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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. Universal Apps (Intel Macs)
      10. Installing Mac OS X Programs
      11. Dashboard
      12. Web Clips: Make Your Own Widgets
      13. Power Typing in Snow Leopard
      14. The Many Languages of Mac OS X Text
      15. Data Detectors
  2. Making the Move

    1. Chapter 5 Seven Ways to Transfer Your Files

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

      1. Ways to Move Your Email
      2. A Reminder That Could Save You Hours
      3. Transferring Your Outlook Mail
      4. Transferring Your Outlook Addresses
      5. Transferring from Outlook Express (Windows Mail)
      6. Email Settings
      7. Life with Microsoft Exchange
    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. Easy CD Creator
      10. Encarta
      11. Eudora
      12. Excel
      13. Firefox
      14. Games
      15. Google Desktop Search
      16. ICQ
      17. Internet Explorer
      18. iTunes
      19. Limewire
      20. McAfee VirusScan
      21. Microsoft Access
      22. Microsoft Money
      23. Microsoft Office
      24. Microsoft Publisher
      25. Microsoft Visio
      26. Minesweeper
      27. MSN Messenger
      28. NaturallySpeaking
      29. Netscape
      30. Newsgroup Readers
      31. Norton AntiVirus
      32. Norton Utilities
      33. Notepad
      34. Outlook/Outlook Express/Windows Mail
      35. Paint Shop Pro
      36. Palm Desktop
      37. Picasa
      38. PowerPoint
      39. QuickBooks
      40. Quicken
      41. RealPlayer
      42. RssReader
      43. Skype
      44. SnagIt
      45. Solitaire
      46. Street Atlas USA
      47. TaxCut, TurboTax
      48. WinAmp, MusicMatch
      49. Windows Media Player
      50. WinZip
      51. Word
      52. WordPerfect
      53. 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. Faxing
      3. PDF Files
      4. Fonts—and Font Book
      5. Digital Cameras
      6. Disks
      7. Burning CDs and DVDs
      8. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
      9. DVD Movies
      10. Keyboard
      11. Mouse
      12. Monitors
      13. Time Machine Backups
  3. Making Connections

    1. Chapter 10 Internet Setup & MobileMe

      1. Network Central—and Multihoming
      2. Broadband Connections
      3. Cellular Modems
      4. Dial-up Modem Connections
      5. Switching Locations
      6. Internet Sharing
      7. MobileMe
      8. 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. RSS: The Missing Manual
      5. iChat
      6. Making a List
      7. Let the Chat Begin
      8. Text Chatting
      9. Audio Chats
      10. Video Chats
      11. iChat Tweaks
  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. Five 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. Accounts
      3. Appearance
      4. Bluetooth
      5. CDs & DVDs
      6. Date & Time
      7. Desktop & Screen Saver
      8. Displays
      9. Dock
      10. Energy Saver
      11. Exposé & Spaces
      12. Keyboard
      13. Language & Text
      14. MobileMe
      15. Mouse
      16. Network
      17. Parental Controls
      18. Print & Fax
      19. Security
      20. Sharing
      21. Software Update
      22. Sound
      23. Speech
      24. Spotlight
      25. Startup Disk
      26. Time Machine
      27. Trackpad
      28. Universal Access
    4. Chapter 16 The Free Programs

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

    1. Appendix Installation & Troubleshooting

      1. Getting Ready to Install
      2. Two Kinds of Installation
      3. The Automatic Installation
      4. The Erase & Install Option
      5. The Setup Assistant
      6. Troubleshooting
    2. Appendix The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary

      1. About [This Program]
    3. Appendix The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List

      1. Startup Keystrokes
  1. Colophon