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What makes Windows refugees decide to get a Mac? Enthusiastic friends? The Apple Stores? Great-looking laptops? A "halo effect" from the popularity of iPhones and iPads? The absence of viruses and spyware? The freedom to run Windows on a Mac? In any case, there’s never been a better time to switch to OS X—and there’s never been a better, more authoritative book to help you do it. OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual is the #1 bestselling Mac book on earth.

Table of Contents

  1. Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. 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
  4. 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. 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. Full Screen 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. The Preview Pane
      8. Quick Look
        1. What Quick Look Knows
        2. Fun with Quick Look
        3. The Quick Look Slideshow
      9. Finder Tabs
        1. Creating Tabs
        2. Using Tabs
        3. Tab Management
      10. The Dock
      11. 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
      12. Using the Dock
        1. Switch Applications
        2. Secret Menus
        3. Drag and Drop
        4. Great Things to Put in Your Dock
      13. The Finder Toolbar
        1. Hiding or Shrinking the Toolbar
        2. Rearranging, Customizing, or Removing Toolbar Icons
      14. Getting Help in OS X
    3. 3. Files, Icons & Spotlight
      1. Renaming Icons
        1. Renaming Batches of Files
      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. Dragging from the Title Bar
        4. Spring-Loaded Folders: Dragging Icons into Closed Folders
        5. 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. Creating Tags
        2. Editing Tag Names and Colors
        3. Two Sets of Favorite Tags
        4. Applying Tags
        5. Using Tags
        6. 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 Panes
      8. Shortcut Menus, Action Menus
        1. New Folder with Selection
        2. Share
      9. Spotlight
        1. The Preview Pane
        2. Opening a Result
        3. Spotlight Results Tips
        4. Times You Might Not Think of Spotlight
        5. Advanced Menu Searches
          1. Use quotes
          2. Limit by kind
          3. Limit by recent date
          4. Limit by tag
          5. Limit by metadata
        6. The Searching Window
          1. From Spotlight
          2. From the Finder
        7. The Basic Search
          1. Where to look
          2. The suggestions list
        8. Power Searches with Tokens
        9. Power Searching the Old Way
          1. Kind
          2. Last opened date/Last modified date/Created date
          3. Name
          4. Contents
          5. Other
        10. What to Do with Search Results
      10. Customizing Spotlight
        1. Privacy Settings
      11. 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. Cocoa and Carbon
      4. Opening OS X Programs
      5. Launchpad
        1. Redesigning the Launchpad Screens
        2. Folders
        3. Deleting App Store Programs
      6. Windows That Auto-Reopen
      7. The Application Menu
        1. Quitting Programs
        2. Force Quitting Programs
      8. The “Heads-Up” Program Switcher
      9. Full Screen Mode
      10. 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. Two Eccentric Spaces Settings
        9. Pictures for Every Desktop
        10. Deleting a Desktop
      11. 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
          1. Creating a Web Clip widget
      12. Exposé
        1. One-App Exposé
        2. Desktop Exposé
        3. Exposé Tip-O-Rama
      13. 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
      14. 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
      15. 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
      16. 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
      17. Auto Save and Versions
        1. Versions
          1. Rewinding to an earlier version
          2. Revert
      18. iCloud Drive
        1. iCloud Drive Defined
        2. Putting Files onto the iCloud Drive
        3. iCloud Drive on Other Devices
    5. 5. Data: Typing, Dictating, Sharing & Backing Up
      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. Capitalization
        4. Enhanced Dictation
        5. 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. Via iCloud Drive
        5. By CD or DVD
        6. FireWire Disk Mode/Thunderbolt Disk Mode (Target Disk Mode)
        7. Via Flash Drive
        8. Via Bluetooth
          1. Sending a file
          2. Fetching a file
      7. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
      8. The Share Button ()
        1. Editing the Share Menu
      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
  6. 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 Dropbox, iCloud Drive, or OneDrive
      5. Transfers by Disk
      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. NaturallySpeaking
      30. Netscape
      31. Newsgroup Readers
      32. Norton AntiVirus
      33. Norton Utilities
      34. Notepad
      35. Outlook/Outlook Express/Windows Mail
      36. PaintShop Pro
      37. Picasa
      38. PowerPoint
      39. QuickBooks
      40. Quicken
      41. RealPlayer
      42. RssReader
      43. Skype
      44. Snagit (Screenshots)
      45. Solitaire
      46. Street Atlas USA
      47. TaxCut, TurboTax
      48. Winamp, MusicMatch
      49. Windows Media Player
      50. WinZip
      51. Word
      52. WordPerfect
      53. Yahoo Messenger
    3. 8. Windows on the Mac
      1. Boot Camp
        1. Installing Boot Camp
          1. Phase 1: Build the drivers drive
          2. Phase 2: Create the Windows partition on your Mac
          3. Phase 3: Install Windows
          4. Phase 4: Install the Mac drivers
        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 Pane
          1. Choosing fonts from the Fonts pane
          2. Designing collections and favorites
      8. Digital Cameras
      9. Disks
        1. Erasing a Disk
        2. Burning CDs and DVDs
      10. Startup Disks
        1. Selecting a Startup Disk
      11. DVD Movies
        1. Playing a Movie
        2. Language Fun
        3. Chapter Thumbnails
        4. The Big Picture
      12. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
        1. Your Stuff
        2. Three Ways to Fill Your Library
        3. Playlists
          1. Smart playlists
          2. Editing and deleting playlists
        4. iTunes Store
          1. Music ()
          2. TV (), movies (), and movie rentals
          3. Podcasts ()
          4. iTunes U ()
          5. Audiobooks ()
          6. Apps ()
          7. Internet Radio ()
          8. Authorizing computers
        5. Syncing an iPad or iPhone
          1. Connecting the phone with a cable
          2. Connecting over WiFi
        6. iTunes Radio
          1. Playing iTunes Radio
          2. Make your own station
          3. Deleting or editing a station
        7. Playing with Playback
          1. Turning on visuals
          2. Keyboard control
          3. Sound Check: Preventing ear-blast syndrome
          4. Playing with the graphic equalizer
      13. AirPlay
        1. System Preferences
      14. Keyboards
        1. Text-Navigation Keystrokes
      15. Mouse
      16. Monitors
        1. Display Tab
        2. Arrangement Tab (Multiple Monitors)
        3. Color Tab
      17. Scanners
        1. More Power to You
  7. Three. Yosemite 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
        1. Commercial Hotspots
      5. Cellular Modems
      6. Tethering (Personal Hotspot)
      7. Dial-Up Modem Connections
      8. Switching Locations
        1. Creating a New Location
        2. Making the Switch
      9. Internet Sharing
        1. Turning On Internet Sharing
      10. Meet iCloud
        1. iCloud Drive
        2. Photos
          1. My Photo Stream
          2. iCloud Photo Sharing
          3. iCloud Photo Library
        3. Mail
        4. Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Safari, Notes, Keychain
        5. Back to My Mac
        6. Find My Mac (or iPhone, or iPad)
      11. Family Sharing
        1. Setting Up Family Sharing
        2. Life in Family Sharing
      12. More iCloud Features
        1. Automatic backup
        2. Continuity
        3. Books, Music, Apps, Movies: The Locker in the Sky
    2. 11. Mail & Contacts
      1. Setting Up Your Accounts
      2. Checking Your Mail
        1. The Mailboxes List
      3. Tailoring the Look of Mail
        1. Tweaking the Three-Column Layout
        2. The Toolbar
      4. Writing Messages
        1. Attaching Files to Messages
        2. Mail Drop: Sending Huge Attachments
        3. Marking Up, Signing, and Drawing on Attachments
        4. Signatures
      5. Stationery
      6. 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
      7. VIPs
      8. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
        1. Using the Junk Mail Filter
        2. More Anti-Spam Tips
      9. Contacts
        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. Contacts Backups
    3. 12. Safari
      1. Browsing Basics
      2. The Unified Address/Search Bar
        1. Searching the Web
        2. Address/Search Bar Tips
      3. Bookmarks, Favorites, Top Sites
        1. Adding a Bookmark
        2. Organizing Bookmarks in the Sidebar
        3. Organizing Bookmarks in the Editor
        4. Favorites View
        5. Favorites Bar
        6. Top Sites
      4. Full Screen and Gestures
        1. Scrolling
        2. Five Ways to Magnify a Page
      5. Customizing the Toolbar
      6. Saved Passwords: The iCloud Keychain
        1. Memorized Contact Information
        2. Memorized Passwords
        3. Auto-Filled-In Credit Cards
        4. Synchronized Passwords
        5. Setting Up iCloud Keychain
          1. Set up the first Mac
          2. Adding another Mac to your iCloud Keychain
          3. Adding an iOS gadget to your iCloud Keychain
        6. Auto-Generated Passwords
      7. Tips for Better Surfing
        1. The Reading List
        2. The Download Manager
        3. Reader
        4. Status Bar
        5. Keyboard Control
        6. Graphics Worth Saving
        7. Saving Web Pages to Disk
        8. Sending a Page to a Friend
        9. Expanding Web Forms
        10. Designate Your Start Page
        11. Finding Text on Web Pages
        12. The History Menu
        13. PDF Pages Online
        14. Shared Links and RSS Feeds
          1. RSS subscriptions
      8. Tabbed Browsing
        1. Tab View
          1. iCloud tabs
      9. 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
        1. More on iMessages
      2. Setting Up Messages
        1. The Buddy List
          1. Filling your buddy list
          2. Broadcasting your status
          3. Sorting and sizing your friends
          4. Bonjour buddies
      3. Let the Chat Begin
        1. If This Is an iMessage Chat
        2. They Invite You
      4. Text Chats
        1. In-Chat Fun
        2. Group Chats
      5. Audio Chats
      6. Video Chats
        1. Equipment Requirements
        2. Starting the Video Call
        3. Bluescreen Backdrops and Video FX
      7. Sharing Your Screen
        1. iCloud Screen Sharing
        2. Screen Sharing with Non-iCloud Accounts
  8. Four. Putting Down Roots
    1. 14. Mac+iPhone: Handoff, AirDrop & Continuity
      1. Mac as Speakerphone
        1. And if It’s Not Working
      2. Texting from the Mac
      3. Instant Hotspot
      4. Handoff
      5. AirDrop
        1. From iPhone to Mac
    2. 15. 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. Limit Applications
        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
        3. Logout Options
      7. Sharing Across Accounts
      8. Fast User Switching
      9. OS X and Security
        1. Gatekeeper
        2. FileVault
        3. The Firewall
        4. The Password Assistant
        5. The Keychain
          1. Locking and unlocking the Keychain
          2. Managing Keychain
          3. Multiple Keychains
          4. Keychain files
      10. Privacy Shields
        1. Location Services
        2. Contacts, Calendars, Reminders
        3. Twitter, Facebook
        4. Accessibility
        5. Diagnostic and Usage Data
    3. 16. 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
      3. AirDrop
        1. Sending by AirDrop
        2. Eight Reasons AirDrop Might Seem Not to Work
        3. Receiving a File by AirDrop
      4. Sharing Your Public Folder
      5. Sharing Any Folder
        1. The Get Info Method
        2. The System Preferences Method
      6. Accessing Shared Files
        1. Connection Method A: Use the Sidebar
        2. Connection Method B: Connect to Server
        3. Disconnecting Yourself
        4. Disconnecting Others
      7. Networking with Windows
        1. Seated at the Mac, Seeing the PC
        2. Seated at the PC, Seeing the Mac
        3. More Mac-Windows Connections
      8. 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
    4. 17. System Preferences
      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. Accessibility
        1. Display
        2. Zoom
        3. VoiceOver
        4. Descriptions
        5. Captions
        6. Audio
        7. Keyboard
        8. Mouse & Trackpad
        9. Switch Control
        10. Dictation
      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. Nonphotographic displays
          3. Activating the screensaver
      8. Dictation & Speech
      9. Displays
      10. Dock
      11. Energy Saver
        1. Sleep Sliders
        2. Checkbox Options
        3. Scheduled Startup and Shutdown
      12. Extensions
      13. General
        1. Changing Colors
        2. Sidebar Icon Size
        3. Tweaking the Scroll Bars
        4. Default Web Browser
        5. Ask to Keep Changes When Closing Documents
        6. Close Windows When Quitting an App
        7. Number of Recent Items
        8. Allow Handoff Between This Mac and Your iCloud Devices
        9. Use LCD Font Smoothing When Available
      14. iCloud
      15. Internet Accounts
      16. Keyboard
        1. Keyboard Tab
        2. Text Tab
        3. Shortcuts Tab
        4. Input Sources
      17. Language & Region
      18. Mission Control
      19. Mouse
        1. Tracking Speed, Double-Click Speed
        2. The Mighty Mouse and Magic Mouse
      20. Network
      21. Notifications
      22. Parental Controls
      23. Printers & Scanners
      24. Security & Privacy
      25. Sharing
      26. Sound
        1. Sound Effects Tab
        2. Output Tab
        3. Input Tab
      27. Spotlight
      28. Startup Disk
      29. Time Machine
      30. Trackpad
        1. Point & Click
        2. Scroll & Zoom
        3. More Gestures
      31. Users & Groups
    5. 18. 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. Notifications Tab
        2. Today Tab
        3. Messaging, Tweeting, or Facebooking
        4. Customizing the Notification Center
    6. 19. The Free Programs
      1. Your Free OS X Programs
      2. App Store
      3. Automator, AppleScript
      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. Placing a Call
        2. FaceTime Audio Calls
        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
      17. iMovie
      18. iPhoto/Photos
      19. iTunes
      20. Launchpad
      21. Mail
      22. 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
        10. Flyover Tours
      23. Messages
      24. Mission Control
      25. Notes
        1. Interior Design
        2. Pinning Notes
        3. Notes Folders
        4. Syncing Notes
        5. Notes Accounts
      26. Numbers, Pages
      27. Photo Booth
        1. Still Photos
        2. 4-Up Photos
        3. Movies
        4. Exporting Shots and Movies
      28. 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 backgrounds out
          5. Converting file formats
        5. Preview as PDF Reader
        6. Annotations and Drawing Tools
        7. Signing PDF Documents with Your Real Signature
        8. Fill in PDF Forms
        9. The Toolbar
      29. QuickTime Player
      30. Reminders
        1. The Details Bubble
        2. The Calendar of Deadline Hell
        3. Lists
        4. Syncing Reminders
      31. Safari
      32. Stickies
        1. Creating Sticky Notes
        2. Growing and Shrinking Notes
        3. Formatting Notes
        4. Saving Sticky Notes
      33. System Preferences
      34. TextEdit
        1. TextEdit’s Two Personalities
        2. Working in TextEdit
        3. Style Sheets
        4. Tables
        5. TextEdit as Web Designer
      35. Time Machine
      36. Utilities: Your OS X Toolbox
        1. Activity Monitor
          1. The Processes table
          2. The System monitor tabs
        2. AirPort Utility
        3. Audio MIDI Setup
        4. Bluetooth File Exchange
        5. Boot Camp Assistant
        6. ColorSync Utility
        7. Console
        8. DigitalColor Meter
        9. Disk Utility
          1. Disk Utility, the hard drive repair program
          2. Disk Utility, the disk-image program
          3. Turning an image into a CD
        10. Grab
        11. Grapher
        12. Keychain Access
        13. Migration Assistant
        14. Network Utility
        15. Script Editor
        16. System Information
        17. Terminal
        18. VoiceOver Utility
  9. Five. Appendixes
    1. A. Installing OS X Yosemite
      1. Hardware Requirements
      2. Psychological Requirements
      3. The Standard Installation
      4. The Setup Assistant
        1. After Installing over Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, or Mavericks
        2. After Installing onto a Blank Drive
      5. The Homemade Installer Disk
        1. Phase 1: Format the Drive
        2. Phase 2: Build Your Installer
        3. Phase 3: Replace the “Packages” Alias
        4. How to Use Your Emergency Disk
    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. Yosemite 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. Active Desktop
        3. All Programs
        4. Alt key
        5. Automatic Update
        6. Backspace key
        7. Battery level
        8. BIOS
        9. Briefcase
        10. Calculator
        11. Camera and Scanner Installation Wizard
        12. CDs and DVDs
        13. Character Map
        14. Clean install
        15. Clipboard
        16. Command prompt
        17. Control Panel
        18. Copy, Cut, Paste
        19. Ctrl key
        20. Date and Time
        21. Delete Key (Forward Delete)
        22. Desktop
        23. Device Stage
        24. Directories
        25. Disk Defragmenter
        26. Disks
        27. Display control panel
        28. DLL files
        29. DOS prompt
        30. Drivers
        31. Ease of Access Center
        32. End Task dialog box
        33. Exiting programs
        34. Explorer
        35. Favorites
        36. Faxing
        37. File Sharing
        38. Folder Options
        39. Fonts
        40. Help and Support
        41. Hibernation
        42. Installing and uninstalling software
        43. Internet Explorer
        44. Internet Options
        45. IRQs
        46. Java
        47. Keyboard control panel
        48. Logging in
        49. Mail control panel
        50. Maximize button
        51. Menus
        52. Minimize button
        53. Mouse control panel
        54. (My) Computer
        55. (My) Documents, (My) Pictures, (My) Music
        56. (My) Network Places
        57. Network
        58. Notepad
        59. Phone and Modem control panel
        60. Power Options
        61. Printer Sharing
        62. Printers and Faxes
        63. PrntScrn key
        64. Program Files folder
        65. Properties dialog box
        66. Recycle Bin
        67. Regional and Language control panel
        68. Registry
        69. Run command
        70. Safe Mode
        71. ScanDisk
        72. Scheduled Tasks
        73. Scrap files
        74. Screen saver
        75. Search
        76. Shortcut menus
        77. Shortcuts
        78. Sounds and Audio Devices
        79. Speech control panel
        80. Standby mode
        81. Start menu
        82. StartUp folder
        83. Sync Center
        84. System Properties 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 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
    5. E. Colophon
  10. Index
  11. About the Author
  12. Copyright