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Description

  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 7 X 9-1/8
  • Pages: 696
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Adobe DRM)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-7991-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-7991-5

  • iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes, iDVD, and iWeb
  • Safari, Mail, and iChat
  • Spotlight, Boot Camp, and Time Machine

You’ve got a Mac. You’ve got Leopard. And you’ve got iLife, Safari, Mail, iChat…and all the rest.

Now all you need to do is figure out how to get them to work together--so that you can stop thinking about your computer and start thinking about getting things done, having fun, and enjoying everything your Mac has to offer.

This one book is your answer--the answer to any questions you might have today, and the answer to all the questions about Leopard and your Mac that you’re likely to have in the future.

Find out how to...

  • Get the most enjoyment out of iLife
  • Find files and documents with Spotlight
  • Use QuickTime and DVD Player
  • Use Windows software on Intel Macs
  • Work with peripheral devices
  • Surf the Web with Safari
  • Send email with Mail
  • Collaborate via iChat
  • Share your screen, files, and computer securely
  • Recover from crashes
  • Back up and restore files with Time Machine

Robyn Ness is a web developer, focusing on issues of usability, information design, and content development. She has contributed to books on Adobe CS3, Dreamweaver, digital media, and digital photography.

John Ray is an award-winning developer and security consultant with more than 17 years of programming and administration experience. He has worked on projects for the FCC, the National Regulatory Research Institute, The Ohio State University, Xerox, and the State of Florida and has written or contributed to more than a dozen books, including Adobe CS3 All in One, Special Edition Using TCP/IP, Mac OS X Unleashed, and Maximum Mac OS X Security.

Category:  Macintosh Operating Systems

Covers:  Mac OS X Leopard v10.5

User Level:  Beginning--Intermediate

Part I: Max OS X Basics

CHAPTER 1: Introducing Mac OS X 5

CHAPTER 2: Using the Finder  19

CHAPTER 3: Exploring the Dock  43

CHAPTER 4: Working with Folders, Files, and Applications  53

CHAPTER 5: Enhancing Your Desktop  71

CHAPTER 6: Setting System Preferences and Universal Access Options 83

Part II: Common Applications and Hardware

CHAPTER 7: Using Video Toys and Tools: Photo Booth, QuickTime, DVD Player, and Front Row  103

CHAPTER 8: Using Preview, TextEdit, Address Book, and Keychain Access  121

CHAPTER 9: Installing Additional Software  147

CHAPTER 10: Working with Windows Applications  161

CHAPTER 11: Working with Devices and Displays  171

CHAPTER 12: Printing, Faxing, and Working with Fonts  187

Part III: Internet Applications

CHAPTER 13: Connecting to the Internet 203

CHAPTER 14: Using Safari  221

CHAPTER 15: Exploring .Mac Membership  243

CHAPTER 16: Using Mail  257

CHAPTER 17: Using iChat 293

CHAPTER 18: Using iCal  327

Part IV: Apple’s iLife Applications

CHAPTER 19: Introducing iLife '08  345

CHAPTER 20: Using iTunes  355

CHAPTER 21: Using iPhoto 377

CHAPTER 22: Using GarageBand  407

CHAPTER 23: Using iMovie  429

CHAPTER 24: Exploring the iDVD Interface  451

CHAPTER 25: Creating DVDs in iDVD '08  465

CHAPTER 26: Using iWeb  487

Part V: System Administration and Maintenance

CHAPTER 27: Setting Up and Managing User Accounts 507

CHAPTER 28: Sharing Files and Network Services Between Computers 521

CHAPTER 29: Securing Your Computer  547

CHAPTER 30: Maintaining Your System  563

CHAPTER 31: Recovering from Crashes, Data Loss, and Other Problems  577

Part VI: Advanced Topics

CHAPTER 32: Introducing Automator and AppleScript  589

CHAPTER 33: Using Basic UNIX Commands  621

CHAPTER 34: Exploring the Utilities Folder 637

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Table of Contents

Part I: Max OS X Basics

CHAPTER 1: Introducing Mac OS X 5

CHAPTER 2: Using the Finder  19

CHAPTER 3: Exploring the Dock  43

CHAPTER 4: Working with Folders, Files, and Applications  53

CHAPTER 5: Enhancing Your Desktop  71

CHAPTER 6: Setting System Preferences and Universal Access Options 83

Part II: Common Applications and Hardware

CHAPTER 7: Using Video Toys and Tools: Photo Booth, QuickTime, DVD Player, and Front Row  103

CHAPTER 8: Using Preview, TextEdit, Address Book, and Keychain Access  121

CHAPTER 9: Installing Additional Software  147

CHAPTER 10: Working with Windows Applications  161

CHAPTER 11: Working with Devices and Displays  171

CHAPTER 12: Printing, Faxing, and Working with Fonts  187

Part III: Internet Applications

CHAPTER 13: Connecting to the Internet 203

CHAPTER 14: Using Safari  221

CHAPTER 15: Exploring .Mac Membership  243

CHAPTER 16: Using Mail  257

CHAPTER 17: Using iChat 293

CHAPTER 18: Using iCal  327

Part IV: Apple’s iLife Applications

CHAPTER 19: Introducing iLife '08  345

CHAPTER 20: Using iTunes  355

CHAPTER 21: Using iPhoto 377

CHAPTER 22: Using GarageBand  407

CHAPTER 23: Using iMovie  429

CHAPTER 24: Exploring the iDVD Interface  451

CHAPTER 25: Creating DVDs in iDVD '08  465

CHAPTER 26: Using iWeb  487

Part V: System Administration and Maintenance

CHAPTER 27: Setting Up and Managing User Accounts 507

CHAPTER 28: Sharing Files and Network Services Between Computers 521

CHAPTER 29: Securing Your Computer  547

CHAPTER 30: Maintaining Your System  563

CHAPTER 31: Recovering from Crashes, Data Loss, and Other Problems  577

Part VI: Advanced Topics

CHAPTER 32: Introducing Automator and AppleScript  589

CHAPTER 33: Using Basic UNIX Commands  621

CHAPTER 34: Exploring the Utilities Folder 637

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