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Take Control of Safari 4

Book Description

Go beyond basic Web browsing in Safari 4 with this definitive guide from long-time Mac expert Sharon Zardetto! You'll find detailed coverage of new Safari 4 features like Top Sites and searching the page content of your bookmarks and history, along with essential advice on smart ways to keep track of where you've been, load multiple Web pages at once, search both the Web and the content of pages you're reading, fill out forms automatically, keep track of passwords, download files, use RSS to keep up with your favorite Web sites, and manage your Web-browsing history.

Table of Contents

  1. Take Control of Safari 4
    1. Read Me First
      1. Updates
      2. Basics
    2. Introduction
    3. 1. Safari 4 Quick Start
    4. 2. What's New in Safari 4
    5. 3. Customize Your Safari Environment
      1. Do Basic Setup for the "Bars"
        1. Toolbar
        2. Bookmarks Bar
        3. Status Bar
      2. Set Your Starting Pages
        1. Set a Home Page
        2. Don't Use the "Tabs for" Option
      3. Define Font Parameters
      4. Make a Hidden Font-size Adjustment
    6. 4. Navigate to and within Web Sites
      1. Use the Address Field
        1. Cancel or Reload Pages
      2. Move Between Loaded Pages
      3. Go Back to Where You've Been
      4. Move Around on a Page
      5. Use Contextual Menus
    7. 5. Manage Your Top Sites
      1. Top Sites Basics
      2. Edit Your Top Sites Gallery
    8. 6. Handle Multiple Pages with Tabs
      1. Know Your Link-Opening Options
      2. Open a Page from Outside of Safari
      3. Take the Tab Tour
      4. Learn Tab-Window Interactions
    9. 7. Set Up and Use Bookmarks
      1. Flag Favorites with Bookmarks
      2. Learn About the Bookmarks Window
      3. Create Folders for Bookmarks
      4. Work with Bookmarks and Folders
        1. Open, Delete, or Rename Items
          1. Open a Bookmark
          2. Delete a Bookmark or Folder
          3. Rename a Bookmark or Folder
        2. Organize Bookmarks and Folders
          1. Put Something in a Folder or Collection
          2. Put Something in a Subfolder
          3. Reorder Folders or Bookmarks
      5. Use the Bookmarks Bar
        1. Organize the Bookmarks Bar
        2. Remove or Delete Items from the Bookmarks Bar
      6. Take Advantage of Bookmark-Tab Interactions
        1. Turn Tabs into Bookmarks
        2. Open Bookmarks into Tabs
        3. Use an Auto-Click Folder
      7. Sync Bookmarks on Multiple Devices
    10. 8. Retrace Your Steps through History
      1. A Brief History Lesson
      2. Stealth Browsing
        1. Secret Surfing
        2. Erase All Your Tracks
    11. 9. Know Your Search Options
      1. Use the Google Search Field
        1. The Drop-Down List
        2. The Search SnapBack
      2. Search Within a Page
      3. Search Your History and Bookmarks
    12. 10. Use AutoFill for Forms and Passwords
      1. Turn on Autofill Sources
      2. Fill in Forms
      3. Store and Edit Your Passwords
    13. 11. Track Your Downloads
      1. Set the Download Preferences
      2. Use the Downloads Window
    14. 12. Scan Site Highlights with RSS Feeds
      1. Set Your RSS Preferences
      2. View RSS Feeds
        1. Use the Filter, Display, and Sort Controls
      3. Bookmark RSS Feeds
        1. View Multiple Feeds in One Window
        2. Save Multiple Feeds as a Single Bookmark
      4. Bookmark an RSS Search
      5. Use Mail as Your RSS Reader
    15. A. Create a Web-Clip Widget
    16. B. Update to Safari 4
      1. System Requirements
      2. Hardware Requirements
      3. Download and Install Updates
      4. Download Safari 4 from the Web
    17. C. About This Book
      1. About the Author
      2. Author's Acknowledgments
      3. Shameless Plug
      4. About the Publisher
      5. Production Credits