Book. Save a Draft of a Message. Reply to a Message. Forward a Message. Print a Message. Delete a Message. Attach a File to a Message. Sort Junk Mail. Chapter 14: EXCHANGE INSTANT MESSAGES SUING iCHAT. Start iChat. Add a Person to Your Buddy List. Send an Instant Message. Send a File.
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