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Mac OS 9: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Mac OS 9: Visual QuickStart Guide provides step-by-step instruction in how to use AppleÕs Mac OS 9, taking an easy, visual approach. Beginners, and professionals moving up to the newest version of the operating system, can quickly learn to use the features and capabilities of Mac OS 9. Detailed explanation of how to install, set up and configure, and use the OS are covered, along with detailed instruction on how to getting going on the Internet, using the Mac OSÕs Internet utilities. Also included is a chapter on the iBook, AppleÕs popular consumer laptop.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Thanks!
  3. Introduction to MAC OS 9
  4. Setting Up Mac OS 9
    1. Setting Up Mac Os 9
    2. The Mac OS 9 Installer
    3. Restarting Your Computer
    4. The Mac OS Setup Assistant
  5. Finder Basics
    1. The Finder & Desktop
    2. The Mouse
    3. Icons
    4. Windows
    5. Sleeping, Restarting, & Shutting Down
  6. File Management
    1. File Management
    2. Views
    3. Button View
    4. Cleaning Up & Arranging Icons & Buttons
    5. List Views
    6. Labels
    7. Icon Names
    8. Folders
    9. Moving & Copying Items
    10. The Trash & Deleting Items
    11. Disks & Other Storage Media
    12. Mounting Disks
    13. Ejecting Disks
    14. Formatting Disks
  7. Advanced Finder Techniques
    1. Advanced Finder Techniques
    2. Finder Preferences
    3. Outlines in List View
    4. Pop-up Windows
    5. Spring-Loaded Folders
    6. Aliases
    7. Favorites
    8. Recent Items
    9. The Info Window
  8. Application Basics
    1. Applications
    2. Using Applications & Creating Documents
    3. Multitasking & the Application Menu
    4. Using the Application Switcher
    5. Quitting an Application
    6. Dialog Boxes
    7. Navigation Services
    8. Stationery Pads
    9. Macintosh Drag & Drop
    10. RAM
    11. The About Window
  9. Using Mac OS 9 Software
    1. Mac OS 9 Software
    2. Calculators
    3. Key Caps
    4. Scrapbook
    5. Stickies
    6. AppleCD Audio Player
    7. SimpleSound
    8. QuickTime, QuickTime Player, & PictureViewer
    9. Apple System Profiler
    10. Disk First Aid
    11. Drive Setup
    12. Mac OS Extended Format (or HFS Plus)
    13. Disk Copy
  10. Using Simple Text
    1. SimpleText
    2. Launching & Quitting Simple Text
    3. Entering & Editing Text
    4. Formatting Text
    5. Undoing Actions
    6. Copy, Cut, & Paste
    7. Find & Replace
    8. Speech & Sound
    9. Saving & Opening Files
  11. Working with PC Files
    1. Working with PC Files
    2. Reading PC Disks
    3. PC Exchange
    4. File Translation
  12. Printing
    1. Printing
    2. Printer Drivers
    3. The Chooser
    4. The Page Setup dialog box
    5. The Print Dialog Box
    6. The Print One Command
    7. Desktop Printers
    8. Troubleshooting Printing Problems
  13. Networking & Telecommunications
    1. Networking & Telecommunications
    2. Open Transport & Network Connections
    3. Connecting to Another Computer
    4. Sharing Files with Others
    5. Using the File Sharing Control Panel
    6. Setting Privileges
    7. Icons & Windows of Shared Items
    8. Modem Connections
    9. Remote Access
    10. DialAssist
  14. Connecting to the Internet
    1. Connecting to the Internet
    2. The Internet Setup Assistant
    3. TCP/IP, PPP, & Remote Access
    4. Setting Internet Configuration Options
    5. Connecting to an ISP
    6. Internet Applications
    7. Launching Internet Applications
    8. Outlook Express
    9. Internet Explorer
    10. Personal Web Sharing
  15. Security & Multiple Users
    1. Security & Multiple Users
    2. Keychain Security
    3. Security Applications
    4. Multiple Users
    5. PowerBook Password Security
  16. Using Sherlock 2
    1. Sherlock 2
    2. Finding Files
    3. Searching the Internet
    4. Searching for People
    5. Working with Channels
    6. Saving Searches
    7. Automatically Indexing Volumes
  17. Fine-Tuning Functionality
    1. Fine-Tuning Mac OS Functionality
    2. Extensions Manager
    3. Apple Menu Options
    4. ColorSync
    5. Control Strip
    6. Energy Saver
    7. General Controls
    8. Launcher
    9. Keyboard
    10. Mouse & Trackpad
    11. Memory
    12. Startup Disk
    13. Infrared
    14. QuickTime Settings
    15. Date & Time
    16. Numbers & Text
    17. Location Manager
    18. PowerBook SCSI Disk Mode
    19. File Synchronization
    20. Startup & Shutdown Items
    21. Software Update
  18. Customizing Appearance
    1. Customizing Mac OS Appearance
    2. Appearance
    3. Monitors
    4. Sound
    5. Speech
    6. Fonts
  19. Getting Help Troubleshooting
    1. Getting Help
    2. Balloon Help
    3. The Help Center & Mac Help
    4. Guide Help
    5. Application Help
    6. Troubleshooting
    7. Help & Troubleshooting Advice
  20. Menus & Keyboard Commands
    1. Menus & Keyboard Commands
  21. Ibook Considerations
    1. iBook Considerations
    2. Display
    3. Keyboard
    4. Modem
    5. Networking
    6. Indicator Lights
    7. Bundled Software
  22. Index