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OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual

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What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight.

Table of Contents

  1. OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual
  2. Dedication
  3. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  4. The Missing Credits
    1. About the Author
    2. About the Creative Team
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. The Missing Manual Series
      1. For the Mac
      2. For Windows
      3. Electronics
      4. Web Technologies
      5. Life
  5. Introduction
    1. The Mac Becomes an iPad
    2. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
      2. About→These→Arrows
      3. About MissingManuals.com
    3. The Very Basics
  6. One. The OS X Desktop
    1. 0. The Mountain Lion Landscape
      1. Launchpad
      2. Full-Screen Mode, Safari
      3. Full-Screen Apps, Mission Control
    2. 1. Folders & Windows
      1. Getting into OS X
        1. Logging In
        2. The Elements of the OS X Desktop
          1. The dock
          2. The menu
          3. The menu bar
          4. Disk icons on the desktop
      2. Windows and How to Work Them
        1. The Sidebar
          1. Fine-tuning the Sidebar
        2. Title Bar
        3. Close Button
        4. Minimize Button
        5. Zoom Button
        6. The Folder Proxy Icon
        7. The Finder Toolbar
        8. Two Clicks, One Window
        9. Old Finder Mode
        10. Scroll Bars
        11. Resizable Edges
        12. Path Bar
        13. Status Bar
      3. The Four Window Views
      4. Icon View
        1. Icon Size
        2. Icon Previews
        3. Icon-View Options
          1. Always open in icon view
          2. Browse in icon view
          3. Arrange By, Sort By
          4. Icon size
          5. Grid spacing
          6. Text size
          7. Label position
          8. Show item info
          9. Show icon preview
          10. Background
          11. Use as Defaults
        4. Arrange By and Sort By
          1. Arranging
          2. Sorting
          3. Free dragging—and grid spacing
      5. List View
        1. Sorting the List
        2. Arranging the List
        3. Flippy Triangles
        4. Your Choice of Columns
        5. Other View Options
        6. Rearranging Columns
        7. Adjusting Column Widths
      6. Column View
        1. Column View by Keyboard
        2. Manipulating the Columns
        3. Grouping the Column Contents
        4. View Options
      7. Cover Flow View
      8. Quick Look
        1. What Quick Look Knows
        2. Fun with Quick Look
        3. The Quick Look Slideshow
      9. Logging Out, Shutting Down
        1. Sleep Mode
        2. Restart
        3. Shut Down
        4. The “Reopen windows” option
        5. Log Out
      10. Getting Help in OS X
    3. 2. Organizing Your Stuff
      1. The OS X Folder Structure
        1. Your Home Folder
        2. What’s on Your Hard Drive
        3. What’s in Your Home Folder
      2. Icon Names
      3. Selecting Icons
        1. Selecting by Clicking
        2. Selecting Icons from the Keyboard
      4. Moving and Copying Icons
        1. Copying by Dragging
        2. Copying or Moving with Copy and Paste
        3. Dragging from the Title Bar
        4. Spring-Loaded Folders: Dragging Icons into Closed Folders
        5. Making Spring-Loaded Folders Work
      5. Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once
        1. What’s Good about Aliases
        2. Broken Aliases
      6. Color Labels
        1. What Labels Are Good For
        2. Changing Labels
      7. The Trash
        1. Rescuing Files and Folders from the Trash
        2. Emptying the Trash I: Quick and Easy
        3. Emptying the Trash II: Secure and Forever
        4. Locked Files: The Next Generation
      8. Get Info
        1. Uniwindow vs. Multiwindow
        2. The Get Info Panels
      9. Shortcut Menus, Action Menus
        1. New Folder with Selection
        2. Share
    4. 3. Spotlight
      1. The Spotlight Menu
        1. How to Handle Your Results
        2. Spotlight-Menu Tips
        3. Advanced Menu Searches
          1. Use quotes
          2. Limit by kind
          3. Limit by recent date
          4. Limit by metadata
          5. Boolean searches
      2. The Spotlight Window
        1. From Spotlight Menu
        2. From the Finder
        3. The Basic Search
          1. Where to look
          2. The suggestions list
        4. Power Searches with Tokens
        5. Power Searching the Old Way
          1. Kind
          2. Last opened date/Last modified date/Created date
          3. Name
          4. Contents
          5. Other
        6. What to Do with Search Results
      3. Customizing Spotlight
        1. Privacy Settings
      4. Smart Folders
    5. 4. Dock, Desktop & Toolbars
      1. The Dock
      2. Setting Up the Dock
        1. Organizing and Removing Dock Icons
        2. Pop-up Dock Folders (“Stacks”)
          1. Fan vs. grid vs. list
        3. The Finer Points of Pop-up Dock Folders
        4. Three Ways to Get the Dock Out of Your Hair
          1. Auto-hiding the Dock
          2. Shrinking and enlarging the Dock
          3. Moving the Dock to the sides of the screen
      3. Using the Dock
        1. Switch Applications
        2. Operate the Dock by Keyboard Control
        3. Secret Menus
        4. Conduct Speed Tests
        5. Drag and Drop
        6. Do Your Filing
        7. Great Things to Put in Your Dock
      4. The Finder Toolbar
        1. Hiding or Shrinking the Toolbar
        2. Customizing the Icons on the Toolbar
          1. Apple’s toolbar-icon collection
          2. Adding your own stuff
        3. Rearranging or Removing Toolbar Icons
      5. Designing Your Desktop
        1. System Preferences
        2. Graphic Designers’ Corner: The Gray Look
        3. Desktop Sounds
      6. Menulets: The Missing Manual
  7. Two. Programs in OS X
    1. 5. Documents, Programs & Mission Control
      1. The Mac App Store
      2. Other Ways to Get Mac Software
        1. Downloading Compressed Files
          1. Disk images (.dmg files)
          2. Performing the installation
        2. Uninstalling Software
      3. Opening OS X Programs
      4. Launchpad
        1. Redesigning the Launchpad Screens
        2. Folders
        3. Deleting Mac Store Apps
      5. Windows that Auto-Reopen
        1. The Application Menu
        2. Quitting Programs
        3. Force Quitting Programs
      6. The “Heads-Up” Program Switcher
      7. Mission Control: Death to Window Clutter
        1. Starting and Stopping Mission Control
          1. Mission Control keystrokes
          2. Screen corners
        2. Managing Windows in Mission Control
        3. Spaces in Mission Control
        4. Creating a Desktop
        5. Switching Spaces
        6. Two Eccentric Spaces Settings
        7. Pictures for Every Desktop
        8. Deleting a Desktop
      8. Dashboard
        1. The Widget Browser
        2. Dashboard Tips
        3. Dashboard Preferences
        4. Widget Catalog
          1. Calculator
          2. Calendar
          3. Contacts
          4. Dictionary
          5. ESPN
          6. Flight Tracker
          7. Movies
          8. Stickies
          9. Stocks
          10. Tile Game
          11. Translation
          12. Unit Converter
          13. Weather
          14. Web Clip
          15. World Clock
        5. More Widgets
          1. Installing a widget
        6. Web Clips: Make Your Own Widgets
        7. Creating a Web Clips Widget
      9. Exposé
        1. One-App Exposé
        2. Desktop Exposé
        3. Exposé Tip-O-Rama
      10. Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way
        1. Hiding the Program You’re Using
        2. Hiding All Other Programs
        3. The Bring-Forward, Hide-All-Others Trick
        4. Hiding (Minimizing) Individual Windows
      11. How Documents Know Their Parents
        1. Reassigning Documents to Programs
          1. Reassigning a certain document—just once
          2. Reassigning a certain document—permanently
          3. Reassigning all documents of one type
      12. Keyboard Control
        1. Control the Menus
        2. Control the Dock
        3. Cycle Through Your Windows
        4. Control the Toolbar
        5. Control Tool Palettes
        6. Control Menulets
        7. Control Dialog Boxes
        8. Changing a Menu Keyboard Shortcut
        9. Redefining a Keystroke
      13. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
        1. Sheets
        2. The Mini Finder
        3. Spotlight
        4. Insta-Jumping to a Folder Location
        5. The File Format Pop-up Menu
        6. The Open File Dialog Box
      14. Auto Save and Versions
        1. Versions
          1. Rewinding to an earlier version
          2. Revert
          3. Locking documents
      15. Documents in the Cloud
        1. Saving, Opening, and Moving Files
        2. Documents Across Devices
      16. Cocoa and Carbon
        1. The Cocoa Difference
          1. The Font panel
          2. Retina friendliness
          3. Title-bar tricks
          4. Secret keyboard shortcuts
          5. Cool text-selection tricks
          6. Background window control
    2. 6. Data: Typing, Dictating, Sharing & Backing Up
      1. The Macintosh Keyboard
        1. The Complicated Story of the Function Keys
      2. Notes on Right-Clicking
      3. Power Typing
        1. The OS X Spelling and Grammar Checker
        2. Text Substitution (Abbreviation Expansion)
          1. Insert the proper typographical symbols
          2. Replace abbreviations with much longer phrases
        3. Case Swapping
      4. Dictation
        1. Dictation Step by Step
        2. Punctuation
        3. Speech Settings
      5. The Many Languages of OS X Text
        1. Formats Tab
        2. Input Sources Tab
        3. The Character Viewer
        4. Keyboard Viewer
      6. Data Detectors
      7. Moving Data Between Documents
        1. Cut, Copy, and Paste
        2. Drag-and-Drop
          1. When to use drag-and-drop
          2. Drag-and-drop to the desktop
        3. Export/Import
      8. Exchanging Data with Other Macs
        1. By Network
        2. By Email
        3. Using Dropbox
        4. By CD or DVD
        5. FireWire Disk Mode/Thunderbolt Disk Mode (Target Disk Mode)
        6. Via the iPod
        7. Via Flash Drive
        8. Via Bluetooth
          1. Sending a file
          2. Fetching a file
      9. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
        1. Preparing the Document for Transfer
          1. Is the document in a file format Windows understands?
          2. Does the file have the correct file name suffix?
        2. Notes on Disk Swapping
        3. Network Notes
        4. Via the Internet
      10. The Mountain Lion Share Button
      11. Time Machine
        1. Setting Up Time Machine
        2. How the Backups Work
        3. Local Snapshots
        4. Changing Time Machine Settings
        5. Recovering Lost or Changed Files
          1. Recovering from Contacts and Mail
          2. Recovering the entire hard drive
          3. Recovering to another Mac
        6. Frequently Asked Questions
    3. 7. Automator, AppleScript & Services
      1. Services
        1. Six Services that Come in Handy
          1. Drop in screenshots as you type
          2. One-click desktop picture
          3. Text to email, in one step
          4. Text to a spoken iTunes track
          5. Make a new sticky note
          6. Shorten a long-winded writer
        2. More Great Examples from Downloadable Services
        3. Turning Them On and Off—and Adding Keyboard Shortcuts
      2. Automator
        1. Seven Startup Templates
        2. Automator Tour
          1. Toolbar
          2. Library pane
          3. Search box
          4. Library
          5. Description field
          6. button
          7. Workflow pane
          8. Log viewer
        3. Opening Existing Workflows
        4. Understanding a Workflow
      3. Building Your Own Workflow
        1. Build Your Own Web Browser
        2. Burn an iPhoto Picture CD
      4. Doing More with Automator
        1. Getting More Action(s)
        2. Watch Me Do Mode
          1. Change your startup disk
      5. AppleScript
        1. Two Sample AppleScripts
          1. Open a folder
          2. The metronome script
        2. AppleScript vs. Automator
    4. 8. Windows on Macintosh
      1. Boot Camp
        1. Installing Boot Camp
        2. Forth and Back, Windows/Mac
        3. Keyboard Translation Guide
        4. Accessing Mac Files from the Dark Side—and Vice Versa
      2. Windows in a Window
        1. Virtualization Tip-o-Rama
      3. Life with Microsoft Exchange
        1. Connecting to Exchange
        2. Exchange in Mail
        3. Exchange in Calendar
        4. Exchange in Contacts
  8. Three. The Components of OS X
    1. 9. System Preferences
      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. Accessibility
        1. Display
        2. Zoom
        3. VoiceOver
        4. Audio
        5. Keyboard
        6. Mouse & Trackpad
        7. Speakable Items
      3. Bluetooth
        1. Advanced Options
      4. CDs & DVDs
      5. Date & Time
        1. Date & Time Tab
        2. Time Zone Tab
        3. Clock Tab
      6. Desktop & Screen Saver
        1. Desktop Pictures
          1. Using your own pictures
          2. Making the picture fit
          3. Auto picture changing
        2. Screen Saver
          1. Slideshows
          2. Screen savers
          3. Activating the screen saver
      7. Dictation & Speech
      8. Displays
        1. Display Tab
        2. Arrangement Tab
        3. Color Tab
      9. Dock
      10. Energy Saver
        1. Sleep Sliders
        2. Checkbox Options
        3. Scheduled Startup and Shutdown
      11. General
        1. Changing Colors
        2. Sidebar Icon Size
        3. Tweaking the Scroll Bars
        4. Ask to Keep Changes when Closing Documents
        5. Close Windows When Quitting an Application
        6. Number of Recent Items
        7. Use LCD Font Smoothing When Available
        8. Turning Off Text Smoothing for Font Sizes __ and Smaller
      12. iCloud
      13. Keyboard
        1. Keyboard
        2. Keyboard Shortcuts
      14. Language & Text
      15. Mail, Contacts & Calendars
      16. Mission Control
      17. Mouse
        1. Tracking Speed, Double-Click Speed
        2. The Mighty Mouse and Magic Mouse
      18. Network
      19. Notifications
      20. Parental Controls
      21. Print & Scan
      22. Security & Privacy
      23. Sharing
      24. Software Update
      25. Sound
        1. Sound Effects Tab
        2. Output Tab
        3. Input Tab
      26. Spotlight
      27. Startup Disk
      28. Time Machine
      29. Trackpad
        1. Point & Click
        2. Scroll & Zoom
        3. More Gestures
      30. Users & Groups
    2. 10. Reminders, Notes & Notification Center
      1. Notification Center
        1. Tweeting or Facebooking
        2. Customizing the Notification Center
      2. Reminders
        1. The Details Bubble
        2. The Calendar of Deadline Hell
        3. Lists
        4. Syncing Reminders
      3. Notes
        1. Interior Design
        2. Pinning Notes
        3. Notes Folders
        4. Syncing Notes
        5. Notes Accounts
    3. 11. The Other Free Programs
      1. Your Free OS X Programs
      2. Address Book
      3. App Store
      4. Automator
      5. Calculator
        1. Conversions
      6. Calendar
        1. Working with Views
        2. Making an Appointment
          1. The mousy way
          2. The Quick Event way
          3. Alarms, repeats, and other details
        3. What to Do with an Appointment
          1. Editing events
          2. Rescheduling events
          3. Lengthening or shortening events
          4. Printing events
          5. Deleting events
        4. Searching for Events
        5. The “Calendar” Category Concept
        6. “Publishing” Calendars to the Web
          1. Publishing
          2. Subscribing
        7. Google and Yahoo Calendars
        8. Syncing Calendar with Your iPhone, iPad, and Other Computers
      7. Chess
        1. Playing a Game of Chess
        2. Chess Prefs
        3. Studying Your Games
      8. Contacts
      9. Dashboard
      10. Dictionary
      11. DVD Player
      12. FaceTime
        1. Place a FaceTime Call
        2. Once You’re Connected
        3. Receiving Calls
      13. Font Book
      14. Game Center
        1. Getting Started
        2. Points and Achievements
        3. Making Friends
        4. Finding Games
        5. Managing Game Center
      15. GarageBand
      16. iChat
      17. Image Capture
        1. Import To:
        2. Import Some, Import All
        3. Scanning
          1. More power to you
      18. iMovie, iPhoto
      19. iTunes
      20. Launchpad
      21. Mail
      22. Messages
      23. Mission Control
      24. Notes
      25. Photo Booth
        1. Still Photos
        2. 4-Up Photos
        3. Movies
        4. Exporting Shots and Movies
      26. Preview
        1. Importing Camera Photos
        2. Operating Your Scanner
        3. Multiple Pages, Multiple Views
        4. Preview as Graphics Viewer
          1. Bunches o’ graphics
          2. Cropping graphics
          3. Fixing up photos
          4. Cutting people out of backgrounds
          5. Converting file formats
        5. Preview as PDF Reader
        6. Annotations
        7. Signing PDF Documents with Your Real Signature
        8. Fill in PDF Forms
        9. The Toolbar
      27. Reminders
      28. QuickTime Player
      29. Safari
      30. Stickies
        1. Creating Sticky Notes
        2. Growing and Shrinking Notes
        3. Formatting Notes
        4. Saving Sticky Notes
      31. System Preferences
      32. TextEdit
        1. TextEdit’s Two Personalities
        2. Working in TextEdit
        3. Style Sheets
        4. Tables
        5. TextEdit as Web Designer
        6. The TextEdit Preferences
        7. TextEdit’s Other Writing Tools
      33. Time Machine
      34. Utilities: Your OS X Toolbox
        1. Activity Monitor
          1. The Processes table
          2. The System monitor tabs
        2. AirPort Utility
        3. AppleScript Editor
        4. Audio MIDI Setup
        5. Bluetooth File Exchange
        6. Boot Camp Assistant
        7. ColorSync Utility
        8. Console
        9. DigitalColor Meter
        10. Disk Utility
          1. Disk Utility, the hard drive repair program
          2. Disk Utility, the disk-image program
          3. Turning an image into a CD
        11. Grab
        12. Grapher
        13. Java Preferences
        14. Keychain Access
        15. Migration Assistant
        16. Network Utility
        17. RAID Utility
        18. System Information
          1. Saving a report
        19. Terminal
        20. VoiceOver Utility
    4. 12. CDs, DVDs, iTunes & AirPlay
      1. Disks Today
        1. Hard Drives
        2. CDs, DVDs
        3. Flash Drives
      2. Disks In, Disks Out
      3. Startup Disks
        1. Selecting a Startup Disk
      4. Erasing a Disk
      5. Burning CDs and DVDs
        1. Burn Folders: Without the Disc
        2. When You Have a Blank Disc on Hand
      6. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
        1. Library
        2. Store
        3. Devices
        4. Shared
        5. Genius
        6. Playlists
          1. Creating playlists
          2. Smart playlists
        7. Audio CDs
          1. Copying (ripping) CD songs to your hard drive
        8. The iPod, iPhone, and iPad
        9. Playing with Playback
          1. Turning on visuals
          2. Keyboard control
          3. Playing with the graphic equalizer
          4. Sound Check: Preventing ear-blast syndrome
        10. Burning Music CDs
      7. DVD Movies
        1. Playing a Movie
        2. Language Fun
        3. Bookmarks and Video Clips
        4. Chapter Thumbnails
        5. The Big Picture
      8. AirPlay
        1. “Match Desktop Size”
        2. System Preferences
        3. AirPlay Sound
  9. Four. The Technologies of OS X
    1. 13. Accounts, Security & Gatekeeper
      1. Introducing Accounts
        1. The First Account
      2. Creating an Account
        1. Phase 1: Choose an Account Type
          1. Administrator accounts
          2. Standard accounts
          3. Managed accounts with Parental Controls
          4. Sharing Only account
          5. Group
          6. The Guest account
        2. Phase 2: Name, Password, and Status
        3. Phase 3: Choose a Picture
        4. Phase 4: Login Items (Startup Items)
      3. Parental Controls
        1. Apps Tab
          1. Use Simple Finder
        2. Web Tab
        3. People Tab
        4. Time Limits
        5. Other Tab
      4. Editing Accounts
        1. Deleting Accounts
      5. Setting Up the Login Process
      6. Signing In, Logging Out
        1. Identifying Yourself
        2. Logging Out
      7. Sharing Across Accounts
      8. Fast User Switching
      9. Six OS X Security Shields
        1. Gatekeeper
        2. The Firewall
        3. FileVault
        4. Logout Options
        5. The Password Assistant
        6. The Keychain
          1. Locking and unlocking the Keychain
          2. Managing Keychain
          3. Multiple Keychains
          4. Keychain files
      10. And Four Privacy Shields
        1. Location Services
        2. Contacts
        3. Twitter, Facebook
        4. Diagnostic and Usage Data
    2. 14. Networking, File Sharing & AirDrop
      1. Wiring the Network
        1. Ethernet Networks
        2. WiFi Networks
        3. Cell Networks
        4. FireWire Networks
      2. File Sharing: Three Ways
        1. AirDrop
          1. Drag into the AirDrop window
          2. Use the Share Sheet
        2. Sharing Your Public Folder
        3. Sharing Any Folder
          1. The Get Info method
          2. The System Preferences method
      3. Accessing Shared Files
        1. Connection Method A: Use the Sidebar
        2. Connection Method B: Connect to Server
        3. Disconnecting Yourself
        4. Disconnecting Others
      4. Networking with Windows
        1. Seated at the Mac, Seeing the PC
        2. Seated at the PC, Seeing the Mac
        3. More Mac-Windows Connections
      5. Screen Sharing
        1. Other Mac: Give Permission in Advance
        2. Your Mac: Take Control
        3. The Toolbar
        4. Variations on Screen Sharing
          1. Screen sharing through Messages
          2. Screen sharing the manual way
          3. Screen sharing with Back to My Mac
      6. More Dialing In from the Road
    3. 15. Graphics, Fonts & Printing
      1. Mac Meets Printer
        1. Setting Up a Printer
        2. Printer Preferences
      2. Making the Printout
        1. Printing
      3. Managing Printouts
      4. Printer Sharing
      5. Faxing
      6. PDF Files
        1. Opening PDF Files
        2. Creating PDF Files
      7. Fonts—and Font Book
        1. Where Fonts Live
        2. Font Book: Installing and Managing Fonts
          1. Looking over your fonts
          2. Printing a reference sheet
          3. Eliminating duplicates
          4. Adding, removing, and hiding fonts
          5. Font collections
          6. Smart Collections
          7. Font libraries
          8. Exporting fonts
        3. The Fonts Panel
          1. Choosing fonts from the fonts panel
          2. Designing collections and favorites
      8. ColorSync
        1. Getting ColorSync Profiles
        2. Default Profiles
        3. More on ColorSync
      9. Graphics in OS X
        1. Graphics Formats on the Mac
      10. Screen-Capture Keystrokes
        1. The Whole Screen
        2. One Section of the Screen
        3. A Dialog Box, Menu, Window, or Icon
    4. 16. Sound, Movies & Speech
      1. Playing Sounds
        1. Controlling the Volume
        2. Alert Beeps and You
          1. Choosing an alert beep
          2. Adding new alert beeps
      2. Recording Sounds
        1. Making the Recording
      3. QuickTime Player
        1. Fancy Playback Tricks
          1. Editing movies
          2. Recording movies with QuickTime Player
          3. Recording screen movies
        2. Internet Streaming QuickTime
          1. Streaming video from your browser
        3. Eleven Ways to Export Your Video
          1. Post to YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, Facebook
          2. Send to iMovie
          3. Send to Email, Message, AirDrop
          4. Send to iTunes
          5. Post to a Web page
          6. Saving the finished movie
      4. The Mac Reads to You
        1. Setting Up the Mac’s Voice
          1. Announce when alerts are displayed
          2. Announce when an application requires your attention
          3. Speak selected text when the key is pressed
      5. VoiceOver
      6. Ink: Handwriting Recognition
  10. Five. OS X Online
    1. 17. Internet Setup & iCloud
      1. The Best News You’ve Heard All Day
      2. Network Central and Multihoming
        1. Multihoming
      3. Broadband Connections
        1. Automatic Configuration
        2. Manual Configuration
        3. Ethernet Connections
        4. WiFi Connections
        5. Commercial Hotspots
      4. Cellular Modems
      5. Tethering
      6. Dial-Up Modem Connections
      7. Switching Locations
        1. Creating a New Location
        2. Making the Switch
      8. Internet Sharing
        1. Turning On Internet Sharing
      9. iCloud
        1. What iCloud Giveth
        2. Starting Up iCloud
        3. iCloud Sync
        4. Photo Stream
        5. Find My Mac, Find My iPhone
        6. Email
        7. Books, Music, Apps, Movies: the Locker in the Sky
      10. Internet Location Files
    2. 18. Mail & Contacts
      1. Setting Up Mail
        1. Importing Old Mail
      2. Checking Your Mail
        1. The Mailboxes List
        2. Tailoring the Look of Mail
          1. Tweaking the three-column layout
          2. Tweaking the Classic layout
          3. The toolbar
      3. Writing Messages
        1. Attaching Files to Messages
        2. Signatures
      4. Stationery
      5. Reading Email
        1. Conversation View
        2. Adding the Sender to Contacts
        3. Data Detectors
        4. Opening File Attachments
        5. Replying to a Message
        6. Forwarding Messages
        7. Redirecting Messages
        8. Printing Messages
        9. Filing Messages
        10. Flagging Messages
        11. Finding Messages
        12. Deleting Messages
          1. Emptying the Trash folder
          2. Turning deleted mail invisible
          3. Archiving messages
        13. Exporting Mailboxes
        14. Message Rules
          1. Setting up message rules
      6. VIPs
      7. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
        1. Using the Junk Mail Filter
        2. More Anti-Spam Tips
      8. Contacts (Address Book)
        1. Importing Addresses
          1. Importing from Yahoo, Google, Exchange, or another Internet service
          2. Importing from another address-book program
          3. About vCards
        2. Creating Address Cards
          1. Editing an address
          2. Adding addresses from Mail
        3. Groups
          1. Smart groups
          2. Removing someone from a group
        4. Adding Pictures
          1. Replacing and removing a picture
          2. Free Headshots from Facebook
        5. Finding an Address
        6. Changing the Contacts Display
        7. Printing Options
        8. Linked Cards
        9. Contacts Backups
    3. 19. Safari
      1. Browsing Basics
      2. The New, Unified Address/Search Bar
        1. Searching the Web
        2. Address Search Bar Tips
        3. Scrolling
        4. Full Screen and Gestures
        5. Five Ways to Magnify a Page
        6. Customizing the Toolbar
      3. Bookmarks
        1. Status Bar
      4. 15 Tips for Better Surfing
        1. The Reading List
        2. Reader
        3. The Download Manager
        4. Let AutoFill Do the Typing
        5. Memorized Passwords
        6. Where Am I?
        7. Keyboard Control
        8. Graphics Worth Saving
        9. Saving Web Pages to Disk
        10. Sending a Page to a Friend
        11. Expanding Web Forms
        12. Designate Your Start Page
        13. Finding Text on Web Pages
        14. PDF Pages Online
        15. The History Menu
      5. Tabbed Browsing
        1. Tab View
        2. Privacy and Security Features
        3. Erasing Your History
        4. Private Browsing
        5. Cookie Control—and Privacy Control
        6. Stifle Pop-Ups and Pop-Unders
    4. 20. Messages
      1. Welcome to Messages
      2. iMessages
        1. Getting Started with iMessages
        2. Begin the iMessage Conversation
      3. The Traditional Chat Networks
        1. Setting Up Your Chat Accounts
        2. The Buddy List
        3. Making a List
        4. Broadcasting Your Status
        5. Sorting and Sizing Your Friends
      4. Let the Chat Begin
        1. They Invite You
        2. You Invite Them
      5. Text Chatting
        1. In-Chat Fun
        2. Popping the Balloons
      6. Audio Chats
      7. Video Chats
        1. Equipment Requirements
        2. Starting the Video Call
        3. Bluescreen Backdrops and Video FX
      8. Juggling Chats and Windows
      9. Sharing Your Screen
      10. Messages Theater
    5. 21. SSH, FTP, VPN & Web Sharing
      1. FTP
        1. Uploading and Downloading from FTP Sites
        2. Just Downloading from FTP Sites
      2. Connecting from the Road
      3. Remote Access with SSH
        1. Getting In
        2. Remote Control Program Killing
      4. Virtual Private Networking
        1. Setting Up the VPN Connection
        2. Connecting to a VPN
        3. The Fine Points of VPN
  11. Six. Appendixes
    1. A. Installing OS X Mountain Lion
      1. Hardware Requirements
      2. Psychological Requirements
      3. The Standard Installation
      4. The Setup Assistant
        1. After Installing Over Snow Leopard or Lion
        2. After Installing onto a Blank Drive
      5. The Homemade Installer Disk
        1. Phase 1: Format the Drive
        2. Phase 2: Build Your Installer
    2. B. Troubleshooting
      1. Minor Eccentric Behavior
        1. First Resort: Repair Permissions
        2. Second Resort: Look for an Update
        3. Third Resort: Toss the Prefs File
        4. Fourth Resort: Restart
        5. Last Resort: Trash and Reinstall the Program
      2. Frozen Programs (Force Quitting)
      3. Recovery Mode: Three Emergency Disks
        1. The Recovery HD
        2. Mountain Lion Internet Recovery
        3. Physical Recovery Disks
      4. Application Won’t Open
      5. Startup Problems
        1. Kernel Panic
        2. Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
        3. Gray Screen During Startup
        4. Blue Screen During Startup
        5. Forgotten Password
      6. Fixing the Disk
        1. Method 1: Disk Utility
        2. Method 2: fsck at the Console
          1. Single-user mode (⌘-S at startup)
      7. Where to Get Troubleshooting Help
        1. Help Online
        2. Help by Telephone
    3. C. The Windows-to-Mac Dictionary
      1. About [this program]
        1. About [this program]
        2. Accessibility Options control panel
        3. Active Desktop
        4. Add Hardware control panel
        5. Add or Remove Programs control panel
        6. All Programs
        7. Alt key
        8. Automatic Update
        9. Backspace key
        10. Battery level
        11. BIOS
        12. Briefcase
        13. Calculator
        14. Camera and Scanner Wizard
        15. CDs and DVDs
        16. Character Map
        17. Clean Install
        18. Clipboard
        19. Command line
        20. Control Panel
        21. Copy, Cut, Paste
        22. Ctrl key
        23. Date and Time
        24. Delete Key (Forward Delete)
        25. Desktop
        26. Directories
        27. Disk Defragmenter
        28. Disks
        29. Display control panel
        30. DLL files
        31. DOS prompt
        32. Drivers
        33. End Task dialog box
        34. Exiting programs
        35. Explorer
        36. Favorites
        37. Faxing
        38. File Sharing
        39. Floppy disks
        40. Folder Options
        41. Fonts
        42. Help and Support
        43. Hibernation
        44. Internet Explorer
        45. Internet Options
        46. IRQs
        47. Java
        48. Keyboard control panel
        49. Logging in
        50. Mail control panel
        51. Maximize button
        52. Menus
        53. Minimize button
        54. Mouse control panel
        55. (My) Computer
        56. (My) Documents, (My) Pictures, (My) Music
        57. (My) Network Places
        58. Network Neighborhood
        59. Notepad
        60. Personal Web Server
        61. Phone and Modem Options control panel
        62. Power Options
        63. Printer Sharing
        64. Printers and Faxes
        65. PrntScrn key
        66. Program Files folder
        67. Properties dialog box
        68. Recycle Bin
        69. Regional and Language Options control panel
        70. Registry
        71. Run command
        72. Safe Mode
        73. ScanDisk
        74. Scheduled Tasks
        75. Scrap files
        76. Screen saver
        77. Search
        78. Shortcut menus
        79. Shortcuts
        80. Sounds and Audio Devices
        81. Speech control panel
        82. Standby mode
        83. Start menu
        84. StartUp folder
        85. System control panel
        86. System Tray
        87. Taskbar
        88. Taskbar and Start Menu control panel
        89. “Three-fingered salute”
        90. ToolTips
        91. Tweak UI
        92. User Accounts control panel
        93. Windows (or WINNT) folder
        94. Windows logo key
        95. Windows Media Player
        96. Windows Messenger
        97. WordPad
        98. Zip files
    4. D. The Master OS X Secret Keystroke List
      1. Startup Keystrokes
        1. Startup Keystrokes
        2. In the Finder
        3. Menu
        4. Finder Menu
        5. File Menu
        6. Edit Menu
        7. View Menu
        8. Go Menu
        9. Window Menu
        10. Help Menu
        11. Power Keys
        12. The Dock
        13. Managing Programs
        14. Dialog Boxes
        15. Trackpad Gestures
        16. Magic Mouse Gestures
  12. Index
  13. About the Author
  14. Colophon
  15. Copyright