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Mac OS X Panther for Dummies, 3rd Edition

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Set preferences, manage folders, and check out iTools

Pounce on cool features like the all-new Finder, iChat videoconferencing, and more

The doctor is in! Let "Dr. Mac" help you put Panther through its paces and see what a cool cat it really is. Discover how to customize your desktop, wander down the Dock, get online with new mail features, jump into iLifeTM, share your Mac, do all that Classic stuff, and make your Panther purr.

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun

Discover how to:

  • Brush up on OS X basics
  • Find your way around the Dock
  • Open, resize, and move Finder windows
  • Use Open dialog boxes and Save sheets
  • Work with removable media

Book News Annotation:

Written for Mac users new to Mac OS X, this guide provides step-by- step instructions for navigating Mac OS X and performing basic and advanced tasks. Margin icons point to key concepts, technical information, and warnings, and an appendix covers installation. LeVitus has written other books on computing and writes a column for the Houston Chronicle.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

What it is: Mac OS X "Panther" is Apple's newest version of its modern breed of operating system, which combines the rock solid reliability of UNIX with the ease of use of Macintosh. Company behind it: Apple Computer, Inc. Platform(s) it runs on: Macintosh Installed base: The estimated installed base, for all versions of Mac OS, exceeds 25 million. Mac OS X is expected to have 9-10 million users by the end of 2003. Current version: Mac OS X version 10.2 Jaguar, released in August 2002. Expected upgrade: Mac OS X "Panther" is expected to launch in Fall 2003. International presence: Apple has a strong international presence with re-sellers in forty-two countries around the world. For more information: www.apple.com/macosx

Synopsis:

Bob LeVitus here provides what readers need to get up to speed on the updated Mac OS X operating system - "Panther".

Synopsis:

This new edition covers the key features of the software including Mac OS X Panther basics, customizing the desktop, working with the Dock, searching with Finder, and more.

Synopsis:

Set preferences, manage folders, and check out iTools

Pounce on cool features like the all-new Finder, iChat videoconferencing, and more

The doctor is in! Let "Dr. Mac" help you put Panther through its paces and see what a cool cat it really is. Discover how to customize your desktop, wander down the Dock, get online with new mail features, jump into iLifeTM, share your Mac, do all that Classic stuff, and make your Panther purr.

The Dummies WayExplanations in plain English"Get in, get out" informationIcons and other navigational aidsTear-out cheat sheetTop ten listsA dash of humor and fun

Discover how to: Brush up on OS X basicsFind your way around the DockOpen, resize, and move Finder windowsUse Open dialog boxes and Save sheetsWork with removable media

About the Author

Bob LeVitus (Austin, Texas) often referred to as "Dr. Mac," has written 39 computer books, including all previous editions of Mac OS For Dummies. His books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. Bob presently has a weekly newspaper column "Dr. Mac" in the Houston Chronicle. (Readership 1 million+) He's also been published in more than two-dozen computer magazines over the past thirteen years. Always a popular speaker at computer user groups and trade shows, Bob has spoken at more than 200 seminars here and abroad, presented keynote addresses in three countries, and produced a series of training seminars in five cities.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Desktop Madness: Navigating Mac OS X.

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

Chapter 2: Meet the Desktop.

Chapter 3: “What’s Up, Dock?”

Chapter 4: I Think Icon! I Think Icon!

Chapter 5: Looking through Finder Windows.

Chapter 6: A Bevy of Delectable Menus.

Part II: Rounding Out Your Basic Training.

Chapter 7: New-Fangled Finder.

Chapter 8: Mastering the Save Sheet and the Open Dialog.

Chapter 9: Haggling with Removable Media.

Chapter 10: File Management without Tearing Your Hair Out.

Part III: Doing Stuff with Your Mac.

Chapter 11: Internet-Working.

Chapter 12: Publish or Perish: The Fail-Safe Guide to Printing.

Chapter 13: Applying Yourself to the Applications Folder.

Chapter 14: The Classic Environment: Like Mac OS 9, Only Better.

Chapter 15: What Your Mac Prefers.

Part IV: U 2 Can B a Guru.

Chapter 16: “Mine! Miiiiine!”: Sharing Your Mac and Liking It.

Chapter 17: Back Up Now or Regret It Later.

Chapter 18: Troubleshooting Mac OS X.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Ways to Speed Up Your Mac Experience.

Chapter 20: Ten (Or So) Ways to Make Your Mac Better by Throwing Money at It.

Chapter 21: Ten (Or So) Great Web Sites for Mac Freaks.

Chapter 22: Ten (Or So) Mac OS X Apps That You Might Need Someday.

Part VI: Appendix.

Appendix: Installing Mac OS X Panther (Only If You Have To).

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764541681
Author:
Levitus, Bob
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
LeVitus, Robert
Author:
LeVitus, Bob
Location:
Hoboken, NJ
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Macintosh (computer)
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Operating systems
Subject:
Macintosh
Subject:
Mac OS
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Macintosh (Computer) -- Programming.
Subject:
Operating Systems / Macintosh & iOS
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Series Volume:
1737-16
Publication Date:
20031121
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
9.23x7.50x.98 in. 1.30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , What it is: Mac OS X "Panther" is Apple's newest version of its modern breed of operating system, which combines the rock solid reliability of UNIX with the ease of use of Macintosh. Company behind it: Apple Computer, Inc. Platform(s) it runs on: Macintosh Installed base: The estimated installed base, for all versions of Mac OS, exceeds 25 million. Mac OS X is expected to have 9-10 million users by the end of 2003. Current version: Mac OS X version 10.2 Jaguar, released in August 2002. Expected upgrade: Mac OS X "Panther" is expected to launch in Fall 2003. International presence: Apple has a strong international presence with re-sellers in forty-two countries around the world. For more information: www.apple.com/macosx
"Synopsis" by , Bob LeVitus here provides what readers need to get up to speed on the updated Mac OS X operating system - "Panther".
"Synopsis" by , This new edition covers the key features of the software including Mac OS X Panther basics, customizing the desktop, working with the Dock, searching with Finder, and more.
"Synopsis" by , Set preferences, manage folders, and check out iTools

Pounce on cool features like the all-new Finder, iChat videoconferencing, and more

The doctor is in! Let "Dr. Mac" help you put Panther through its paces and see what a cool cat it really is. Discover how to customize your desktop, wander down the Dock, get online with new mail features, jump into iLifeTM, share your Mac, do all that Classic stuff, and make your Panther purr.

The Dummies WayExplanations in plain English"Get in, get out" informationIcons and other navigational aidsTear-out cheat sheetTop ten listsA dash of humor and fun

Discover how to: Brush up on OS X basicsFind your way around the DockOpen, resize, and move Finder windowsUse Open dialog boxes and Save sheetsWork with removable media

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