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OS X Mountain Lion: Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual QuickStart Guides)


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The latest update of this best-selling Visual QuickStart Guide will have you up and running in no time with OS X Mountain Lion. Respected, best-selling author Maria Langer will take you through all of OS X Mountain Lion's groundbreaking capabilities and new features, including iCloud, Messages, Reminders, Notes, Notification Center, Game Center, AirPlay Mirroring, and Gatekeeper. With plenty of screenshots to clearly illustrate techniques, this reasonably priced guide is a great reference to the essentials of Mac OS X Mountain Lion. In addition, Maria includes projects that shows readers how to apply the book's instruction in real-world situations.

Get up and running in no time with the best-selling Visual QuickStart guides. The key to their worldwide popularity: concise, step-by-step explanations of core tools and techniques in a task-based reference format, with plenty of screenshots to keep you on track as you work.

Table of Contents


Part I: Getting Started with OS X

Chapter 1: Setting Up OS X Mountain Lion

Chapter 2: Finder Basics

Chapter 3: File Management Basics

Chapter 4: Window Views

Chapter 5: Getting Help

Part II: Managing Files

Chapter 6: Advanced Finder Techniques

Chapter 7: Searching for Files

Chapter 8: Storage Devices & Media

Chapter 9: Backup & Recovery Features

Chapter 10: Multiple Users

Part III: Using Applications

Chapter 11: Application Basics

Chapter 12: Standard Application Menus

Chapter 13: The App Store

Chapter 14: TextEdit

Chapter 15: Music & Video Applications

Chapter 16: Other OS X Applications

Chapter 17: Dashboard

Chapter 18: Desktop Management

Part IV: iCloud-Savvy Applications

Chapter 19: Working with iCloud

Chapter 20: Contacts

Chapter 21: Calendar

Chapter 22: Reminders & Notes

Part V: Mac OS Utilities

Chapter 23: Fonts

Chapter 24: Printing

Chapter 25: Disk Utility

Chapter 26: OS X Utility Applications

Part VI: Network & Internet Connectivity

Chapter 27: Networking

Chapter 28: Connecting to the Internet

Chapter 29: Internet Applications

Part VII: Customizing Your Mac

Chapter 30: Customizing the Finder

Chapter 31: Customizing Finder Windows

Chapter 32: System Preferences Basics

Chapter 33: Personal Preferences

Chapter 34: Hardware Preferences

Chapter 35: Internet & Wireless Preferences

Chapter 36: System Preferences

Part VIII: References

Appendix A: Menus & Keyboard Shortcuts


Product Details

Langer, Maria
Peachpit Press
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Operating Systems - General
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Visual QuickStart Guide
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