You are previewing Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mavericks Edition.
O'Reilly logo
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mavericks Edition

Book Description

Ready to move to the Mac? This incomparable guide helps you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past four challenges: syncing with iOS, transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around OS X Mavericks.

Table of Contents

  1. Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mavericks Edition
  2. 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
  3. Introduction
    1. What OS X Gives You
    2. What OS X Takes Away
    3. About This Book
      1. About→These→Arrows
      2. About MissingManuals.com
    4. The Very Basics
    5. The Mavericks Difference
      1. Launchpad
      2. Full Screen Mode, Safari
      3. Full Screen Apps, Mission Control
  4. One. Welcome to Macintosh
    1. 1. How the Mac Is Different
      1. Power On, Dude
      2. Right-Clicking and Shortcut Menus
      3. Logging Out, Shutting Down
        1. Sleep Mode
        2. Restart
        3. Shut Down
        4. The “Reopen windows” Option
        5. Log Out
      4. The Menu Bar
      5. Finder = Windows Explorer
      6. Dock = Taskbar
      7. Menulets = Tray
      8. Keyboard Differences
        1. Where the Windows Keys Went
        2. What the Special Mac Keys Do
        3. The Complicated Story of the Function Keys
      9. Disk Differences
      10. Where Your Stuff Is
        1. Applications Folder
        2. Home Folder
        3. System Folder
      11. Window Controls
        1. Title Bar
        2. The Folder Proxy Icon
        3. Close Button
        4. Minimize Button
        5. Zoom Button
        6. The Finder Sidebar
          1. Fine-tuning the Sidebar
        7. Window Management
        8. Scroll Bars
        9. Resizable Edges
        10. Path Bar
        11. Status Bar
      12. Terminology Differences
    2. 2. Folders, Dock & Windows
      1. Getting into OS X
        1. Logging In
        2. The Elements of the OS X Desktop
          1. Disk icons
          2. The Dock
          3. The menu
          4. The menu bar
      2. The Four Window Views
      3. 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
      4. 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
      5. Column View
        1. Column View by Keyboard
        2. Manipulating the Columns
        3. Grouping the Column Contents
        4. View Options
      6. Cover Flow View
      7. Quick Look
        1. What Quick Look Knows
        2. Fun with Quick Look
        3. The Quick Look Slideshow
      8. Finder Tabs
        1. Creating Tabs
        2. Using Tabs
        3. Tab Management
      9. The Dock
      10. 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
      11. Using the Dock
        1. Switch Applications
        2. Secret Menus
        3. Drag and Drop
        4. Do Your Filing
        5. Great Things to Put in Your Dock
      12. The Finder Toolbar
        1. Hiding or Shrinking the Toolbar
        2. Rearranging, Customizing, or Removing Toolbar Icons
      13. Getting Help in OS X
    3. 3. Files, Icons & Spotlight
      1. Renaming Icons
      2. Selecting Icons
        1. Selecting by Clicking
        2. Selecting Icons from the Keyboard
      3. Moving and Copying Icons
        1. Copying by Dragging
        2. Copying or Moving with Copy and Paste
        3. Spring-Loaded Folders: Dragging Icons into Closed Folders
        4. Making Spring-Loaded Folders Work
      4. Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once
        1. What’s Good about Aliases
        2. Broken Aliases
      5. Finder Tags
        1. What Tags Are Good For
        2. Creating Tags
        3. Editing Tag Names and Colors
        4. Two Sets of Favorite Tags
        5. Applying Tags
        6. Using Tags
        7. Detagging Files
      6. 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
      7. Get Info
        1. The Get Info Panels
      8. Shortcut Menus, Action Menus
        1. New Folder with Selection
        2. Share
      9. The Spotlight Menu
        1. Spotlight-Menu Tips
        2. Advanced Menu Searches
          1. Use quotes
          2. Limit by kind
          3. Limit by recent date
          4. Limit by metadata
      10. 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
      11. Customizing Spotlight
        1. Privacy Settings
      12. Smart Folders
    4. 4. 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 App Store Programs
      5. Windows That Auto-Reopen
        1. The Application Menu
        2. Quitting Programs
        3. Force Quitting Programs
      6. The “Heads-Up” Program Switcher
      7. Full Screen Mode
      8. 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. Rearranging Spaces
        7. Spaces and Multiple Monitors
        8. Pictures for Every Desktop
        9. Deleting a Desktop
      9. Dashboard
        1. The Widget Browser
        2. Dashboard Tips
        3. Dashboard Preferences
        4. Widget Catalog
          1. Calendar
          2. Contacts
          3. Dictionary
          4. Flight Tracker
          5. Movies
          6. Stickies
          7. Stocks
          8. Translation
          9. Weather
          10. World Clock
        5. More Widgets
          1. Installing a widget
        6. Web Clips
          1. Creating a Web Clips widget
      10. Exposé
        1. One-App Exposé
        2. Desktop Exposé
        3. Exposé Tip-O-Rama
      11. 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
      12. 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
      13. Keyboard Control
        1. Control the Menus
        2. Control the Dock
        3. Cycle Through Your Windows
        4. Control the Toolbar
        5. Control Menulets
        6. Control Dialog Boxes
        7. Changing a Menu Keyboard Shortcut
        8. Redefining a Keystroke
      14. 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
      15. Auto Save and Versions
        1. Versions
          1. Rewinding to an earlier version
          2. Revert
      16. Documents in the Cloud
        1. Saving, Opening, and Moving Files
        2. Documents Across Devices
    5. 5. Entering, Moving & Backing Up Data
      1. 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
      2. Dictation
        1. Dictation Step by Step
        2. Punctuation
        3. Enhanced Dictation
        4. Speech Settings
      3. The Many Languages of OS X Text
        1. Formats
        2. Input Sources
        3. The Character Viewer
        4. Keyboard Viewer
      4. Data Detectors
      5. 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
      6. 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 Flash Drive
        7. Via the iPod
        8. Via Bluetooth
          1. Sending a file
          2. Fetching a file
      7. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
      8. The Share Button
      9. 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
  5. Two. Making the Move
    1. 6. Transferring Your Files to the Mac
      1. Transfers by Apple Genius
      2. The Windows Migration Assistant
      3. Manual Network Transfers
      4. Transfers by Disk
      5. Transfers by Dropbox
      6. Transfers by File-Sending Web Site
      7. Transfers by Email
      8. Where to Put Your Copied Files
        1. Desktop Pictures (Wallpaper)
        2. Sound Effects
        3. Bookmarks (Favorites)
        4. iTunes Music
      9. Document Conversion Issues
    2. 7. Special Software, Special Problems
      1. ACDSee
      2. Acrobat Reader
      3. ACT
      4. Ad Subtract (Pop-Up Stopper)
      5. Adobe [your favorite program here]
      6. AOL
      7. AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)
      8. Children’s Software
      9. Chrome
      10. Easy CD Creator
      11. Encarta
      12. Eudora
      13. Excel
      14. Firefox
      15. Games
      16. Google Desktop Search
      17. Google Earth
      18. Google Chrome
      19. ICQ
      20. Internet Explorer
      21. iTunes
      22. McAfee VirusScan
      23. Microsoft Access
      24. Microsoft Money
      25. Microsoft Office
      26. Microsoft Publisher
      27. Microsoft Visio
      28. Minesweeper
      29. MSN Messenger
      30. NaturallySpeaking
      31. Netscape
      32. Newsgroup Readers
      33. Norton AntiVirus
      34. Norton Utilities
      35. Notepad
      36. Outlook/Outlook Express/Windows Mail
      37. PaintShop Pro
      38. Picasa
      39. PowerPoint
      40. QuickBooks
      41. Quicken
      42. RealPlayer
      43. RssReader
      44. Skype
      45. Snagit (Screenshots)
      46. Solitaire
      47. Street Atlas USA
      48. TaxCut, TurboTax
      49. Winamp, MusicMatch
      50. Windows Media Player
      51. WinZip
      52. Word
      53. WordPerfect
      54. Yahoo Messenger
    3. 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
    4. 9. Hardware on the Mac
      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. Digital Cameras
      9. Disks
      10. Startup Disks
        1. Selecting a Startup Disk
      11. Erasing a Disk
      12. Burning CDs and DVDs
        1. Burn Folders: Without the Disc
        2. When You Have a Blank Disc on Hand
      13. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
        1. Library
        2. Three Ways to Fill Your Library
        3. Playlists
          1. Smart playlists
          2. Editing and deleting playlists
        4. iTunes Store
          1. TV, movies, and movie rentals
        5. Authorizing Computers
        6. iTunes Radio
          1. Playing iTunes Radio
          2. Make your own station
          3. Deleting or editing a station
        7. Syncing with iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches
          1. Connecting with a cable
          2. Connecting over WiFi
        8. Playing with Playback
          1. Turning on visuals
          2. Keyboard control
          3. Sound Check: Preventing ear-blast syndrome
          4. Playing with the graphic equalizer
      14. DVD Movies
        1. Playing a Movie
        2. Language Fun
        3. Chapter Thumbnails
        4. The Big Picture
      15. AirPlay
        1. “Match Desktop Size”
        2. System Preferences
        3. AirPlay Sound
      16. Keyboards
        1. Text-Navigation Keystrokes
      17. Mouse
      18. Monitors
        1. Display Tab
        2. Arrangement Tab (Multiple Monitors)
        3. Color Tab
      19. Scanners
        1. More Power To You
  6. Three. Mavericks Online
    1. 10. Internet Setup & iCloud
      1. Network Central and Multihoming
        1. Multihoming
      2. Broadband Connections
        1. Automatic Configuration
        2. Manual Configuration
          1. Settings from Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
          2. Settings from Windows 98, Windows Me
          3. Applying the settings
        3. Ethernet Connections
        4. WiFi Connections
        5. Commercial Hotspots
      3. Cellular Modems
      4. Tethering
      5. Dial-Up Modem Connections
      6. Switching Locations
        1. Creating a New Location
        2. Making the Switch
      7. Internet Sharing
        1. Turning On Internet Sharing
      8. iCloud
        1. What iCloud Gives You
        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
    2. 11. Mail & Contacts
      1. Checking Your Mail
        1. The Mailboxes List
      2. Tailoring the Look of Mail
        1. Tweaking the Three-Column Layout
        2. The Toolbar
      3. Writing Messages
        1. Attaching Files to Messages
        2. Signatures
      4. 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
      5. VIPs
      6. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
        1. Using the Junk Mail Filter
        2. More Anti-Spam Tips
      7. 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. 12. Safari
      1. Browsing Basics
      2. The Unified Address/Search Bar
        1. Searching the Web
        2. Address/Search Bar Tips
      3. Full Screen and Gestures
        1. Scrolling
        2. Five Ways to Magnify a Page
      4. Top Sites
      5. Customizing the Toolbar
      6. Bookmarks (and the Sidebar)
        1. Adding Bookmarks
        2. Organizing Bookmarks in the Sidebar
        3. Organizing Bookmarks in the Editor
      7. Saved Passwords and the iCloud Keychain
        1. Memorized Contact Information
        2. Memorized Passwords
        3. Synchronized Passwords
          1. Set up the first Mac
          2. Adding another Mac to your iCloud Keychain
          3. Adding an iOS 7 gadget to your iCloud Keychain
        4. Auto-Generated Passwords
        5. Auto-Filled-In Credit Cards
      8. 14 Tips for Better Surfing
        1. The Reading List
        2. The Download Manager
        3. Reader
        4. Status Bar
        5. Where Am I?
        6. Keyboard Control
        7. Graphics Worth Saving
        8. Saving Web Pages to Disk
        9. Sending a Page to a Friend
        10. Expanding Web Forms
        11. Designate Your Start Page
        12. Finding Text on Web Pages
        13. PDF Pages Online
        14. The History Menu
      9. Tabbed Browsing
        1. Tab View
      10. Privacy and Security Features
        1. Erasing Your History
        2. Private Browsing
        3. Cookie Control—and Privacy Control
        4. Stifle Pop-Ups and Pop-Unders
    4. 13. 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
  7. Four. Putting Down Roots
    1. 14. 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. Keychain files
      10. And Four Privacy Shields
        1. Location Services
        2. Contacts
        3. Twitter, Facebook
        4. Diagnostic and Usage Data
    2. 15. Networking, File Sharing & Screen Sharing
      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 the manual way
          2. Screen sharing with Back to My Mac
    3. 16. System Preferences
      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. Accessibility
        1. Display
        2. Zoom
        3. VoiceOver
        4. Audio
        5. Captions
        6. Keyboard
        7. Mouse & Trackpad
        8. Switch Control
        9. Speakable Items
      3. App Store
      4. Bluetooth
        1. Pairing
        2. Advanced Options
        3. The Bluetooth Menulet
      5. CDs & DVDs
      6. Date & Time
        1. Date & Time Tab
        2. Time Zone Tab
        3. Clock Tab
      7. 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
      8. Dictation & Speech
      9. Displays
      10. Dock
      11. Energy Saver
        1. Sleep Sliders
        2. Checkbox Options
        3. Scheduled Startup and Shutdown
      12. 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
      13. iCloud
      14. Internet Accounts
      15. Keyboard
        1. Keyboard Tab
        2. Text Tab
        3. Shortcuts Tab
        4. Input Sources
      16. Language & Region
      17. Mission Control
      18. Mouse
        1. Tracking Speed, Double-Click Speed
        2. The Mighty Mouse and Magic Mouse
      19. Network
      20. Notifications
      21. Parental Controls
      22. Printers & Scanners
      23. Security & Privacy
      24. Sharing
      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
    4. 17. Notifications
      1. Insta-Respond to Bubbles
      2. Shutting Up the Bubbles
        1. Dismiss One Bubble
        2. Do Not Disturb (Manual)
        3. Do Not Disturb (Automatic)
      3. The Notification Center
        1. Messaging, Tweeting, or Facebooking
        2. Customizing the Notification Center
    5. 18. The Freebie Programs
      1. Your Free OS X Programs
      2. App Store
      3. Automator
      4. Calculator
        1. Conversions
      5. Calendar
        1. Working with Views
        2. Making an Appointment
          1. The mousy way
          2. The Quick Event way
          3. Location, alarms, travel time, 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. Searching for events
          6. Deleting events
        4. The “Calendar” Category Concept
        5. “Publishing” Calendars to the Web
          1. Publishing
          2. Subscribing
        6. Google, Yahoo, and Facebook Calendars
        7. Syncing Calendar with Your iPhone, iPad, and Other Computers
      6. Chess
        1. Playing a Game of Chess
        2. Chess Prefs
        3. Studying Your Games
      7. Contacts
      8. Dashboard
      9. Dictionary
      10. DVD Player
      11. FaceTime
        1. Place a FaceTime Call
        2. Once You’re Connected
        3. Receiving Calls
      12. Font Book
      13. Game Center
        1. Getting Started
        2. Points and Achievements
        3. Making Friends
        4. Finding Games
        5. Managing Game Center
      14. GarageBand
      15. iBooks
        1. Downloading Books
        2. ePub Files
        3. PDF Files
        4. Your Library
        5. Reading
        6. Notes, Bookmarks, Highlighting, Dictionary
        7. iBooks Settings
          1. General tab
          2. Store tab
          3. Parental tab
      16. Image Capture
        1. Import To:
        2. Import Some, Import All
        3. Scanning
          1. More power to you
      17. iMovie, iPhoto
      18. iTunes
      19. Launchpad
      20. Mail
      21. Maps
        1. Meet Maps
        2. Finding Yourself
        3. Searching the Maps
        4. The Details Screen
        5. Bookmarks, Recents, Contacts
        6. Finding Friends and Businesses
        7. Directions
        8. Traffic
        9. Flyover
      22. Messages
      23. Mission Control
      24. Notes
        1. Interior Design
        2. Pinning Notes
        3. Notes Folders
        4. Syncing Notes
        5. Notes Accounts
      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. 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. QuickTime Player
      28. Reminders
        1. The Details Bubble
        2. The Calendar of Deadline Hell
        3. Lists
        4. Syncing Reminders
      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
      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
  8. Five. Appendixes
    1. A. Installation
      1. Hardware Requirements
      2. Psychological Requirements
      3. The Standard Installation
      4. The Setup Assistant
        1. After Installing over Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain 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. Mavericks 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 “Where’d It Go?” 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
        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. Phone and Modem Options control panel
        61. Power Options
        62. Printer Sharing
        63. Printers and Faxes
        64. PrntScrn key
        65. Program Files folder
        66. Properties dialog box
        67. Recycle Bin
        68. Regional and Language Options control panel
        69. Registry
        70. Run command
        71. Safe Mode
        72. ScanDisk
        73. Scheduled Tasks
        74. Scrap files
        75. Screen saver
        76. Search
        77. Shortcut menus
        78. Shortcuts
        79. Sounds and Audio Devices
        80. Speech control panel
        81. Standby mode
        82. Start menu
        83. StartUp folder
        84. System control panel
        85. System Tray
        86. Taskbar
        87. Taskbar and Start Menu control panel
        88. “Three-fingered salute”
        89. ToolTips
        90. Tweak UI
        91. User Accounts control panel
        92. Windows (or WINNT) folder
        93. Windows logo key
        94. Windows Media Player
        95. Windows Messenger
        96. WordPad
        97. .zip files
    4. D. The Master OS X 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
  9. Index
  10. About the Author
  11. Colophon
  12. Copyright