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The latest update of Robin Williams's bestselling guide will have you working miracles in no time with Mac OS X Lion. With this book, you can learn in your own way, whether it'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 Mac. 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 OS X Lion 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 all of the new features in OS X Lion including Multi-Touch Gestures, Launchpad, Mission Control, the App Store, Mail, and much more.
Robin Williams is the author of more than 25 bestselling and award-winning books, including The Little Mac Book, The Non-Designer's Design Book, The Non-Designer's Presentation Book, and many more. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has influenced a generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the Web.
John Tollett graphics background includes working as a designer, art director, and illustrator at advertising agencies and as a freelancer.
Table of Contents
Mac OS X Basics for New Mac Users Lesson 1 Introduction to the Mac OS X Desktop Lesson 2 A Bit Beyond the Basics
Mac OS X Applications in Leopard Lesson 3 Introduction to Mac OS X Applications Lesson 4 TextEdit for Word Processing Lesson 5 Mail for Email and Notes Lesson 6 Address Book for Contact Info Lesson 7 Safari for Web Browsing and News Lesson 8 iCal for Organizing Your Life Lesson 9 iChat and FaceTime for Text, Audio, and Video Messaging Lesson 10 iTunes for Your Listening Pleasure Lesson 11 Preview for Viewing Images and pdfs Lesson 12 Miscellaneous Tools on Your Mac Lesson 13 Common Tools in Mac OS X Applications Lesson 14 Working between Mac OS X Applications
Make it Your Own Mac Lesson 15 Personalize Your Mac to Meet Your Needs Lesson 16 Mission Control to Organize Your Space Lesson 17 Set Up Printing and Scanning Lesson 18 Share One Mac with Multiple Users Lesson 19 Find What You Want, Fast–with Spotlight Lesson 20 Time Machine Backup
Tech Stuff Lesson 21 Get Connected and Share Files Lesson 22 Basic Troubleshooting Lesson 23 Secure Your Mac and its Files Lesson 24 Upgrade Your Mac and Migrate Your Files