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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 Windows and Icons

      1. Logging In
      2. The Elements of the Mac OS X Desktop
      3. Icon View
      4. List View
      5. Column View
      6. What's in Your Home Folder
      7. File and Folder Icons
      8. Moving and Copying Icons
      9. Aliases (Shortcuts)
      10. Color Labels
      11. The Trash
      12. Get Info (Properties)
      13. Finding Files 1: Spotlight
      14. Finding Files 2: The Find Command
      15. Smart Folders
    3. Chapter 3 The Dock, Desktop, Toolbar, and Sidebar

      1. The Dock
      2. Dock Features
      3. The Sidebar
      4. The Finder Toolbar
      5. Designing Your Desktop
      6. Menulets
    4. Chapter 4 Programs and Documents

      1. Launching Mac OS X Programs
      2. Switching Programs
      3. Exposé: The End of Window Clutter
      4. Dashboard
      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. How to Use Classic, If You Must
      11. Installing Mac OS X Programs
      12. Removing Mac OS X Programs
  2. Moving In

    1. Chapter 5 Five Ways to Transfer Your Files

      1. Transfers by Disk
      2. Transfers by Network
      3. Transfers by File-Sending Web Site
      4. Transfers by Email
      5. Transfers by iDisk
      6. Transfers by Bluetooth
      7. Where to Put Your Copied Files
      8. Document-Conversion Issues
    2. Chapter 6 Transferring Email and Contacts

      1. Transferring Your Outlook Mail
      2. Transferring Your Outlook Address Book
      3. Transferring from Outlook Express
      4. Transferring Your Eudora Mail
      5. Transferring Your Eudora Address Book
      6. Email Settings
    3. 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. Earthlink Total Access
      10. Easy CD Creator
      11. Encarta
      12. Eudora
      13. Excel
      14. Firefox
      15. Games
      16. Google Desktop Search
      17. ICQ
      18. Internet Explorer
      19. iTunes
      20. Kazaa
      21. Limewire
      22. Macromedia [your favorite program here]
      23. MacAfee VirusScan
      24. Microsoft Access
      25. Microsoft Money
      26. Microsoft Office
      27. Microsoft Publisher
      28. Microsoft Visio
      29. Minesweeper
      30. MSN Messenger
      31. MSN (Service)
      32. NaturallySpeaking
      33. Netscape
      34. Newsgroup Readers
      35. Norton AntiVirus
      36. Norton Utilities
      37. Notepad
      38. Outlook/Outlook Express
      39. Paint Shop Pro
      40. Palm Desktop
      41. Picasa
      42. Pocket PC
      43. PowerPoint
      44. QuickBooks
      45. Quicken
      46. RealPlayer
      47. RssReader
      48. Skype
      49. SnagIt
      50. Solitaire
      51. Street Atlas USA
      52. TaxCut, TurboTax
      53. WinAmp, MusicMatch
      54. Windows Media Player
      55. WinZip
      56. Word
      57. WordPerfect
      58. Yahoo Messenger
      59. VirtualPC: The Program of Last Resort
    4. Chapter 8 Hardware on the Mac

      1. Printers and Printing
      2. Faxing
      3. Scanning
      4. PDF Files
      5. Fonts—and Font Book
      6. Digital Cameras
      7. Disks
      8. Burning CDs and DVDs
      9. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
      10. DVD Movies
      11. Keyboard
      12. Mouse
      13. Monitors
  3. Making Connections

    1. Chapter 9 Getting Online

      1. Connecting by Dial-up Modem
      2. Broadband Connections
      3. The Firewall
      4. Switching Locations
      5. Multihoming
      6. Internet Sharing
    2. Chapter 10 Mail and Address Book

      1. Checking Your Mail
      2. Writing Messages
      3. Reading Email
      4. The Junk Mail Filter
      5. Address Book
    3. Chapter 11 Safari, iChat, and Sherlock

      1. Safari
      2. RSS: The Missing Manual
      3. iChat
      4. Sherlock
  4. Putting Down Roots

    1. Chapter 12 Accounts and Security

      1. Introducing Accounts
      2. Parental Controls
      3. Editing Accounts
      4. Setting Up the Login Process
      5. Signing In, Logging Out
      6. Logging Out
      7. Fast User Switching
      8. The Root Account
      9. Six Mac OS X Security Shields
    2. Chapter 13 System Preferences

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

      1. Address Book
      2. AppleScript
      3. Calculator
      4. Chess
      5. Dictionary
      6. DVD Player
      7. Font Book
      8. iCal
      9. iChat
      10. iDVD
      11. Image Capture
      12. iMovie HD
      13. Internet Connect
      14. iPhoto
      15. iSync
      16. iTunes
      17. Mail
      18. Preview
      19. QuickTime Player
      20. Sherlock
      21. Stickies
      22. System Preferences
      23. TextEdit
      24. Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
    4. Chapter 15 Installation and Troubleshooting

      1. Installing Mac OS X 10.4
      2. Troubleshooting
  5. Appendix

    1. Appendix A 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. FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
      43. Help and Support
      44. Hibernation
      45. Internet Explorer
      46. Internet Options
      47. IRQs
      48. Java
      49. Keyboard Control Panel
      50. Logging In
      51. Mail Control Panel
      52. Maximize button
      53. Menus
      54. Minimize Button
      55. Mouse Control Panel
      56. My Computer
      57. My Documents, My Pictures, My Music
      58. My Network Places
      59. Network Neighborhood
      60. Notepad
      61. Personal Web Server
      62. Phone and Modem Options Control Panel
      63. Power Options
      64. Printer Sharing
      65. Printers and Faxes
      66. PrntScrn Key
      67. Program Files Folder
      68. Properties Dialog Box
      69. Recycle Bin
      70. Regional and Language Options Control Panel
      71. Registry
      72. Run Command
      73. Safe Mode
      74. ScanDisk
      75. Scheduled Tasks
      76. Scrap Files
      77. Screen Saver
      78. Search
      79. Shortcut Menus
      80. Shortcuts
      81. Sounds and Audio Devices
      82. Speech Control Panel
      83. Standby Mode
      84. Start Menu
      85. StartUp Folder
      86. System Control Panel
      87. System Tray
      88. Taskbar
      89. Taskbar and Start Menu Control Panel
      90. "Three-Fingered Salute"
      91. ToolTips
      92. TweakUI
      93. User Accounts Control Panel
      94. Window Edges
      95. Windows (or WINNT) Folder
      96. Windows Logo Key
      97. Windows Media Player
      98. Windows Messenger
      99. WordPad
      100. Zip Files
  1. Colophon