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Mac OS X Snow Leopard in Depth

What you need When you need it!

Need answers quickly? Mac OS X Snow Leopard on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

Inside the Book

·         Master the Mac OS X Snow Leopard user interface, file management, and applications

·         Find everything you need with Spotlight

·         Find and use keyboard shortcuts to save time

·         Explore the Internet with Safari and send e-mail with Mail

·         Manage and play digital music with iTunes and iPod

·         Chat online instantly with iChat

·         Manage and share your schedule with iCal

·         Get a Front Row seat to play DVDs and other media

·         Set up multiple users and maintain security

·         Keep your files up to date and backed up with Time Machine

·         Customize and fine-tune Mac OS X Snow Leopard

·         Use Microsoft Windows along with Snow Leopard

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Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Acknowledgements
    1. Perspection, Inc
    2. Acknowledgements
  3. About The Author
  4. We Want To Hear From You!
  5. Introduction
    1. How This Book Works
    2. What’s New
    3. Keyboard Shortcuts
    4. Step-by-Step Instructions
    5. Real World Examples
    6. Workshops
    7. Get More on the Web
      1. Transition Helpers
      2. Productivity Tools
      3. More Content
  6. 1. Getting Started with Mac OS X Snow Leopard
    1. Introduction
    2. Starting Mac OS X
      1. Start Mac OS X Using a Stand Alone Computer
      2. Start Mac OS X Using a Shared Computer
    3. Exploring the Finder and Desktop
    4. Using the Mouse
    5. Working with Menus, Toolbars, and Panes
    6. Using Menus for Quick Results
      1. Use a Pull Down Menu
      2. Use a Contextual Menu
    7. Choosing Dialog Options
      1. Choose Dialog Options
    8. Working with Icons
      1. Select Icons
      2. Deselect Icons
      3. Move or Copy Icons
    9. Viewing Windows
      1. Parts of a Window
      2. Open and Close a Window
      3. Activate a Window
    10. Managing Windows
      1. Switch Among Open Windows
      2. Move a Window
      3. Use Buttons to Resize a Window
      4. Use the Mouse to Resize a Window
    11. Using the Sidebar
      1. Use the Sidebar
    12. Using Toolbars
      1. Parts of a Toolbar
      2. Show or Hide the Toolbar and Sidebar
    13. Displaying and Using the Dock
      1. Display and Use the Dock
    14. Displaying and Using Stacks on the Dock
      1. Work with Stacks on the Dock
    15. Exposing Windows
      1. Use Exposé
    16. Grouping Windows into Spaces
      1. Group Windows into Spaces
    17. Switching Users
      1. Fast User Switching
      2. Logout of Your Computer
      3. Set Logout Security Options
    18. Sleeping, Restarting, and Shutting Down
      1. Sleep, Restart, or Shut Down
  7. 2. Managing Files and Folders
    1. Introduction
    2. Opening and Viewing Disks
      1. Open and View Disks
    3. Viewing and Opening Documents
      1. View and Open Documents
    4. Changing the Window View
      1. Customize Views
    5. Arranging Files and Folders in Icon View
      1. Arrange or Clean Up Items in Icon View
    6. Working with Files and Folders in List View
      1. Show and Hide Folders in List View
      2. Sort Files and Folders by Column in List View
      3. Rearrange and Widen Columns
    7. Viewing Files with Cover Flow
      1. View Files with Cover Flow
    8. Working with Files and Folders in Column View
      1. View Folders in Column View
    9. Viewing Files Using Quick Look
      1. View Files Using Quick Look
    10. Going to Common or Recent Places
      1. Go Places
    11. Organizing Files and Folders by Color
      1. Color a File or Folder Icon
      2. Sort a List View by Label
      3. Change Color Label Names
    12. Creating and Renaming Files and Folders
      1. Create a Folder
      2. Rename a File or Folder
    13. Copying and Moving Files and Folders
      1. Copy or Move a File or Folder
      2. Copy or Move a File or Folder Using Drag and Drop
    14. Using Spring-Loaded Folders
      1. Use Spring-Loaded Folders
    15. Sharing Files or Folders with Others
      1. Share Files in the Shared Folder or a Public Folder
    16. Deleting and Restoring Files and Folders
      1. Delete Files and Folders
      2. Restore Files and Folders
    17. Getting and Setting File Information
      1. Display Info Window
      2. Set Info Window Options
    18. Creating a CD or DVD Using the Finder
      1. Prepare to Burn a CD or DVD
      2. Add and Remove Files and Folders to a CD or DVD
      3. Create a CD or DVD
    19. Mounting and Ejecting Disks
      1. Mount and Eject Disks
  8. 3. Finding What You Want with Spotlight
    1. Introduction
    2. Finding Information Using Spotlight
      1. Find Information Using Spotlight
      2. Find Information with Metadata Using Spotlight
    3. Finding Information in the Spotlight Window
      1. Open and View the Spotlight Window to Locate Information
      2. Narrow Results in the Spotlight Window
    4. Filtering Spotlight Results
      1. Filter Spotlight Results
      2. Change Spotlight Criteria in the Spotlight Window
    5. Grouping and Sorting Spotlight Results
      1. Group and Sort Spotlight Results
    6. Working with Spotlight Results
      1. Work with Spotlight Results
    7. Setting Spotlight Preferences
      1. Set Spotlight Search Results Preferences
      2. Set Spotlight Privacy Preferences
      3. Set Keyboard Shortcuts for Spotlight
    8. Searching for Files Using the Find Window
      1. Search for Files Using the Find Window
    9. Searching for Hard to Find Information
      1. Search for Hard to Find Information
    10. Working with Find Window Results
      1. Work with Find Window Results
    11. Creating and Using Smart Folders
      1. Create and Use a Smart Folder
      2. Edit a Smart Folder
    12. Using Smart Folders in the Sidebar
      1. Use Smart Folders in the Sidebar
      2. Change the Search Criteria for a Smart Folder in the Sidebar
    13. Getting Help While You Work
      1. Browse for Help Information
      2. Search for Help Information
    14. Getting Help Using Spotlight
      1. Get Help Using Spotlight
  9. 4. Customizing the Finder
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding Finder Preferences
    3. Showing Icons on the Desktop
      1. Show Volume Icons on the Desktop
    4. Customizing the Way Windows Open
      1. Customize the Way Finder Windows Open
    5. Showing or Hiding File Extensions
      1. Show or Hide File Extensions
    6. Customizing Finder Window Views
      1. Change Icon View Options
      2. Change List View or Cover Flow Options
      3. Change Column View Options
    7. Customizing the Toolbar
      1. Customize the Finder Toolbar
      2. Add, Remove, or Rearrange Icons to the Toolbar
      3. Change Toolbar Styles
    8. Customizing the Sidebar
      1. Customize the Sidebar
      2. Change Sidebar Preferences
    9. Customizing the Dock
      1. Customize the Dock
      2. Add, Remove, and Rearrange Items in the Dock
    10. Creating Aliases
      1. Create an Alias
      2. Create an Alias with the Title Bar
    11. Customizing Exposé
      1. Customize Exposé
    12. Setting Up and Customizing Spaces
      1. Set Up and Customize Spaces
    13. Using Simple Finder
      1. Set Up the Simple Finder
  10. 5. Setting System Preferences
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding System Preferences
      1. Personal
      2. Hardware
      3. Internet & Network
      4. System
      5. Adding or Removing Third-Party System Preferences
    3. Viewing System Preferences
      1. View System Preferences
    4. Locking and Unlocking Preference Settings
      1. Unlock a Preference Pane
      2. Set Preference Panes to Lock
    5. Changing Appearance Options
      1. Change the Appearance Color and Scroll Bars
      2. Smooth Fonts
      3. Change Number of Recent Items
    6. Setting Up the Desktop
      1. Select a Desktop Background
    7. Setting Up Screen Savers
      1. Set Up a Screen Saver
    8. Setting the Date and Time
      1. Set the Date and Time
      2. Set Date and Time Options
    9. Changing Language Options
      1. Set Input Sources Options
      2. Set International Date, Time, and Number Formats
      3. Change Language Options for Menus and Dialogs
    10. Changing Text Substitution Options
      1. Set Symbol and Text Substitution Options
      2. Add, Edit. or Remove a Text Substitution Entry
      3. Replace Text as You Type
    11. Saving Energy and Managing Power
      1. Set Sleep Options
      2. Set a Sleep, Startup, or Shut Down Schedule
      3. Set Wake and Power Failure Restart Options
    12. Selecting a Startup Disk
      1. Select a Startup Disk
    13. Changing the Way a CD or DVD Starts
      1. Change CD or DVD Start Settings
    14. Controlling Sound
      1. Change Sound Effects
      2. Set Sound Output Options
      3. Set Sound Input Options
    15. Recognizing Your Speech
      1. Setup Listening Options
      2. Enable Speech Recognition and Select Commands
      3. Use Speech Recognition
    16. Letting Mac Do the Talking
      1. Set the Default Speaking Voice
      2. Set Spoken User Interface Options
    17. Setting Universal Access Options
      1. Set Seeing and Hearing Options
      2. Set Keyboard Options
      3. Set Mouse Options
    18. Having VoiceOver Read From the Screen
      1. Getting Started with VoiceOver
      2. Working with VoiceOver
    19. Setting VoiceOver Preferences
      1. Set VoiceOver Preferences
    20. Using VoiceOver Commands
      1. Use VoiceOver Commands
    21. Setting Ink Preferences
      1. Set Ink Preferences
  11. 6. Using Mac OS X Applications
    1. Introduction
    2. Using Mac OS X Applications
    3. Installing Other Applications
      1. Install Third-Party Applications Downloaded from the Internet
    4. Launching Applications
      1. Launch an Application from the Dock
      2. Launch an Application from a Finder Window
    5. Opening Applications and Files
      1. Open Recently Used Applications and Files
      2. Open Applications and Files
    6. Switching Between Applications
      1. Hide and Show an Application
      2. Hide Other Applications
      3. Switch Between Applications
    7. Quitting Applications
      1. Quit an Application
      2. Quit an Application That is Not Responding
    8. Playing Chess
      1. Play Chess
    9. Creating an Address Book
      1. Create an Address Book
    10. Editing an Address Book
      1. Edit an Address Book
    11. Managing and Sharing an Address Book
      1. Manage an Address Book
    12. Adding an Image to an Address Book
      1. Add an Image to an Address Book
    13. Performing Graph Calculations
      1. Create a Graph with Grapher
    14. Performing Calculations and Conversions
      1. Work with the Calculator
      2. Work with Conversions
    15. Capturing Images with a Digital Camera
      1. Capture Images with a Digital Camera
    16. Capturing Screen Shots with Grab
      1. Capture Screen Shots with Grab
    17. Previewing Images and PDF’s
      1. Set Preview Preferences
      2. Preview Images and PDF’s
    18. Creating Sticky Notes
      1. Create Sticky Notes
    19. Managing Fonts with Font Book
      1. Manage Fonts with Font Book
    20. Activating, Deactivating, and Customizing Fonts
      1. Activate and Deactivate Fonts
      2. Customize Fonts
    21. Working with Dashboard
      1. Work with Dashboard
      2. Change Dashboard Preferences
    22. Using Dashboard Widgets
      1. Show or Hide Widgets on the Dashboard
      2. Use Pre-installed Widgets
    23. Adding and Removing Dashboard Widgets
      1. Install a Dashboard Widget
      2. Remove a Dashboard Widget
    24. Creating a Web Clip Dashboard Widget
      1. Create a Web Clip Dashboard Widget
  12. 7. Working with Documents
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating and Opening a Document
      1. Create a Document
      2. Open an Existing Document from Within an Application
      3. Open a Recent Document
    3. Editing Text
      1. Select and Edit Text
      2. Insert and Delete Text
      3. Move or Copy Text
      4. Move or Copy Text Using Drag and Drop
    4. Recognizing Handwriting Ink
      1. Insert Handwritten Text Anywhere into a Document
      2. Insert Handwritten Text Using the Ink Pad
    5. Making Corrections
      1. Undo or Redo an Action
    6. Making Text Substitutions
      1. Select Substitution Options
    7. Checking Spelling and Grammar
      1. Correct Spelling and Grammar as You Type
      2. Correct Spelling and Grammar
    8. Looking Up Words with Dictionary
      1. Look Up Words with Dictionary
      2. Set Dictionary Preferences
    9. Finding and Replacing Text
      1. Find Text
      2. Replace Text
    10. Formatting Text
      1. Format Text
    11. Displaying Rulers
      1. Show and Hide the Ruler
      2. Copy and Paste the Ruler
    12. Setting Paragraph Tabs
      1. Create and Clear a Tab Stop
    13. Setting Paragraph Indents
      1. Change Paragraph Indents
    14. Changing Character Spacing
      1. Change Character Spacing
      2. Change Character Baseline
    15. Changing Line Spacing
      1. Change Line Spacing
    16. Adding Lists and Tables
      1. Create a Numbered or Bulleted List
      2. Add a Table
    17. Applying and Creating a Style
      1. Apply a Favorite Style
      2. Apply a Document Style
      3. Add a Style to Favorites
      4. Copy and Paste Formatting
    18. Inserting Special Characters
      1. Insert a Special Character
    19. Adding Pictures, Movies, or Files to a Document
      1. Add a Picture, Movie, or File to a Document
    20. Saving and Closing a Document
      1. Save a Document as Rich Text or Microsoft Word
      2. Save a Document as Plain Text
      3. Close a Document
    21. Using TextEdit for Web Design
      1. Create Plain HTML Code Files
      2. Open an HTML Document
      3. Add a Link
    22. Setting TextEdit Preferences
      1. Set General Preferences
  13. 8. Printing and Faxing
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding Printers
    3. Understanding Printer Drivers
    4. Adding or Removing a Printer
      1. Add or Remove a Printer
      2. Add a Printer Manually
    5. Setting Print Settings
      1. Set Default Printer Settings
      2. Set Printer Specific Settings
    6. Sharing a Printer
      1. Share a Printer
      2. Access a Shared Printer
    7. Setting Up Page Options
      1. Set Up Page Options
    8. Setting Basic Print Options
      1. Set Basic Print Options
    9. Previewing Documents
      1. Preview Documents
    10. Saving Documents as PDF Documents
      1. Save Documents as a PDF
    11. Using Desktop Printers
      1. Use Desktop Printers
    12. Managing Print Queues
      1. Manage Print Queues
    13. Scheduling Print Jobs
      1. Schedule Print Jobs
    14. Creating a Cover Page
      1. Create a Cover Page
    15. Sending Fax Documents
      1. Send Fax Documents
    16. Receiving Faxes Automatically on Your Computer
      1. Receive Faxes Automatically
      2. Turn Sleep Mode Off
    17. Addressing Faxes from the Address Book
      1. Address Faxes from the Address Book
  14. 9. Exploring the Internet
    1. Introduction
    2. History of the Internet and the World Wide Web
    3. Connecting to the Internet
      1. Getting Internet Connection Assistance
      2. Creating Multiple Connections
      3. Protecting your Computer from the Internet
      4. Sharing an Internet Connection
    4. Setting Up a Modem Connection
      1. Set Up a Modem Connection
    5. Setting Up an Ethernet Connection
      1. Set Up an Ethernet Connection
    6. Setting Up an AirPort Wireless Connection
      1. Set Up an AirPort Wireless Connection
    7. Setting Up Multiple Connections
      1. Set Network Port Configurations and Locations
    8. Making an Internet Connection
      1. Use Status Menus to Connect to the Internet
    9. Understanding Web Sites and Browsers
    10. Starting and Customizing Safari
      1. Start the Safari Application and Customize the Window
    11. Viewing the Safari Window
    12. Browsing the Web
      1. Open and View a Web Page
      2. Navigation Basics
    13. Browsing the Web Using Tabs
      1. Set Tabbed Browsing Options
      2. Open and View a Web Page in a Tab
    14. Viewing Top Sites
      1. View and Use Top Sites
    15. Changing the Home Page
      1. Change the Home Page
    16. Viewing a History List
      1. Open a Web Page from the History List
    17. Bookmarking a Web Page
      1. Create Bookmark Pages
    18. Working with Bookmarks
      1. Create a Bookmark Folder
      2. Organize Bookmarks in the Bookmarks Library
    19. Viewing and Bookmarking RSS Feeds
      1. Customize RSS Feeds
      2. View and Bookmark a RSS Feed
    20. Filling Out Forms on the Web
      1. Set AutoFill Preferences
      2. Fill Out Forms in Web Pages
    21. Searching the Web
      1. Search for Information
      2. Search Within a Page
    22. Printing a Web Page
      1. Print a Web Page
    23. Viewing PDF Files
      1. View PDF Files in the Browser Window
    24. Saving a Web Page
      1. Save Web Page Text
    25. Saving Pictures or Text from a Web Page
      1. Save a Picture from a Web Page
      2. Copy Text from a Web Page
    26. Downloading Files Safely from the Web
      1. Download a File from a Web Page
      2. Work with Files in the Downloads Window
    27. Setting Safari Preferences
      1. Set General Preferences
      2. Set Appearance Preferences
      3. Set Advanced Preferences
    28. Setting Security Preferences
      1. Set Security Preferences
    29. Blocking Pop-Up Windows
      1. Block Pop-Up Windows
    30. Selecting a Default Browser
      1. Select a Default Browser
  15. 10. Exchanging Messages Using Mail
    1. Introduction
    2. Starting Mail
      1. Start Mail
      2. Import Mailboxes and E-Mail
    3. Setting Up an Account
      1. Set Up an E-Mail Account by Answering Questions
    4. Managing Accounts
      1. Manage E-Mail Accounts
      2. Set Advanced Account Options
    5. Viewing the Mail Window
    6. Composing and Sending an E-Mail
      1. Compose and Send an E-Mail
    7. Addressing an E-Mail
      1. Select Names Using Address Complete
      2. Select Names from the Address Book
      3. Work with the Previous Recipients List
    8. Adding Stationery to E-Mail
      1. Add Stationery and Photos
    9. Formatting Message Text
      1. Format the Message Text
    10. Adding an E-Mail Signature
      1. Create a Signature
    11. Creating Notes and Tracking To-Do’s
      1. Create Notes and Track To-Do’s
    12. Receiving and Reading E-Mail
      1. Check for New E-Mail
      2. Open and Read an E-Mail
      3. Change the Message List View
    13. Responding to E-Mail
      1. Reply to an E-Mail
      2. Redirect an E-Mail
      3. Forward an E-Mail
    14. Sending and Retrieving a File
      1. Send a File Attached to an E-Mail
      2. View or Open a File in an E-Mail
      3. Save Files in an E-Mail
    15. Managing E-Mail
      1. Create a New Mailbox
      2. Organize E-Mail in Mailboxes
      3. Organize E-Mail by Threads
    16. Deleting E-Mail
      1. Delete Unwanted E-Mail
      2. Recover E-Mail from the Trash
      3. Change E-Mail Delete Options
    17. Saving E-Mail
      1. Save a Draft E-Mail
      2. Save an E-Mail as a File
    18. Searching E-Mail for Text
      1. Search E-Mail for Text
    19. Blocking and Bouncing E-Mail
      1. Change Junk E-Mail Options
      2. Mark E-Mail as Junk or Not Junk
      3. Bounce an E-Mail
    20. Diverting Incoming E-Mail to Mailboxes
      1. Set Rules for Incoming E-Mail
    21. Creating a Smart Mailbox
      1. Create a New Smart Mailbox
    22. Getting RSS Feeds in E-Mail
      1. Subscribe to RSS Articles
  16. 11. Conducting Live Chats and Video Conferences
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating an Instant Message Account
      1. Create an Instant Message Account the First Time
      2. Create and Enable Accounts
    3. Starting iChat
      1. Start iChat and Sign In and Out
    4. Viewing iChat
    5. Changing My Status
      1. Change My Status
      2. Create a Custom Status Message
    6. Using the iChat Status Menu
      1. Turn On the iChat Status Menu
      2. Use the iChat Status Menu
    7. Adding a Buddy
      1. Add a Buddy
    8. Changing a Buddy Picture
      1. Change a Buddy Picture
    9. Creating and Managing Buddy Groups
      1. Turn On or Off the Use of Groups and Offline Groups
      2. Create a Buddy Group
      3. Manage Buddies and Groups
    10. Sending and Receiving Instant Messages
      1. Send and Receive Instant Messages
      2. Format Message Text
      3. Insert Emoticons
    11. Blocking a Buddy
      1. Block or Unblock a Buddy
    12. Sending a File During an Instant Message
      1. Send a File or Hyperlink
    13. Having an Audio and Video Chat
      1. Have a Audio or Video Chat
      2. Change Video Bandwidth Speed and Preferences
    14. Enhancing a Video Chat
      1. Enhance an Audio or Video Chat
      2. Host an iChat Theater Presentation
    15. Chatting on a Local Network
      1. Turn On Bonjour Instant Messaging
      2. Start Bonjour Messaging
    16. Changing the Appearance of a Chat
      1. Change the Appearance of a Chat
      2. Change the Chat Window Background
    17. Getting Notification Alerts
      1. Set Up Notification Alerts
  17. 12. Working with Music and Media
    1. Introduction
    2. Starting and Setting Up iTunes
      1. Start and Set Up iTunes
    3. Viewing the iTunes Window
    4. Setting Up iTunes to Automatically Play CDs
      1. Set Up iTunes to Automatically Play CDs
    5. Getting and Playing Music from CDs
      1. Get Music from a CD and Play it in iTunes
    6. Getting Media from the iTunes Music Store
      1. Use the iTunes Music Store
    7. Using and Creating Playlists
      1. Play and Create a Playlist in iTunes
      2. Add a Smart Playlist to iTunes
    8. Adding Media to a Playlist
      1. Add Media to a Playlist
    9. Listening to Internet Radio
      1. Listen to Internet Radio
    10. Subscribing and Playing Podcasts
      1. Subscribe and Play Podcasts
    11. Using iPod or iPhone with iTunes
      1. Use iPod or iPhone with iTunes
    12. Burning CDs and Exporting to MP3 Players
      1. Burn a Music CD
      2. Export to MP3 Players
    13. Setting iTunes Preferences
    14. Capturing Photos in Photo Booth
      1. Capture Photos in Photo Booth
    15. Recording Movies in Photo Booth
      1. Record Videos in Photo Booth
    16. Adding Photo Booth Effects
      1. Add Photo Booth Effects
    17. Playing and Browsing DVD Movies
      1. Play and Browse DVD Movies with the DVD Player
    18. Customizing the DVD Player
      1. Customize the DVD Player
    19. Playing QuickTime Movies
      1. Play QuickTime Movies
      2. Customize QuickTime Playback
    20. Creating QuickTime Movies
      1. Create Movies, Audio, or Screens
      2. Edit QuickTime Movies
      3. Share QuickTime Movies
    21. Erasing a CD or DVD
      1. Erase a CD or DVD
    22. Starting and Exploring Front Row
      1. Start and Navigate Front Row
    23. Viewing Media in Front Row
      1. View Media in Front Row
    24. Changing Settings in Front Row
      1. Change Settings in Front Row
    25. Exploring iMovie, iDVD, and iPhoto
  18. 13. Exploring MobileMe
    1. Introduction
    2. Joining the MobileMe Community
      1. Join the MobileMe Community
    3. Accessing Your MobileMe Account
      1. Access Your MobileMe Account
    4. Changing MobileMe Account Preferences
      1. View MobileMe Account Preferences
      2. Change MobileMe Account Preferences
    5. Managing MobileMe Mail
      1. Work with MobileMe Mail
      2. Change MobileMe Mail Preferences
    6. Creating a MobileMe Address Book
      1. Create a MobileMe Address Book
      2. Change MobileMe Address Book Preferences
    7. Working with MobileMe Calendar
      1. Work with MobileMe Calendars
      2. Add or Edit MobileMe Calendar Events
      3. Change MobileMe Calendar Preferences
    8. Creating a MobileMe Gallery
      1. Create a MobileMe Gallery
      2. Modify a MobileMe Gallery
    9. Viewing and Sharing a MobileMe Gallery
      1. View a MobileMe Gallery
      2. Share a MobileMe Gallery
    10. Managing Files with iDisk
      1. Manage Files with iDisk
      2. Display Files from MobileMe iDisk
    11. Setting iDisk Preferences
      1. Create a Local iDisk Copy
      2. Change iDisk Public Folder Permissions
    12. Sharing Files with MobileMe iDisk
      1. Share Files from MobileMe iDisk Public Folder
      2. Share Files from MobileMe iDisk via E-mail
    13. Getting MobileMe Online Support
      1. Get MobileMe Online Support
  19. 14. Tracking and Synchronizing Information
    1. Introduction
    2. Viewing the iCal Window
      1. Adding Calendar Accounts
    3. Creating a To Do List
      1. Create a To Do List
    4. Creating and Working with Calendars
      1. Create and Work Calendars
      2. Create a Calendar Group
      3. Change iCal Preferences
    5. Adding and Editing Calendar Events
      1. Add or Edit Calendar Events
      2. Show or Edit Calendar Events Details
    6. Publishing and Subscribing to a Calendar
      1. Publish a Calendar
      2. Subscribe to a Calendar
    7. Printing Calendars and To Do Lists
      1. Print Calendars and To Do Lists
    8. Adding Portable Devices to iSync
      1. Add Portable Devices to iSync
    9. Setting Device Synchronization Options
      1. Set Device Synchronization Options
    10. Setting iSync Preferences
      1. Set iSync Preferences
    11. Setting Up MobileMe Synchronization
      1. Set Up MobileMe Synchronization
    12. Resetting MobileMe Synchronization
      1. Reset MobileMe Synchronization
    13. Keeping Track of Passwords with Keychain
    14. Working with Keychains
      1. Work with Keychains
    15. Modifying Keychains
      1. Modify Keychains
    16. Adding Keychains
      1. Add a Keychain and Password
  20. 15. Setting Up Accounts and Maintaining Security
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding User Accounts
    3. Activating the Login Window
      1. Activate the Login Window
    4. Adding a User Account
      1. Add a User Account
    5. Deleting a User Account
      1. Delete a User Account
    6. Setting File Access Permissions
      1. Set File Permissions
    7. Setting Account Access Privileges
      1. Set Account Access Privileges
    8. Setting Account Parental Controls
      1. Set Account Content Controls
      2. Set Mail and iChat Controls
      3. Set Time Limits
    9. Specifying Log In and Start Up Items
      1. Work with Log In Items
      2. Work with Start Up Items
    10. Setting Fast User Switching
      1. Enable Fast User Switching
    11. Setting System Security Preferences
      1. Set System Security Preferences
    12. Restoring the Administrator Password
      1. Use the Master Password
      2. Use the OS X DVD
    13. Managing Files with the Home Folder
    14. Protecting the Home Folder with FileVault
      1. Protect Your Home Folder with FileVault
    15. Sharing Files with Other Users
  21. 16. Managing Files Using a Network
    1. Introduction
    2. Using Network Sharing Services
      1. Use Network Sharing Services
    3. Setting Up File Sharing
      1. Set Up File Sharing and Permissions
      2. Set Advanced File Sharing Options
    4. Sharing an Internet Connection
      1. Share an Internet Connection
    5. Configuring an Internet Firewall
      1. Configure an Internet Firewall
    6. Setting Up a Local Area Network
    7. Setting Up a Network Connection
      1. Set Up a Network
    8. Setting Up for Different Network Connections
      1. Set Up or Modify Different Networks Connections
    9. Setting Up a Bluetooth Wireless Network
      1. Set Up a Bluetooth Wireless Network
    10. Moving Items with Bluetooth
      1. Move Items with Bluetooth
    11. Setting Bluetooth Preferences
      1. Set Bluetooth Preferences
    12. Browsing the Network with the Finder
      1. Browse All Networks with the Finder
      2. Browse a Specific Network with the Finder
      3. Search for Files in a Network
      4. Access Networks from the Finder Sidebar
    13. Connecting to Another Computer
      1. Connect to Another Computer
    14. Connecting to Your Mac Using a MobileMe Account
      1. Start or Stop Back to My Mac
      2. Access Your Mac with Back to My Mac
    15. Controlling a Computer with Screen Sharing
      1. Set Permissions for Screen Sharing
      2. Share Another Computer’s Screen
    16. Setting Up Mac and Windows to Share Files
      1. Set Up a Mac to Share Files with Windows
    17. Connecting from a Windows 7 or Vista Computer
      1. Connect from a Windows 7 or Vista Computer on a Local Network
    18. Connecting from a Windows XP Computer
      1. Connect from a Windows XP Computer on a Local Network
      2. Connect from a Windows XP Computer Outside Your Network
    19. Connecting to a Network Over the Internet
      1. Create a VPN Connection
      2. Create a VLAN Connection
    20. Exploring Additional Utility Applications
      1. Network Utility
      2. AirPort Admin Utility
  22. 17. Maintaining Your Computer
    1. Introduction
    2. Downloading and Installing Software
      1. Download and Install Software
    3. Automating Software Updates
      1. Automate Software Updates
    4. Opening Compressed Files
      1. Open Compressed Files with Stuffit Expander
    5. Compressing and Uncompressing Files and Folders
      1. Compress and Uncompress Files and Folders
    6. Using Application Services
      1. Use Application Services
      2. Change Services Preferences
    7. Understanding Disk File Systems
    8. Formatting and Copying a Disk
      1. Format a Disk
      2. Copy a Disk
    9. Fixing Disk Problems
      1. Fix Disk Problems
    10. Optimizing a Disk
      1. Optimize a Disk
    11. Starting Your Computer From a Mac OS 9 Disk
      1. Restart with Mac OS 9
    12. Migrating Information Between Macs
      1. Use the Migration Assistant
    13. Monitoring System Activities
      1. Monitor System Activities
    14. Viewing System Messages with the Console
      1. View System Messages with the Console
    15. Viewing System Information with System Profiler
      1. View System Information with System Profiler
    16. Forcing a Restart
      1. Force a Restart
  23. 18. Managing Hardware
    1. Introduction
    2. Installing Hardware Devices
      1. Install Hardware Devices
    3. Viewing Hardware Settings
      1. View Hardware Settings
    4. Changing Mouse Settings
      1. Change Mouse Settings
    5. Changing Keyboard Settings
      1. Change Keyboard Settings
      2. Customize Keyboard Shortcuts
    6. Changing Monitor Display Settings
      1. Change Monitor Display Settings
    7. Measuring Display Colors with the Digital Color Meter
      1. Measure Display Colors with the Digital Color Meter
    8. Selecting Colors with the Color Picker
      1. Select Colors with the Color Picker
    9. Matching Colors to Devices with ColorSync
      1. Match Colors to Devices with ColorSync
    10. Configuring Audio MIDI Devices
      1. Configure Audio MIDI Devices
    11. Preventing Hardware Problems
      1. Check for hardware device compatibility
      2. Check for software compatibility
      3. Check the Internet
      4. Plan for the future
      5. When the worst happens
    12. Removing Hardware Devices
      1. Remove Hardware Devices
  24. 19. Working with Mac OS X Along with Windows
    1. Introduction
    2. Preparing a Mac for Windows
      1. Prepare a Mac for Windows
    3. Installing Windows on a Mac
      1. Install Windows on a Mac
    4. Starting Up with Mac OS X or Windows
      1. Set the Startup Disk for Mac OS X or Windows
      2. Start Up with Mac OS X or Windows
    5. Using Windows on a Mac
      1. Use Windows on a Mac
    6. Removing Windows
      1. Remove Windows from a Computer with a Single Internal Disk
      2. Remove Windows from a Computer with Multiple Internal Disks
  25. 20. Backing Up Everything with Time Machine
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Up Time Machine for Backups
      1. Set Up Time Machine Preferences
    3. Performing a Backup
      1. Start a Manual Back Up
    4. Excluding Items from a Backup
      1. Exclude Items from a Backup
    5. Working with a Backup
      1. Work with a Backup
    6. Recovering Backed Up Items
      1. Recover Items Using Time Machine and Spotlight
      2. Recover Items Using Time Machine
    7. Recovering an Entire Computer System
      1. Recover an Entire System Using Time Machine
      2. Revert Back to a Previous Version of Mac OS X
    8. Creating a Disk Image to Backup Files
      1. Create a Disk Image to Backup Files and Folders
      2. Create a Blank Disk Image as a Backup
    9. Burning a CD or DVD from a Disk Image
      1. Burn a CD or DVD from a Disk Image
    10. Restoring a Disk Image
      1. Restore a Disk Image to a Disk
    11. Backing Up Files onto a CD or DVD
      1. Copy Files onto a CD or DVD from the Finder
  26. 21. Automating Your Work
    1. Introduction
    2. Introducing Automator
      1. Automator Window
        1. Toolbar buttons
        2. Library pane
        3. Action list
        4. Variable list
        5. Search box
        6. Description view
        7. Workflow pane
        8. Workflow log
        9. Workflow variable list
      2. More to come
    3. Viewing the Automator Window
    4. Getting Started with Automator
      1. Get Started with Automator
    5. Opening an Existing Workflow
      1. Open an Existing Workflow
    6. Opening an Example Workflow
      1. Open an Example Workflow
    7. Working with an Example Workflow
      1. Work with an Example Workflow
      2. Modify an Example Workflow
    8. Adding Actions to a Workflow
      1. Add Actions to a Workflow
    9. Adding Variables to an Action
      1. Add Variables to an Action
    10. Recording an Action
      1. Record an Action
    11. Working with Workflows
      1. Work with Workflows
    12. Running and Stopping a Workflow
      1. Run and Stop a Workflow
    13. Saving a Workflow
      1. Save a Workflow
    14. Using a Workflow as Plug-ins
      1. Use a Workflow as a Plug-in
    15. Understanding AppleScript Basics
    16. Using Ready-Made AppleScripts
      1. Display the Script menu
      2. Use Ready-Made AppleScripts
      3. Open Example Scripts Folder
    17. Writing and Recording AppleScripts
      1. Write and Record AppleScripts
      2. Open and Modify a Script from the Scripts Menu
    18. Using AppleScript with Automator
      1. Use AppleScript with Automator
  27. A. Appendix: Installing Mac OS X Snow Leopard
    1. Introduction
    2. Preparing to Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard
      1. Confirm that your hardware can run Mac OS X Snow Leopard Version 10.6
      2. Verify you have enough hard drive space
      3. Update computer firmware
      4. Check out third party hardware compatibility
      5. Reinstall Mac OS X Snow Leopard
      6. Uninstall Mac OS X Snow Leopard
    3. Determining the Current Mac OS Version
      1. Check About This Mac for Mac OS X Version
      2. Check Startup Disk Utility for Mac OS X Version
    4. Installing Mac OS X Snow Leopard
      1. Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard
    5. Configuring Mac OS X Snow Leopard
      1. Configure Mac OS X Snow Leopard
    6. Downloading Mac OS X Tools from Apple
      1. Download and Install Mac OS X Tools, Etc
  28. New! Features
    1. Mac OS X Snow Leopard
      1. Only New Features
      2. What’s New
    2. Mac OS X Snow Leopard
      1. Finder
      2. Dock
      3. Spotlight
      4. System Preferences
      5. iCal
      6. iChat
      7. Mail
      8. Preview
      9. QuickTime Player
      10. Safari
      11. TextEdit
      12. Universal Access