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This essential guide answers all your questions on using a Macintosh computer, whether you're unpacking your very first Mac after switching from a PC or upgrading from an older Mac. You'll walk through all pre-installed Mac applications, including using Mac OS X, browsing the Web using Safari, downloading music from the iTunes store, troubleshooting Mac-specific problems, organizing photos in iPhoto, organizing calendars in iCal, editing digital video in iMovie, and more.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Author
  3. Credits
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. Introduction
    1. How This Book Is Organized
      1. Part I: The Basic Mac
      2. Part II: The Networked Mac
      3. Part III: The Working Mac
      4. Part IV: The Multimedia Mac
      5. Part V: The Surfing Mac
      6. Part VI: The Advanced Mac
      7. Part VII: Appendixes
      8. Icons Used in This Book
  6. I. The Basic Mac
    1. 1. Know Your Mac
      1. 1.1. Laptops
        1. 1.1.1. MacBook
        2. 1.1.2. MacBook Pro
        3. 1.1.3. MacBook Air
      2. 1.2. Desktops
        1. 1.2.1. iMac
        2. 1.2.2. Mac mini
        3. 1.2.3. Mac Pro
      3. 1.3. Input Devices
        1. 1.3.1. Mac keyboards
        2. 1.3.2. Using a mouse
        3. 1.3.3. Get familiar with the trackpad
        4. 1.3.4. Alternative input devices
          1. 1.3.4.1. Trackballs
          2. 1.3.4.2. Graphics tablets
      4. 1.4. External Devices
        1. 1.4.1. FireWire devices
        2. 1.4.2. USB devices
      5. 1.5. Mac OS X
      6. 1.6. Prevalent Technologies in Mac OS X
        1. 1.6.1. Darwin
        2. 1.6.2. Quartz
        3. 1.6.3. Aqua
        4. 1.6.4. PDF
        5. 1.6.5. Java
        6. 1.6.6. ColorSync
        7. 1.6.7. OpenGL
        8. 1.6.8. QuickTime
      7. 1.7. Summary
    2. 2. The Finder Is Your Friend
      1. 2.1. Finder Functions
      2. 2.2. Utilizing the Finder
        1. 2.2.1. Menus and icons
        2. 2.2.2. Working with windows
          1. 2.2.2.1. Choosing a view
          2. 2.2.2.2. Moving and resizing windows
          3. 2.2.2.3. Customizing the Finder toolbar
        3. 2.2.3. Working with folders
          1. 2.2.3.1. What are the folders on your Mac used for?
          2. 2.2.3.2. Create new folders
          3. 2.2.3.3. Smart Folders and Burn Folders
        4. 2.2.4. Working with files
          1. 2.2.4.1. Creating new files
          2. 2.2.4.2. Open files in applications
          3. 2.2.4.3. Preview files with Quick Look
        5. 2.2.5. Get information on files and folders
        6. 2.2.6. A few more file and folder tricks
          1. 2.2.6.1. Create aliases of files and folders
          2. 2.2.6.2. Rename files and folders
          3. 2.2.6.3. Delete items from your Mac
      3. 2.3. Set the Finder Preferences
        1. 2.3.1. General
        2. 2.3.2. Labels
        3. 2.3.3. Sidebar
        4. 2.3.4. Advanced
      4. 2.4. Find Items on Your Mac
        1. 2.4.1. Use the Spotlight menu
        2. 2.4.2. Search from within a Finder window
        3. 2.4.3. Set Spotlight's preferences
      5. 2.5. Summary
    3. 3. Finder Fun
      1. 3.1. Mastering the Dock
        1. 3.1.1. Rearrange items in the Dock
          1. 3.1.1.1. Remove items from the Dock
          2. 3.1.1.2. Add items to the Dock
          3. 3.1.1.3. Organize the Dock's icons
          4. 3.1.1.4. Taking out the Trash
        2. 3.1.2. Change the way your Dock behaves
      2. 3.2. Become a Dashboard Aficionado
        1. 3.2.1. Viewing your widgets
          1. 3.2.1.1. Activate a widget
          2. 3.2.1.2. Deactivate a widget
        2. 3.2.2. Managing widgets
          1. 3.2.2.1. Enable and disable widgets
          2. 3.2.2.2. Install new widgets
          3. 3.2.2.3. Uninstall a widget
      3. 3.3. Exposé Basics
        1. 3.3.1. Use the function keys to enable Exposé
        2. 3.3.2. Set preferences for Exposé
      4. 3.4. Gain More Desktop Ground with Spaces
        1. 3.4.1. Enable your Mac for Spaces
        2. 3.4.2. Move between Spaces
        3. 3.4.3. Link applications to Spaces
      5. 3.5. Summary
    4. 4. Customize Your Mac
      1. 4.1. Installing Applications
        1. 4.1.1. CD or DVD installation
        2. 4.1.2. Installing downloaded items
      2. 4.2. Adding and Managing Fonts
        1. 4.2.1. Where are fonts stored?
        2. 4.2.2. How to use Font Book
          1. 4.2.2.1. Manage fonts
          2. 4.2.2.2. Add or delete fonts
          3. 4.2.2.3. Font Book Preferences
        3. 4.2.3. Third-party font-management utilities
      3. 4.3. Jazz Up Your Workspace with Desktop Pictures and Screen Savers
        1. 4.3.1. Change your Desktop picture
        2. 4.3.2. Selecting screen savers
      4. 4.4. Assign Custom Icons to Your Folders
      5. 4.5. Utilities to Help You Change the Look of Your Mac
      6. 4.6. Summary
    5. 5. The Nuts and Bolts of System Preferences
      1. 5.1. What Are System Preferences?
      2. 5.2. System Preferences In-Depth
      3. 5.3. Personal: Configuring Appearance, Security, and Searches
        1. 5.3.1. Appearance
        2. 5.3.2. Desktop & Screen Saver
        3. 5.3.3. Dock
        4. 5.3.4. Exposé & Spaces
        5. 5.3.5. International
          1. 5.3.5.1. Language
          2. 5.3.5.2. Formats
          3. 5.3.5.3. Input Menu
        6. 5.3.6. Security
          1. 5.3.6.1. General
          2. 5.3.6.2. FileVault
          3. 5.3.6.3. Firewall
        7. 5.3.7. Spotlight
      4. 5.4. Hardware: Interacting with Other Devices
        1. 5.4.1. Bluetooth
        2. 5.4.2. CDs & DVDs
        3. 5.4.3. Displays
        4. 5.4.4. Energy Saver
        5. 5.4.5. Keyboard & Mouse
          1. 5.4.5.1. Keyboard
          2. 5.4.5.2. Trackpad
          3. 5.4.5.3. Mouse
          4. 5.4.5.4. Bluetooth
          5. 5.4.5.5. Keyboard Shortcuts
        6. 5.4.6. Print & Fax
        7. 5.4.7. Sound
          1. 5.4.7.1. Sound Effects
          2. 5.4.7.2. Output
          3. 5.4.7.3. Input
      5. 5.5. Internet & Network
        1. 5.5.1. MobileMe
        2. 5.5.2. Network
        3. 5.5.3. QuickTime
          1. 5.5.3.1. Register
          2. 5.5.3.2. Browser
          3. 5.5.3.3. Update
          4. 5.5.3.4. Streaming
          5. 5.5.3.5. Advanced
        4. 5.5.4. Sharing
      6. 5.6. System: Modifying Leopard
        1. 5.6.1. Accounts
        2. 5.6.2. Date & Time
          1. 5.6.2.1. Date & Time
          2. 5.6.2.2. Time Zone
          3. 5.6.2.3. Clock
        3. 5.6.3. Parental Controls
        4. 5.6.4. Software Update
          1. 5.6.4.1. Scheduled Check
          2. 5.6.4.2. Installed Updates
        5. 5.6.5. Speech
          1. 5.6.5.1. Speech Recognition
          2. 5.6.5.2. Text to Speech
        6. 5.6.6. Startup Disk
        7. 5.6.7. Time Machine
        8. 5.6.8. Universal Access
          1. 5.6.8.1. Seeing
          2. 5.6.8.2. Hearing
          3. 5.6.8.3. Keyboard
          4. 5.6.8.4. Mouse & Trackpad
      7. 5.7. Summary
    6. 6. Manage User Accounts
      1. 6.1. User Account Types
        1. 6.1.1. Administrator
        2. 6.1.2. Standard
        3. 6.1.3. Managed with Parental Controls
        4. 6.1.4. Sharing Only
        5. 6.1.5. Group
      2. 6.2. Create New User Accounts
        1. 6.2.1. Customize your account
          1. 6.2.1.1. Change your login picture
          2. 6.2.1.2. Change your password and user name
          3. 6.2.1.3. Login Items
        2. 6.2.2. Login Options
      3. 6.3. Set Parental Controls
        1. 6.3.1. The System tab
          1. 6.3.1.1. Use Simple Finder
          2. 6.3.1.2. Limit application usage and tasks
        2. 6.3.2. The Content tab
        3. 6.3.3. The Mail & iChat tab
        4. 6.3.4. The Time Limits tab
        5. 6.3.5. The Logs tab
      4. 6.4. Summary
  7. II. The Networked Mac
    1. 7. Add Your Mac to a Network
      1. 7.1. What Is a Network?
        1. 7.1.1. Network protocols supported by Mac OS X
        2. 7.1.2. Wired or wireless?
      2. 7.2. Wireless Networks
        1. 7.2.1. Wireless network hardware
        2. 7.2.2. How to set up your Mac on a wireless network
      3. 7.3. Wired Networks
        1. 7.3.1. Hardware requirements for wired networks
        2. 7.3.2. How to set up your Mac on a wired network
      4. 7.4. Using the Network Setup or Diagnostic Assistant
        1. 7.4.1. Using the Assistant
        2. 7.4.2. Using Network Diagnostics
      5. 7.5. Network Utility
      6. 7.6. Summary
    2. 8. Sharing Files from Your Mac
      1. 8.1. Explore Leopard's Sharing Preferences
        1. 8.1.1. Enable file sharing
          1. 8.1.1.1. Adding shared items
          2. 8.1.1.2. Setting user permissions
        2. 8.1.2. File-sharing protocols supported by Mac OS X
        3. 8.1.3. Explore the other sharing options
          1. 8.1.3.1. DVD or CD Sharing
          2. 8.1.3.2. Screen Sharing
          3. 8.1.3.3. Printer Sharing
          4. 8.1.3.4. Web Sharing
          5. 8.1.3.5. Remote Login
          6. 8.1.3.6. Remote Management
          7. 8.1.3.7. Remote Apple Events
          8. 8.1.3.8. Xgrid Sharing
          9. 8.1.3.9. Internet Sharing
          10. 8.1.3.10. Bluetooth Sharing
      2. 8.2. Accessing Shared Files on Your Network
        1. 8.2.1. Accessing locally shared files and folders
        2. 8.2.2. Accessing files and folders shared on your network
        3. 8.2.3. Finding other shared resources on a network
          1. 8.2.3.1. Shared printers
          2. 8.2.3.2. Shared cameras
        4. 8.2.4. Using FTP clients
          1. 8.2.4.1. Fetch
          2. 8.2.4.2. RBrowser
          3. 8.2.4.3. Transmit
          4. 8.2.4.4. Yummy
          5. 8.2.4.5. FileZilla
      3. 8.3. Sharing Files Without a Network
        1. 8.3.1. Burning data to discs
        2. 8.3.2. Utilizing USB flash drives
      4. 8.4. Summary
  8. III. The Working Mac
    1. 9. Word Processing with Your Mac
      1. 9.1. Basic Word Processing with TextEdit
        1. 9.1.1. What can you do with TextEdit?
        2. 9.1.2. Formatting text in your document
          1. 9.1.2.1. Stylizing text
          2. 9.1.2.2. Text alignment
          3. 9.1.2.3. Setting margins and tab stops
          4. 9.1.2.4. Working with fonts
      2. 9.2. Using Pages
        1. 9.2.1. Create new documents
          1. 9.2.1.1. Choose a template
          2. 9.2.1.2. Getting around in the Pages interface
        2. 9.2.2. Placing images and shapes
          1. 9.2.2.1. Images
          2. 9.2.2.2. Shapes
        3. 9.2.3. Add tables and charts
        4. 9.2.4. Import and export files
      3. 9.3. Get to Know Word on Your Mac
        1. 9.3.1. Utilize the Project Gallery
        2. 9.3.2. New text and graphics features
          1. 9.3.2.1. Document Elements
          2. 9.3.2.2. Quick Tables
          3. 9.3.2.3. Charts
          4. 9.3.2.4. SmartArt Graphics
          5. 9.3.2.5. WordArt
        3. 9.3.3. Import and export files
      4. 9.4. Alternative Word Processors
        1. 9.4.1. OpenOffice.org Writer
        2. 9.4.2. NeoOffice
      5. 9.5. Summary
    2. 10. The Mac Does Spreadsheets and Presentations, Too
      1. 10.1. Using Numbers to Create Spreadsheets
        1. 10.1.1. Create a new spreadsheet
          1. 10.1.1.1. Use templates
          2. 10.1.1.2. Getting around in Numbers
          3. 10.1.1.3. Format cells and rows
            1. 10.1.1.3.1. Entering data into Numbers
            2. 10.1.1.3.2. Using formulas with cell data
            3. 10.1.1.3.3. Give your table a name
          4. 10.1.1.4. Spicing up your table with a chart
        2. 10.1.2. Import and export spreadsheets
          1. 10.1.2.1. Importing spreadsheets
          2. 10.1.2.2. Exporting spreadsheets
      2. 10.2. Working with Excel
        1. 10.2.1. Spreadsheet creation
          1. 10.2.1.1. Use the Toolbox to format your spreadsheet
          2. 10.2.1.2. Add items to your spreadsheet with the Elements Gallery
        2. 10.2.2. Share your spreadsheets
      3. 10.3. Creating Presentations Using Keynote
        1. 10.3.1. Learn your way around in Keynote
        2. 10.3.2. Use Themes to create a new presentation
        3. 10.3.3. Spicing up your slide show
        4. 10.3.4. A few more Keynote tidbits
        5. 10.3.5. Sharing your slide show
      4. 10.4. PowerPoint for Mac OS X
        1. 10.4.1. Getting around in PowerPoint
        2. 10.4.2. Using themes and layouts
        3. 10.4.3. Import and export presentations
      5. 10.5. Summary
    3. 11. Organize Life Using Your Mac
      1. 11.1. Getting to Know iCal
        1. 11.1.1. Working with calendars
          1. 11.1.1.1. Create new calendars
            1. 11.1.1.1.1. Editing calendars
            2. 11.1.1.1.2. Publishing calendars
          2. 11.1.1.2. Exporting and importing calendars
          3. 11.1.1.3. Subscribe to calendars
        2. 11.1.2. Add events to your calendar
          1. 11.1.2.1. Create an event
          2. 11.1.2.2. Set reminders for your events
      2. 11.2. Using the Address Book
        1. 11.2.1. Add contacts and groups
        2. 11.2.2. Edit contact information
        3. 11.2.3. Importing and exporting address books
        4. 11.2.4. Address Book preferences
      3. 11.3. In Sync with iSync
        1. 11.3.1. Set up a device to sync with
        2. 11.3.2. Synchronize information between devices
      4. 11.4. Third-Party Organizational Tools
        1. 11.4.1. Bento
        2. 11.4.2. Today
      5. 11.5. Summary
    4. 12. Printing and Scanning with Your Mac
      1. 12.1. Using a Printer
      2. 12.2. How to Connect Your Printer to Your Mac
        1. 12.2.1. USB
        2. 12.2.2. Ethernet
      3. 12.3. Basic Printer Installation
        1. 12.3.1. Install a driver
        2. 12.3.2. Create a printer queue
          1. 12.3.2.1. USB
          2. 12.3.2.2. Network
        3. 12.3.3. Utilizing the printer queue
        4. 12.3.4. Change your printer's configuration
      4. 12.4. Printing a Job
      5. 12.5. Printer Sharing
        1. 12.5.1. Share with other Macs
        2. 12.5.2. Share with Windows users
      6. 12.6. Scanners Made Easy
        1. 12.6.1. Install drivers for your scanner
        2. 12.6.2. Connect your scanner
        3. 12.6.3. Use Image Capture to scan documents and images
          1. 12.6.3.1. Scan an item
          2. 12.6.3.2. Share your imaging devices
      7. 12.7. Summary
  9. IV. The Multimedia Mac
    1. 13. Mastering Digital Images
      1. 13.1. Get to Know iPhoto
      2. 13.2. Import Images
        1. 13.2.1. Import from a camera
        2. 13.2.2. Import from files
      3. 13.3. View and Organize Images
        1. 13.3.1. Assigning keywords to images
        2. 13.3.2. Creating albums and Smart Albums
          1. 13.3.2.1. Making a standard album
          2. 13.3.2.2. Making a Smart Album
        3. 13.3.3. Utilizing slide shows
          1. 13.3.3.1. Create slide shows
          2. 13.3.3.2. Setting up and playing slide shows
      4. 13.4. Edit Images
        1. 13.4.1. Remove that pesky red-eye
        2. 13.4.2. Advanced image editing
      5. 13.5. Export Images
        1. 13.5.1. Exporting as a file
        2. 13.5.2. Exporting via e-mail
      6. 13.6. Print Your Images
      7. 13.7. Create Customized Books, Calendars, and Greeting Cards
      8. 13.8. Image Capture
        1. 13.8.1. Acquiring images
        2. 13.8.2. Deleting and adding images to and from your camera
          1. 13.8.2.1. Manually delete images from your camera
          2. 13.8.2.2. Add images to your camera
      9. 13.9. Summary
    2. 14. iMovie Magic
      1. 14.1. Get to Know iMovie
      2. 14.2. Import Video into iMovie
        1. 14.2.1. Importing from a video camera
          1. 14.2.1.1. Random Access Devices
          2. 14.2.1.2. Tape-based digital video cameras
        2. 14.2.2. Importing from a file
        3. 14.2.3. Viewing your imported video
      3. 14.3. Create New iMovie Projects
        1. 14.3.1. Select clips
        2. 14.3.2. Mark your favorite clips
        3. 14.3.3. Add music and sound effects
        4. 14.3.4. Using transitions
      4. 14.4. Sharing Your Projects
        1. 14.4.1. Publish your iMovie to the Web
        2. 14.4.2. Create a movie for your iPhone, iPod, or Apple TV
        3. 14.4.3. Share a movie with other applications
        4. 14.4.4. Export your iMovie
      5. 14.5. Summary
    3. 15. Musical Mac
      1. 15.1. Getting Around in iTunes
        1. 15.1.1. Initializing iTunes
        2. 15.1.2. Navigating the iTunes Jukebox interface
        3. 15.1.3. Getting music into iTunes
          1. 15.1.3.1. Importing audio files
          2. 15.1.3.2. Importing from a CD
        4. 15.1.4. iTunes preferences
          1. 15.1.4.1. General
          2. 15.1.4.2. Podcasts
          3. 15.1.4.3. Playback
          4. 15.1.4.4. Sharing
          5. 15.1.4.5. Store
          6. 15.1.4.6. Advanced
            1. 15.1.4.6.1. General
            2. 15.1.4.6.2. Importing
            3. 15.1.4.6.3. Burning
          7. 15.1.4.7. Parental
          8. 15.1.4.8. Apple TV and Syncing
      2. 15.2. Playlists and Smart Playlists
        1. 15.2.1. Create a standard playlist
        2. 15.2.2. Create a Smart Playlist
      3. 15.3. Spend a Buck (Or Not) at the iTunes Store
        1. 15.3.1. Getting around in the iTunes Store
        2. 15.3.2. Creating an iTunes Store account
      4. 15.4. Using iPod and iPhone with iTunes
        1. 15.4.1. Viewing information about your iPhone/iPod
        2. 15.4.2. Synchronizing libraries and other information
        3. 15.4.3. Viewing other items on your iPhone/iPod
      5. 15.5. Other Music Utilities
        1. 15.5.1. GarageBand
        2. 15.5.2. Audacity
        3. 15.5.3. Songbird
      6. 15.6. Summary
  10. V. The Surfing Mac
    1. 16. Staying Connected Through E-Mail
      1. 16.1. You've Got Mail
      2. 16.2. Get Rolling with Your First Account
        1. 16.2.1. Get to know Mail's interface
        2. 16.2.2. Modify Mail's toolbar
        3. 16.2.3. A look at Mail's preferences
          1. 16.2.3.1. General
          2. 16.2.3.2. Accounts
          3. 16.2.3.3. RSS
          4. 16.2.3.4. Junk Mail
          5. 16.2.3.5. Fonts & Colors
          6. 16.2.3.6. Viewing
          7. 16.2.3.7. Composing
          8. 16.2.3.8. Signatures
          9. 16.2.3.9. Rules
      3. 16.3. Sending E-Mail
        1. 16.3.1. Format your message
        2. 16.3.2. Letting other files tag along
        3. 16.3.3. Customize your messages with Stationery
      4. 16.4. Receiving and Replying to E-Mail
        1. 16.4.1. Saving attachments
        2. 16.4.2. Add people to your Address Book
      5. 16.5. Alternative E-Mail Clients
        1. 16.5.1. Thunderbird
          1. 16.5.1.1. How to get and install Thunderbird
          2. 16.5.1.2. Set up your account
          3. 16.5.1.3. Extensions
        2. 16.5.2. Entourage
          1. 16.5.2.1. Create an account
          2. 16.5.2.2. Utilize My Day
      6. 16.6. Summary
    2. 17. Cruising the Internet with Web Browsers
      1. 17.1. Internet Technologies Built Right into Your Mac
        1. 17.1.1. Java
        2. 17.1.2. QuickTime
        3. 17.1.3. PDF
      2. 17.2. Safari
        1. 17.2.1. Getting from point A to point B
        2. 17.2.2. Set Safari's preferences
          1. 17.2.2.1. General
          2. 17.2.2.2. Appearance
          3. 17.2.2.3. Bookmarks
          4. 17.2.2.4. Tabs
          5. 17.2.2.5. RSS
          6. 17.2.2.6. AutoFill
          7. 17.2.2.7. Security
          8. 17.2.2.8. Advanced
        3. 17.2.3. Private browsing
        4. 17.2.4. Block those annoying popups
        5. 17.2.5. Tabbed browsing
        6. 17.2.6. Develop menu
        7. 17.2.7. Using bookmarks
          1. 17.2.7.1. Organize bookmarks
          2. 17.2.7.2. Import/export bookmarks
        8. 17.2.8. Using RSS
      3. 17.3. Firefox
        1. 17.3.1. How to get and install Firefox
        2. 17.3.2. Add-ons
      4. 17.4. Other Web-Browsing Alternatives
        1. 17.4.1. Opera
        2. 17.4.2. Camino
      5. 17.5. Working with Downloaded Files
        1. 17.5.1. Where to save downloaded files
        2. 17.5.2. Archived and compressed files
          1. 17.5.2.1. Supported file compression types
          2. 17.5.2.2. Archive and compression utilities
      6. 17.6. Summary
    3. 18. Chatting Across the Miles
      1. 18.1. Discover iChat
      2. 18.2. Setting Up Your Account
      3. 18.3. Start Chatting
        1. 18.3.1. Add people to your Buddy List
        2. 18.3.2. Different ways to chat
          1. 18.3.2.1. Text chats
          2. 18.3.2.2. Audio chats
          3. 18.3.2.3. Video chats
      4. 18.4. Other Cool Uses for iChat
        1. 18.4.1. Sending files via iChat
        2. 18.4.2. Receiving files in iChat
        3. 18.4.3. Make Presentations with iChat Theater
      5. 18.5. Third-Party Chat Utilities
        1. 18.5.1. Yahoo Messenger
        2. 18.5.2. Microsoft Messenger
        3. 18.5.3. AIM
        4. 18.5.4. Adium
      6. 18.6. Summary
  11. VI. The Advanced Mac
    1. 19. UNIX
      1. 19.1. Using a Command Line Interface
      2. 19.2. Using the Terminal
        1. 19.2.1. Getting around in Terminal
        2. 19.2.2. Tabbed windows
        3. 19.2.3. Modify Terminal's preferences
          1. 19.2.3.1. Startup
          2. 19.2.3.2. Settings
          3. 19.2.3.3. Window Groups
          4. 19.2.3.4. Encodings
      3. 19.3. Common UNIX Commands
        1. 19.3.1. man
        2. 19.3.2. ls
        3. 19.3.3. ls -a
        4. 19.3.4. cd
        5. 19.3.5. su
        6. 19.3.6. sudo
        7. 19.3.7. mv
        8. 19.3.8. cp
        9. 19.3.9. mkdir
        10. 19.3.10. pwd
        11. 19.3.11. rm
        12. 19.3.12. rm -r
      4. 19.4. Summary
    2. 20. Alternative Operating Systems
      1. 20.1. Why Install Other Operating Systems on Your Mac?
      2. 20.2. Boot Camp
        1. 20.2.1. Installing Windows
        2. 20.2.2. Selecting a startup volume
          1. 20.2.2.1. Choosing a startup volume within Windows
          2. 20.2.2.2. Choosing a startup volume within Mac OS X
        3. 20.2.3. Restoring your Mac's hard disk
      3. 20.3. Virtual Machines
        1. 20.3.1. What is a virtual machine?
        2. 20.3.2. Virtualization software for Mac OS X
          1. 20.3.2.1. Which virtualization software should you use?
          2. 20.3.2.2. Parallels Desktop for Mac
          3. 20.3.2.3. VMware Fusion
          4. 20.3.2.4. VirtualBox
      4. 20.4. Summary
    3. 21. Doctor Your Ailing Mac
      1. 21.1. Restart: It's Just That Simple!
      2. 21.2. Utilize a Troubleshooting Account
      3. 21.3. Keep Software Up to Date
        1. 21.3.1. Using Software Update
        2. 21.3.2. Update your third-party software
      4. 21.4. Your Mac Won't Start Up or Shut Down Properly
        1. 21.4.1. The Mac simply won't power on
        2. 21.4.2. Hanging at startup
        3. 21.4.3. Your Mac can't shut down
      5. 21.5. Problematic External Devices
      6. 21.6. Thaw Your Frozen Mac
      7. 21.7. Straighten Out That Misbehaving Application
      8. 21.8. Fixing Permissions
      9. 21.9. Maintenance and Troubleshooting Utilities
        1. 21.9.1. Disk utilities
        2. 21.9.2. Virus-proof your Mac
        3. 21.9.3. Maintain your Mac
      10. 21.10. Starting from Scratch
      11. 21.11. Helpful Resources
      12. 21.12. Summary
    4. 22. Backing Up Your Mac
      1. 22.1. Why and What to Back Up
        1. 22.1.1. Why back up?
        2. 22.1.2. What files should you back up?
      2. 22.2. Discover Time Machine
        1. 22.2.1. Using a disk to store backups
          1. 22.2.1.1. Hardware requirements
          2. 22.2.1.2. Set up a backup disk
            1. 22.2.1.2.1. Formatting a hard disk
          3. 22.2.1.3. Tell Time Machine about the backup disk
        2. 22.2.2. Tell Time Machine what to back up
        3. 22.2.3. Working with your backups
          1. 22.2.3.1. Manually back up your stuff
          2. 22.2.3.2. Pausing and resuming backups
        4. 22.2.4. Retrieving backed up information
          1. 22.2.4.1. Restoring single files
          2. 22.2.4.2. Restoring entire disks
          3. 22.2.4.3. Delete files from Time Machine backups
      3. 22.3. Third-Party Backup Utilities
        1. 22.3.1. Carbon Copy Cloner
        2. 22.3.2. SuperDuper!
        3. 22.3.3. Personal Backup
        4. 22.3.4. Retrospect
      4. 22.4. Summary
  12. VII. Appendixes
    1. A. Popular Third-Party Applications and Utilities
      1. A.1. To Pay or Not to Pay?
      2. A.2. Where to Find Great Third-Party Software for Your Mac
        1. A.2.1. Download.com
        2. A.2.2. VersionTracker
        3. A.2.3. MacUpdate
        4. A.2.4. Macintosh Products Guide
        5. A.2.5. Other sites
      3. A.3. Recommended Titles
        1. A.3.1. Productivity
        2. A.3.2. Internet
        3. A.3.3. Multimedia
        4. A.3.4. Design and page layout
    2. B. Gaming on the Mac
      1. B.1. Yes, Virginia, You Can Play Games on Your Mac
      2. B.2. Discovering Mac Games
        1. B.2.1. Learn more about Mac gaming
        2. B.2.2. Where to get your game on
    3. C. Resources
      1. C.1. Other Helpful Mac Books
        1. C.1.1. Photoshop CS4 Bible
          1. C.1.1.1. By Simon Abrams, Stacy Cates, and Dan Moughamian Wiley, 2009
        2. C.1.2. Illustrator CS4 Bible
          1. C.1.2.1. By Ted Alspach Wiley, 2008
        3. C.1.3. QuarkXPress 8: Essential Skills for Page Layout and Web Design
          1. C.1.3.1. By Kelly Kordes Anton and John Cruise Peachpit Press, 2009
        4. C.1.4. Photoshop CS4 For Dummies
          1. C.1.4.1. By Peter Bauer Wiley, 2008
        5. C.1.5. Apple Training Series: AppleScript 1-2-3
          1. C.1.5.1. By Bill Cheeseman and Sal Soghoian Peachpit Press, 2009
        6. C.1.6. The Bento Book: Beauty and Simplicity in Digital Organization
          1. C.1.6.1. By Jesse Feiler Que, 2008
        7. C.1.7. Apple Pro Training Series: Color
          1. C.1.7.1. By David Gross and Michael Wohl Peachpit Press, 2007
        8. C.1.8. InDesign CS4 Bible
          1. C.1.8.1. By Galen Gruman Wiley, 2009
        9. C.1.9. InDesign CS4 For Dummies
          1. C.1.9.1. By Galen Gruman Wiley, 2008
        10. C.1.10. Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Bible
          1. C.1.10.1. By Sherry Kinkoph Gunter, Jennifer Ackerman Kettell, and Greg Kettell Wiley, 2009
        11. C.1.11. iLife '09 Portable Genius
          1. C.1.11.1. By Guy Hart-Davis Wiley, 2009
        12. C.1.12. iWork '09 Portable Genius
          1. C.1.12.1. By Guy Hart-Davis Wiley, 2009
        13. C.1.13. Office 2008 for Mac For Dummies
          1. C.1.13.1. By Bob LeVitus Wiley, 2008
        14. C.1.14. Dreamweaver CS4 Bible
          1. C.1.14.1. By Joseph W. Lowery Wiley, 2009
        15. C.1.15. Adobe Creative Suite 4 Bible
          1. C.1.15.1. By Kelly L. Murdock and Ted Padova Wiley, 2008
        16. C.1.16. Mac OS X UNIX Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for Mac OS X
          1. C.1.16.1. By Christopher Negus Wiley, 2009
        17. C.1.17. Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Server Essentials (2nd Edition)
          1. C.1.17.1. By David Pugh and Schoun Regan Peachpit Press, 2008
        18. C.1.18. Flash CS4 Professional Bible
          1. C.1.18.1. By Robert Reinhardt and Snow Dowd Wiley, 2009
        19. C.1.19. Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach
          1. C.1.19.1. By Amit Singh Addison-Wesley Professional, 2006
        20. C.1.20. Mac OS X Leopard Portable Genius
          1. C.1.20.1. By Dwight Spivey Wiley, 2008
        21. C.1.21. Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies
          1. C.1.21.1. By Janine C. Warner Wiley, 2008
      2. C.2. Great Mac Web Sites
        1. C.2.1. http://db.tidbits.com/
        2. C.2.2. http://guide.apple.com/
        3. C.2.3. http://macosrumors.com
        4. C.2.4. http://macscripter.net/
        5. C.2.5. http://mactimeline.com/
        6. C.2.6. http://support.apple.com/specs/
        7. C.2.7. www.apple.com
        8. C.2.8. www.apple.com/usergroups/
        9. C.2.9. www.appleinsider.com
        10. C.2.10. www.macfixit.com
        11. C.2.11. www.macintouch.com
        12. C.2.12. www.macnn.com
        13. C.2.13. www.macosxhints.com
        14. C.2.14. www.macworld.com
        15. C.2.15. www.microsoft.com/mac
        16. C.2.16. www.tuaw.com
        17. C.2.17. www.versiontracker.com
    4. D. Apple Certification and Training
      1. D.1.
        1. D.1.1. Pro Applications Certification
        2. D.1.2. Apple Certified Pro
        3. D.1.3. Apple Certified Master Pro and Master Trainer
        4. D.1.4. Apple Certified Trainer
        5. D.1.5. Apple Certified Media Administrator
        6. D.1.6. Apple Certified Support Professional 10.5
        7. D.1.7. Apple Certified Technical Coordinator 10.5
        8. D.1.8. Apple Certified System Administrator 10.5
        9. D.1.9. Xsan and Media Administration Certifications
        10. D.1.10. iLife and iWork Associate Certification
        11. D.1.11. Apple Certified Macintosh Technician Certification
    5. E. Glossary