Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 24, 2008 - Computers - 400 pages
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If you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations, then this book is for you. You?ll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 160 MacBook tasks. Each task-based spread includes easy, visual directions for performing necessary operations, including using the Dock and Dashboard, managing Expos? and Spaces, video chatting with iChat, and creating albums and photos in iPhoto. Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task so that you can get started using your MacBook today.
  

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Contents

Explore the MacBook
2
Start Up and Log In
8
Point and Click Doubleclick or Rightclick
14
Look Through Mac OS X Finder Windows
20
Minimize Resize Move or Close Windows
26
View Finder Windows in List View 30 View Finder Windows in Column View
32
Spaces and the Dashboard
38
Explore the Dock Exposť Spaces
40
Use
196
Use an iDisk
202
Synchronize Bookmarks Contacts and Calendars among Multiple Macs
210
Explore iTunes
214
Browse the Library with Cover Flow View
220
Explore the iTunes Store
226
Subscribe to Podcasts 232 111 222 3333 444 5555 666 777 888 999 10010010000
232
Create Photo Books and Other Projects with iPhoto
240

Manage Open Windows with Exposť
44
Manage Open Windows with Exposť 44 Create and Use Desktop Spaces
46
Use and Configure the Dashboard
50
Go Places
56
Create Folders
62
Find Files Folders and Other Information
68
Burn a CD or DVD
74
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78
Launch and Control Applications
84
chapter6 Personalize Your MacBook
90
Explore the System Preferences Application 94 System Preferences
98
Create and Configure User Accounts
110
Set and Configure MacBooks Clock
116
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120
Obtain an Internet Account
126
Protect MacBook from Internet Attacks
132
Share Files on a Local Network
138
Explore Safari
146
Move to Web Sites 148 Search the Web 152 Download Files 154 Browse the Web with Tabs
156
Open Several Web Pages at the Same Time
162
Use AutoFill to Quickly Complete Web Forms 165 Create Your Own Web Widget 166 Save or Email Web Pages
168
Email
172
Read and Reply to Email
178
Organize Email
184
Create and Use Email Signatures
190
Browse and Search the iPhoto Library
246
Organize a Photo Books Photos in an Album
252
Edit a Photo Book
260
Explore iChat
266
Chat with Audio
272
Manage Contacts
278
Work with vCards
284
Email
290
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294
Explore iCal
296
Publish Calendars
302
Understand Printers
310
Share a Printer
316
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322
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328
Synchronize Files with Other Computers
334
Websit
337
Expand Storage Space with an External Hard Drive
338
Connect and Use a Bluetooth Mouse
344
Maintain and Troubleshoot MacBook
350
Monitor MacBooks Activity
356
Restore Files with Time Machine
364
Capture a Screenshot
370
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About the author (2008)

Brad Miser has written more than 25 books, his favorite topics being anything related to Mac computers or products starting with "i," such as iTunes, iPhones, and iPods. In addition to Teach Yourself Visually MacBook, Brad has written My iPhone, Absolute Beginnerís Guide to iPod and iTunes; Sleeping with the Enemy: Running Windows on a Mac; and Special Edition Using Mac OS X, v10.5 Leopard. He has also been a co-author, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles.
In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad enjoys steel-based technology and rides his motorcycle whenever and wherever possible. A native of California, Brad now lives in Indiana with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; and a rabbit named Bun-Bun.
Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly). You can write to him at bradmacosx@mac.com.

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