Mac OS® X LeopardTM All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies®

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  • Copyright: 2009-04-01
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Your new Mac with OS X Leopard is so cool! You have digital media, including iTunes, iPhoto, iDVD, and iMovie, at your fingertips, as well as everything the Internet has to offer. Where do you start to make the most of it? With Mac OS X Leopard All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, of course! Here are seven handy minibooks, each devoted to one aspect of your Mac OS X Leopard.One section is devoted to the digital media you love, another to the Internet, others to networking, customizing, sharing, and expanding your Mac. There's even a minibook for you geeky types who want to tweak the system with AppleScript. You'll find information on: Locating anything with Spotlight and Sherlock Personalizing your desktop Creating movies and burning DVDs Jamming with iTunes and your iPod Making your own music with GarageBand Collecting, editing, and sharing photos with iPhoto Browsing the Web with Safari and staying safe online Setting up a wireless network Adding RAM, hard drive space, and cool extra applications Using AppleScript to program even more customizations With Mac OS X Leopard All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, you can find what you need in a hurry and get on with the fun your Mac makes possible. It just may be the best friend a Leopard can have!

Table of Contents

Introducing Mac OS X
Shaking Hands with Mac OS X
Navigating and Running Programs
Basic OS X Housekeeping
Searching Everything with Spotlight
Fun with Photo Booth and Front Row
Keeping Track with the Address Book
The Joys of Maintenance
Getting Help for the Big X
Troubleshooting the X
Customizing and Sharing
Building the Finder of Your Dreams
Giving Your Desktop the Personal Touch
Delving under the Hood with System Preferences
You Mean Others Can Use My Mac, Too?
Setting Up Multi-User Accounts
Sharing Documents for Fun and Profit
The Digital Hub
The World According to Apple
Jamming with iTunes and iPod
Focusing on iPhoto
Making Magic with iMovie
Burn Those DVDs! Using iDVD
Becoming a Superstar with GarageBand
Crafting a Web Site with iWeb
No, It's Not Called iQuickTime
Turning Your Mac into a DVD Theater
The Typical Internet Stuff
Getting on the Internet
Using Apple Mail
Staying in Touch with iChat
Expanding Your Horizons with iDisk
Going Places with Safari
Staying Secure Online
Networking in Mac OS X
Setting Up a Small Network
Using Your Network
You May Even Need AppleTalk
Going Wireless
Sharing That Precious Internet Thing
Expanding Your System
Hardware That Will Make you Giddy
Add RAM, Hard Drive Space, and Stir
Port-o-rama Using USB and FireWire
I'm Okay, You're a Printer
Applications That You've (Probably) Gotta Have
Advanced Mac OS X
And UNIX Lurks Beneath
AppleScript Just Plain Rocks
Talking and Writing to Your Macintosh
Hosting a Web Site with Mac OS X
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