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Macworld(r) Mac(r) Secrets(r) 6th Edition For nearly a decade, David Pogue and Joseph Schorr have been tracking down the shortcuts, tune-ups, fixes, and workarounds that let you get more done - and have more fun - with your Mac. Their latest guide delivers hundreds of Mac secrets that will take your productivity to a new level, from turbo charging multimedia performance to tweaking OS X. Updated regularly with new content on the special Unlimited Edition Web site. Visit us at www.hungryminds.com Take Control of Your Mac
* Disguise private files (Chapter 1)
* Keep a shared Mac safe and secure (Chapter 6)
* Save time with Win key keyboard shortcuts (Chapter 11)
* Resurrect a dead laptop (Chapter 14)
* Exchange files and programs with Windows PCs (Chapter 16)
* Command AppleScript to do your bidding (Chapter 20)
* Unlock the secrets of iMovie 2 (Chapter 22)
* Dream up your own Web site (Chapter 26)
* Build your own high-speed, secure network (Chapter 33)
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This is the all new update to the phenomenally popular Macintosh classic, revised an enhanced to cover Apple's most significant OS upgrade in years. It's packed with useful advice and secrets for every aspect of Macintosh computing, including hardware, operating system, Internet, applications, and utilities. This 6TH EDITION features a companion Web site for readers with a complete list and links of Mac Secrets software, searchable versions of all chapters from the book, new searchable chapters posted on a regular basis, new David Pogue comments and content, PDFs of past editions, and more!
About the Author
About the Authors David Pogue writes the weekly "State of the Art" column in the Circuits section of The New York Times. A former Computer Press Association Award-winning columnist for Macworld, he is the author of many bestselling Macintosh books, including The Mac For Dummies, The iMac For Dummies, and The iBook For Dummies. Joseph Schorr, a former Macworld contributing editor, is a long-time Mac columnist and the coauthor of the five previous editions of this book. He is currently heading up a software development team as a senior product manager for the Extensis Products Group.
Table of Contents
PART I: System Software Revealed.
Chapter 1: Your First Software: The Finder.
Chapter 2: Finder Command Secrets.
Chapter 3: Under the Apple Menu.
Chapter 4: Control Panels and Extensions.
Chapter 5: Enablers, Installers, and Apple Extras.
Chapter 6: The Multiple-User Mac.
Chapter 7: The System Software Museum.
PART II: Secrets of the Machine.
Chapter 8: On, Off, and Everything In Between.
Chapter 9: The Disk Chapter.
Chapter 10: Memory.
Chapter 11: Keyboards and Mice.
Chapter 12: Monitors.
Chapter 13: The Macintosh Museum: Model by Model.
Chapter 14: Laptop Land.
PART III: Application Secrets.
Chapter 15: Mac Application Basics.
Chapter 16: Mac to PC and Back.
Chapter 17: Word Processing.
Chapter 18: Graphics and 3D.
Chapter 19: The ResEdit Chapter.
Chapter 20: Utilities, Macros, and AppleScript.
Chapter 21: Speech and Sound.
Chapter 22: Movies.
PART IV: The World Online.
Chapter 23: The Web, the Net, and Everything Online.
Chapter 24: Getting the Most Out of America Online.
Chapter 25: Everything E-Mail.
Chapter 26: A Web Site-Making Crash Course.
PART V: Attachments.
Chapter 27: Inside Fonts.
Chapter 28: Printing Secrets.
Chapter 29: Digital Cameras and Scanners.
Chapter 30: CD-ROM, DVD, and Other Such Words.
Chapter 31: The SCSI Chain, FireWire, and IDE.
Chapter 32: PCI, NuBus, and Other Slots.
Chapter 33: The Networking Chapter.
Chapter 34: Troubleshooting.
Appendix A: The Dawn of Mac OS X.
Appendix B: Mac Secrets Unlimited Edition: The Virtual CD-ROM.