Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Peachpit Learning Series

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-10-25
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
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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.

Author Biography

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 Desktopp. 3
A Bit Beyond the Basicsp. 33
Mac OS X Applications in Leopard
Introduction to Mac OS X Applicationsp. 49
TextEdit for Word Processingp. 57
Mail for Email, Notes, and To Do Listsp. 73
Address Book for Contact Infop. 107
Safari for Web Browsing and Newsp. 125
iCal for Organizing your Lifep. 149
iChat for Text, Audio, and Video Messagingp. 161
iTunes for your Listening Pleasurep. 179
Preview for Viewing Images and PDFsp. 191
Miscellaneous Tools on your Macp. 211
Common Tools in Mac OS X Applicationsp. 229
Working between Mac OS X Applicationsp. 243
Make It Your Own Mac
Personalize your Mac to Meet your Needsp. 259
Dashboard-Important Information at your Fingertipsp. 281
Set Up Printing and Faxingp. 291
Share One Mac with Multiple Usersp. 307
Find What You Want, Fast-with Spotlightp. 333
Time Machine Backupp. 353
Tech Stuff
Get Connected and Share Filesp. 363
Upgrade your Mac and Migrate your Filesp. 387
Basic Troubleshootingp. 403
Secure your Mac and its Filesp. 415
The End Matters
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