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Tame the very latest Mac OS X cat, Snow Leopard 10.6

Snow Leopard moves faster and roars louder than its predecessor, and this comprehensive guide shows you all the ways to get the most out of this powerful new cat. Explore everything from its muscular handling of applications and streaming media to its new, game-changing support of Microsoft's ActiveSync® technology. Get set up on Snow Leopard 10.6, learn professional-level security tools, and discover secret tricks and workarounds with this essential guide.

  • Install, set up, secure, and explore Mac OX 10.6 Snow Leopard

  • Connect to a network, work with MobileMe, and share files

  • Meet Grand Central Dispatch and jet-propel your apps with parallel processing

  • Get up to speed on Open CL, for faster general performance

  • Run Windows® applications and exchange files with Windows PCs

  • Go beyond the basics with AppleScript®, the Automator, and Unix® commands

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Authors
  3. Credits
  4. Introduction
    1. What This Book Offers
    2. How to Read This Book
      1. Part I: Getting Started with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
      2. Part II: Networking and the Internet
      3. Part III: At Work with Mac OS X
      4. Part IV: Maintaining Your Mac
      5. Part V: Beyond the Basics
    3. Conventions Used in This Book
      1. Menu commands
      2. Literal text
      3. Windows, dialog boxes, and panes
      4. Mouse conventions
      5. Touchpad conventions
      6. Keyboard conventions
      7. Icons
  5. I. Getting Started with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
    1. 1. Starting with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
      1. 1.1. Getting to Know Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
        1. 1.1.1. Understanding the technologies in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
          1. 1.1.1.1. Grand Central Dispatch
          2. 1.1.1.2. OpenCL
          3. 1.1.1.3. 64-bit kernel
          4. 1.1.1.4. QuickTime X
          5. 1.1.1.5. Core Location
          6. 1.1.1.6. Darwin
          7. 1.1.1.7. XNU kernel
          8. 1.1.1.8. Protected memory
          9. 1.1.1.9. Advance memory management
          10. 1.1.1.10. Preemptive multitasking
          11. 1.1.1.11. Symmetric multiprocessing
        2. 1.1.2. Graphics technologies in Mac OS X
          1. 1.1.2.1. Quartz
          2. 1.1.2.2. OpenGL
          3. 1.1.2.3. QuickTime
          4. 1.1.2.4. Aqua
        3. 1.1.3. Mac OS X application environments
          1. 1.1.3.1. Cocoa
          2. 1.1.3.2. Carbon
          3. 1.1.3.3. Java
          4. 1.1.3.4. BSD and X11
          5. 1.1.3.5. Packages and bundles
          6. 1.1.3.6. Frameworks
      2. 1.2. Installing Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
        1. 1.2.1. Checking the system requirements
        2. 1.2.2. Preparing for the installation
        3. 1.2.3. Setting up a drive for installation
        4. 1.2.4. Making a note of system settings
        5. 1.2.5. Backing up your data
        6. 1.2.6. Running the Mac OS X installer
        7. 1.2.7. Running the installer
          1. 1.2.7.1. Select Language window
          2. 1.2.7.2. Welcome window
          3. 1.2.7.3. License window
          4. 1.2.7.4. Select a Destination window
          5. 1.2.7.5. Install Summary window
          6. 1.2.7.6. Checking Installation DVD window
          7. 1.2.7.7. Installing window
        8. 1.2.8. Starting Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and setting up your Mac
          1. 1.2.8.1. Welcome window
          2. 1.2.8.2. Keyboard window
          3. 1.2.8.3. Do You Already Own a Mac? window
            1. 1.2.8.3.1. Transferring information from another Mac
            2. 1.2.8.3.2. Transferring information from another drive on this Mac
            3. 1.2.8.3.3. Restoring data from a Time Machine backup
          4. 1.2.8.4. Select a Wireless Service window
          5. 1.2.8.5. Enter Your Apple ID window
          6. 1.2.8.6. Registration Information window
          7. 1.2.8.7. Create Your Account window
          8. 1.2.8.8. Select a Picture for This Account window
          9. 1.2.8.9. Select Time Zone window
          10. 1.2.8.10. Set the Date and Time window
          11. 1.2.8.11. Don't Forget to Register window
          12. 1.2.8.12. Automatically Renew MobileMe window
          13. 1.2.8.13. Thank You window
      3. 1.3. Running Software Update
      4. 1.4. Summary
    2. 2. Exploring Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
      1. 2.1. Starting Up and Logging In
        1. 2.1.1. Starting up your Mac
        2. 2.1.2. Choosing a startup disk
        3. 2.1.3. Logging in to Mac OS X
          1. 2.1.3.1. Login screen options
          2. 2.1.3.2. Password entry
          3. 2.1.3.3. The login screen's iconic buttons
      2. 2.2. Turning Off and Logging Out
        1. 2.2.1. Putting your Mac to sleep (and waking it up)
        2. 2.2.2. Logging out of Mac OS X
        3. 2.2.3. Shutting down the Mac
        4. 2.2.4. Restarting the Mac
      3. 2.3. Discovering the Mac OS X Environment
        1. 2.3.1. Working with menus
        2. 2.3.2. Becoming familiar with menu bar items
          1. 2.3.2.1. The (Apple) menu
          2. 2.3.2.2. The application menu
          3. 2.3.2.3. The File menu
          4. 2.3.2.4. The Edit menu
          5. 2.3.2.5. The View menu
          6. 2.3.2.6. The Window menu
          7. 2.3.2.7. The Help menu
        3. 2.3.3. Understanding menu bar icons
          1. 2.3.3.1. Time Machine
          2. 2.3.3.2. MobileMe and iSync
          3. 2.3.3.3. Volume
          4. 2.3.3.4. AirPort
          5. 2.3.3.5. Time
          6. 2.3.3.6. User
          7. 2.3.3.7. Bluetooth
          8. 2.3.3.8. Spotlight
          9. 2.3.3.9. Spaces
          10. 2.3.3.10. Input Source
          11. 2.3.3.11. Displays
          12. 2.3.3.12. Battery status
          13. 2.3.3.13. Universal Access status
          14. 2.3.3.14. Fax
          15. 2.3.3.15. Modem
          16. 2.3.3.16. AppleScript
        4. 2.3.4. Using popup menus
        5. 2.3.5. Using contextual menus
        6. 2.3.6. Recognizing menu symbols
        7. 2.3.7. Using keyboard shortcuts
      4. 2.4. Working with the Dock
        1. 2.4.1. Looking at the application side of the Dock
          1. 2.4.1.1. Adding applications to the Dock
          2. 2.4.1.2. Accessing application contextual menus
        2. 2.4.2. Looking at the right-hand side of the Dock
          1. 2.4.2.1. Adding a document, folder, or disk to the Dock
          2. 2.4.2.2. Removing icons from the Dock
          3. 2.4.2.3. Moving icons around the Dock
          4. 2.4.2.4. Understanding Stacks
          5. 2.4.2.5. The folder's contextual menu options
          6. 2.4.2.6. Minimizing windows in the Dock
        3. 2.4.3. Customizing the Dock
          1. 2.4.3.1. Adjusting the Dock's size
          2. 2.4.3.2. Setting the Dock magnification
          3. 2.4.3.3. Positioning and automatically hiding the Dock
          4. 2.4.3.4. Animating open applications in the Dock
      5. 2.5. Understanding the Desktop
        1. 2.5.1. Getting to know the desktop
        2. 2.5.2. Changing the desktop background
          1. 2.5.2.1. Using the Apple-provided background images
          2. 2.5.2.2. Using your own background images
          3. 2.5.2.3. Changing desktop pictures automatically
        3. 2.5.3. Choosing a non-translucent menu bar
      6. 2.6. Working with Windows
        1. 2.6.1. Understanding windows controls
        2. 2.6.2. Organizing windows
          1. 2.6.2.1. Opening items in the Finder
          2. 2.6.2.2. Creating a new Finder window
          3. 2.6.2.3. Recognizing active and inactive windows
          4. 2.6.2.4. Changing the active window
        3. 2.6.3. Understanding common controls within windows
      7. 2.7. Recognizing Icons
        1. 2.7.1. Identifying application icons
        2. 2.7.2. Identifying document icons
        3. 2.7.3. Identifying folder icons
        4. 2.7.4. Identifying volume icons
        5. 2.7.5. Identifying alias icons
        6. 2.7.6. Identifying restricted folders
      8. 2.8. Discovering the Finder
        1. 2.8.1. Understanding the Finder menus
          1. 2.8.1.1. The Finder menu
          2. 2.8.1.2. The File menu
          3. 2.8.1.3. The Edit menu
          4. 2.8.1.4. The View menu
          5. 2.8.1.5. The Go menu
          6. 2.8.1.6. The Window menu
          7. 2.8.1.7. The Help menu
        2. 2.8.2. Interacting with items
          1. 2.8.2.1. Selecting items
          2. 2.8.2.2. Selecting items with the keyboard
          3. 2.8.2.3. Selecting multiple items
          4. 2.8.2.4. Using Quick Look to view file contents
          5. 2.8.2.5. Moving and copying items
          6. 2.8.2.6. Replacing items
          7. 2.8.2.7. Replicating items
          8. 2.8.2.8. Renaming items
        3. 2.8.3. Understanding naming conventions
        4. 2.8.4. Getting info on files
          1. 2.8.4.1. Icon and summary
          2. 2.8.4.2. Spotlight comments
          3. 2.8.4.3. General
          4. 2.8.4.4. More Info
          5. 2.8.4.5. Name & Extension
          6. 2.8.4.6. Open With
          7. 2.8.4.7. Preview
          8. 2.8.4.8. Sharing & Permissions
      9. 2.9. Using Gestures
        1. 2.9.1. Understanding which Macs support gestures
        2. 2.9.2. Controlling Mac OS X with more than one finger
      10. 2.10. Summary
    3. 3. Using the Finder and Searching with Spotlight
      1. 3.1. Opening and Using Finder Windows
        1. 3.1.1. Working with the Sidebar
        2. 3.1.2. Looking at the title bar
        3. 3.1.3. Investigating the toolbar
        4. 3.1.4. Looking at the bottom of the Finder window
        5. 3.1.5. Working with Finder view modes
          1. 3.1.5.1. Choosing a different view mode
          2. 3.1.5.2. Working in icon view
          3. 3.1.5.3. Working in list view
          4. 3.1.5.4. Working in Cover Flow view
        6. 3.1.6. Adjusting Finder preferences settings
        7. 3.1.7. Using Finder view menu settings
          1. 3.1.7.1. Desktop view settings
          2. 3.1.7.2. Folder and disk view settings
        8. 3.1.8. Customizing Finder windows in icon view
          1. 3.1.8.1. Arranging icons
          2. 3.1.8.2. Changing the background of a window
      2. 3.2. Working with Folder Actions
        1. 3.2.1.
          1. 3.2.1.1. Attaching actions to folders
          2. 3.2.1.2. Using actions
          3. 3.2.1.3. Editing actions
      3. 3.3. Understanding Mac OS X's Special Folders
        1. 3.3.1. The system folders
        2. 3.3.2. Working with the Home folder
      4. 3.4. Working with Disks and Other Volumes
        1. 3.4.1. Examining drives and partitions and recognizing volumes
        2. 3.4.2. Ejecting volumes
        3. 3.4.3. Recording to optical discs
          1. 3.4.3.1. Creating a burn folder
          2. 3.4.3.2. Using Finder burn
          3. 3.4.3.3. Finishing the burn
        4. 3.4.4. Using Get Info to change disk and folder permissions
      5. 3.5. Using Spotlight to Find Items
        1. 3.5.1. How Spotlight works
        2. 3.5.2. Using Spotlight
          1. 3.5.2.1. Spotlight searches from the menu bar
          2. 3.5.2.2. Spotlight searches from a Finder window
          3. 3.5.2.3. Working with Spotlight results
          4. 3.5.2.4. Boolean Spotlight searching
        3. 3.5.3. Discovering smart folders
        4. 3.5.4. Using Spotlight with applications
          1. 3.5.4.1. Using the Spotlight contextual menu
          2. 3.5.4.2. Using Spotlight with supported applications
      6. 3.6. Summary
    4. 4. Backing Up Files
      1. 4.1. Practicing Good Housekeeping
        1. 4.1.1. Creating backups
        2. 4.1.2. Choosing a backup medium
        3. 4.1.3. Selecting backup software
      2. 4.2. Using Time Machine to Back Up Files
        1. 4.2.1. Using external disks for backup
        2. 4.2.2. Setting up Time Machine
          1. 4.2.2.1. Configuring Time Machine for backups
          2. 4.2.2.2. Choosing a backup disk
        3. 4.2.3. Setting Time Machine options
        4. 4.2.4. Setting up Time Machine with a Time Capsule
      3. 4.3. Using Time Machine to Restore Files
        1. 4.3.1. Using the Time Machine browser
        2. 4.3.2. Restoring files with Time Machine
        3. 4.3.3. Searching for changes
        4. 4.3.4. Exiting the Time Machine browser
      4. 4.4. Using MobileMe Backup to Save Important Files
        1. 4.4.1. Creating a backup plan
        2. 4.4.2. Customizing your backup plan
          1. 4.4.2.1. Adding items to the backup
          2. 4.4.2.2. Adjusting the schedule and destination
          3. 4.4.2.3. Viewing the history
          4. 4.4.2.4. Starting the backup
          5. 4.4.2.5. Restoring files from Backup
          6. 4.4.2.6. Managing items in Backup
      5. 4.5. Using RAID Redundancy
        1. 4.5.1. Understanding RAID
        2. 4.5.2. Installing internal hard disks
        3. 4.5.3. Installing external hard disks
        4. 4.5.4. Using Disk Utility to format a RAID drive
          1. 4.5.4.1. Identifying the disks
          2. 4.5.4.2. Formatting new disks
          3. 4.5.4.3. Creating the RAID array
        5. 4.5.5. Investigating RAID Utility
      6. 4.6. Summary
    5. 5. Getting Help Inside Mac OS X
      1. 5.1. The Help Viewer Application
        1. 5.1.1. Accessing Mac Help
        2. 5.1.2. Browsing the Mac Help Viewer
        3. 5.1.3. Looking at active application help
      2. 5.2. Navigating the Help Viewer
        1. 5.2.1. Navigating with the Help Viewer toolbar
          1. 5.2.1.1. Navigation buttons
          2. 5.2.1.2. The Home button/popup menu
          3. 5.2.1.3. The Action button
        2. 5.2.2. Looking through the index
        3. 5.2.3. Searching for help
          1. 5.2.3.1. Getting help from the menu
          2. 5.2.3.2. Searching in the Help Viewer
        4. 5.2.4. Using Help Viewer quick clicks
        5. 5.2.5. Creating complex search terms
      3. 5.3. Understanding Help Tags
      4. 5.4. Working with Command-Line Help
      5. 5.5. Exploring Other Avenues of Help
      6. 5.6. Summary
    6. 6. Accessing Mac OS X with Universal Access
      1. 6.1. Setting Up Mac OS X with Universal Access
      2. 6.2. Setting Up Access for Assistive Devices
      3. 6.3. Enabling Visual Assistance
        1. 6.3.1. Hearing your Mac with VoiceOver
        2. 6.3.2. Automatically turning on Voice Over
        3. 6.3.3. The VoiceOver Quick Start
        4. 6.3.4. Understanding the VoiceOver keys
          1. 6.3.4.1. General VoiceOver keyboard commands
          2. 6.3.4.2. Using keyboard help
        5. 6.3.5. Hearing what's on the screen
        6. 6.3.6. Navigating with VoiceOver
          1. 6.3.6.1. Using the Dock
          2. 6.3.6.2. Using the menu bar
          3. 6.3.6.3. Selecting buttons, check boxes, and sliders
          4. 6.3.6.4. Entering text into text fields
          5. 6.3.6.5. Navigating rows and columns
          6. 6.3.6.6. Using smart groups in Web pages
        7. 6.3.7. VoiceOver help
        8. 6.3.8. Zooming in on the screen
        9. 6.3.9. Adjusting zoom options
          1. 6.3.9.1. Maximum Zoom and Minimum Zoom sliders
          2. 6.3.9.2. Show Preview Rectangle When Zoomed Out option
          3. 6.3.9.3. Smooth Images option
          4. 6.3.9.4. Zoom Follows the Keyboard Focus option
          5. 6.3.9.5. When Zoomed In, the Screen Image Moves options
          6. 6.3.9.6. Use Scroll Wheel with Modifier Keys to Zoom option
        10. 6.3.10. Adjusting display options
      4. 6.4. Enabling Hearing Assistance
      5. 6.5. Enabling Keyboard Assistance
        1. 6.5.1. Pressing more than one key at a time
        2. 6.5.2. Pressing keys accidentally
      6. 6.6. Enabling Mouse Assistance
        1. 6.6.1. Getting help with using the mouse
        2. 6.6.2. Getting help with seeing the pointer
        3. 6.6.3. Activating full keyboard access
      7. 6.7. Setting Up Speech Recognition
        1. 6.7.1. Using a microphone
        2. 6.7.2. Configuring speech recognition
        3. 6.7.3. Adjusting speech recognition settings
          1. 6.7.3.1. Microphone popup menu
          2. 6.7.3.2. Calibrate button
          3. 6.7.3.3. Change Key button
          4. 6.7.3.4. Listening Method options
          5. 6.7.3.5. Upon Recognition options
        4. 6.7.4. Using the Speech Feedback window
          1. 6.7.4.1. Getting to know the Speech Feedback window
          2. 6.7.4.2. Using Speech Feedback window controls
          3. 6.7.4.3. Minimizing the Speech Feedback window
        5. 6.7.5. Investigating the Speech Commands window
        6. 6.7.6. Specifying active commands
        7. 6.7.7. Setting up the Text to Speech option
        8. 6.7.8. Selecting text-to-speech options
          1. 6.7.8.1. Announce When Alerts Are Displayed option
          2. 6.7.8.2. Announce When an Application Requires Your Attention option
          3. 6.7.8.3. Speak Selected Text When a Key Is Pressed option
          4. 6.7.8.4. Open Date & Time Preferences button
          5. 6.7.8.5. Open Universal Access Preferences button
      8. 6.8. Setting Up the VoiceOver Utility
        1. 6.8.1. Adjusting the General settings
          1. 6.8.1.1. Setting up VoiceOver
          2. 6.8.1.2. Allow VoiceOver to Be Controlled with AppleScript option
        2. 6.8.2. Adjusting the Verbosity settings
          1. 6.8.2.1. General subpane
          2. 6.8.2.2. Text subpane
          3. 6.8.2.3. Announcements subpane
          4. 6.8.2.4. Hints pane
        3. 6.8.3. Adjusting the Speech settings
          1. 6.8.3.1. Voices subpane
          2. 6.8.3.2. Pronunciation subpane
        4. 6.8.4. Adjusting Navigation settings
        5. 6.8.5. Adjusting Web settings
        6. 6.8.6. Adjusting Sound settings
        7. 6.8.7. Adjusting the Visuals settings
          1. 6.8.7.1. VoiceOver Cursor subpane
          2. 6.8.7.2. Caption Panel subpane
          3. 6.8.7.3. Braille Panel subpane
          4. 6.8.7.4. Menus subpane
        8. 6.8.8. Adjusting the Commanders settings
          1. 6.8.8.1. NumPad subpane
          2. 6.8.8.2. Keyboard subpane
        9. 6.8.9. Setting up Braille
          1. 6.8.9.1. Layout subpane
          2. 6.8.9.2. Displays subpane
      9. 6.9. Summary
    7. 7. Working with Applications and Documents
      1. 7.1. Working with Mac OS X Applications
        1. 7.1.1. Discovering the preinstalled applications
        2. 7.1.2. Installing applications
          1. 7.1.2.1. Installing a program via the drag method
          2. 7.1.2.2. Installing from a dedicated installer program
        3. 7.1.3. Removing applications
      2. 7.2. Opening Applications and Documents
        1. 7.2.1. Launching an application
        2. 7.2.2. Opening items from the Finder
        3. 7.2.3. Opening documents within an application
        4. 7.2.4. The Open dialog box
        5. 7.2.5. Setting a new default application
        6. 7.2.6. Using Quick Look to view documents
      3. 7.3. Managing Multiple Open Applications
        1. 7.3.1. Switching among applications
        2. 7.3.2. Using Hide to reduce window clutter
        3. 7.3.3. Knowing when an application wants your attention
      4. 7.4. Creating Documents
        1. 7.4.1. Creating a copy of a document
        2. 7.4.2. Creating documents with stationery pads (templates)
      5. 7.5. Saving Documents
      6. 7.6. Closing Documents
      7. 7.7. Moving Documents
      8. 7.8. Working with a Document's Content
        1. 7.8.1. Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
        2. 7.8.2. Using drag and drop to move data around
          1. 7.8.2.1. Using drag and drop in a document
          2. 7.8.2.2. Using drag and drop between two documents
        3. 7.8.3. Using drag and drop to create clippings
      9. 7.9. Sharing Documents with Other Users
      10. 7.10. Quitting Applications
        1. 7.10.1. Quitting from within an application
        2. 7.10.2. Quitting an application from the Dock
        3. 7.10.3. Quitting by logging out, shutting down, or restarting
        4. 7.10.4. Using the Force Quit command
          1. 7.10.4.1. Using the Force Quit dialog box
          2. 7.10.4.2. Using the Dock
          3. 7.10.4.3. Using the Activity Monitor
      11. 7.11. Summary
    8. 8. Working with Mac OS X Applications, Utilities, and Widgets
      1. 8.1. Touring the Applications Folder
        1. 8.1.1. Address Book
        2. 8.1.2. Automator
        3. 8.1.3. Calculator
        4. 8.1.4. Chess
        5. 8.1.5. Dashboard
        6. 8.1.6. Dictionary
        7. 8.1.7. DVD Player
        8. 8.1.8. Font Book
        9. 8.1.9. Front Row
        10. 8.1.10. iCal
        11. 8.1.11. iChat
        12. 8.1.12. Image Capture
        13. 8.1.13. iSync
        14. 8.1.14. Mail
        15. 8.1.15. Photo Booth
        16. 8.1.16. Preview
          1. 8.1.16.1. Opening files
          2. 8.1.16.2. Capturing images
          3. 8.1.16.3. Adjusting images
          4. 8.1.16.4. Working with PDF files
          5. 8.1.16.5. Managing display options
        17. 8.1.17. QuickTime Player
        18. 8.1.18. Safari
        19. 8.1.19. Stickies
        20. 8.1.20. System Preferences
        21. 8.1.21. TextEdit
        22. 8.1.22. Time Machine
      2. 8.2. Touring the Utilities Folder
        1. 8.2.1. Activity Monitor
        2. 8.2.2. AirPort Utility
        3. 8.2.3. AppleScript Editor
        4. 8.2.4. Audio MIDI Setup
        5. 8.2.5. Bluetooth File Exchange
        6. 8.2.6. Boot Camp Assistant
        7. 8.2.7. ColorSync Utility
        8. 8.2.8. Console
        9. 8.2.9. DigitalColor Meter
        10. 8.2.10. Disk Utility
          1. 8.2.10.1. Fixing and restoring disks
          2. 8.2.10.2. Adding, partitioning, and formatting disks
          3. 8.2.10.3. Using RAID
        11. 8.2.11. Exposé
        12. 8.2.12. Grab
        13. 8.2.13. Grapher
        14. 8.2.14. Java Preferences
        15. 8.2.15. Keychain Access
        16. 8.2.16. Migration Assistant
        17. 8.2.17. Network Utility
          1. 8.2.17.1. Info
          2. 8.2.17.2. Netstat
          3. 8.2.17.3. Ping
          4. 8.2.17.4. Lookup
          5. 8.2.17.5. Traceroute
          6. 8.2.17.6. Whois
          7. 8.2.17.7. Finger
          8. 8.2.17.8. Port Scan
        18. 8.2.18. Podcast Capture
        19. 8.2.19. RAID Utility
        20. 8.2.20. Remote Install Mac OS X
        21. 8.2.21. Spaces
        22. 8.2.22. System Profiler
        23. 8.2.23. Terminal
        24. 8.2.24. VoiceOver Utility
        25. 8.2.25. X11
      3. 8.3. Touring the Widgets
        1. 8.3.1. Managing widgets
        2. 8.3.2. Using the widgets that come with Mac OS X
          1. 8.3.2.1. Address Book
          2. 8.3.2.2. Business
          3. 8.3.2.3. Calculator
          4. 8.3.2.4. Dictionary
          5. 8.3.2.5. ESPN
          6. 8.3.2.6. Flight Tracker
          7. 8.3.2.7. Google
          8. 8.3.2.8. iCal
          9. 8.3.2.9. iTunes
          10. 8.3.2.10. Movies
          11. 8.3.2.11. People
          12. 8.3.2.12. Ski Resort
          13. 8.3.2.13. Stickies
          14. 8.3.2.14. Stocks
          15. 8.3.2.15. Tile Game
          16. 8.3.2.16. Translation
          17. 8.3.2.17. Unit Converter
          18. 8.3.2.18. Weather
          19. 8.3.2.19. Web Clip
          20. 8.3.2.20. Widgets
          21. 8.3.2.21. World Clock
        3. 8.3.3. Adding widgets from other sources
      4. 8.4. Summary
    9. 9. Playing Music and Videos
      1. 9.1. Using iTunes As Your Music Library
        1. 9.1.1. Setting music preferences
          1. 9.1.1.1. Import settings
          2. 9.1.1.2. Sharing settings
          3. 9.1.1.3. Parental settings
        2. 9.1.2. Importing music files
        3. 9.1.3. Buying music online
        4. 9.1.4. Managing your music
          1. 9.1.4.1. Controlling music display
          2. 9.1.4.2. Syncing with iPods and iPhones
          3. 9.1.4.3. Working with playlists
          4. 9.1.4.4. Working with Genius
          5. 9.1.4.5. Rating music
        5. 9.1.5. Playing your music
      2. 9.2. Using iTunes for Podcasts
      3. 9.3. Listening to Internet Radio
      4. 9.4. Using iTunes for TV Shows and Movies
        1. 9.4.1. Setting video preferences
        2. 9.4.2. Importing and buying videos
        3. 9.4.3. Managing your videos
        4. 9.4.4. Playing your videos
      5. 9.5. Using iTunes with the iPhone and iPod Touch
      6. 9.6. Using iTunes with Apple TV
      7. 9.7. Working with QuickTime Player
        1. 9.7.1. Playing media files
        2. 9.7.2. Editing media files
        3. 9.7.3. Creating media files
        4. 9.7.4. Exporting video files
      8. 9.8. Using Front Row
      9. 9.9. Summary
  6. II. Networking and the Internet
    1. 10. Connecting to the Web
      1. 10.1. Connecting to the Internet
        1. 10.1.1. Using Internet connection devices
        2. 10.1.2. Setting up connections manually
        3. 10.1.3. Setting up connections with assistance
        4. 10.1.4. Disconnecting from the Internet
      2. 10.2. Browsing the Web with Safari
        1. 10.2.1. Navigating the Web
          1. 10.2.1.1. Using hyperlinks
          2. 10.2.1.2. Using bookmarks
          3. 10.2.1.3. Using history
          4. 10.2.1.4. Using navigation buttons
        2. 10.2.2. Using window and tab controls
        3. 10.2.3. Using view controls
        4. 10.2.4. Using sharing controls
        5. 10.2.5. Using interface controls
        6. 10.2.6. Using specialty controls
        7. 10.2.7. Setting Safari preferences
      3. 10.3. Using RSS in Safari
      4. 10.4. Using Other Browsers
      5. 10.5. Summary
    2. 11. Collaborating and Communicating
      1. 11.1. Setting Up Apple's Mail
        1. 11.1.1. Setting up new e-mail accounts
        2. 11.1.2. Importing existing e-mail accounts
        3. 11.1.3. Setting Mail's preferences
          1. 11.1.3.1. General preferences
          2. 11.1.3.2. Accounts preferences
          3. 11.1.3.3. Junk Mail preferences
          4. 11.1.3.4. Fonts & Colors preferences
          5. 11.1.3.5. Viewing preferences
          6. 11.1.3.6. Composing preferences
          7. 11.1.3.7. Signatures preferences
          8. 11.1.3.8. Rules preferences
      2. 11.2. Managing E-Mail Accounts and Mailboxes
        1. 11.2.1. Understanding mailbox folders
        2. 11.2.2. Turning accounts on and off
        3. 11.2.3. Using smart mailboxes
        4. 11.2.4. Maintaining mailboxes
      3. 11.3. Working with E-Mails
        1. 11.3.1. Reading messages
        2. 11.3.2. Writing messages
          1. 11.3.2.1. Addressing the message
          2. 11.3.2.2. Entering the message itself
          3. 11.3.2.3. Using other mail composition controls
          4. 11.3.2.4. Sending and saving messages
        3. 11.3.3. Replying, forwarding, and redirecting messages
        4. 11.3.4. Deleting, moving, and junking messages
      4. 11.4. Using RSS Feeds in Mail
      5. 11.5. Working with Notes and To-Do Items in Mail
      6. 11.6. Using iChat
        1. 11.6.1. Setting up iChat
        2. 11.6.2. Chatting with people
        3. 11.6.3. Using audio and video
        4. 11.6.4. Using screen and file sharing
      7. 11.7. Using Address Book and iCal
        1. 11.7.1. Working with Address Book
          1. 11.7.1.1. Adding and editing cards
          2. 11.7.1.2. Working with groups
          3. 11.7.1.3. Managing cards and groups
          4. 11.7.1.4. Setting Address Book preferences
        2. 11.7.2. Working with iCal
          1. 11.7.2.1. Working with iCal accounts
          2. 11.7.2.2. Managing calendars
          3. 11.7.2.3. Working with events
          4. 11.7.2.4. Working with to-do items
          5. 11.7.2.5. Navigating the calendar
          6. 11.7.2.6. Publishing and subscribing to calendars
          7. 11.7.2.7. Setting iCal preferences
      8. 11.8. Summary
    3. 12. Setting Up a Network
      1. 12.1. Creating a Physical Network
        1. 12.1.1. Wired connections
        2. 12.1.2. Wireless connections
      2. 12.2. Setting Up a Mac for a Local Network
        1. 12.2.1. Setting up Ethernet connections
        2. 12.2.2. Setting up Wi-Fi connections
        3. 12.2.3. Setting up a Bluetooth network
      3. 12.3. Connecting Macs Directly
        1. 12.3.1. Ethernet direct connection
        2. 12.3.2. FireWire direct connection
        3. 12.3.3. Wi-Fi direct connection
        4. 12.3.4. Bluetooth direct connection
      4. 12.4. Summary
    4. 13. Sharing Files and Other Resources
      1. 13.1. Enabling File and Other Sharing
        1. 13.1.1. Setting up the Sharing system preference
        2. 13.1.2. Setting up the MobileMe system preference
      2. 13.2. Accessing Files and Other Resources
        1. 13.2.1. Sharing files with other Macs
        2. 13.2.2. Sharing files with Bluetooth
        3. 13.2.3. Sharing screens
        4. 13.2.4. Sharing other resources
      3. 13.3. Summary
    5. 14. Serving Web Pages and Files from Your Mac
      1. 14.1. Serving Web Pages from Your Mac
      2. 14.2. Providing FTP Access from Your Mac
      3. 14.3. Summary
    6. 15. Working with MobileMe
      1. 15.1. Setting Up MobileMe
        1. 15.1.1. Settings on a Mac
        2. 15.1.2. Settings on the Web
        3. 15.1.3. Settings on an iPhone
        4. 15.1.4. Settings on a Windows PC
      2. 15.2. Synchronizing Data
        1. 15.2.1. Notes if you're using an iPhone
        2. 15.2.2. Notes if you're also using Exchange
      3. 15.3. Using iDisk to Access Files over the Internet
        1. 15.3.1. Using iDisk from a Mac
        2. 15.3.2. Using iDisk through a browser
      4. 15.4. Using Back to My Mac for Remote Control
      5. 15.5. Running MobileMe Applications on the Web
      6. 15.6. Summary
  7. III. At Work with Mac OS X
    1. 16. Working with Services
      1. 16.1. Understanding Service Availability
      2. 16.2. A Tour of the Common Services
        1. 16.2.1. Development services
        2. 16.2.2. Files and Folders services
        3. 16.2.3. Internet services
        4. 16.2.4. Messaging services
        5. 16.2.5. Pictures services
        6. 16.2.6. Searching services
        7. 16.2.7. Text services
      3. 16.3. Changing Services Preferences
      4. 16.4. Summary
    2. 17. Printing and Faxing
      1. 17.1. Setting Up Printers
        1. 17.1.1. Adding printers
        2. 17.1.2. Managing printers
      2. 17.2. Using Printers
        1. 17.2.1. The Print dialog box
        2. 17.2.2. Managing the print queue
      3. 17.3. Setting Up and Using Fax Modems
      4. 17.4. Summary
    3. 18. Integrating with Windows
      1. 18.1. Working with Windows Files
        1. 18.1.1. Dealing with filenames and filename extensions
        2. 18.1.2. Using drives and media
        3. 18.1.3. Sharing through servers
        4. 18.1.4. Connecting to PCs directly for file sharing
        5. 18.1.5. Letting Windows users connect directly to your Mac
        6. 18.1.6. Sharing via e-mail, FTP, and Web services
      2. 18.2. Running Windows on Your Mac
        1. 18.2.1. Setting up Boot Camp
        2. 18.2.2. Using Windows via Boot Camp
        3. 18.2.3. Using Windows virtual machines
      3. 18.3. Summary
    4. 19. Working with Microsoft Exchange
      1. 19.1. How Exchange Works
      2. 19.2. Using Mac OS X's Mail with Exchange
        1. 19.2.1. Setting up Mail for Exchange 2007
        2. 19.2.2. Setting up Mail for Exchange 2000 or 2003
        3. 19.2.3. Working with an Exchange e-mail account in Mail
      3. 19.3. Using iCal with Exchange
        1. 19.3.1. Setting up iCal for Exchange 2007
        2. 19.3.2. Setting up iCal for Exchange 2000 or 2003
        3. 19.3.3. Using iCal with Exchange 2007
      4. 19.4. Using Address Book with Exchange
        1. 19.4.1. Setting up Address Book for Exchange 2007
        2. 19.4.2. Setting up Address Book for Exchange 2000 and 2003
      5. 19.5. Using an iPhone or iPod Touch with Exchange
      6. 19.6. Summary
  8. IV. Maintaining Your Mac with OS X
    1. 20. Managing User Accounts
      1. 20.1. Setting Up User Accounts
        1. 20.1.1. Adjusting personal settings
          1. 20.1.1.1. Name, password, and related settings
          2. 20.1.1.2. Login items
          3. 20.1.1.3. Login options
        2. 20.1.2. Managing additional user accounts
          1. 20.1.2.1. Adding accounts
          2. 20.1.2.2. Managing accounts
          3. 20.1.2.3. Deleting accounts
          4. 20.1.2.4. Using guest accounts
          5. 20.1.2.5. Using account groups
        3. 20.1.3. Switching among accounts
      2. 20.2. Using Parental Controls
        1. 20.2.1. System pane
        2. 20.2.2. Content pane
        3. 20.2.3. Mail & iChat pane
        4. 20.2.4. Time Limits pane
        5. 20.2.5. Logs pane
        6. 20.2.6. Settings management
      3. 20.3. Summary
    2. 21. Setting System Preferences
      1. 21.1. Adjusting System Preferences
        1. 21.1.1. Personal preferences
          1. 21.1.1.1. Appearance
          2. 21.1.1.2. Desktop & Screen Saver
          3. 21.1.1.3. Dock
          4. 21.1.1.4. Exposé & Spaces
          5. 21.1.1.5. Language & Text
          6. 21.1.1.6. Security
          7. 21.1.1.7. Spotlight
        2. 21.1.2. Hardware preferences
          1. 21.1.2.1. CDs & DVDs
          2. 21.1.2.2. Displays
          3. 21.1.2.3. Energy Saver
          4. 21.1.2.4. FibreChannel
          5. 21.1.2.5. Ink
          6. 21.1.2.6. Keyboard
          7. 21.1.2.7. Mouse
          8. 21.1.2.8. Print & Fax
          9. 21.1.2.9. Sound
          10. 21.1.2.10. Trackpad
        3. 21.1.3. Internet and network preferences
          1. 21.1.3.1. Bluetooth
          2. 21.1.3.2. MobileMe
          3. 21.1.3.3. Network
          4. 21.1.3.4. Sharing
        4. 21.1.4. System preferences
          1. 21.1.4.1. Accounts
          2. 21.1.4.2. Date & Time
          3. 21.1.4.3. Parental Controls
          4. 21.1.4.4. Software Update
          5. 21.1.4.5. Speech
          6. 21.1.4.6. Startup Disk
          7. 21.1.4.7. Time Machine
          8. 21.1.4.8. Universal Access
      2. 21.2. Summary
    3. 22. Managing Fonts
      1. 22.1. Exactly What Is a Font?
      2. 22.2. Font Formats
        1. 22.2.1. PostScript Type 1
        2. 22.2.2. TrueType
        3. 22.2.3. PostScript Multiple Master
        4. 22.2.4. OpenType
        5. 22.2.5. dfont
      3. 22.3. Where Fonts Reside
      4. 22.4. Managing Fonts in Font Book
        1. 22.4.1. Automatic font monitoring
        2. 22.4.2. Adding fonts
        3. 22.4.3. Previewing fonts
        4. 22.4.4. Working with font groupings
        5. 22.4.5. Management options for fonts
      5. 22.5. Accessing Special Characters
        1. 22.5.1. Using keyboard shortcuts
        2. 22.5.2. Using other tools
      6. 22.6. Summary
    4. 23. Securing Your Mac
      1. 23.1. Identifying the Four Key Vulnerabilities
        1. 23.1.1. Securing the Mac itself
        2. 23.1.2. Securing your personal data
        3. 23.1.3. Securing your files
        4. 23.1.4. Securing your Mac environment
      2. 23.2. Using Password Protection
        1. 23.2.1. Setting the user account
        2. 23.2.2. Enforcing password use
        3. 23.2.3. Preventing startup from other disks
        4. 23.2.4. Setting passwords for applications
        5. 23.2.5. Using Keychain Access
      3. 23.3. Using Encryption
      4. 23.4. Plugging Security Holes
        1. 23.4.1. Protecting yourself from network attacks
        2. 23.4.2. Protecting yourself from malware
      5. 23.5. Summary
  9. V. Beyond the Basics
    1. 24. Enhancing Mac OS X with Utilities
      1. 24.1. Extending Mac OS X
        1. 24.1.1. Audio management
        2. 24.1.2. Battery monitoring
        3. 24.1.3. Conferencing
        4. 24.1.4. Disk management
        5. 24.1.5. File synchronization
        6. 24.1.6. Font management
        7. 24.1.7. Media playback and delivery
        8. 24.1.8. Remote access
        9. 24.1.9. Screen capture
        10. 24.1.10. Temperature monitoring
        11. 24.1.11. Wi-Fi monitoring
      2. 24.2. Adding New Capabilities
        1. 24.2.1. Application access
        2. 24.2.2. Communications
        3. 24.2.3. File transfer
        4. 24.2.4. Security
      3. 24.3. Summary
    2. 25. Using AppleScript and Automator
      1. 25.1. Understanding Messages and Events
      2. 25.2. Introducing AppleScript
        1. 25.2.1. The AppleScript language
        2. 25.2.2. Scripting additions
      3. 25.3. Introducing AppleScript Editor
        1. 25.3.1. Scriptable applications and environments
        2. 25.3.2. Looking at a script window
      4. 25.4. Creating a Simple Script
      5. 25.5. Analyzing a Script
        1. 25.5.1. Learning application commands and objects
        2. 25.5.2. Inspecting a dictionary
          1. 25.5.2.1. Displaying a dictionary window
          2. 25.5.2.2. Looking at a dictionary window
      6. 25.6. Saving a Script
      7. 25.7. Creating a More Complex Script
        1. 25.7.1. Making a Finder utility
        2. 25.7.2. Beginning the script
        3. 25.7.3. Seeing the script's results
        4. 25.7.4. Using variables
        5. 25.7.5. Capitalizing script statements
        6. 25.7.6. Getting file information
        7. 25.7.7. Using parentheses
        8. 25.7.8. Working with an application
        9. 25.7.9. Performing script statements conditionally
        10. 25.7.10. Breaking long statements
        11. 25.7.11. Ending the use of an application
        12. 25.7.12. Trying out your script
      8. 25.8. Creating a Drag-and-Drop Script Application
        1. 25.8.1. Retrieving dropped files
        2. 25.8.2. Processing dropped files
        3. 25.8.3. Using a repeat loop
        4. 25.8.4. Extending the script
      9. 25.9. Enabling the Script Menu
      10. 25.10. Linking Programs Across the Network
        1. 25.10.1. Allowing remote Apple events
        2. 25.10.2. Scripting across a network
        3. 25.10.3. AppleScript Studio
      11. 25.11. Automating with Automator
      12. 25.12. Recording Actions
      13. 25.13. Summary
    3. 26. Making Use of Unix
      1. 26.1. Introduction to Unix
        1. 26.1.1. A legend begins
        2. 26.1.2. The rise of GNU/Linux
        3. 26.1.3. The NeXT step
        4. 26.1.4. The Mac OS X-Unix relationship today
      2. 26.2. Going Back to the Command Line Interface
      3. 26.3. Working with the Terminal
        1. 26.3.1. Terminal basics
        2. 26.3.2. Remote access
      4. 26.4. Getting Information In and Out of the Shell
        1. 26.4.1. Understanding common special characters
        2. 26.4.2. Scripting the shell
      5. 26.5. Learning Basic Unix Commands
        1. 26.5.1. Understanding the Unix command syntax
        2. 26.5.2. Reading man pages
        3. 26.5.3. Logging in and logging out as a normal user
        4. 26.5.4. Running commands and logging in as a superuser
        5. 26.5.5. Managing files and directories
          1. 26.5.5.1. Moving about folders
          2. 26.5.5.2. Viewing a folder's contents
          3. 26.5.5.3. Copying and moving files
        6. 26.5.6. Getting disk and file system statistics
          1. 26.5.6.1. Discovering information about mounted volumes
          2. 26.5.6.2. Finding where space is being used
      6. 26.6. Viewing and Editing Files
        1. 26.6.1. Using standard input, standard output, and pipes
        2. 26.6.2. Editing text files
        3. 26.6.3. Learning permissions
      7. 26.7. Advanced Unix Topics
        1. 26.7.1. Working with environment and shell variables
        2. 26.7.2. Scheduling tasks
          1. 26.7.2.1. Using Cron
          2. 26.7.2.2. Using Launchd
        3. 26.7.3. The X Windowing System
      8. 26.8. Writing Shell Scripts
        1. 26.8.1. Basics of scripting
          1. 26.8.1.1. Shebang
          2. 26.8.1.2. Comments
          3. 26.8.1.3. Code
        2. 26.8.2. More advanced scripting
          1. 26.8.2.1. Conditional statements
          2. 26.8.2.2. Variables
          3. 26.8.2.3. Parameter variables
      9. 26.9. Installing Additional Software
        1. 26.9.1. Installing Xcode
        2. 26.9.2. Compiling third-party software
        3. 26.9.3. Using third-party installation tools
          1. 26.9.3.1. Solving the headache
          2. 26.9.3.2. Installing Fink
          3. 26.9.3.3. Using Fink to install software
      10. 26.10. Using the Command Line on the Internet
        1. 26.10.1. Browsing the Web with Lynx and Links
          1. 26.10.1.1. Lynx
          2. 26.10.1.2. Links
        2. 26.10.2. Transferring files with NcFTP
        3. 26.10.3. Retrieving files with Wget
      11. 26.11. Manipulating Images
        1. 26.11.1. Getting the applications
        2. 26.11.2. Adjusting images with GIMP
        3. 26.11.3. Retouching film with CinePaint
      12. 26.12. Summary
  10. Glossary