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Mac OS X Leopard on Demand


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Publisher Comments:

Mac OS X Leopard On Demand



• Master the Mac OS X Leopard user interface, file management, and applications

• Manage and share your schedule with iCal

• Use Microsoft Windows along with Leopard using Boot Camp

• Manage and play digital music with iTunes and iPod

• Chat online instantly with iChat

• Explorer the Internet with Safari and send e-mail with Mail

• Customize and fine-tune Mac OS X Leopard

• Set up multiple users and maintain security

• Find and use keyboard shortcuts to save time

• Get a Front Row seat to play DVDs and other media

• Keep your files up to date and backed up with Time Machine

• Find everything you need with Spotlight


On the Web

This book uses real world examples to give you a context in which to perform a task. This book also includes workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Mac OS X Leopard example files that you need for project tasks are available at


Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software, including Adobe Flash CS3 and 8, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Microsoft Expression Web, and Mac OS X Panther. Perspection was founded in 1991, and is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies.


Book News Annotation:

With extensive new material on features and new examples, this edition keeps up with popular applications along with the technology. Featuring almost purely visual step-by-step instructions, margin summaries, full-color illustrations and boxed background information, this covers getting started with the software, including such basics as using the desktop and mouse, managing files and folders, finding what you want with the "spotlight" feature, customizing the finder, setting system preferences, using Mac OS X applications, working with documents, including editing and adding files, printing and faxing, using the Internet and mail functions, conducting live chat and video conferences, working with music and media, using the manufacturer's services, tracking and synchronizing information, setting up accounts and maintaining security, managing files on a network, maintaining your computer, managing hardware, working with the product along with Windows, backing up and automating work. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (


Most OS references are thick, text-heavy books that require users to do a lot of reading and digging to find information. This volume is a task-based reference to quickly locate topics and walk readers through the task.

About the Author

Steve Johnson has written more than 45 books on a variety of computer software, including Apple Mac OS X Panther, Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Adobe Flash CS3, and Macromedia Flash MX 2004 and 8, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training. When he is not staying up late writing, he enjoys playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his wife, Holly, and three children, JP, Brett, and Hannah. When time permits, he likes to travel to such places as New Hampshire in October, and Hawaii. Steve and his family live in Pleasanton, California, but can also be found visiting family all over the western United States.

Table of Contents

Introduction xix

1        Getting Started with Mac OS X Leopard         1

2        Managing Files and Folders        25

3        Finding What You Want with Spotlight  55

4        Customizing the Finder    77

5        Setting System Preferences       95

6        Using Mac OS X Applications      129

7        Working with Documents 163

8        Printing and Faxing 195

9        Exploring the Internet      219

10      Exchanging Messages Using Mail          257

11      Conducting Live Chats and Video Conferences         289

12      Working with Music and Media   313

13      Exploring .Mac Services    343

14      Tracking and Synchronizing Information        365

15      Setting Up Accounts and Maintaining Security 385

16      Managing Files Using a Network 403

17      Maintaining Your Computer        431

18      Managing Hardware         449

19      Working with Mac OS X Along with Windows  465

20      Backing Up Everything with Time Machine      477

21      Automating Your Work    491

Appendix A: Installing Mac OS X Leopard       513

Index 527

Product Details

Johnson, Steve
Steve Perspection Inc.
Anderson, Andy
Perspection Inc, Inc
Perspection Inc., Steve
Perspection Inc
Perspection, Inc.
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Operating systems (computers)
Macintosh (computer)
Operating Systems - General
Macintosh (Computer) -- Programming.
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9.12x7.62x.96 in. 2.11 lbs.

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