Mac OS X Panther in 10 Simple Steps or Less
Mac OS X Panther in 10 Simple Steps or Less
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DescriptionIf you are looking to make the most of the amazing features of the new Mac OS X Panther and you need a quick and easy understanding of the technology in order to do so, then this book is for you-whether you're new to Mac OS X Panther or you need a refresher on everything from maximizing Safari(TM) as a search engine to using the command line of the Terminal. Open the book and you'll discover clear, easy-to-follow instructions for more than 250 key Mac OS X Panther tasks, each presented in ten quick steps-or less. Easy-to-navigate pages, lots of screen shots, and to-the-point directions guide you through every common (and not so common) Mac OS X Panther challenge-and help you get more done in less time.
* Each solution is ten steps-or less-to help you get the job done fast
* Self-contained two-page spreads deliver the answers you need-without flipping pages
* A no-fluff approach focuses on helping you achieve the results
* A resource packed with useful and fun ways to get the most out of Mac OS X Panther
Part 1: Mac OS X Basics.
Task 1: Logging In, Setting Automatic Login, and Logging Off.
Task 2: Acting as Another User.
Task 3: Shutting Down, Restarting, and Putting the Computer to Sleep.
Task 4: Setting the Clock and Date.
Task 5: Setting the Volume.
Task 6: Viewing a Contextual Menu.
Task 7: Browsing the System.
Task 8: Closing, Hiding, and Exposing Windows.
Task 9: Creating Aliases and Utilizing the Sidebar.
Task 10: Ejecting a Removable Disc.
Task 11: Taking and Printing Screen Shots.
Task 12: Installing New Software.
Part 2: Setting Up Your Desktop and Your Account.
Task 13: Changing Your Password and Icon.
Task 14: Setting Keychain Preferences.
Task 15: Setting a Background Image.
Task 16: Setting a Screen Saver.
Task 17: Customizing the Appearance of Windows and Setting Folder Options.
Task 18: Setting the Dock Preferences.
Task 19: Adding Applications, Folders, and Files to the Dock.
Task 20: Setting Applications to Start Automatically on Login.
Part 3: Utilizing Preferences and Customizing.
Task 21: Setting Finder Preferences.
Task 22: Setting the Startup Disk.
Task 23: Setting Display Preferences.
Task 24: Setting CD and DVD Preferences.
Task 25: Setting QuickTime Connection Speed.
Task 26: Setting Up Handwriting Recognition with Inkwell.
Task 27: Adjusting Sleep and Energy Saving Settings.
Task 28: Starting, Stopping, or Restarting the Classic Environment.
Task 29: Setting Mouse and Keyboard Options.
Task 30: Setting Language and Regional Preferences.
Task 31: Setting Speech Preferences.
Task 32: Using the Font Book.
Part 4: Finding and Working with Files.
Task 33: Using the Home Folder and Customized Navigation.
Task 34: Working with a File.
Task 35: Creating and Selecting Files and Folders.
Task 36: Deleting and Undeleting Files and Folders.
Task 37: Opening Files in Preview.
Task 38: Searching for Files.
Task 39: Searching for Aliases.
Task 40: Searching for Folders and Applications.
Task 41: Indexing the Hard Drive.
Task 42: Searching by Visibility and Content.
Task 43: Transferring Files by Physical Means.
Task 44: Transferring Files Using an iPod.
Part 5: Managing Users.
Task 45: Viewing and Setting Your Account Information.
Task 46: Adding a User Account.
Task 47: Changing a User’s Password.
Task 48: Changing a User’s Icon.
Task 49: Setting and Changing a User’s Permissions.
Task 50: Deleting a User’s Account.
Task 51: Setting Automatic Login.
Task 52: Switching Users Quickly.
Task 53: Setting Login Options for Users.
Task 54: Enabling the System Administrator Account.
Part 6: Word Processing with TextEdit.
Task 55: Starting and Stopping TextEdit.
Task 56: Saving a Document in TextEdit.
Task 57: Entering and Editing Text in TextEdit.
Task 58: Opening Documents and Saving Documents to New Locations.
Task 59: Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text.
Task 60: Setting Font Appearance.
Task 61: Adding Special Characters.
Task 62: Making a Template.
Task 63: Printing Documents.
Task 64: Using Recent Documents and Applications.
Part 7: Networking.
Task 65: Configuring an Ethernet Network Connection.
Task 66: Configuring an AirPort Network Connection.
Task 67: Configuring a Modem Connection.
Task 68: Working with Network Configurations.
Task 69: Working with Proxy Servers.
Task 70: Creating a Wireless Computer-to-Computer Network.
Task 71: Joining an AirPort Network.
Task 72: Joining a Closed AirPort Network.
Task 73: Browsing the Network.
Task 74: Connecting to a Local Server.
Task 75: Sharing an Internet Connection and Using the Firewall.
Task 76: Creating and Using Network Locations.
Task 77: Using Target Disk Mode.
Part 8: Printing and Faxing.
Task 78: Adding a Printer.
Task 79: Configuring Page Setup.
Task 80: Managing Print Jobs.
Task 81: Sharing a Printer.
Task 82: Exploring Print Options.
Task 83: Exploring Further Print Options.
Task 84: Faxing.
Task 85: Printing from Classic.
Part 9: Using .Mac and Sherlock.
Task 86: Creating a .Mac Account.
Task 87: Accessing Your iDisk.
Task 88: Using iSync.
Task 89: Searching the Internet with Sherlock.
Task 90: Finding Pictures with Sherlock.
Task 91: Searching the Stock Market with Sherlock.
Task 92: Searching for Films with Sherlock.
Task 93: Searching the Phone Book with Sherlock.
Task 94: Searching eBay with Sherlock.
Task 95: Searching for Airplane Flights with Sherlock.
Task 96: Using the Dictionary Feature of Sherlock.
Task 97: Translating with Sherlock.
Task 98: Searching AppleCare with Sherlock.
Task 99: Setting Sherlock Preferences.
Part 10: Correspondence with Mail and Address Book.
Task 100: Configuring Mail to Check Your Email Account.
Task 101: Starting Mail and Importing Email.
Task 102: Reading Email.
Task 103: Sending Email.
Task 104: More about Sending Email.
Task 105: Adding a Signature File in Mail.
Task 106: Sorting Mail.
Task 107: Searching Mail.
Task 108: Replying to Mail.
Task 109: Forwarding Mail.
Task 110: Working with Draft Emails.
Task 111: Adding to the Address Book from Mail.
Task 112: Opening and Saving Mail Attachments.
Task 113: Mail Tricks.
Task 114: Editing New Messages.
Task 115: Filtering Your Email to Reduce Junk Mail.
Task 116: Using the Address Book.
Task 117: Removing an Address Book Entry.
Task 118: Adding a Group to the Address Book.
Task 119: Using Mail and the Address Book Together.
Task 120: Customizing Address Book Entries.
Part 11: Surfing the Web with Safari.
Task 121: Starting Safari.
Task 122: Using Bookmarks.
Task 123: Managing Bookmarks.
Task 124: Customizing the Web Browser’s Appearance.
Task 125: Searching the Web.
Task 126: Saving a Web Page.
Task 127: Setting Safari Preferences.
Task 128: Emailing a Web Page.
Task 129: Exploring Safari’s Pop-Up Menus.
Task 130: Using SnapBack and the History Menu.
Task 131: Printing a Web Page.
Task 132: Resetting Safari.
Task 133: Browsing with Tabs.
Part 12: Instant Messaging with iChat.
Task 134: Setting Up iChat with Your .Mac or AIM Screen Name.
Task 135: Setting Your iChat Status.
Task 136: Adding a Buddy.
Task 137: Viewing Information about Buddies.
Task 138: Using Buddy Groups.
Task 139: Starting a Text Chat.
Task 140: Starting an Audio Chat.
Task 141: Starting a Video Chat.
Task 142: Saving a Chat Session.
Task 143: Sending a File.
Task 144: Blocking Annoying People.
Task 145: Setting iChat Message Appearance.
Task 146: Setting iChat Message Actions.
Part 13: Scheduling with iCal.
Task 147: Starting iCal.
Task 148: Adding an Event to a Calendar.
Task 149: Adding a Repeating Event to a Calendar.
Task 150: Adding Reminders and Notes to an Event.
Task 151: Inviting People to an Event.
Task 152: Adding a Calendar.
Task 153: Sharing a Calendar.
Task 154: Working with a Shared Calendar.
Task 155: Subscribing to a Calendar.
Task 156: Adding a To-Do Item.
Task 157: Searching Calendars and To-Do Lists.
Task 158: Printing Calendars and To-Do Lists.
Part 14: Audio with iTunes.
Task 159: Starting iTunes.
Task 160: Playing a CD with iTunes.
Task 161: Using the iTunes Equalizer.
Task 162: Importing Music from a CD.
Task 163: Using the iTunes Visualizer.
Task 164: Viewing and Editing Song Information.
Task 165: Exporting Your Music List.
Task 166: Importing Downloaded or Shared Music.
Task 167: Creating a Playlist.
Task 168: Creating a Smart Playlist.
Task 169: Listening to and Editing a Playlist.
Task 170: Setting iTunes Preferences.
Task 171: Setting More iTunes Preferences.
Task 172: Burning a Music CD.
Task 173: Setting Burn Preferences.
Task 174: Sharing Music with iTunes.
Task 175: Listening to Internet Radio.
Task 176: Searching and Sorting Your iTunes Library.
Task 177: Using the iTunes Music Store.
Task 178: More about Your iTunes Music Store.
Part 15: Managing Still Pictures with iPhoto.
Task 179: Importing Photos from a Digital Camera.
Task 180: Importing Photos from Your Computer or a Disk.
Task 181: Rotating a Photo.
Task 182: Cropping a Photo.
Task 183: Editing Photos in Separate Windows.
Task 184: Editing Photos in Other Programs.
Task 185: Customizing the Way That Photos Are Displayed in iPhoto.
Task 186: Adding Text Details to Photos.
Task 187: Finding Photos in iPhoto.
Task 188: Adjusting the Exposure of a Photo.
Task 189: Retouching a Photo.
Task 190: Removing Red-Eye from a Photo.
Task 191: Converting a Color Photo to Black and White.
Task 192: Creating a New Photo Library.
Task 193: Creating a Photo Album.
Task 194: Using Photos as Desktop Pictures and Screensavers.
Task 195: Emailing Photos.
Task 196: Exporting Photos.
Task 197: Printing a Photo on Your Printer.
Task 198: Ordering Professional Color Prints.
Task 199: Creating a Photo Book.
Task 200: Creating a Slide Show with Your Photos.
Task 201: Creating a Web Page of Photos.
Task 202: Archiving Photos to CD.
Part 16: Video Editing with iMovie.
Task 203: Capturing a Digital Photograph from a Digital Video in iMovie.
Task 204: Importing Existing Content into iMovie.
Task 205: Splitting Video Clips.
Task 206: Adding a Transition or Fade.
Task 207: Trimming and Cropping a Video Clip.
Task 208: Adding Still Photos to a Movie.
Task 209: Adding Motion to a Photo.
Task 210: Adding Audio to a Movie.
Task 211: Adding Narration.
Task 212: Saving a Video to View on Your Computer.
Task 213: Saving a Video to a DVD.
Part 17: Terminal Tricks.
Task 214: Starting Terminal.
Task 215: Setting Terminal Preferences.
Task 216: Customizing Terminal Appearances.
Task 217: Customizing Terminal Settings.
Task 218: Customizing More Terminal Settings.
Task 219: Customizing Color and Window Settings for Terminal.
Task 220: Customizing Terminal Keyboard Shortcuts.
Task 221: Saving Custom Terminal Settings.
Task 222: Changing the Terminal Shell.
Task 223: Connecting to an FTP Server through Terminal.
Task 224: Connecting to an SSH Server through Terminal.
Task 225: Adding Services and Servers.
Task 226: Turning on Sharing Services.
Task 227: Using Terminal to Start an Application.
Part 18: Speech and Accessibility.
Task 228: Having Your System Read Aloud.
Task 229: Changing the System Voice.
Task 230: Starting Speech Recognition.
Task 231: Setting How Your System Listens.
Task 232: Choosing and Viewing Recognizable Commands.
Task 233: Enabling and Editing Spoken User Interface Preferences.
Task 234: Adjusting Mouse Usage.
Task 235: Changing Keyboard Settings.
Task 236: Viewing and Editing Keyboard Shortcuts.
Part 19: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Getting Help.
Task 237: Finding Detailed Information about Your System.
Task 238: Using More System Profiler Features.
Task 239: Checking Your Connection Using the Network Utility.
Task 240: Running Software Update.
Task 241: Disabling Unwanted Updates.
Task 242: Downloading Installers through Software Update.
Task 243: Force-Quitting an Application.
Task 244: Force-Quitting an Application from Terminal.
Task 245: Launching the Help Viewer.
Task 246: Getting First Aid.
Task 247: Restoring System Software.
Task 248: Erasing a Disk.
Task 249: Resetting Your Forgotten Password.
Task 250: Resetting the Root Password.
Task 251: Deleting a Problem File.
Task 252: Controlling Access with Keychain.
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View all in 10 Simple Steps or Less titles by Wiley.
• Every task requires 10 steps or less, taking just two pages, always on facing pages, to make it easy to read and finish a task while working at the computer
• Tasks focus on steps and results, with minimal background, history, or theory
• Provides two color designs to draw attention to steps and clearly differentiates various information blocks on the page