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Learn how to get the most out of Mac OS X version 10.5 Leopard with legendary teacher and author Robin Williams. ThePeachpit Learning Seriesbrings you the best-selling authors you know and love, on the topics that are near and dear to you, in a format that allows you to learn just what you need to know, and at your own pace. With this book, you can learn in your own way-whether itrs"s working through the lessons from start to finish, jumping straight to step-by-step exercises about new features, or looking up just what you need to know at that moment. There are hundreds of exciting tools and hidden gems in your Macintosh. And with the gentle yet expert hand of Robin Williams guiding you along the way, you will learn to take full advantage of all that Leopard has to offer. If you are new to Mac OS X, you'll learn to use your Mac with help from a world-renowned teacher. From there, you can move on to customize it to suit the way you work. And if you've been using Mac OS X already, you'll learn to use the new features in Leopard, like Spaces, Quick Look, and Time Machine, and explore all the enhancements to favorites like Mail and iChat.
Robin William s is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books about the Macintosh, including the groundbreaking Th e Little Mac Boo k, as well as Robin Williams Mac OS X B ook and Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Peachpit Learning S eries. She is an icon in the Mac community. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has educated and influenced an entire generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the Web.
Table of Contents
|Mac OS X Basics for New Mac Users|
|Introduction to the Mac OS X Desktop||p. 3|
|A Bit Beyond the Basics||p. 33|
|Mac OS X Applications in Leopard|
|Introduction to Mac OS X Applications||p. 49|
|TextEdit for Word Processing||p. 57|
|Mail for Email, Notes, and To Do Lists||p. 73|
|Address Book for Contact Info||p. 107|
|Safari for Web Browsing and News||p. 125|
|iCal for Organizing your Life||p. 149|
|iChat for Text, Audio, and Video Messaging||p. 161|
|iTunes for your Listening Pleasure||p. 179|
|Preview for Viewing Images and PDFs||p. 191|
|Miscellaneous Tools on your Mac||p. 211|
|Common Tools in Mac OS X Applications||p. 229|
|Working between Mac OS X Applications||p. 243|
|Make It Your Own Mac|
|Personalize your Mac to Meet your Needs||p. 259|
|Dashboard-Important Information at your Fingertips||p. 281|
|Set Up Printing and Faxing||p. 291|
|Share One Mac with Multiple Users||p. 307|
|Find What You Want, Fast-with Spotlight||p. 333|
|Time Machine Backup||p. 353|
|Get Connected and Share Files||p. 363|
|Upgrade your Mac and Migrate your Files||p. 387|
|Basic Troubleshooting||p. 403|
|Secure your Mac and its Files||p. 415|
|The End Matters|
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