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Mac OS X Lion in Depth (In Depth)

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Publisher Comments:

Beyond the Basics…Beneath the Surface…In Depth

 

Mac OS X Lion  in Depth

Do more with Mac OS X Lion–in less time!

 

Mac OS X Lion In Depth is a comprehensive guide to Mac OS X Lion, grounded in real-world advice and experience. The author, Robyn Ness, is a long-time Mac user and provides practical instruction on how to get up and running with Lion, and then move on to more advanced features and options.

 

•   Streamline your workflow with Mission Control and Spaces

•   Organize your apps with Launchpad

•   Get the most from Lion’s multitouch gestures 

•   Set up your desktop and apps to give you a clean start or resume where you left off

•   Purchase and download apps from the Mac App Store and run full-screen apps

•   Manage contacts, calendars, and email

•   Set up user accounts and parental controls

•   Configure wired and wireless networking

•   Chat, video chat, and screen-share with Lion’s iChat and FaceTime

•   Use the Safari web browser for reading lists, bookmarks, and RSS

•   Share files with nearby Lion users with AirDrop

•   Run Windows and Windows apps on your Mac

•   Activate Universal Access and accessibility features

•   Recover files through Versions and Time Machine

•   Use Lion’s built-in disk recovery options

 

Mac OS X Lion In Depth is for any experienced Mac user seeking to deepen their

understanding and master the features of the new version of Mac OS X.

All In Depth books offer

 

Comprehensive coverage with detailed solutions

Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own

Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching style

 

Learning, reference, problem-solving... the only Mac OS X Lion book you need!

 

Synopsis:

Mac OS X Lion In Depth is the comprehensive guide to Mac OS X Lionfor everyone who's no longer a beginner: business, small office/home office, personal, and creative users alike. Mac OS X expert Robyn Ness has packed this book with intensely useful intermediate-to-advanced level information — including expert, thorough guidance on...

  • Taking full advantage of the Mac OS X desktop, Dock, Dashboard, and Finder
  • Making the most of iTunes and Mac OS X's other powerful media tools
  • Connecting Macs to the Internet, and building both wired and wireless networks
  • Running iChat, FaceTime, iCal, Address Book, Mail, and other built-in software
  • ¿Managing desktops with Launchpad, Mission Control, and other tools
  • Automating Mac tasks with the Automator " Using notebook-specific Mac OS X features
  • Working with Mac hardware, including mice, displays, printers, and data storage
  • Maintaining, protecting, securing, and repairing Macs¿
  • ¿And more...

Mac OS X Lion In Depth is for any experienced Mac user seeking to deepen their understanding and master the features of the new version of Mac OS X Lion.

About the Author

Robyn Ness is a web developer at The Ohio State University, focusing on issues of usability, information design, and content development. She has contributed to books on Dreamweaver, Adobe CS3, digital media production, digital photography, and Mac OS X. In her spare time she takes a ridiculous number of digital photographs, some of which can be seen at floraphotographs.com.

Table of Contents

Part I: Exploring Mac OS X

Chapter 1. Working on the Mac OS X Desktop Chapter 2. Getting to Know the Dock

Chapter 3. Getting to Know Mac OS X Finder Windows

Chapter 4. Managing Files and Folders

Chapter 5. Searching Your Mac

Chapter 6. Setting System Preferences

Chapter 7. Installing and Using Applications and Mac Apps

Chapter 8. Working with Widgets

Part II: Getting Things Done with Lion's Applications

Chapter 9. Playing and Managing Music with iTunes

Chapter 10. Playing and Managing Movies and Digital Video

Chapter 11. Managing Your Contacts

Chapter 12. Managing Your Schedule

Chapter 13. Working with Text and Graphics

Part III: Living in a Connected World

Chapter 14. Connecting Your Mac to the Internet

Chapter 15. Surfing the Web

Chapter 16. Managing Your Email

Chapter 17. Chatting in Text, Audio, and Video

Chapter 18. Wired Networking with Mac OS X

Chapter 19. Wireless Networking with Mac OS X

Chapter 20. Sharing an Internet Connection

Chapter 21. Using MobileMe to Integrate a Mac onto the Internet

Part IV: Delving Deeper Into Mac OS X

Chapter 22. Working with User Accounts

Chapter 23. Managing Your Desktop with Exposé and Spaces

Chapter 24. Managing and Using Fonts

Chapter 25. Making Your Mac Accessible to Everyone

Chapter 26. Making Your Mac Do the Work for You with Automator

Chapter 27. Working with the Mac OS X Command Line

Chapter 28. Using the Mac OS X Notebook Features

Chapter 29. Running Windows and Windows Applications

Part V: Working with Devices in Mac OS X

Chapter 30. Working with Mice, Keyboards, and Other Input Devices

Chapter 31. Working with Your Mac's Display

Chapter 32. Working with Your Mac's Sound

Chapter 33. Installing, Configuring, and Using Printers

Chapter 34. Using Data Storage Devices

Part VI: Maintaining, Protecting, and Repairing Your Mac

Chapter 35. Maintaining Your Mac

Chapter 36. Backing Up Your Mac

Chapter 37. Securing Your Mac

Chapter 38. Solving Mac Problems

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789748317
Author:
Ness, Robyn
Publisher:
Que
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
In Depth
Publication Date:
20111026
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
816
Dimensions:
9.125 x 7 x 1.362 in 1083 gr

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Mac OS X Lion In Depth is the comprehensive guide to Mac OS X Lionfor everyone who's no longer a beginner: business, small office/home office, personal, and creative users alike. Mac OS X expert Robyn Ness has packed this book with intensely useful intermediate-to-advanced level information — including expert, thorough guidance on...

  • Taking full advantage of the Mac OS X desktop, Dock, Dashboard, and Finder
  • Making the most of iTunes and Mac OS X's other powerful media tools
  • Connecting Macs to the Internet, and building both wired and wireless networks
  • Running iChat, FaceTime, iCal, Address Book, Mail, and other built-in software
  • ¿Managing desktops with Launchpad, Mission Control, and other tools
  • Automating Mac tasks with the Automator " Using notebook-specific Mac OS X features
  • Working with Mac hardware, including mice, displays, printers, and data storage
  • Maintaining, protecting, securing, and repairing Macs¿
  • ¿And more...

Mac OS X Lion In Depth is for any experienced Mac user seeking to deepen their understanding and master the features of the new version of Mac OS X Lion.

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