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Mac OS X Leopard for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Mac OS X Leopard is the new cat in town, and wait until you see all the tricks it can do! Whether you’re new to the Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is the fun and friendly way to have your Leopard purring in no time.

While the Mac has built its reputation in part on being user-friendly, OS X Leopard has lots of features that do lots of things—and that’s where Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies puts you a step ahead. If you’re meeting your first Mac, start at the beginning and you’ll feel like a pro in no time.  If you’re familiar with earlier incarnations of OS X, you can jump right to the chapters on organizing your files and getting a sneak peek with Quick Look, backing up with the cool new Time Machine, using Spaces to manage Finder and application windows, and getting down with all the cool Mac multimedia features.

Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies shows you how to:

  • Customize your Dock and desktop
  • Search smarter with Spotlight
  • Sync your contacts and calendars
  • Watch movies, play music, and download digital photos or video
  • Start video chats on the fly
  • Surf the Web with Safari—safely
  • Get organized with Spaces
  • Run Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based Mac
  • Protect your kids with Parental Controls
  • Set up a network and share files

Written by Bob LeVitus, a.k.a. “Dr. Mac”, Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is quite likely the fastest and easiest way to tame a Leopard!

Synopsis:

* Published to coincide with Apple's release of Leopard

Synopsis:

Simplify backups with Time Machine and protect your data

The fun and easy way to unleash the power of Leopard's exciting features

Want to sink your claws into Leopard? Whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, this friendly guide gets you up and running with Apple's latest OS. From navigating the Finder and adding Dashboard widgets to networking, using speech recognition and accessibility features, and troubleshooting, you'll find everything you need to make the most of this sleek operating system

Discover how to:

  • Customize your Dock and Desktop
  • Search smarter with Spotlight
  • Sync contacts and calendars with ease
  • Start video chats on the fly
  • Surf the Web safely
  • Get organized with Spaces

Synopsis:

What the book covers:   Mac OS X basics, customizing the Dashboard, navigating the Finder, working with the Dock, searching with Sherlock, getting on the Internet, using Apple Mail and iChat, syncing up with iSync, automating tasks with Automator, video conferencing with iChat AV, operating in classic mode, sharing your Mac, troubleshooting Mac OS X, and more. Updated coverage of the new version: Revised throughout to cover the latest updates and enhancements made to Mac OS X. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than a dozen years.

About the Author

Bob LeVitus is considered one of the world's leading authorities on the Macintosh and Mac OS X. He pens the popular "Dr. Mac" column for the Houston Chronicle every Tuesday and is a columnist for The Mac Observer.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Introducing Mac OS X Leopard: The Basics.

Chapter 1: Mac OS X Leopard 101 (Prerequisites: None).

Chapter 2: The Desktop and Windows and Menus (Oh My)!

Chapter 3: Have It Your Way.

Chapter 4: What’s Up, Dock?

Chapter 5: The Finder and Its Icons.

Part II: Leopard Taming (Or "Organization for Smart People").

Chapter 6: Organizing and Managing Files and Folders.

Chapter 7: Dealing with Disks.

Chapter 8: Organizing Your Life.

Part III: Do Unto Leopard: Getting Things Done.

Chapter 9: Internet-Working.

Chapter 10: E-Mail Made Easy.

Chapter 11: The Musical Mac.

Chapter 12: The Multimedia Mac.

Chapter 13: Words and Letters.

Part IV: Making This Leopard Your Very Own.

Chapter 14: Publish or Perish: The Fail-Safe Guide to Printing.

Chapter 15: Sharing Your Mac and Liking It.

Chapter 16: Features for the Way You Work.

Part V: The Care and Feeding of Your Leopard.

Chapter 17: Safety First: Backups and Other Security Issues.

Chapter 18: Utility Chest.

Chapter 19: Troubleshooting Mac OS X.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your Mac Experience.

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Make Your Mac Better by Throwing Money at It.

Chapter 22: Ten (Or So) Great Web Sites for Mac Freaks.

Appendix: Installing or Reinstalling Mac OS X Leopard (Only If You Have To).

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470054338
Author:
Levitus, Bob
Publisher:
Wiley Publishing
Author:
LeVitus, Bob
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Macintosh (computer)
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems / Macintosh & iOS
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
November 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.16x7.40x.97 in. 1.37 lbs.

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Product details 432 pages Wiley Publishing - English 9780470054338 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , * Published to coincide with Apple's release of Leopard
"Synopsis" by , Simplify backups with Time Machine and protect your data

The fun and easy way to unleash the power of Leopard's exciting features

Want to sink your claws into Leopard? Whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, this friendly guide gets you up and running with Apple's latest OS. From navigating the Finder and adding Dashboard widgets to networking, using speech recognition and accessibility features, and troubleshooting, you'll find everything you need to make the most of this sleek operating system

Discover how to:

  • Customize your Dock and Desktop
  • Search smarter with Spotlight
  • Sync contacts and calendars with ease
  • Start video chats on the fly
  • Surf the Web safely
  • Get organized with Spaces

"Synopsis" by , What the book covers:   Mac OS X basics, customizing the Dashboard, navigating the Finder, working with the Dock, searching with Sherlock, getting on the Internet, using Apple Mail and iChat, syncing up with iSync, automating tasks with Automator, video conferencing with iChat AV, operating in classic mode, sharing your Mac, troubleshooting Mac OS X, and more. Updated coverage of the new version: Revised throughout to cover the latest updates and enhancements made to Mac OS X. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than a dozen years.
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