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OS X Mountain Lion: Peachpit Learning Series (Peachpit Learning)


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The latest update of this bestselling OS X guide will have you working miracles in no time with Mountain Lion, which features all-new, system-wide integration with iCloud. With this book, you can learn in your own way, whether it's working through the lessons from start to finish, jumping straight to step-by-step exercises about new features, or looking up just what you need to know at that moment. There are hundreds of exciting tools and hidden gems in your Macintosh. Author Lynn Beighley uses her gentle, yet expert, instruction to help you find these tools and gems and master them, taking full advantage of all that Mountain Lion has to offer.

If you are new to OS X, you'll learn the basics of how to use OS X efficiently and joyfully. From there, you can move on to customize Mountain Lion to suit the way you work. And if you've been using OS X already, you'll learn to use all of Mountain Lion's new features, including iCloud integration, Messages, Reminders, Notes, the Notification Center, Share Sheets, Gatekeeper, and more.

Table of Contents

os x basics for new mac users

1 Introduction to the OS X Desktop

2 A Bit Beyond the Basics

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3 Introduction to OS X Applications

4 TextEdit for Word Processing

5 Mail for Email and Notes

6 Contacts for Keeping Track of People

7 Safari for Web Browsing

8 Calendar and Reminders for Organizing Your Life

9 Messages and FaceTime for Text, Audio, and Video Messaging

10 iTunes for Your Listening Pleasure

11 Preview for Viewing Images, pdfs, and More

12 Game Center for Playing with Friends

13 Miscellaneous Tools on Your Mac

14 Common Tools in OS X Applications

15 Working Between OS X Applications

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16 Personalize Your Mac to Meet Your Needs

17 Mission Control to Organize Your Space

18 Notification Center: Keeping You Informed

19 Set Up Printing

20 Share One Mac with Multiple Users

21 Find What You Want, Fast–with Spotlight

22 Time Machine Backup

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23 Get Connected and Share Files

24 Basic Troubleshooting

25 Secure Your Mac and Its Files

26 Upgrade Your Mac and Migrate Your Files


Product Details

Williams, Robin
Peachpit Press
Beighley, Lynn
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Operating Systems - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Peachpit Learning Series
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9.125 x 7.375 x 0.841 in 925 gr

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