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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 Four Window Views
      4. Icon View
      5. List View
      6. Column View
      7. Cover Flow View
      8. Quick Look
      9. Logging Out, Shutting Down
      10. 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. Color Labels
      6. The Trash
      7. Get Info
    3. Chapter 3 Spotlight

      1. The Spotlight Menu
      2. The Spotlight Window
      3. Customizing Spotlight
      4. Smart Folders
    4. Chapter 4 Dock, Desktop, and Toolbars

      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. Programs in Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 5 Documents, Programs, and Spaces

      1. Opening Mac OS X Programs
      2. The "Heads-Up" Program Switcher
      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. Chapter 6 Time Machine, Syncing, and Moving Data

      1. Moving Data Between Documents
      2. Exchanging Data with Other Macs
      3. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
      4. Time Machine
      5. iSync
      6. .Mac Sync
    3. Chapter 7 Automator and AppleScript

      1. Introducing Automator
      2. Building Your Own Workflow
      3. Doing More with Automator
      4. Workflows as Programs and Plug-ins
      5. Getting Started with AppleScript
    4. Chapter 8 Windows on Macintosh

      1. Boot Camp
      2. Windows in a Window
  3. The Components of Mac OS X

    1. Chapter 9 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
    2. Chapter 10 The Free Programs

      1. Your Free Mac OS X Programs
      2. Address Book
      3. AppleScript
      4. Automator
      5. Calculator
      6. Chess
      7. Dashboard
      8. Dictionary
      9. DVD Player
      10. Exposé
      11. Font Book
      12. Front Row
      13. GarageBand
      14. iCal
      15. iChat
      16. iDVD
      17. Image Capture
      18. iMovie, iPhoto
      19. iSync
      20. iTunes
      21. Mail
      22. Photo Booth
      23. Preview
      24. QuickTime Player
      25. Safari
      26. Stickies
      27. System Preferences
      28. TextEdit
      29. Time Machine
      30. Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
    3. Chapter 11 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 12 Accounts, Parental Controls, and 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. Six Mac OS X Security Shields
    2. Chapter 13 Networking, File Sharing, and Screen Sharing

      1. Wiring the Network
      2. File Sharing
      3. Accessing Shared Files
      4. Networking with Windows
      5. Screen Sharing
      6. More Dialing In from the Road
    3. Chapter 14 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. ColorSync
      9. Graphics in Mac OS X
      10. Screen-Capture Keystrokes
    4. Chapter 15 Sound, Movies, and Speech

      1. Playing Sounds
      2. Recording Sound
      3. QuickTime Movies
      4. Speech Recognition
      5. The Mac Reads to You
      6. VoiceOver
      7. Ink: Handwriting Recognition
      8. Front Row
    5. Chapter 16 The Unix Crash Course

      1. Terminal
      2. Navigating in Unix
      3. Working with Files and Directories
      4. Online Help
      5. Terminal Preferences
      6. Terminal Tips and Tricks
      7. Changing Permissions with Terminal
      8. 20 Useful Unix Utilities
      9. Putting It Together
    6. 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. Your Bright Hacking Future
  5. Mac OS Online

    1. Chapter 18 Internet Setup

      1. The Best News You've Heard All Day
      2. Network Central—and Multihoming
      3. Broadband Connections
      4. Dial-up Modem Connections
      5. Switching Locations
      6. .Mac Services
      7. Internet Location Files
    2. Chapter 19 Mail and Address Book

      1. Setting Up Mail
      2. Checking Your Mail
      3. Writing Messages
      4. Stationery
      5. Reading Email
      6. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
      7. RSS Feeds
      8. Notes
      9. To Dos
      10. Address Book
    3. Chapter 20 Safari

      1. Safari
      2. RSS: The Missing Manual
    4. Chapter 21 iChat

      1. Welcome to iChat
      2. Three Chat Networks
      3. Signing Up
      4. The Buddy Lists
      5. Making a List
      6. Let the Chat Begin
      7. Text Chatting
      8. Audio Chats
      9. Video Chats
      10. Sharing Your Screen
      11. iChat Theater
      12. iChat Tweaks
    5. Chapter 22 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 A Installing Mac OS X 10.5

      1. Getting Ready to Install
      2. Four 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. Uninstalling Mac OS X 10.5
    2. Appendix B Troubleshooting

      1. Minor Eccentric Behavior
      2. Frozen Programs (Force Quitting)
      3. Can't Move or Rename an Icon
      4. Application Won't Open
      5. Startup Problems
      6. Fixing the Disk
      7. Where to Get Troubleshooting Help
    3. Appendix C The Windows-to-Mac 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. 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
    4. Appendix D Where to Go From Here

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

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