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Visual QuickStart Guides, designed in an attractive tutorial and reference format, are the quickest, easiest, and most thorough way to learn applications, tasks, and technologies. The Visual QuickStart Guides are a smart choice and guide the learner in a friendly and respectful tone. Visually presented with copious screenshots, the focused discussions by topic and tasks make learning a breeze and quickly take you to exactly what you want to learn.

The latest update of this best-selling Visual QuickStart Guide will have you up and running in no time with Mac OS X Lion. Respected, best-selling author Maria Langer will take you through all of Mac OS X Lion's groundbreaking capabilities and new features including Multi-Touch Gestures, Launchpad, Mission Control, the App Store, Mail, and much more. With plenty of screenshots to clearly illustrate techniques, this effective tutorial and reference is packed with practical information for people who want to jump in and start working and playing with OS X Lion.

As a companion to this book, Peachpit offers more than an hour of short, task-based videos that will help you master Mac OS X Lion’s top features and techniques; instead of just reading about how to use a tool, you can watch it in action. It’s a great way to learn all the basics and some of the newer or more complex features of the operating system. Log on to the Peachpit site at www.peachpit.com/register to register your book, and you’ll find a free streaming sample; purchasing the rest of the material is quick and easy.

Book News Annotation:

Intended for beginners, this tutorial and reference manual walks the reader through basic Mac operating system tasks such as interface navigation, file management, desktop layout personalization, networking, printing, and security. Numerous screenshots and step-by-step instructions explain how to work with storage devices, TextEdit, the address book, iCal, iTunes, wireless connections, the disk utility, and Internet applications. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Maria Langer is a freelance writer who has been writing about the Mac OS since 1990. She is the author of more than 75 books and hundreds of articles about using computers. When Maria is not writing, she’s offering tours, day trips, and multiday excursions by helicopter for Flying M Air, LLC. Her blog, An Eclectic Mind, can be found at www.marialanger.com

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Getting Started with Mac OS X

Chapter 1: Setting Up Mac OS X Lion

Chapter 2: Finder Basics

Chapter 3: File Management Basics

Chapter 4: Window Views

Chapter 5: Getting Help

Part II: Managing Files

Chapter 6: Advanced Finder Techniques

Chapter 7: Searching for Files

Chapter 8: Storage Devices & Media

Chapter 9: Backup & Recovery Features

Chapter 10: Multiple Users

Part III: Using Applications

Chapter 11: Application Basics

Chapter 12: Standard Application Menus

Chapter 13: The App Store

Chapter 14: TextEdit

Chapter 15: Address Book

Chapter 16: iCal

Chapter 17: Music & Video Applications

Chapter 18: Other Mac OS X Applications

Chapter 19: Dashboard

Chapter 20: Desktop Management

Part IV: Mac OS Utilities

Chapter 21: Fonts

Chapter 22: Printing

Chapter 23: Disk Utility

Chapter 24: Mac OS Utility Applications

Part V: Network & Internet Connectivity

Chapter 25: Networking

Chapter 26: Connecting to the Internet

Chapter 27: Internet Applications

Part VI: Customizing Your Mac

Chapter 28: Customizing the Finder

Chapter 29: Customizing Finder Windows

Chapter 30: System Preferences Basics

Chapter 31: Personal Preferences

Chapter 32: Hardware Preferences

Chapter 33: Internet & Wireless Preferences

Chapter 34: System Preferences

Part VII: Reference

Appendix A: Menus & Keyboard Shortcuts

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321786739
Author:
Langer, Maria
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Visual QuickStart Guide
Publication Date:
20110801
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
648
Dimensions:
9.08 x 6.98 x 1.268 in 973 gr

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