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Mac OS X Leopard QuickSteps (Quicksteps)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!

Get started using Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to use all the new and improved features available in this revolutionary operating system. Follow along and learn to customize your desktop, organize and store files, use email and Web applications, and add hardware and software. You'll also get tips for enjoying photos, music, and movies, setting up a wired or wireless network, and securing your system. Get the book that gets you up-and-running on Mac OS X Leopard in no time.

Use these handy guideposts:

  • Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
  • Need-to-know facts in concise narrative
  • Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Bonus information related to the topic being covered
  • Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Book News Annotation:

In this colorful graphical recipe book approach to Leopard, the latest version of the Macintosh operating system, the author of computer books including CNET Do-It-Yourself iPod Projects introduces the basics of Mac OS X starting from scratch. He offers helpful facts, tips, and cautions on topics from installing Mac OS X to customizing it, and working with multimedia and networks. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The bestselling, full-color guide--completely updated for the new operating system

With this book, you will get started right away on Mac OS X Leopard, the major new release. Color screenshots and clear instructions show and explain how to use all the new and improved features available in this revolutionary operating system. You will learn to: customize the desktop; organize and store files; use email and Web applications; add hardware and software; work with multimedia; set up a network; and secure the system.

Mac OS X Leopard QuickSteps covers all the new features, including Spaces for grouping windows and eliminating clutter, Quick Look for viewing files without opening them, and Time Machine for data recovery. The book is organized to make it easy for you to accomplish specific tasks quickly, and sidebars bring power-user tips to beginning and intermediate users.

About the Author

Guy Hart-Davis (Richmond, UK), the former associate publisher in charge of Sybexs certification group, is now a freelance author living in his native England. Guy is the author or co-author of 20 computer books, as well as a contributor to numerous others.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071549783
Author:
Hart-davis, Guy
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Hart-Davis, Guy
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
9780596529529, 0071502726, 0072264713
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Macintosh (computer)
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Mac Leopard, Mac OS, Mac OS X, 9780596529529, 0071502726, 0072264713, 047010967X, 0470101679, 9780596529819, 9780470054338
Subject:
Macintosh (Computer) -- Programming.
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Series:
Quicksteps
Publication Date:
June 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
8.00x10.00x.49 in. 1.27 lbs.

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The bestselling, full-color guide--completely updated for the new operating system

With this book, you will get started right away on Mac OS X Leopard, the major new release. Color screenshots and clear instructions show and explain how to use all the new and improved features available in this revolutionary operating system. You will learn to: customize the desktop; organize and store files; use email and Web applications; add hardware and software; work with multimedia; set up a network; and secure the system.

Mac OS X Leopard QuickSteps covers all the new features, including Spaces for grouping windows and eliminating clutter, Quick Look for viewing files without opening them, and Time Machine for data recovery. The book is organized to make it easy for you to accomplish specific tasks quickly, and sidebars bring power-user tips to beginning and intermediate users.

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