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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. Color Labels
      7. The Trash
      8. Get Info
      9. Finding Files 1: The Search Bar
      10. Finding Files 2: The Find Window
    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. The “Heads-Up” Program Switcher
      3. Exposé: Death to Window Clutter
      4. Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way
      5. How Documents Know Their Parents
      6. Keyboard Control
      7. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
      8. Three Kinds of Programs: Cocoa, Carbon, Classic
      9. The Cocoa Difference
      10. 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. Three 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 AppleScript

      1. Running Ready-Made AppleScripts
      2. Creating Your Own AppleScripts
      3. Recording Scripts in “Watch Me” Mode
      4. Saving a Script
      5. Writing Commands by Hand
      6. Folder Actions
      7. Advanced AppleScript
  3. The Components of Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 8 System Preferences

      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. .Mac
      3. Accounts
      4. Appearance
      5. Bluetooth
      6. CDs & DVDs
      7. Classic
      8. Date & Time
      9. Desktop & Screen Saver
      10. Displays
      11. Dock
      12. Energy Saver
      13. Exposé
      14. International
      15. Keyboard & Mouse
      16. Network
      17. Print & Fax
      18. QuickTime
      19. Security
      20. Sharing
      21. Software Update
      22. Sound
      23. Speech
      24. Startup Disk
      25. Universal Access
    2. Chapter 9 The Free Programs

      1. Your Free Mac OS X Programs
      2. Address Book
      3. AppleScript
      4. Calculator
      5. Chess
      6. DVD Player
      7. Font Book
      8. iCal, iChat, iSync
      9. iDVD 3
      10. Image Capture
      11. iMovie
      12. Internet Connect
      13. Internet Explorer
      14. iPhoto
      15. iSync
      16. iTunes
      17. Mail
      18. Preview
      19. QuickTime Player
      20. Safari
      21. Sherlock
      22. Stickies
      23. System Preferences
      24. TextEdit
      25. 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: The Digital Jukebox
      4. DVD Movies
  4. The Technologies of Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 11 Security and Accounts

      1. Introducing Accounts
      2. Administrator vs. Standard Accounts
      3. Creating an Account
      4. Setting Up the Login/Logout Process
      5. Signing In
      6. Logging Out
      7. Fast User Switching
      8. 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 Printing, Faxing, Fonts, and 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. Font Fuzziness on the Screen
      9. ColorSync
      10. Graphics in Mac OS X
      11. 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. Ink: 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’s Window Preferences
      6. Terminal Tips and Tricks
      7. Double-Clickable Unix Tools
    6. Chapter 16 Fun with Unix

      1. Changing Permissions with Terminal
      2. Enabling the Root Account
      3. Nine 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. Redoing Mac OS X’s Graphics
      3. Replacing the Finder Icons
      4. Rewriting the Words
  5. Mac OS X Online

    1. Chapter 18 Internet Setup, 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 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 Anti-Spam Toolkit
      6. Address Book
    3. Chapter 20 Panther’s Internet Software Suite

      1. Sherlock
      2. iChat AV
      3. iCal
      4. iSync
      5. Safari
    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. Appendices

    1. Appendix Installing Mac OS X 10.3

      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 10.3
    2. Appendix Troubleshooting

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

      1. ~ATM control panel
      2. Appearance control panel
      3. Apple DVD Player
      4. Apple Extras
      5. Apple () menu
      6. Apple Menu Options control panel
      7. AppleCD Audio Player
      8. AppleScript
      9. AppleTalk control panel
      10. Application menu
      11. Audio CD AutoPlay
      12. Balloon Help
      13. Battery Level
      14. Button View
      15. Chooser
      16. Clean Up command
      17. Click-and-a-half
      18. CloseView
      19. -Drag to scroll an icon-view window
      20. Shift--3, Shift--4
      21. Collapse box
      22. ColorSync control panel
      23. Contextual Menu Items folder
      24. Control panels
      25. Control Strip control panel
      26. Date & Time control panel
      27. Desktop clippings
      28. Desktop printers
      29. Dial Assist control panel
      30. Disk First Aid
      31. Disk icons
      32. Draggable window edges
      33. Drive Setup
      34. Edit menu
      35. Eject
      36. Empty Trash
      37. Encrypt
      38. Energy Saver control panel
      39. Erase Disk
      40. Extensions
      41. Extensions Manager control panel
      42. Favorites
      43. File Exchange control panel
      44. File menu
      45. File Sharing control panel
      46. File Synchronization control panel
      47. Find Similar Files
      48. Finder (the application)
      49. Finder Preferences
      50. Fonts folder
      51. FontSync
      52. Force quitting
      53. General Controls control panel
      54. Get Info
      55. Graphing Calculator
      56. Grid Spacing
      57. Help menu
      58. Hide commands
      59. Info Strip
      60. Infrared control panel
      61. Internet control panel
      62. Internet Utilities
      63. iTunes
      64. Key Caps
      65. Keyboard control panel
      66. Keychain Access control panel
      67. Label command
      68. Launcher control panel
      69. Location Manager
      70. Locked
      71. Mac Help
      72. Mac OS Runtime for Java
      73. Map control panel
      74. Memory control panel
      75. Modem control panel
      76. Monitors control panel
      77. Mouse control panel
      78. Multiple Users control panel
      79. New Folder command
      80. Note Pad
      81. Numbers control panel
      82. Open Transport
      83. Picture 1, Picture 2...
      84. Pop-up windows
      85. Preferences folder
      86. PrintMonitor
      87. Put Away command
      88. QuickTime Settings control panel
      89. Quit command
      90. Remote Access
      91. Reset Column Positions
      92. Restart
      93. Script Editor
      94. Scripting Additions
      95. Search Internet
      96. Security
      97. Select New Original
      98. Set to Standard Views
      99. Sherlock
      100. Show All
      101. Show Clipboard
      102. Show warning before emptying Trash
      103. Shut Down
      104. Shutdown Items
      105. Simple Finder
      106. SimpleSound
      107. SimpleText
      108. Size box
      109. Sleep
      110. Smart scrolling
      111. Software Update control panel
      112. Sorting triangle
      113. Sound control panel
      114. Special menu
      115. Speech control panel
      116. Spring-loaded folders
      117. Startup Disk control panel
      118. Startup Items
      119. Stationery Pad
      120. Stickies
      121. Systemfile
      122. System Folder
      123. TCP/IP control panel
      124. TCP/IP, AppleTalk
      125. Text control panel
      126. Trackpad
      127. USB Printer Sharing
      128. View menu
      129. View Options
      130. Warn before emptying
      131. Web Pages folder
      132. Web Sharing control panel
      133. Window collapsing
      134. Zoom box
    4. Appendix The “Where’d It Go?” Dictionary (Windows Version)

      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. Window edges
      94. Windows (or WINNT) folder
      95. Windows logo key
      96. Windows Media Player
      97. Windows Messenger
      98. WordPad
      99. Zip files
    5. Appendix Where to Go From Here

      1. Web Sites
      2. Free Email Newsletters
      3. Advanced Books, Programming Books
    6. Appendix The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List

      1. Startup Keystrokes
      2. In the Finder
      3. Power Keys
      4. Managing Programs
  1. Colophon