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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits;
About the Author;
About the Creative Team;
Acknowledgments;
The Missing Manual Series;
Introduction;
Introduction;
About This Book;
The Very Basics;
Part One: The Mac OS X Desktop;
Chapter 1: Folders & Windows;
1.1 Getting into Mac OS X;
1.2 Windows and How to Work Them;
1.3 The Four Window Views;
1.4 Icon View;
1.5 List View;
1.6 Column View;
1.7 Cover Flow View;
1.8 Quick Look;
1.9 Logging Out, Shutting Down;
1.10 Getting Help in Mac OS X;
Chapter 2: Organizing Your Stuff;
2.1 The Mac OS X Folder Structure;
2.2 Icon Names;
2.3 Selecting Icons;
2.4 Moving and Copying Icons;
2.5 Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once;
2.6 Color Labels;
2.7 The Trash;
2.8 Get Info;
Chapter 3: Spotlight;
3.1 The Spotlight Menu;
3.2 The Spotlight Window;
3.3 Customizing Spotlight;
3.4 Smart Folders;
Chapter 4: Dock, Desktop, & Toolbars;
4.1 The Dock;
4.2 Setting Up the Dock;
4.3 Using the Dock;
4.4 The Finder Toolbar;
4.5 Designing Your Desktop;
4.6 Menulets: The Missing Manual;
Part Two: Programs in Mac OS X;
Chapter 5: Documents, Programs, & Spaces;
5.1 Opening Mac OS X Programs;
5.2 The “Heads-Up” Program Switcher;
5.3 Exposé: Death to Window Clutter;
5.4 Spaces: Your Free Quad-Display Mac;
5.5 Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way;
5.6 How Documents Know Their Parents;
5.7 Keyboard Control;
5.8 The Save and Open Dialog Boxes;
5.9 Two Kinds of Programs: Cocoa and Carbon;
5.10 The Cocoa Difference;
5.11 Universal Apps (Intel Macs) and Rosetta;
5.12 Installing Mac OS X Programs;
5.13 Dashboard;
5.14 Web Clips: Make Your Own Widgets;
Chapter 6: Entering Data, Moving Data, & Time Machine;
6.1 The Macintosh Keyboard;
6.2 Notes on Right-Clicking;
6.3 Power Typing in Snow Leopard;
6.4 The Many Languages of Mac OS X Text;
6.5 Data Detectors;
6.6 Moving Data Between Documents;
6.7 Exchanging Data with Other Macs;
6.8 Exchanging Data with Windows PCs;
6.9 Time Machine;
Chapter 7: Services, Automator, & AppleScript;
7.1 Services;
7.2 Automator;
7.3 Building Your Own Workflow;
7.4 Doing More with Automator;
7.5 AppleScript;
Chapter 8: Windows on Macintosh;
8.1 Boot Camp;
8.2 Windows in a Window;
8.3 Life with Microsoft Exchange;
Part Three: The Components of Mac OS X;
Chapter 9: System Preferences;
9.1 The System Preferences Window;
9.2 Accounts;
9.3 Appearance;
9.4 Bluetooth;
9.5 CDs & DVDs;
9.6 Date & Time;
9.7 Desktop & Screen Saver;
9.8 Displays;
9.9 Dock;
9.10 Energy Saver;
9.11 Exposé & Spaces;
9.12 Keyboard;
9.13 Language & Text;
9.14 MobileMe;
9.15 Mouse;
9.16 Network;
9.17 Parental Controls;
9.18 Print & Fax;
9.19 Security;
9.20 Sharing;
9.21 Software Update;
9.22 Sound;
9.23 Speech;
9.24 Spotlight;
9.25 Startup Disk;
9.26 Time Machine;
9.27 Trackpad;
9.28 Universal Access;
Chapter 10: The Free Programs;
10.1 Your Free Mac OS X Programs;
10.2 Address Book;
10.3 Automator;
10.4 Calculator;
10.5 Chess;
10.6 Dashboard;
10.7 Dictionary;
10.8 DVD Player;
10.9 Font Book;
10.10 Front Row;
10.11 GarageBand;
10.12 iCal;
10.13 iChat;
10.14 iDVD;
10.15 Image Capture;
10.16 iMovie, iPhoto;
10.17 iSync;
10.18 iTunes;
10.19 Mail;
10.20 Photo Booth;
10.21 Preview;
10.22 QuickTime Player;
10.23 Safari;
10.24 Stickies;
10.25 System Preferences;
10.26 TextEdit;
10.27 Time Machine;
10.28 Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox;
Chapter 11: CDs, DVDs, & iTunes;
11.1 Disks Today;
11.2 Disks In, Disks Out;
11.3 Startup Disks;
11.4 Burning CDs and DVDs;
11.5 iTunes: The Digital Jukebox;
11.6 DVD Movies;
Part Four: The Technologies of Mac OS X;
Chapter 12: Accounts, Parental Controls, & Security;
12.1 Introducing Accounts;
12.2 Creating an Account;
12.3 Parental Controls;
12.4 Editing Accounts;
12.5 Setting Up the Login Process;
12.6 Signing In, Logging Out;
12.7 Sharing Across Accounts;
12.8 Fast User Switching;
12.9 Five Mac OS X Security Shields;
Chapter 13: Networking, File Sharing, & Screen Sharing;
13.1 Wiring the Network;
13.2 File Sharing;
13.3 Accessing Shared Files;
13.4 Networking with Windows;
13.5 Screen Sharing;
13.6 More Dialing In from the Road;
Chapter 14: Printing, Faxing, Fonts, & Graphics;
14.1 Mac Meets Printer;
14.2 Making the Printout;
14.3 Managing Printouts;
14.4 Printer Sharing;
14.5 Faxing;
14.6 PDF Files;
14.7 Fonts―and Font Book;
14.8 ColorSync;
14.9 Graphics in Mac OS X;
14.10 Screen-Capture Keystrokes;
Chapter 15: Sound, Movies, & Speech;
15.1 Playing Sounds;
15.2 Recording Sound;
15.3 QuickTime Movies;
15.4 Speech Recognition;
15.5 The Mac Reads to You;
15.6 VoiceOver;
15.7 Ink: Handwriting Recognition;
15.8 Front Row;
Chapter 16: The Unix Crash Course;
16.1 Terminal;
16.2 Navigating in Unix;
16.3 Working with Files and Directories;
16.4 Online Help;
16.5 Terminal Preferences;
16.6 Terminal Tips and Tricks;
16.7 Changing Permissions with Terminal;
16.8 20 Useful Unix Utilities;
16.9 Putting It Together;
Chapter 17: Hacking Mac OS X;
17.1 TinkerTool: Customization 101;
17.2 Redoing Mac OS X’s Graphics;
17.3 Replacing the Finder Icons;
17.4 Rewriting the Words;
17.5 Your Bright Hacking Future;
Part Five: Mac OS Online;
Chapter 18: Internet Setup & MobileMe;
18.1 The Best News You’ve Heard All Day;
18.2 Network Central―and Multihoming;
18.3 Broadband Connections;
18.4 Cellular Modems;
18.5 Dial-up Modem Connections;
18.6 Switching Locations;
18.7 Internet Sharing;
18.8 MobileMe;
18.9 Internet Location Files;
Chapter 19: Mail & Address Book;
19.1 Setting Up Mail;
19.2 Checking Your Mail;
19.3 Writing Messages;
19.4 Stationery;
19.5 Reading Email;
19.6 The Anti-Spam Toolkit;
19.7 RSS Feeds;
19.8 Notes;
19.9 To Dos;
19.10 Address Book;
Chapter 20: Safari;
20.1 Safari;
20.2 Tips for Better Surfing;
20.3 Tabbed Browsing;
20.4 RSS: The Missing Manual;
Chapter 21: iChat;
21.1 Welcome to iChat;
21.2 Three Chat Networks;
21.3 Signing Up;
21.4 The Buddy Lists;
21.5 Making a List;
21.6 Let the Chat Begin;
21.7 Text Chatting;
21.8 Audio Chats;
21.9 Video Chats;
21.10 Sharing Your Screen;
21.11 iChat Theater;
21.12 iChat Tweaks;
Chapter 22: SSH, FTP, VPN, & Web Sharing;
22.1 Web Sharing;
22.2 FTP;
22.3 Connecting from the Road;
22.4 Remote Access with SSH;
22.5 Virtual Private Networking;
Part Six: Appendixes;
Installing Mac OS X 10.6;
Getting Ready to Install;
Two Kinds of Installation;
The Automatic Installation;
The Erase & Install Option;
The Setup Assistant;
Uninstalling Mac OS X 10.6;
Troubleshooting;
Minor Eccentric Behavior;
Frozen Programs (Force Quitting);
Can’t Move or Rename an Icon;
Application Won’t Open;
Startup Problems;
Fixing the Disk;
Where to Get Troubleshooting Help;
The Windows-to-Mac Dictionary;
About [this program];
Where to Go from Here;
Web Sites;
Free Email Newsletters;
Advanced Books, Programming Books;
The Master Mace OS X Secret Keystroke List;
Startup Keystrokes;
In the Finder;
Menu;
Finder Menu;
File Menu;
Edit Menu;
View Menu;
Go Menu;
Window Menu;
Help Menu;
Power Keys;
The Dock;
Managing Programs;
Dialog Boxes;
Colophon;|

  • The Missing Credits
  • Introduction
  • Part One: The Mac OS X Desktop
    • Chapter 1: Folders & Windows
    • Chapter 2: Organizing Your Stuff
    • Chapter 3: Spotlight
    • Chapter 4: Dock, Desktop, & Toolbars
  • Part Two: Programs in Mac OS X
    • Chapter 5: Documents, Programs, & Spaces
    • Chapter 6: Entering Data, Moving Data, & Time Machine
    • Chapter 7: Services, Automator, & AppleScript
    • Chapter 8: Windows on Macintosh
  • Part Three: The Components of Mac OS X
    • Chapter 9: System Preferences
    • Chapter 10: The Free Programs
    • Chapter 11: CDs, DVDs, & iTunes
  • Part Four: The Technologies of Mac OS X
    • Chapter 12: Accounts, Parental Controls, & Security
    • Chapter 13: Networking, File Sharing, & Screen Sharing
    • Chapter 14: Printing, Faxing, Fonts, & Graphics
    • Chapter 15: Sound, Movies, & Speech
    • Chapter 16: The Unix Crash Course
    • Chapter 17: Hacking Mac OS X
  • Part Five: Mac OS Online
    • Chapter 18: Internet Setup & MobileMe
    • Chapter 19: Mail & Address Book
    • Chapter 20: Safari
    • Chapter 21: iChat
    • Chapter 22: SSH, FTP, VPN, & Web Sharing
  • Part Six: Appendixes
    • Installing Mac OS X 10.6
    • Troubleshooting
    • The Windows-to-Mac Dictionary
    • Where to Go from Here
    • The Master Mace OS X Secret Keystroke List
  • Colophon

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