By Robyn Ness

ISBN-10: 0672329581

ISBN-13: 9780672329586

  • iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes, iDVD, and iWeb
  • Safari, Mail, and iChat
  • Spotlight, Boot Camp, and Time Machine


You’ve obtained a Mac. You’ve received Leopard. And you’ve received iLife, Safari, Mail, iChat…and the entire relaxation.


Now all you want to do is work out how one can get them to paintings together--so for you to cease wondering your computing device and begin considering getting issues performed, having enjoyable, and having fun with every thing your Mac has to provide.


This one publication is your answer--the resolution to any questions you've this present day, and the reply to the entire questions about Leopard and your Mac that you’re more likely to have within the future.


Find out how to...

  • Get the main leisure out of iLife
  • Find documents and records with Spotlight
  • Use QuickTime and DVD Player
  • Use home windows software program on Intel Macs
  • Work with peripheral devices
  • Surf the net with Safari
  • Send e mail with Mail
  • Collaborate through iChat
  • Share your display, documents, and desktop securely
  • Recover from crashes
  • Back up and repair documents with Time Machine


Robyn Ness is an online developer, concentrating on problems with usability, info layout, and content material improvement. She has contributed to books on Adobe CS3, Dreamweaver, electronic media, and electronic photography.


John Ray is an award-winning developer and defense advisor with greater than 17 years of programming and management adventure. He has labored on initiatives for the FCC, the nationwide Regulatory study Institute, The Ohio country collage, Xerox, and the kingdom of Florida and has written or contributed to greater than a dozen books, together with Adobe CS3 multi functional, targeted version utilizing TCP/IP, Mac OS X Unleashed, and Maximum Mac OS X Security.


Category:  Macintosh working Systems

Covers:  Mac OS X Leopard v10.5

User Level:  Beginning--Intermediate



Part I: Max OS X fundamentals

CHAPTER 1: Introducing Mac OS X 5

CHAPTER 2: utilizing the Finder  19

CHAPTER three: Exploring the Dock  43

CHAPTER four: operating with Folders, documents, and purposes  53

CHAPTER five: improving Your computing device  71

CHAPTER 6: environment method personal tastes and common entry innovations 83


Part II: universal functions and

CHAPTER 7: utilizing Video Toys and instruments: photograph sales space, QuickTime, DVD participant, and entrance Row  103

CHAPTER eight: utilizing Preview, TextEdit, handle e-book, and Keychain entry  121

CHAPTER nine: fitting extra software program  147

CHAPTER 10: operating with home windows purposes  161

CHAPTER eleven: operating with units and screens  171

CHAPTER 12: Printing, Faxing, and dealing with Fonts  187


Part III: net purposes

CHAPTER thirteen: Connecting to the net 203

CHAPTER 14: utilizing Safari  221

CHAPTER 15: Exploring .Mac club  243

CHAPTER sixteen: utilizing Mail  257

CHAPTER 17: utilizing iChat 293

CHAPTER 18: utilizing iCal  327


Part IV: Apple’s iLife functions

CHAPTER 19: Introducing iLife '08  345

CHAPTER 20: utilizing iTunes  355

CHAPTER 21: utilizing iPhoto 377

CHAPTER 22: utilizing GarageBand  407

CHAPTER 23: utilizing iMovie  429

CHAPTER 24: Exploring the iDVD Interface  451

CHAPTER 25: developing DVDs in iDVD '08  465

CHAPTER 26: utilizing iWeb  487


Part V: process management and upkeep

CHAPTER 27: establishing and dealing with person bills 507

CHAPTER 28: Sharing documents and community prone among desktops 521

CHAPTER 29: Securing Your computing device  547

CHAPTER 30: holding Your method  563

CHAPTER 31: getting better from Crashes, information Loss, and different difficulties  577


Part VI: complex issues

CHAPTER 32: Introducing Automator and AppleScript  589

CHAPTER 33: utilizing easy UNIX instructions  621

CHAPTER 34: Exploring the Utilities Folder 637


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3. List view packs a lot of information into a small space. [View full size image] Part I: Mac OS X Basics 35 36 Part I: Mac OS X Basics The columns in the List view represent the attributes for each file. Clicking a column highlights it and sorts the file listing based on that column's values. For example, if you want to locate the most recently created files in a folder, you can view the folder contents in List view and click the Date Modified header. By default, the column values are listed in descending order.

The Finder Window To help you manage your files, the Finder includes a specialized window that you access by clicking the Finder icon in the Dock or by double-clicking the icon for the Mac OS X hard drive on the desktop. ") Did you Know? When the Finder is active, you can also use the keyboard shortcut Command-N to open a fresh Finder window. Mac OS X has two modes of operation in the Finder window. 1, a sidebar appears along the left, and a toolbar appears at the top. The rest of the window displays content, including folders, files, and applications.

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