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Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Macintosh

    1. Chapter 1 How the Mac Is Different

      1. Power On, Dude
      2. Right-Clicking and Shortcut Menus
      3. Logging Out, Shutting Down
      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 OS X
      2. The Four Window Views
      3. Icon View
      4. List View
      5. Column View
      6. Cover Flow View
      7. Quick Look
      8. Finder Tabs
      9. The Dock
      10. Setting Up the Dock
      11. Using the Dock
      12. The Finder Toolbar
      13. Getting Help in 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. Finder Tags
      6. The Trash
      7. Get Info
      8. Shortcut Menus, Action Menus
      9. The Spotlight Menu
      10. The Spotlight Window
      11. Customizing Spotlight
      12. Smart Folders
    4. Chapter 4 Documents, Programs & Mission Control

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

      1. Power Typing
      2. Dictation
      3. The Many Languages of OS X Text
      4. Data Detectors
      5. Moving Data Between Documents
      6. Exchanging Data with Other Macs
      7. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
      8. The Share Button
      9. 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 Dropbox
      6. Transfers by File-Sending Web Site
      7. Transfers by Email
      8. Where to Put Your Copied Files
      9. 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. AOL
      7. AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)
      8. Children’s Software
      9. Chrome
      10. Easy CD Creator
      11. Encarta
      12. Eudora
      13. Excel
      14. Firefox
      15. Games
      16. Google Desktop Search
      17. Google Earth
      18. Google Chrome
      19. ICQ
      20. Internet Explorer
      21. iTunes
      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. PaintShop Pro
      38. Picasa
      39. PowerPoint
      40. QuickBooks
      41. Quicken
      42. RealPlayer
      43. RssReader
      44. Skype
      45. Snagit (Screenshots)
      46. Solitaire
      47. Street Atlas USA
      48. TaxCut, TurboTax
      49. Winamp, MusicMatch
      50. Windows Media Player
      51. WinZip
      52. Word
      53. WordPerfect
      54. Yahoo Messenger
    3. Chapter 8 Windows on Macintosh

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

      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. Digital Cameras
      9. Disks
      10. Startup Disks
      11. Erasing a Disk
      12. Burning CDs and DVDs
      13. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
      14. DVD Movies
      15. AirPlay
      16. Keyboards
      17. Mouse
      18. Monitors
      19. Scanners
  3. Mavericks Online

    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 & Contacts

      1. Checking Your Mail
      2. Tailoring the Look of Mail
      3. Writing Messages
      4. Reading Email
      5. VIPs
      6. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
      7. Contacts (Address Book)
    3. Chapter 12 Safari

      1. Browsing Basics
      2. The Unified Address/Search Bar
      3. Full Screen and Gestures
      4. Top Sites
      5. Customizing the Toolbar
      6. Bookmarks (and the Sidebar)
      7. Saved Passwords and the iCloud Keychain
      8. 14 Tips for Better Surfing
      9. Tabbed Browsing
      10. Privacy and Security Features
    4. Chapter 13 Messages

      1. Welcome to Messages
      2. iMessages
      3. The Traditional Chat Networks
      4. Let the Chat Begin
      5. Text Chatting
      6. Audio Chats
      7. Video Chats
      8. Juggling Chats and Windows
      9. Sharing Your Screen
  4. Putting Down Roots

    1. Chapter 14 Accounts, Security & Gatekeeper

      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. Six OS X Security Shields
      10. And Four Privacy Shields
    2. Chapter 15 Networking, File Sharing & Screen Sharing

      1. Wiring the Network
      2. File Sharing: Three Ways
      3. Accessing Shared Files
      4. Networking with Windows
      5. Screen Sharing
    3. Chapter 16 System Preferences

      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. Accessibility
      3. App Store
      4. Bluetooth
      5. CDs & DVDs
      6. Date & Time
      7. Desktop & Screen Saver
      8. Dictation & Speech
      9. Displays
      10. Dock
      11. Energy Saver
      12. General
      13. iCloud
      14. Internet Accounts
      15. Keyboard
      16. Language & Region
      17. Mission Control
      18. Mouse
      19. Network
      20. Notifications
      21. Parental Controls
      22. Printers & Scanners
      23. Security & Privacy
      24. Sharing
      25. Sound
      26. Spotlight
      27. Startup Disk
      28. Time Machine
      29. Trackpad
      30. Users & Groups
    4. Chapter 17 Notifications

      1. Insta-Respond to Bubbles
      2. Shutting Up the Bubbles
      3. The Notification Center
    5. Chapter 18 The Freebie Programs

      1. Your Free OS X Programs
      2. App Store
      3. Automator
      4. Calculator
      5. Calendar
      6. Chess
      7. Contacts
      8. Dashboard
      9. Dictionary
      10. DVD Player
      11. FaceTime
      12. Font Book
      13. Game Center
      14. GarageBand
      15. iBooks
      16. Image Capture
      17. iMovie, iPhoto
      18. iTunes
      19. Launchpad
      20. Mail
      21. Maps
      22. Messages
      23. Mission Control
      24. Notes
      25. Photo Booth
      26. Preview
      27. QuickTime Player
      28. Reminders
      29. Safari
      30. Stickies
      31. System Preferences
      32. TextEdit
      33. Time Machine
      34. Utilities: Your 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 Installer Disk
    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]
    4. Appendix The Master OS X Keystroke List

      1. Startup Keystrokes
  1. Colophon