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Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Macintosh

    1. Chapter 1 How the Mac Is Different

      1. Power On, Dude
      2. That One-Button Mouse
      3. On, Off, and Sleep
      4. The Menu Bar
      5. Finder = Windows Explorer
      6. Dock = Taskbar
      7. Menulets = Tray
      8. Keyboard Differences
      9. Disk Differences
      10. Where Your Stuff Is
      11. Window Controls
      12. Terminology Differences
    2. Chapter 2 Folders, Dock & Windows

      1. Getting into Mac OS X
      2. The Four Window Views
      3. Icon View
      4. List View
      5. Column View
      6. Cover Flow View
      7. Quick Look
      8. The Dock
      9. The Finder Toolbar
      10. Getting Help in Mac OS X
    3. Chapter 3 Files, Icons & Spotlight

      1. Renaming Icons
      2. Selecting Icons
      3. Moving and Copying Icons
      4. Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once
      5. Color Labels
      6. The Trash
      7. Get Info
      8. The Spotlight Menu
      9. The Spotlight Window
      10. Customizing Spotlight
      11. Smart Folders
    4. Chapter 4 Documents, Programs & Mission Control

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

      1. Power Typing
      2. The Many Languages of Mac OS X Text
      3. Data Detectors
      4. Moving Data Between Documents
      5. Exchanging Data with Other Macs
      6. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
      7. Time Machine
  2. Making the Move

    1. Chapter 6 Transferring Your Files to the Mac

      1. Transfers by Apple Genius
      2. The Windows Migration Assistant
      3. Manual Network Transfers
      4. Transfers by Disk
      5. Transfers by File-Sending Web Site
      6. Transfers by Email
      7. Where to Put Your Copied Files
      8. Document Conversion Issues
    2. Chapter 7 Special Software, Special Problems

      1. ACDSee
      2. Acrobat Reader
      3. ACT
      4. Ad Subtract (Pop-up Stopper)
      5. Adobe [your favorite program here]
      6. America Online
      7. AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)
      8. Children’s Software
      9. Easy CD Creator
      10. Encarta
      11. Eudora
      12. Excel
      13. Firefox
      14. Games
      15. Google Desktop Search
      16. Google Earth
      17. Google Chrome
      18. ICQ
      19. Internet Explorer
      20. iTunes
      21. LimeWire
      22. McAfee VirusScan
      23. Microsoft Access
      24. Microsoft Money
      25. Microsoft Office
      26. Microsoft Publisher
      27. Microsoft Visio
      28. Minesweeper
      29. MSN Messenger
      30. NaturallySpeaking
      31. Netscape
      32. Newsgroup Readers
      33. Norton AntiVirus
      34. Norton Utilities
      35. Notepad
      36. Outlook/Outlook Express/Windows Mail
      37. Paint Shop Pro
      38. Palm Desktop
      39. Picasa
      40. PowerPoint
      41. QuickBooks
      42. Quicken
      43. RealPlayer
      44. RssReader
      45. Skype
      46. SnagIt
      47. Solitaire
      48. Street Atlas USA
      49. TaxCut, TurboTax
      50. WinAmp, MusicMatch
      51. Windows Media Player
      52. WinZip
      53. Word
      54. WordPerfect
      55. Yahoo Messenger
    3. Chapter 8 Windows on Macintosh

      1. Boot Camp
      2. Windows in a Window
      3. Windows via OnLive Desktop
      4. Life with Microsoft Exchange
    4. Chapter 9 Hardware on the Mac

      1. Printers and Printing
      2. Making the Printout
      3. Managing Printouts
      4. Printer Sharing
      5. Faxing
      6. PDF Files
      7. Fonts—and Font Book
      8. Digital Cameras
      9. Disks
      10. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
      11. DVD Movies
      12. Keyboard
      13. Mouse
      14. Monitors
      15. Scanners
  3. Making Connections

    1. Chapter 10 Internet Setup & iCloud

      1. Network Central and Multihoming
      2. Broadband Connections
      3. Cellular Modems
      4. Tethering
      5. Dial-Up Modem Connections
      6. Switching Locations
      7. Internet Sharing
      8. iCloud
    2. Chapter 11 Mail & Address Book

      1. Checking Your Mail
      2. Writing Messages
      3. Stationery
      4. Reading Email
      5. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
      6. RSS Feeds
      7. Notes
      8. Address Book
    3. Chapter 12 Safari & iChat

      1. Browsing Basics
      2. Tips for Better Surfing
      3. Tabbed Browsing
      4. RSS: The Missing Manual
      5. iChat
      6. Many Chat Networks
      7. Setting Up Your Chat Account(s)
      8. The Buddy List
      9. Making a List
      10. Let the Chat Begin
      11. Text Chatting
      12. Audio Chats
      13. Video Chats
      14. Juggling Chats and Windows
      15. Sharing Your Screen
      16. iChat Theater
  4. Putting Down Roots

    1. Chapter 13 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 14 Networking, File Sharing & Screen Sharing

      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
    3. Chapter 15 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
    4. Chapter 16 The Freebie 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
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Installation

      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 “Where’d-It-Go?” Dictionary

      1. About [this program]
      2. Accessibility Options control panel
      3. Active Desktop
      4. Add Hardware control panel
      5. Add or Remove Programs control panel
      6. All Programs
      7. Alt key
      8. Automatic Update
      9. Backspace key
      10. Battery level
      11. BIOS
      12. Briefcase
      13. Calculator
      14. Camera and Scanner Wizard
      15. CDs
      16. Character Map
      17. Clean Install
      18. Clipboard
      19. Command line
      20. Control Panel
      21. Copy, Cut, Paste
      22. Ctrl key
      23. Date and Time
      24. Delete Key (Forward Delete)
      25. Desktop
      26. Directories
      27. Disk Defragmenter
      28. Disks
      29. Display control panel
      30. DLL files
      31. DOS prompt
      32. Drivers
      33. End Task dialog box
      34. Exiting programs
      35. Explorer
      36. Favorites
      37. Faxing
      38. File Sharing
      39. Floppy disks
      40. Folder Options
      41. Fonts
      42. Help and Support
      43. Hibernation
      44. Internet Explorer
      45. Internet Options
      46. IRQs
      47. Java
      48. Keyboard control panel
      49. Logging in
      50. Mail control panel
      51. Maximize button
      52. Menus
      53. Minimize button
      54. Mouse control panel
      55. (My) Computer
      56. (My) Documents, (My) Pictures, (My) Music
      57. (My) Network Places
      58. Network Neighborhood
      59. Notepad
      60. Personal Web Server
      61. Phone and Modem Options control panel
      62. Power Options
      63. Printer Sharing
      64. Printers and Faxes
      65. PrntScrn key
      66. Program Files folder
      67. Properties dialog box
      68. Recycle Bin
      69. Regional and Language Options control panel
      70. Registry
      71. Run command
      72. Safe Mode
      73. ScanDisk
      74. Scheduled Tasks
      75. Scrap files
      76. Screen saver
      77. Search
      78. Shortcut menus
      79. Shortcuts
      80. Sounds and Audio Devices
      81. Speech control panel
      82. Standby mode
      83. Start menu
      84. Startup folder
      85. System control panel
      86. System Tray
      87. Taskbar
      88. Taskbar and Start Menu control panel
      89. “Three-fingered salute”
      90. ToolTips
      91. TweakUI
      92. User Accounts control panel
      93. Windows (or WINNT) folder
      94. Windows logo key
      95. Windows Media Player
      96. Windows Messenger
      97. WordPad
      98. Zip files
    4. Appendix The Master Mac OS X Keystroke List

      1. Startup Keystrokes
      2. In the Finder
      3. Menu
      4. Finder Menu
      5. File Menu
      6. Edit Menu
      7. View Menu
      8. Go Menu
      9. Window Menu
      10. Help Menu
      11. Power Keys
      12. The Dock
      13. Managing Programs
      14. Dialog Boxes
      15. Trackpad Gestures
      16. Magic Mouse Gestures
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