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Mac OS X Snow Leopard In Depth


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  • Covers everything from customizing the Mac desktop to networking, maintenance, troubleshooting, and security
  • Includes extensive coverage of Mac OS X's built-in apps, including iTunes, iChat, iCal, Address Book, Mail, Mobile Me, Exposé, Spaces, and more
  • Attractive, efficient new In Depth design replaces "Special Edition" series
  • By respected Mac author Paul McFedries
  • Description

    • Copyright 2010
    • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
    • Edition: 1st
    • Book
    • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4229-2
    • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4229-2

    Advice and techniques that you need to get the job done.

    Looking for ways to streamline your work so that you can focus on maximizing your
    time? In Depth provides specific, tested, and proven solutions to the problems you run
    into every day–things other books ignore or oversimplify. This is the one book that you
    can rely on to answer all the questions you have now and will have in the future.

    In Depth offers:

    • Comprehensive coverage with detailed solutions
    • Breakthrough techniques and shortcuts that are unavailable elsewhere
    • Practical, real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out
    • Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own
    • Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching style
    • Quick information via sidebars, tips, reminders, notes, and warnings
    • In Depth is the only tool you need to get more done in less time!

    CATEGORY: Macintosh Operating System

    COVERS:   Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

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    Table of Contents


    Welcome to Mac OS X 

    Welcome to Mac OS X Snow Leopard In Depth 

    How This Book Is Organized 

    Special Features 


    Who Should Use This Book 

         I  Exploring Mac OS X

        1  Working on the Mac OS X Desktop 

        2  Getting to Know the Dock 

        3  Getting to Know Mac OS X Finder Windows 

        4  Managing Files and Folders 

        5  Searching Your Mac 

        6  Setting System Preferences 

        7  Installing and Using Mac OS X Applications 

         II  Getting Things Done with Leopard’s Applications

        8  Playing and Managing Music with iTunes 

        9  Playing and Managing Movies and Digital Video 

      10  Managing Your Contacts 

      11  Managing Your Schedule 

      12  Working with Text and Graphics 

        III  Living in a Connected World

      13  Connecting Your Mac to the Internet 

      14  Surfing the Web 

      15  Managing Your Email 

      16  Chatting in Text, Audio, and Video 

      17  Wired Networking with Mac OS X 

      18  Wireless Networking with Mac OS X 

      19  Sharing an Internet Connection 

      20  Using MobileMe to Integrate a Mac onto the Internet 

       IV  Delving Deeper Into Mac OS X

      21  Working with User Accounts 

      22  Managing Your Desktop with Exposé and Spaces 

      23  Managing and Using Fonts 

      24  Making Your Mac Accessible to Everyone 

      25  Making Your Mac Do the Work for You with Automator 

      26  Working with the Mac OS X Command Line 

      27  Using the Mac OS X Notebook Features 

      28  Working with Dashboard and Widgets 

      29  Running Windows and Windows Applications 

      30  Working with Mice, Keyboards, and Other Input Devices 

      31  Working with Your Mac’s Display 

      32  Working with Your Mac’s Sound 

      33  Installing, Configuring, and Using Printers 

      34  Using Data Storage Devices 

       VI  Maintaining, Protecting, and Repairing Your Mac

      35  Maintaining Your Mac 

      36  Backing Up Your Mac 

      37  Securing Your Mac 

      38  Solving Mac Problems 


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