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Palm Computing for Dummies Quick Reference

ISBN-10: 0764505807

ISBN-13: 9780764505805

Edition: 2000

Authors: Mariva H. Aviram, Tom E. Barich

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Description:

This title offers Palm users a smaller reference book to their device that they can use in addition to, or instead of, a full-sized book. This compact reference covers the Palm's e-mail reader, calendar, address book and PC linking capabilities.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/2/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction
How This Book Is Organized
Conventions Used in This Book
Icons at a Glance
Introduction to the Palm Computing Device
Anatomy of the Screen
Built-In Applications
Device Hardware
Backlight
Batteries
Buttons
Contrast control wheel
Infrared beaming
Palm cradle
Screen
Stylus
Maintenance, Safety, and Care
Palm Models
Troubleshooting
Applications
Hardware
Operating system
Resetting
Soft reset
Hard reset
Using the Palm
Applications
Attaching Notes to Records
Beaming
Categories
Creating new categories
Deleting existing categories
Renaming existing categories
Commands and Command Shortcuts
Find
First-Time Setup
Digitizer alignment
Setting preferences
Fonts
Graffiti Handwriting
Accented characters
Caps Shift and Caps Lock
Extended Shift
Numbers
Punctuation Shift
Memory Application
Online Tips
Onscreen Keyboard
Phone Lookup
Purging Palm Data
Scroll Buttons
Soft Buttons
Applications
Calculator
Find
Menu
Customizing the Palm
Button Preferences
Categorizing Applications
Assigning applications to categories
Creating new application categories
Deleting categories
Renaming existing categories
Customizing the Applications Launcher
Setting Applications Launcher preferences
Uninstalling applications
Digitizer Preferences
Format Preferences
General Preferences
Modem Preferences
Network Preferences
Owner Preferences
Pen Preferences
Security Features
Private records
Password
Forgotten password
Turn Off and Lock Device
ShortCuts and ShortCut Preferences
Using Command shortcuts
Using Graffiti ShortCuts
The Address Book
Address Entry Details
Attaching Notes
Beaming
Categorizing Address Book Records
Changing Fonts
Creating Records
Custom Fields
Deleting Records
Edit Commands
Editing Records
Importing Records
Looking Up Addresses and Phone Numbers
Making a Business Card
Preferences
The Date Book
Alarms
Alarms for timed events
Alarms for untimed events
Attaching Notes
Beaming Events
Creating Events
Timed events
Untimed events
Deleting Events
Display Options
Editing Events
Editing the entry description
Changing the date
Changing the time
Event Conflicts
Fonts
Keeping Events Private
Phone Lookup
Purging Events
Repeating Events
Creating repeating events
Modifying repeating events
Deleting recurring events
Searching the Date Book
Setting Preferences
Views
Day
Month
Week
The To Do List
Assigning Due Dates
Attaching Notes
Beaming To-Do Items
Categorizing To-Do Items
Checking Off Done Items
Creating To-Do Items
Deleting To-Do Items
Details
Editing To-Do Items
Font Option
Making To-Do items Private
Phone Lookups
Prioritizing To-Do Items
Purging Completed To-Do Items
Searching To-Do Items
Show Options
Sorting To-Do Items
The Memo Pad
Beaming Memos
Categorizing Memos
Creating Memos
Deleting Memos
Editing Memos
Making Memos Private
Sorting the Memo List
Expense
Attaching Notes
Attendees
Automatic Fill
Categorizing Expenses
Creating Expense Items
Adding Quick Expense items
Creating detailed Expense items
Deleting Expense Items
Custom Currencies
Creating custom currencies
Editing the Currency list
Expense Type
Preferences
Changing the default currency
Setting the Automatic Fill option
Purging Expense Items
Receipt Details
Show Options
Sorting Expense Items
Tracking Mileage
Transferring Data to Microsoft Excel
Connecting the Palm to the Computer
Cradle
First-time setup
Using the cradle
HotSyncing
Performing a local HotSync
HotSyncing via modem
Setting preferences
Installing New Software on the Palm
Palm Desktop Software
Palm applications
Expense application
Install Tool
Palm Desktop options
HotSync setup
Retrieving Archived Items
Palm Resources
Hardware Add-Ons
Keyboards
Modems
Other peripherals
Third-Party Software
Games
Graphics
Internet
Replacements for standard Palm applications
Utilities
Resources
Online publications
User groups
Web sites
Glossary: Techie Talk
Index
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