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  • iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes, iDVD, and iWeb

  • Safari, Mail, and iChat

  • Spotlight, Boot Camp, and Time Machine

  • You’ve got a Mac. You’ve got Leopard. And you’ve got iLife, Safari, Mail, iChat…and all the rest.

    Now all you need to do is figure out how to get them to work together--so that you can stop thinking about your computer and start thinking about getting things done, having fun, and enjoying everything your Mac has to offer.

    This one book is your answer--the answer to any questions you might have today, and the answer to all the questions about Leopard and your Mac that you’re likely to have in the future.

    Find out how to...

  • Get the most enjoyment out of iLife

  • Find files and documents with Spotlight

  • Use QuickTime and DVD Player

  • Use Windows software on Intel Macs

  • Work with peripheral devices

  • Surf the Web with Safari

  • Send email with Mail

  • Collaborate via iChat

  • Share your screen, files, and computer securely

  • Recover from crashes

  • Back up and restore files with Time Machine

  • Robyn Ness is a web developer, focusing on issues of usability, information design, and content development. She has contributed to books on Adobe CS3, Dreamweaver, digital media, and digital photography.

    John Ray is an award-winning developer and security consultant with more than 17 years of programming and administration experience. He has worked on projects for the FCC, the National Regulatory Research Institute, The Ohio State University, Xerox, and the State of Florida and has written or contributed to more than a dozen books, including Adobe CS3 All in One, Special Edition Using TCP/IP, Mac OS X Unleashed, and Maximum Mac OS X Security.

    Category:  Macintosh Operating Systems

    Covers:  Mac OS X Leopard v10.5

    User Level:  Beginning--Intermediate

    Part I: Max OS X Basics

    CHAPTER 1: Introducing Mac OS X 5

    CHAPTER 2: Using the Finder  19

    CHAPTER 3: Exploring the Dock  43

    CHAPTER 4: Working with Folders, Files, and Applications  53

    CHAPTER 5: Enhancing Your Desktop  71

    CHAPTER 6: Setting System Preferences and Universal Access Options 83

    Part II: Common Applications and Hardware

    CHAPTER 7: Using Video Toys and Tools: Photo Booth, QuickTime, DVD Player, and Front Row  103

    CHAPTER 8: Using Preview, TextEdit, Address Book, and Keychain Access  121

    CHAPTER 9: Installing Additional Software  147

    CHAPTER 10: Working with Windows Applications  161

    CHAPTER 11: Working with Devices and Displays  171

    CHAPTER 12: Printing, Faxing, and Working with Fonts  187

    Part III: Internet Applications

    CHAPTER 13: Connecting to the Internet 203

    CHAPTER 14: Using Safari  221

    CHAPTER 15: Exploring .Mac Membership  243

    CHAPTER 16: Using Mail  257

    CHAPTER 17: Using iChat 293

    CHAPTER 18: Using iCal  327

    Part IV: Apple’s iLife Applications

    CHAPTER 19: Introducing iLife '08  345

    CHAPTER 20: Using iTunes  355

    CHAPTER 21: Using iPhoto 377

    CHAPTER 22: Using GarageBand  407

    CHAPTER 23: Using iMovie  429

    CHAPTER 24: Exploring the iDVD Interface  451

    CHAPTER 25: Creating DVDs in iDVD '08  465

    CHAPTER 26: Using iWeb  487

    Part V: System Administration and Maintenance

    CHAPTER 27: Setting Up and Managing User Accounts 507

    CHAPTER 28: Sharing Files and Network Services Between Computers 521

    CHAPTER 29: Securing Your Computer  547

    CHAPTER 30: Maintaining Your System  563

    CHAPTER 31: Recovering from Crashes, Data Loss, and Other Problems  577

    Part VI: Advanced Topics

    CHAPTER 32: Introducing Automator and AppleScript  589

    CHAPTER 33: Using Basic UNIX Commands  621

    CHAPTER 34: Exploring the Utilities Folder 637

    Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. About the Authors
    6. Dedication
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. We Want to Hear from You
    9. Reader Services
    10. Introduction
    11. Part I: Max OS X Basics
      1. Chapter 1. Introducing Mac OS X
      2. Chapter 2. Using the Finder
      3. Chapter 3. Exploring the Dock
      4. Chapter 4. Working with Folders, Files, and Applications
      5. Chapter 5. Enhancing Your Desktop
      6. Chapter 6. Setting System Preferences and Universal Access Options
    12. Part II: Common Applications and Hardware
      1. Chapter 7. Using Video Toys and Tools: Photo Booth, QuickTime, DVD Player, and Front Row
      2. Chapter 8. Using Preview, TextEdit, Address Book, and Keychain Access
      3. Chapter 9. Installing Additional Software
      4. Chapter 10. Working with Windows Applications
      5. Chapter 11. Working with Devices and Displays
      6. Chapter 12. Printing, Faxing, and Working with Fonts
    13. Part III: Internet Applications
      1. Chapter 13. Connecting to the Internet
      2. Chapter 14. Using Safari
      3. Chapter 15. Exploring .Mac Membership
      4. Chapter 16. Using Mail
      5. Chapter 17. Using iChat
      6. Chapter 18. Using iCal
    14. Part IV: Apple’s iLife Applications
      1. Chapter 19. Introducing iLife ‘08
      2. Chapter 20. Using iTunes
      3. Chapter 21. Using iPhoto
      4. Chapter 22. Using GarageBand
      5. Chapter 23. Using iMovie
      6. Chapter 24. Exploring the iDVD Interface
      7. Chapter 25. Creating DVDs in iDVD ‘08
      8. Chapter 26. Using iWeb
    15. Part V: System Administration and Maintenance
      1. Chapter 27. Setting Up and Managing User Accounts
      2. Chapter 28. Sharing Files and Network Services Between Computers
      3. Chapter 29. Securing Your Computer
      4. Chapter 30. Maintaining Your System
      5. Chapter 31. Recovering from Crashes, Data Loss, and Other Problems
    16. Part VI: Advanced Topics
      1. Chapter 32. Introducing Automator and AppleScript
      2. Chapter 33. Using Basic UNIX Commands
      3. Chapter 34. Exploring the Utilities Folder
    17. Index