Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. The Mac OS X Desktop

    1. Chapter 0 The New Lion Landscape

      1. Launchpad
      2. Full Screen Mode, Safari
      3. Full-Screen Apps, Mission Control
    2. Chapter 1 Folders & Windows

      1. Getting into Mac OS X
      2. Windows and How to Work Them
      3. The Four Window Views
      4. Icon View
      5. List View
      6. Column View
      7. Cover Flow View
      8. Quick Look
      9. Logging Out, Shutting Down
      10. Getting Help in Mac OS X
    3. Chapter 2 Organizing Your Stuff

      1. The Mac OS X Folder Structure
      2. Icon Names
      3. Selecting Icons
      4. Moving and Copying Icons
      5. Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once
      6. Color Labels
      7. The Trash
      8. Get Info
      9. Shortcut Menus, Action Menus
    4. Chapter 3 Spotlight

      1. The Spotlight Menu
      2. The Spotlight Window
      3. Customizing Spotlight
      4. Smart Folders
    5. Chapter 4 Dock, Desktop & Toolbars

      1. The Dock
      2. Setting Up the Dock
      3. Using the Dock
      4. The Finder Toolbar
      5. Designing Your Desktop
      6. Menulets: The Missing Manual
  2. Programs in Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 5 Documents, Programs, & Mission Control

      1. The Mac App Store
      2. Other Ways to Get Mac Software
      3. Opening Mac OS X Programs
      4. Launchpad
      5. Windows that Auto-Reopen
      6. The “Heads-Up” Program Switcher
      7. Mission Control: Death to Window Clutter
      8. Dashboard
      9. Exposé
      10. Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way
      11. How Documents Know Their Parents
      12. Keyboard Control
      13. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
      14. Auto Save and Versions
      15. Cocoa and Carbon
    2. Chapter 6 Entering Data, Moving Data & Time Machine

      1. The Macintosh Keyboard
      2. Notes on Right-Clicking
      3. Power Typing
      4. The Many Languages of Mac OS X Text
      5. Data Detectors
      6. Moving Data Between Documents
      7. Exchanging Data with Other Macs
      8. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
      9. Time Machine
    3. Chapter 7 Services, Automator & AppleScript

      1. Services
      2. Automator
      3. Building Your Own Workflow
      4. Doing More with Automator
      5. AppleScript
    4. Chapter 8 Windows on Macintosh

      1. Boot Camp
      2. Windows in a Window
      3. Life with Microsoft Exchange
  3. The Components of Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 9 System Preferences

      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. Bluetooth
      3. CDs & DVDs
      4. Date & Time
      5. Desktop & Screen Saver
      6. Displays
      7. Dock
      8. Energy Saver
      9. General
      10. iCloud
      11. Keyboard
      12. Language & Text
      13. Mail, Contacts & Calendars
      14. Mission Control
      15. MobileMe
      16. Mouse
      17. Network
      18. Parental Controls
      19. Print & Scan
      20. Security & Privacy
      21. Sharing
      22. Software Update
      23. Sound
      24. Speech
      25. Spotlight
      26. Startup Disk
      27. Time Machine
      28. Trackpad
      29. Universal Access
      30. Users & Groups
    2. Chapter 10 The Free Programs

      1. Your Free Mac OS X Programs
      2. Address Book
      3. App Store
      4. Automator
      5. Calculator
      6. Chess
      7. Dashboard
      8. Dictionary
      9. DVD Player
      10. FaceTime
      11. Font Book
      12. GarageBand
      13. iCal
      14. iChat
      15. iDVD
      16. Image Capture
      17. iMovie, iPhoto
      18. iTunes
      19. Launchpad
      20. Mail
      21. Mission Control
      22. Photo Booth
      23. Preview
      24. QuickTime Player
      25. Safari
      26. Stickies
      27. System Preferences
      28. TextEdit
      29. Time Machine
      30. Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
    3. Chapter 11 CDs, DVDs & iTunes

      1. Disks Today
      2. Disks In, Disks Out
      3. Startup Disks
      4. Burning CDs and DVDs
      5. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
      6. DVD Movies
  4. The Technologies of Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 12 Accounts, Parental Controls & Security

      1. Introducing Accounts
      2. Creating an Account
      3. Parental Controls
      4. Editing Accounts
      5. Setting Up the Login Process
      6. Signing In, Logging Out
      7. Sharing Across Accounts
      8. Fast User Switching
      9. Five Mac OS X Security Shields
      10. Two Mac OS X Privacy Shields
    2. Chapter 13 Networking, File Sharing & AirDrop

      1. Wiring the Network
      2. File Sharing: Three Ways
      3. AirDrop
      4. Sharing Your Public Folder
      5. Sharing Any Folder
      6. Accessing Shared Files
      7. Networking with Windows
      8. Screen Sharing
      9. More Dialing In from the Road
    3. Chapter 14 Printing, Scanning, Fonts & Graphics

      1. Mac Meets Printer
      2. Making the Printout
      3. Managing Printouts
      4. Printer Sharing
      5. Faxing
      6. PDF Files
      7. Fonts—and Font Book
      8. ColorSync
      9. Graphics in Mac OS X
      10. Screen-Capture Keystrokes
    4. Chapter 15 Sound, Movies & Speech

      1. Playing Sounds
      2. Recording Sound
      3. QuickTime Player
      4. Speech Recognition
      5. The Mac Reads to You
      6. VoiceOver
      7. Ink: Handwriting Recognition
    5. Chapter 16 The Unix Crash Course

      1. Terminal
      2. Navigating in Unix
      3. Working with Files and Directories
      4. Unix Help
      5. Terminal Preferences
      6. Terminal Tips and Tricks
      7. Changing Permissions
      8. 20 Useful Unix Utilities
      9. Putting It Together
  5. Mac OS X Online

    1. Chapter 17 Internet Setup & iCloud

      1. The Best News You’ve Heard All Day
      2. Network Central and Multihoming
      3. Broadband Connections
      4. Cellular Modems
      5. Tethering
      6. Dial-Up Modem Connections
      7. Switching Locations
      8. Internet Sharing
      9. iCloud
      10. Internet Location Files
    2. Chapter 18 Mail & Contacts

      1. Setting Up Mail
      2. Checking Your Mail
      3. Writing Messages
      4. Stationery
      5. Reading Email
      6. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
      7. RSS Feeds
      8. Notes
      9. To Dos
      10. Address Book
    3. Chapter 19 Safari

      1. The Three Biggies in Lion
      2. Browsing Basics
      3. Tips for Better Surfing
      4. Tabbed Browsing
      5. RSS: The Missing Manual
    4. Chapter 20 iChat

      1. Welcome to iChat
      2. Many Chat Networks
      3. Setting Up Your Chat Account(s)
      4. The Buddy List
      5. Making a List
      6. Let the Chat Begin
      7. Text Chatting
      8. Audio Chats
      9. Video Chats
      10. Juggling Chats and Windows
      11. Sharing Your Screen
      12. iChat Theater
    5. Chapter 21 SSH, FTP, VPN & Web Sharing

      1. Web Sharing
      2. FTP
      3. Connecting from the Road
      4. Remote Access with SSH
      5. Virtual Private Networking
  6. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Installing Mac OS X Lion

      1. Hardware Requirements
      2. Psychological Requirements
      3. The Standard Installation
      4. The Setup Assistant
      5. The Homemade Lion Installer Disk
      6. Uninstalling Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
    2. Appendix Troubleshooting

      1. Minor Eccentric Behavior
      2. Frozen Programs (Force Quitting)
      3. Recovery Mode: Three Emergency Disks
      4. Application Won’t Open
      5. Startup Problems
      6. Fixing the Disk
      7. Where to Get Troubleshooting Help
    3. Appendix The Windows-to-Mac Dictionary

      1. About [this program]
    4. Appendix The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List

      1. Startup Keystrokes
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