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Switching to the Mac: the Missing Manual, Leopard Edition Leopard Edition

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ISBN-10: 0596514123

ISBN-13: 9780596514129

Edition: 2007

Authors: David Pogue

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It's little wonder that longtime Windows users are migrating in droves to the new Mac. They're fed up with the virus-prone Windows way of life, and they're lured by Apple's well-deserved reputation for producing great all-around computers that are reliable, user-friendly, well designed, and now--with the $500 Mac mini--extremely affordable, too. Whether you're drawn to the Mac's stability, its stunning digital media suite, or the fact that a whole computer can look and feel as slick as your iPod, you can quickly and easily become a Mac convert. But consider yourself warned: a Mac isn't just a Windows machine in a prettier box; it's a whole different animal and a whole new computing…    
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List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

David Pogue grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio and later graduated from Yale University. After graduation, Pogue wrote manuals for music software, worked on Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and wrote for Macworld Magazine. Pogue wrote Macs for Dummies, which became the best-selling Mac title, as well as other books in the Dummies series. He has also written the book, Hard Drive and has co-authored The Weird Wide Web.

Introduction
What Mac OS X Gives You
What Mac OS X Takes Away
About This Book
The Very Basics
Welcome to Macintosh
How the Mac Is Different
Power On, Dude
That One-Button Mouse
On, Off, and Sleep
The Menu Bar
Finder = Windows Explorer
Dock = Taskbar
Menulets = Tray
Keyboard Differences
Disk Differences
Where Your Stuff Is
Window Controls
Terminology Differences
Folders, Dock, & Windows
Getting into Mac OS X
The Four Window Views
Icon View
List View
Column View
Cover Flow View
Quick Look
The Dock
The Finder Toolbar
Getting Help in Mac OS X
Files, Icons, & Spotlight
Renaming Icons
Selecting Icons
Moving and Copying Icons
Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once
Color Labels
The Trash
Get Info
The Spotlight Menu
The Spotlight Window
Customizing Spotlight
Smart Folders
Documents, Programs, & Spaces
Opening Mac OS X Programs
The New, Improved "Alt-Tab"
Expose: Death to Window Clutter
Spaces: Your Free Quad-Display Mac
Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way
How Documents Know Their Parents
Keyboard Control
The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
Two Kinds of Programs: Cocoa and Carbon
The Cocoa Difference
Universal Apps (Intel Macs)
Installing Mac OS X Programs
Dashboard
Web Clips: Make Your Own Widgets
Moving In
Eight Ways to Transfer Your Files
Transfer by Apple Genius
Transfers by iTornado
Transfers by Disk
Transfers by Network
Transfers by File-Sending Web Site
Transfers by Email
Transfers by iDisk
Transfers by Bluetooth
Where to Put Your Copied Files
Document-Conversion Issues
Transferring Email and Contacts
A Reminder That Could Save You Hours
Transferring Your Outlook Mail
Transferring Your Outlook Address Book
Transferring from Outlook Express
Transferring Your Eudora Mail
Transferring Your Eudora Address Book
Email Settings
Special Software, Special Problems
ACDSee
Acrobat Reader
ACT
Ad Subtract (Pop-up Stopper)
Adobe [your favorite program here]
America Online
AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)
Children's Software
Earthlink Total Access
Easy CD Creator
Encarta
Eudora
Excel
Firefox
Games
Google Desktop Search
ICQ
Internet Explorer
iTunes
Kazaa
Limewire
MacAfee VirusScan
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Money
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Publisher
Microsoft Visio
Minesweeper
MSN Messenger
NaturallySpeaking
Netscape
Newsgroup Readers
Norton AntiVirus
Norton Utilities
Notepad
Outlook/Outlook Express
Paint Shop Pro
Palm Desktop
Picasa
Pocket PC
PowerPoint
QuickBooks
Quicken
RealPlayer
RssReader
Skype
Snaglt
Solitaire
Street Atlas USA
TaxCut, TurboTax
WinAmp, MusicMatch
Windows Media Player
WinZip
Word
WordPerfect
Yahoo Messenger
Windows on Macintosh
Boot Camp
Windows in a Window
Hardware on the Mac
Printers and Printing
Managing Printouts
Faxing
PDF Files
Fonts-and Font Book
Digital Cameras
Disks
Burning CDs and DVDs
iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
DVD Movies
Keyboard
Mouse
Monitors
Time Machine
.Mac Sync
The Mac Online
Internet Setup
Network Central-and Multihoming
Broadband Connections
Dial-up Modem Connections
Switching Locations
Internet Sharing
.Mac Services
Internet Location Files
Mail & Address Book
Checking Your Mail
Writing Messages
Stationery
Reading Email
The Anti-Spam Toolkit
RSS Feeds
Notes
To Dos
Address Book
Safari & iChat
Safari
Tips for Better Surfing
Tabbed Browsing
iChat
Text Chats
Audio Chats
Video Chats
Sharing Your Screen
iChat Theater
Putting Down Roots
Accounts, Parental Controls, & Security
Introducing Accounts
Creating an Account
Parental Controls
Editing Accounts
Setting Up the Login Process
Signing In, Logging Out
Sharing Across Accounts
Fast User Switching
Four Mac OS X Security Shields
Networking, File Sharing, & Screen Sharing
Wiring the Network
File Sharing
Accessing Shared Files
Networking with Windows
Screen Sharing
System Preferences
The System Preferences Window
.Mac
Accounts
Appearance
Bluetooth
CDs & DVDs
Date & Time
Desktop & Screen Saver
Displays
Dock
Energy Saver
Expose & Spaces
International
Keyboard & Mouse
Network
Parental Controls
Print & Fax
QuickTime
Security
Sharing
Software Update
Sound
Speech
Spotlight
Startup Disk
Time Machine
Universal Access
The Free Programs
Address Book
AppleScript
Automator
Calculator
Chess
Dashboard
Dictionary
DVD Player
Expose
Font Book
Front Row
GarageBand
iCal
iChat
iDVD
iMovie, iPhoto
iTunes
Mail
Photo Booth
Preview
QuickTime Player
Safari
Stickies
System Preferences
TextEdit
Time Machine
Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
Appendixes
Installation & Troubleshooting
Getting Ready to Install
Four Kinds of Installation
The Basic Installation
The Upgrade Installation
The Clean Install ("Archive and Install")
Erase & Install
The Setup Assistant
Troubleshooting
The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary
The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List