MacOS High Sierra For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 6, 2017 - Computers - 480 pages
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Work, play, connect, and share with the ultimate tour to macOS 'X'

macOS 'X' For Dummies is the ultimate tour guide to the Mac operating system, written by Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus himself! Whether you're upgrading your trusty old MacBook or venturing into new territory for the very first time, this easy to use guide will get you up and running quickly. It's all here: navigation, preferences, file management, networking, music and movies, and so much more. From the absolute basics to advanced techniques, this book shows you everything you need to know to turn your Mac into an extension of your brain. Concerned about security? Need to troubleshoot an issue? Want to make your Mac perform even better? Let Dr. Mac walk you through it with clear explanations and a little bit of humor. Read this book beginning-to-end for a complete tutorial, or dip in and out as needed when things take an unexpected turn; if you have macOS questions, Dr. Mac has the answers you need.

macOS has powered Macs since 2001. Each free annual update improves the system's functionality, and typically offers a few new tools and fixes old issues. If you need to learn your way around this year's update quickly, easily, and thoroughly, this book is for you.

  • Get organized and find your way around the interface
  • Customize your Mac's look, "feel," and behavior
  • Get connected, get online, and into the cloud
  • Access your movies and music, back up your data, and more!

Famous for its reliability and usability, macOS offers the sort of streamlined tools and operations you won't find anywhere else. macOS 'X' For Dummies helps you discover just how much your Mac can do for you.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION 1
3
Introduction 1
9
Desktop and Windows and Menus Oh My
23
Whats Up Dock?
45
How StuffWorks
63
Customizing Finder Windows
88
Having It YourWay
97
The Care and Feeding of Files and Folders
119
Getting Creative
305
The Multimedia Mac
325
Table of Contents V
332
Words and Letters
341
The FailSafe
351
Table of contents xi
364
Care and Feeding
365
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375

Comprehending the macOS Clipboard
157
GETTING THINGS DONE
163
Organizing Your Life
183
cHAPTER 10 SiriOusly
199
Maps Are Where Its At
205
Getting Along with Others
217
Dealing with People
237
Communicating with Mail and Messages
247
Sharing Your Mac and Liking it
271
Safety First Backups and Other Security Issues
387
cHAPTER22 Utility Chest
403
Troubleshooting macOS
413
macos High Sierra For Dummies
415
The Part of Tens
423
Ten Great Websites for Mac Freaks
437
macos High Sierra For Dummies
446
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Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus is a veteran Mac guru. He is the author of the "Dr. Mac" column for the Houston Chronicle and has been a consistent contributor to a variety of tech publications. Bob has written or co-written more than 80 books on macOS, iPhone, iPad, Office for the Mac, GarageBand, and other related topics.

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