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Easy Mac OS X Leopard

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See it done. Do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Mac OS X Leopard teaches you the fundamentals of working with the Mac operating system. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to master Mac OS X Leopard with ease. No need to feel intimidated, we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

Learn how to:

            •           Save, open, and print your documents

            •           Use Spotlight to instantly locate any file

            •           Network multiple Macs and share your Internet connection

            •           Back up your important data automatically

            •           Buy music online

            •           Use iPhoto to take control of your photo collection

            •           Share calendars with coworkers, family, and friends

            •           Keep your Mac running smoothly

Easy steps guide you through each task.

Items you select or click are shown in bold.

Each step is fully illustrated.

Introduction xii

Chapter 1: Getting Started 2

Chapter 2: Working with Disks, Folders, and Files 20

Chapter 3: Installing and Using Applications 56

Chapter 4: Setting System Preferences 76

Chapter 5: Customizing Your Mac 90

Chapter 6: Organizing Your Life 108

Chapter 7: Printing, Faxing, and Scanning 132

Chapter 8: Getting Online 146

Chapter 9: Living Online 166

Chapter 10: Getting an iLife 202

Chapter 11: Sharing Your Mac with Multiple Users 226

Chapter 12: Creating a Home Network 238

Chapter 13: Maintaining Your Mac 250

Glossary 264

Index 274