Macworld Mac & Power Mac SECRETS

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IDG Books Worldwide, 1996 - Macintosh (Computer) - 1082 pages
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This international bestseller provides a definitive reference for those who want to become Power Mac users. Covering all the latest Power Macs and including insider tips for Powerbook users, this updated 3rd edition offers a state-of-the-art look at the latest hardware, software, multimedia, modems, networks, and more.

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Contents

System Software Revealed
3
System Software Revealed
9
Your First Software The Finder
11
Chapter
14
Window Secrets
23
Filecopying Secrets
30
the Desktop File
31
Trash Secrets
36
Multitasking MultiPlatforms
457
Multitasking Secrets
461
Publish and Subscribe
464
Type and Creator code Secrets
474
Word Processing
485
Microsoft Word Secrets
506
1 or earlier Secrets
521
Page Design
533

Alias Secrets
42
Macintosh Drag and Drop Secrets
48
Finder Command Secrets
49
Clean Up Secrets
62
DeskAccessory World
69
Alarm Clock Secrets
70
Chooser Secrets
76
Jigsaw Puzzle Secrets
83
Scrapbook Secrets
89
Control Panels and Extensions
95
Color control panel Secrets
102
Desktop Patterns Secrets
108
Energy Saver
110
Launcher control panel Secrets
118
Sound Displays
139
WindowShade
144
Foreign File Access
151
Enablers Installers and Apple Extras
161
The System Software Museum
193
Secrets of the Machine
217
On Off and Everything In Between
219
The Disk Chapter
239
The Memory Chapter
269
the Chips
278
Keyboards and Mice
299
Monitors
313
From 128K to Quadra Model by Model
329
A Quadra 700 Secret
359
A Duo 270c and 280c Secret
375
The Power Macs Model by Model
379
Power Mac Secrets
397
PowerBooks Exposed
405
Poweroutlet Secrets
411
PowerBook RAMdisk Secrets
427
A Puny Performa Chapter
445
Application Secrets
455
PageMaker Secrets
540
Number and Data Crunching
555
Quicken
566
FileMakerClarisWorks Secrets
570
Graphics and 3D
577
Universal drawingprogram Secrets
588
PostScript Drawing Programs
591
The ResEdit Chapter
603
Chapter
609
Public Utilities
645
Chapti
646
Speech Movies and Sound
675
Attachments
705
Inside Fonts
707
Macintosh Printing Secrets
747
Scanning Secrets
789
Mysteries of the Modem
801
Mysteries of the Modem
815
The Web the Net and Everything Online
823
A Short CDROM Chapter
853
The SCSI Chain and IDE
861
NuBus PCI and Other Slots
873
The Networking Chapter
879
Connecting a PowerBook to a Mac
904
Troubleshooting
919
The Secrets Software Vault
941
The Secrets Software
943
Dvorak Keyboard Layouts
957
Oracle
970
The Final Dialogue
985
Appendix A
987
Index
1001
Disc License
1075
Installation Instructions
1079
Copyright

About the author (1996)

David Pogue is an American technology writer and TV science presenter. He was born in 1963 and grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Pogue graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1985, with distinction in music. After graduation, Pogue wrote manuals for music software, worked on Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and wrote for Macworld Magazine. He wrote Macs for Dummies, which became the best-selling Mac title, as well as other books in the Dummies series. He launched his own series of humorous computer books entitled the Missing Manual series, which includes 120 titles. He spent 13 years as the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times, before leaving to found Yahoo Tech. In addition to how-to manuals, he wrote Pogue's Basics: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life, collaborated on The World According to Twitter, and co-authored The Weird Wide Web.

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