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Those who have made the switch from a Windows PC to a Mac have made Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual a runaway bestseller. The latest edition of this guide delivers what Apple doesn't—everything you need to know to successfully and painlessly move your files and adapt to Mac's way of doing things. Written with wit and objectivity by Missing Manual series creator and bestselling author David Pogue, this book will have you up and running on your new Mac in no time.

Table of Contents

  1. Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, El Capitan Edition
  2. The Missing Credits
    1. About the Author
    2. About the Creative Team
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. Also by David Pogue
  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
  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. Close Button
        3. Minimize Button
        4. The Folder Proxy Icon
        5. Full Screen Button
        6. The Finder Sidebar
          1. Fine-tuning the Sidebar
        7. Window Management
        8. Path Bar
        9. Scroll Bars
        10. Status Bar
        11. Resizable Edges
      12. Getting Help in OS X
      13. 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. The Quick Look Slideshow
        3. Fun with Quick Look
      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. 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
      13. The Finder Toolbar
        1. Hiding or Shrinking the Toolbar
        2. Rearranging or Removing Toolbar Icons
    3. 3. 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
          1. 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 Favorites 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
        3. Locked Files: The Next Generation
      7. Get Info
        1. Uniwindow vs. Multiwindow
        2. The Get Info Panels
      8. Shortcut Menus, Action Menus
        1. New Folder with Selection
        2. Share
      9. Spotlight
        1. Searching Your Mac
        2. Searching the Internet
        3. Calculations and Conversions
        4. The Preview Pane
        5. Opening a Result
        6. Spotlight Results Tips
        7. Advanced Menu Searches
          1. Use quotes
          2. Limit by kind
          3. Limit by recent date
          4. Limit by tag
          5. Boolean searches
      10. The Searching Window
        1. From Spotlight
        2. From the Finder
        3. The Basic Search
          1. Where to look
          2. The suggestions list
        4. Power Searches with Tokens
        5. What to Do with Search Results
      11. Customizing Your Searches
        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. 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. Split Screen Mode
        1. Starting Split Screen Mode, Method 1
        2. Starting Split Screen Mode, Method 2
        3. Exiting Split Screen Mode
      11. 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
      12. Spaces (Virtual Desktops)
        1. Creating a Desktop
        2. Switching Spaces
        3. Deleting a Desktop
        4. The Finer Points of Spaces
      13. Dashboard
        1. Turn on the Dashboard Feature
        2. Opening the Dashboard
        3. Using Dashboard
        4. The Widget Browser
        5. Dashboard Tips
        6. Dashboard Preferences
        7. Widget Catalog
        8. More Widgets
      14. Exposé
        1. One-App Exposé
        2. Desktop Exposé
        3. Exposé Tip-O-Rama
      15. 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
      16. 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
      17. 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
      18. Graphics in OS X
        1. Graphics Formats on the Mac
      19. PDF Files
        1. Opening PDF Files
        2. Creating PDF Files
      20. Screen-Capture Keystrokes
        1. The Whole Screen
        2. One Section of the Screen
        3. A Dialog Box, Menu, Window, or Icon
      21. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
        1. Sheets
        2. The Mini-Finder
        3. Insta-Jumping to a Folder Location
        4. The File Format Pop-Up Menu
        5. The Open Dialog Box
      22. Auto Save and Versions
        1. Versions
          1. Rewinding to an earlier version
          2. Revert
    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. 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. 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
        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
      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
  5. Two. Making the Move
    1. 6. Transferring Your Files to the Mac
      1. The Windows Migration Assistant
      2. Manual Network Transfers
      3. Transfers by Dropbox, iCloud Drive, or OneDrive
      4. Transfers by Disk
      5. Transfers by File-Sending Website
      6. Transfers by Email
      7. Where to Put Your Copied Files
        1. Desktop Pictures (Wallpaper)
        2. Sound Effects
        3. Bookmarks (Favorites)
        4. iTunes Music
      8. 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 Earth
      17. Google Chrome
      18. ICQ
      19. Internet Explorer (or Edge)
      20. iTunes
      21. McAfee VirusScan
      22. Microsoft Access
      23. Microsoft Money
      24. Microsoft Office
      25. Microsoft Publisher
      26. Microsoft Visio
      27. Minesweeper
      28. NaturallySpeaking
      29. Netscape
      30. Newsgroup Readers
      31. Norton AntiVirus
      32. Norton Utilities
      33. Notepad
      34. Outlook/Windows Mail
      35. PaintShop Pro
      36. Picasa
      37. PowerPoint
      38. QuickBooks
      39. Quicken
      40. RealPlayer
      41. RssReader
      42. Skype
      43. Snagit (Screenshots)
      44. Solitaire
      45. Street Atlas USA
      46. TaxCut, TurboTax
      47. Winamp, MusicMatch
      48. Windows Media Player
      49. WinZip
      50. Word
      51. WordPerfect
      52. Yahoo Messenger
    3. 8. Windows on the Mac
      1. Installing Boot Camp
      2. Using Boot Camp
        1. Forth and Back, Windows/Mac
        2. Keyboard Translation Guide
        3. Accessing Mac Files from the Dark Side—and Vice Versa
      3. Windows in a Window
        1. Virtualization Tip-O-Rama
      4. 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. Digital Cameras
      7. AirPlay
        1. System Preferences
      8. Mouse
      9. Keyboards
        1. Text-Navigation Keystrokes
      10. Monitors
        1. Display Tab
        2. Arrangement Tab (Multiple Monitors)
        3. Color Tab
      11. Scanners
        1. More Power to You
      12. ColorSync
        1. Getting ColorSync Profiles
        2. Default Profiles
        3. More on ColorSync
      13. 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
        10. Grab
        11. Grapher
        12. Keychain Access
        13. Migration Assistant
        14. Network Utility
        15. Script Editor
        16. System Information
        17. Terminal
        18. VoiceOver Utility
  6. Three. OS X Online
    1. 10. Internet Setup & iCloud
      1. Network Central and Multihoming
        1. Multihoming
      2. Broadband Connections
        1. Automatic Configuration
        2. Manual Configuration
        3. Ethernet Connections
        4. Wi-Fi Connections
        5. Commercial Hotspots
      3. Cellular Modems
      4. Tethering (Personal Hotspot)
      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. Meet iCloud
      9. iCloud Drive
        1. iCloud Drive Defined
        2. Putting Files onto the iCloud Drive
        3. iCloud Drive on Other Devices
      10. Photos
        1. My Photo Stream
        2. iCloud Photo Sharing
        3. iCloud Photo Library
      11. Email Address
      12. Data Synchronization
      13. Find My Mac, Find My iPhone
      14. Family Sharing
        1. Setting Up Family Sharing
        2. Life in Family Sharing
      15. Back to My Mac
      16. 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 Mail
        1. Importing Old Mail
      2. Checking Your Mail
        1. The Mailboxes List
      3. Tailoring the Look of Mail
        1. Tweaking the Three-Column Layout
        2. Tweaking the Classic Layout
        3. 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. 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. Mark as Read/Unread
        12. Finding Messages
        13. Deleting Messages
          1. Emptying the Trash folder
          2. Turning deleted mail invisible
          3. Archiving messages
        14. Exporting Mailboxes
        15. 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
        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. The Unified Address/Search Bar
        1. Searching the Web
        2. Address/Search Bar Tips
      2. Bookmarks, Favorites, and 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
      3. Full Screen and Gestures
      4. Scrolling
        1. Five Ways to Magnify a Page
      5. Customizing the Toolbar
      6. Saved Passwords: The iCloud Keychain
        1. Memorized Contact Information
        2. Memorized Passwords
        3. Synchronized Passwords
        4. Auto-Filled-In Credit Cards
        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. Tabbed Browsing
        1. Tab View
          1. iCloud tabs
        2. Pinned Tabs
      8. Tips for Better Surfing
        1. The Reading List
        2. The Download Manager
        3. Status Bar
        4. Reader
        5. Keyboard Control
        6. Graphics Worth Saving
        7. Expanding Web Forms
        8. Saving Web Pages to Disk
        9. Sending a Page to a Friend
        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
      9. Privacy and Security Features
        1. Erasing Your History
        2. Cookie Control—and Privacy Control
        3. Private Browsing
        4. Stifle Pop-Ups and Pop-Unders
    4. 13. Messages
      1. Welcome to Messages
        1. More on iMessages
      2. Setting Up Messages
        1. The Buddies List
          1. Filling your Buddies 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 Chatting
        1. In-Chat Fun
        2. Group Chats
      5. Audio Chats
      6. Video Chats
        1. Starting the Video Call
        2. Bluescreen Backdrops and Video FX
      7. Sharing Your Screen
        1. iCloud Screen Sharing
        2. Screen Sharing with Non-iCloud Accounts
  7. Four. Putting Down Roots
    1. 14. Mac+iPhone
      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
      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
        2. Web Tab
        3. Stores Tab
        4. Time Tab
        5. Privacy Tab
        6. Other Tab
          1. Simple Finder
      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. Five 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. Wi-Fi 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
        1. Choosing a Preferences Pane
        2. Hiding the Icons You Never Use
      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. 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. Secondary Click
        2. Tracking Speed
        3. Smart Zoom
      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
        4. The Force Touch Trackpad
          1. Force click
          2. Variable pressure
          3. “Notch” clicks
      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. Today Tab
        2. Notifications Tab
        3. Customizing the Notification Center
        4. Messaging, Tweeting, or Facebooking
    6. 19. The Free Programs
      1. Your Free OS X Programs
      2. App Store
      3. Automator and 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
        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
      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, Highlighting, and Other Options
        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
      18. iTunes
        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 ()
        5. Internet Radio ()
        6. Authorizing Computers
        7. Syncing an iPad or iPhone
          1. Connecting the phone with a cable
          2. Connecting over Wi-Fi
        8. iTunes Radio
          1. Playing iTunes Radio
          2. Make and hone your own station
        9. Playing with Playback
          1. Turning on visuals
          2. Keyboard control
          3. Playing with the graphic equalizer
      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. Public Transportation
        9. Traffic
        10. Flyover
        11. Flyover Tours
      22. Messages
      23. Mission Control
      24. Notes
        1. Creating a Note
        2. Pinning Notes
        3. The Attachments Browser
        4. Notes Folders
        5. Notes Accounts
      25. Numbers, Pages
      26. Photo Booth
        1. Still Photos
        2. 4-Up Photos
        3. Movies
        4. Exporting Shots and Movies
      27. Photos
        1. The Time Groupings
        2. The Sidebar
        3. The Albums Tab
        4. Opening Photos
        5. Editing Photos
          1. More control sliders
        6. The Rest of Photos
      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. 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. Reminders
        1. The Details Bubble
        2. The Calendar of Deadline Hell
        3. Lists
        4. Syncing Reminders
      30. QuickTime Player
      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
      35. Time Machine
  8. Five. Appendixes
    1. A. Installing OS X El Capitan
      1. Hardware Requirements
      2. The Standard Installation
      3. The Setup Assistant
        1. After Installing over an Older Version of OS X
        2. After Installing onto a Blank Drive
      4. The Homemade Installer Disk
        1. How to Use Your Emergency Disk
    2. B. Troubleshooting
      1. Minor Eccentric Behavior
        1. First Resort: Repair the Disk
        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. Application Won’t Open
      4. Startup Problems
        1. Kernel Panic
        2. Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
        3. Gray Screen During Startup
        4. Blue Screen During Startup
        5. Forgotten Password
      5. Recovery Mode: Three Emergency Disks
        1. The Recovery HD
        2. Internet Recovery
        3. Physical Recovery Disks
      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 control panel
        6. All Programs
        7. Alt key
        8. Automatic Update
        9. Backspace key
        10. BIOS
        11. Calculator
        12. Camera and Scanner Wizard
        13. CDs and DVDs
        14. Character Map
        15. Clean Install
        16. Clipboard
        17. Command line
        18. Control Panel
        19. Copy, Cut, Paste
        20. Ctrl key
        21. Date and Time
        22. Delete Key (Forward Delete)
        23. Desktop
        24. Directories
        25. Disk Defragmenter
        26. Disks
        27. Display control panel
        28. DLL files
        29. DOS prompt
        30. Drivers
        31. End Task dialog box
        32. Exiting programs
        33. Explorer
        34. Favorites
        35. File Sharing
        36. Folder Options
        37. Fonts
        38. Help and Support
        39. Hibernation
        40. Internet Explorer
        41. Internet Options
        42. Java
        43. Keyboard control panel
        44. Logging in
        45. Mail control panel
        46. Maximize button
        47. Menus
        48. Minimize button
        49. Mouse control panel
        50. (My) Computer
        51. (My) Documents, (My) Pictures, (My) Music
        52. (My) Network Places
        53. Notepad
        54. Phone and Modem Options control panel
        55. Power Options
        56. Printer Sharing
        57. Printers and Faxes
        58. PrntScrn key
        59. Program Files folder
        60. Properties dialog box
        61. Recycle Bin
        62. Regional and Language Options control panel
        63. Registry
        64. Run command
        65. Safe Mode
        66. ScanDisk
        67. Scheduled Tasks
        68. Scrap files
        69. Screensaver
        70. Search
        71. Shortcut menus
        72. Shortcuts
        73. Start menu
        74. StartUp folder
        75. System control panel
        76. System tray
        77. Taskbar
        78. “Three-fingered salute”
        79. Tooltips
        80. User Accounts control panel
        81. Windows (or WINNT) folder
        82. Windows logo key
        83. Windows Media Player
        84. Windows Messenger
        85. WordPad
        86. 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
  9. Index
  10. About the Author
  11. Copyright