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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, & Spaces

      1. Opening Mac OS X Programs
      2. The New, Improved "Alt-Tab"
      3. Exposé: Death to Window Clutter
      4. Spaces: Your Free Quad-Display Mac
      5. Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way
      6. How Documents Know Their Parents
      7. Keyboard Control
      8. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
      9. Two Kinds of Programs: Cocoa and Carbon
      10. The Cocoa Difference
      11. Universal Apps (Intel Macs)
      12. Installing Mac OS X Programs
      13. Dashboard
      14. Web Clips: Make Your Own Widgets
  2. Moving In

    1. Chapter 5 Eight Ways to Transfer Your Files

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

      1. A Reminder That Could Save You Hours
      2. Transferring Your Outlook Mail
      3. Transferring Your Outlook Address Book
      4. Transferring from Outlook Express
      5. Transferring Your Eudora Mail
      6. Transferring Your Eudora Address Book
      7. 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. MacAfee 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
      37. Paint Shop Pro
      38. Palm Desktop
      39. Picasa
      40. Pocket PC
      41. PowerPoint
      42. QuickBooks
      43. Quicken
      44. RealPlayer
      45. RssReader
      46. Skype
      47. SnagIt
      48. Solitaire
      49. Street Atlas USA
      50. TaxCut, TurboTax
      51. WinAmp, MusicMatch
      52. Windows Media Player
      53. WinZip
      54. Word
      55. WordPerfect
      56. Yahoo Messenger
    4. Chapter 8 Windows on Macintosh

      1. Boot Camp
      2. Windows in a Window
    5. Chapter 9 Hardware on the Mac

      1. Printers and Printing
      2. Managing Printouts
      3. Faxing
      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
      14. Time Machine
      15. .Mac Sync
  3. The Mac Online

    1. Chapter 10 Internet Setup

      1. Network Central—and Multihoming
      2. Broadband Connections
      3. Dial-up Modem Connections
      4. Switching Locations
      5. Internet Sharing
      6. .Mac Services
      7. Internet Location Files
    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. To Dos
      9. Address Book
    3. Chapter 12 Safari & iChat

      1. Safari
      2. Tips for Better Surfing
      3. Tabbed Browsing
      4. iChat
      5. Text Chats
      6. Audio Chats
      7. Video Chats
      8. Sharing Your Screen
      9. 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. Four Mac OS X Security Shields
    2. Chapter 14 Networking, File Sharing, & Screen Sharing

      1. Wiring the Network
      2. File Sharing
      3. Accessing Shared Files
      4. Networking with Windows
      5. Screen Sharing
    3. Chapter 15 System Preferences

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

      1. Address Book
      2. AppleScript
      3. Automator
      4. Calculator
      5. Chess
      6. Dashboard
      7. Dictionary
      8. DVD Player
      9. Exposé
      10. Font Book
      11. Front Row
      12. GarageBand
      13. iCal
      14. iChat
      15. iDVD
      16. iMovie, iPhoto
      17. iTunes
      18. Mail
      19. Photo Booth
      20. Preview
      21. QuickTime Player
      22. Safari
      23. Stickies
      24. System Preferences
      25. TextEdit
      26. Time Machine
      27. Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Installation & Troubleshooting

      1. Getting Ready to Install
      2. Three Kinds of Installation
      3. The Basic Installation
      4. The Upgrade Installation
      5. The Clean Install ("Archive and Install")
      6. Erase & Install
      7. The Setup Assistant
      8. Troubleshooting
    2. Appendix The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary

    3. Appendix The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List

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