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Macs for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764503987

ISBN-13: 9780764503986

Edition: 6th 1998

Authors: David Pogue

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This series of books sets out to explain to the laity how modern computers work and treats the subject in a lighthearted way. In this manual the beginner is taught how the Mac works and how to use it to its full extent.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/20/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
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
For the Absolute Mac Virgin
How to Turn On Your Mac (and What to Do Next). Chapter 1 ?: High-Tech Made Easy
Windows, Icons, and Trashes
Actually Accomplishing Something
Typing, Saving, and Finding Again
A Quiet Talk about Printers, Printing, and Fonts
The Internet Defanged
Faking Your Way onto America Online and the Internet
The Weird Wide Web
E-mail for He-males and Females
Software Competence
Word, Palm Desktop, and iMovie
A Whole Big Chapter on AppleWorks 6
Pix Tricks: Graphic Nonviolence
System Folder: Trash Barge of the Mac
Toward a New, Nerdier You
Great Material that Didn't Quite Fit the Outline
USB, Ethernet, AirPort, and Other Impressive Connections
The Book of iBook and PowerBook
Beyond Point and-Click
When Bad Things Happen to Good Macs
The Problem-Solving Cookbook
Mac OS X: The Mainframe in All of Us
Beyond the Mac: Where to Go from Here
The Part of Tens
Ten More Gadgets to Buy and Plug In
Ten Cool Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do
Appendixes
How to Buy (and Set Up) a Mac
The Resource Resource
Index
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