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Table of Contents

  1. The Mac OS X Desktop

    1. Chapter 1 Folders and Windows

      1. Getting into Mac OS X
      2. Windows and How to Work Them
      3. The Three Window Views
      4. Icon View
      5. List View
      6. Column View
      7. Logging Out, Shutting Down
      8. Getting Help in Mac OS X
    2. 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. Favorites
      7. The Trash
      8. Get Info
      9. Finding Files 1: The Search Bar
      10. Finding Files 2: The Find Program
    3. Chapter 3 Dock, Desktop, and Toolbar

      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. Applications in Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 4 Programs and Documents

      1. Launching Mac OS X Programs
      2. Juggling Programs with the Dock
      3. How Documents Know Their Parents
      4. Controlling Menus from the Keyboard
      5. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
      6. Three Kinds of Programs: Cocoa, Carbon, Classic
      7. The Cocoa Difference
      8. Installing Mac OS X Programs
    2. Chapter 5 Back to Mac OS 9

      1. Two Roads to Mac OS 9
      2. Classic: Mac OS 9 on Mac OS X
      3. Restarting in Mac OS 9
      4. Four Tricks for Faster Switching
    3. Chapter 6 Moving Data

      1. Moving Data Between Documents
      2. Exchanging Data with Other Macs
      3. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
    4. Chapter 7 An Introduction to AppleScript

      1. Running Ready-Made AppleScripts
      2. Writing Your Own AppleScripts
      3. Recording Scripts in “Watch Me” Mode
      4. Saving a Script
      5. Writing Commands by Hand
      6. Where to Learn More
  3. The Components of Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 8 System Preferences

      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. Accounts
      3. CDs & DVDs
      4. Classic
      5. ColorSync
      6. Date & Time
      7. Desktop
      8. Displays
      9. Dock
      10. Energy Saver
      11. General
      12. International
      13. Internet
      14. Keyboard
      15. Login Items
      16. Mouse
      17. My Account
      18. Network
      19. QuickTime
      20. Screen Effects
      21. Sharing
      22. Software Update
      23. Sound
      24. Speech
      25. Startup Disk
      26. Universal Access
    2. Chapter 9 The Free Programs

      1. Your Free Mac OS X Programs
      2. Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
    3. Chapter 10 CDs, DVDs, and iTunes

      1. How the Mac Does Disks
      2. Burning CDs and DVDs
      3. iTunes 3: The CD and MP3 Jukebox
      4. Playing DVD Movies
  4. The Technologies of Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 11 One Mac, Many Users

      1. Introducing User Accounts
      2. Setting Up Accounts
      3. Setting Up the Login/Logout Process
      4. Signing In
      5. Simple Finder and Other “Rubber Walls”
      6. Logging Out
      7. The Root Account
    2. Chapter 12 Networking

      1. Wiring the Network
      2. File Sharing
      3. Networking with Windows
      4. Managing Groups
      5. Dialing in from the Road
      6. Forgettable Passwords: The Keychain
    3. Chapter 13 Graphics, Fonts, and Printing

      1. Mac Meets Printer
      2. Making the Printout
      3. Managing Printouts
      4. Printer Sharing
      5. PDF Files
      6. Fonts in Mac OS X
      7. Font Fuzziness on the Screen
      8. ColorSync
      9. Graphics in Mac OS X
      10. Screen-Capture Keystrokes
    4. Chapter 14 Sound, Movies, Speech, and Handwriting

      1. Playing Sounds
      2. Recording Sound
      3. QuickTime Movies
      4. Speech Recognition
      5. The Mac Talks Back
      6. Inkwell: Handwriting Recognition
    5. Chapter 15 Terminal: Doorway to Unix

      1. Terminal
      2. Navigating in Unix
      3. Working with Files and Directories
      4. Online Help
      5. Terminal Preferences
      6. Terminal Tips and Tricks
    6. Chapter 16 Fun with Unix

      1. Moving Unmovable Files and Directories
      2. Enabling the Root Account
      3. Eight Useful Unix Utilities
      4. Where to Go from Here
      5. Putting It Together
    7. Chapter 17 Hacking Mac OS X

      1. TinkerTool: Customization 101
      2. Redefining Keystrokes
      3. Redoing Mac OS X’s Graphics
      4. Replacing Your Home-Folder Icon
      5. Replacing the Finder Icons
      6. Rewriting the Words
  5. Mac OS X Online

    1. Chapter 18 Internet Setup, the Firewall, and .Mac

      1. The Best News You’ve Heard All Day
      2. Connecting by Dial-up Modem
      3. Broadband Connections
      4. AirPort Networks
      5. The Jaguar Firewall
      6. Switching Locations
      7. Multihoming
      8. Internet Sharing
      9. .Mac Services
      10. Internet Location Files
    2. Chapter 19 Mail and Address Book

      1. Setting Up Mail
      2. Checking Your Mail
      3. Writing Messages
      4. Reading Email
      5. The Spam Filter
      6. Address Book
    3. Chapter 20 Sherlock 3, iChat, and iCal

      1. Sherlock 3
      2. iChat
      3. iCal and iSync
    4. Chapter 21 SSH, FTP, VPN, and 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 10.2

      1. Getting Ready to Install
      2. Four Kinds of Installation
      3. The Basic Installation
      4. The Upgrade Installation
      5. The Clean Install
      6. The Setup Assistant
      7. Uninstalling Mac OS X
    2. Appendix Troubleshooting

      1. Problems That Aren’t Problems
      2. Minor Eccentric Behavior
      3. Frozen Programs (Force Quitting)
      4. Error Messages When Opening
      5. The Wrong Program Opens
      6. Can’t Empty the Trash
      7. Can’t Move or Rename an Icon
      8. Application Won’t Open
      9. Program Icons Turn to Folders
      10. Startup Problems
      11. Fixing the Disk
      12. Where to Get Troubleshooting Help
    3. Appendix The “Where’d It Go?” Dictionary (Mac Version)

      1. Classic Mac Features
    4. Appendix The “Where’d It Go?” Dictionary (Windows Version)

      1. Common Windows Functions
    5. Appendix Where to Go From Here

      1. Web Sites
      2. Advanced Books
      3. Email Lists
    6. Appendix The Master Mac OS X Keystroke List

      1. The Master List
  1. Colophon