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Mac OS 9.1: Visual QuickStart Guide

Book Description

Want to really learn how to use your Mac? Here's your chance, because Mac OS 9.1: Visual QuickStart Guide gives you everything you need to get straight to work managing your files, navigating menus, working with utilities and applications, customizing your system, finding your way on the Internet and sharing your files over a network.

Like all Visual QuickStart Guides, this book is packed with step-by-step instructions, illustrations and loads of tips. Beginners can follow it as a tutorial, while current Mac users can use it to get up to speed with the latest OS release.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Thanks!
  3. Introduction to Mac OS 9.1
  4. Setting Up Mac OS 9.1
    1. Setting Up Mac OS 9.1
    2. The Mac OS 9.1 Installer
    3. Restarting Your Computer
    4. The Mac OS Setup Assistant
  5. Finder Basics
    1. The Finder & Desktop
    2. The Mouse
    3. Menus
    4. Icons
    5. Windows
    6. 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
    11. Disks & Other Storage Media
    12. Mounting Disks
    13. Ejecting Disks
    14. Formatting & Erasing 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. Applications 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 Software
    1. Mac OS Software
    2. Calculators
    3. Key Caps
    4. Scrapbook
    5. Stickies
    6. AppleCD Audio Player
    7. QuickTime, QuickTime Player, & PictureViewer
    8. Apple System Profiler
    9. Disk First Aid
    10. Drive Setup
    11. Mac OS Extended Format (or HFS Plus)
    12. Disk Copy
  10. Using SimpleText
    1. SimpleText
    2. Launching & Quitting SimpleText
    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. USB Printer Sharing
    5. The Page Setup Dialog Box
    6. The Print Dialog Box
    7. The Print One Command
    8. Desktop Printers & the Desktop Printer Utility
  13. Networking & Telecomm
    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. Shopping Online
    6. Working with Channels
    7. Saving Searches
    8. Automatically Indexing Volumes
  17. Fine-Tuning Functionality
    1. Fine-Tuning Mac OS Functionality
    2. Extensions Manager
  18. Customizing Appearance
    1. Customizing Mac OS Appearance & Sound
    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. Index