How to Do Everything with Mac OS X Panther

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9780072253559: How to Do Everything with Mac OS X Panther

Covers Mac OS X Panther and its bundled applications in detail, while handling more challenging topics such as networking, Internet security, wireless operation, and maintenance in an approachable way. Learn how to use the Finder, how to manage files, how to work with digital media, and much more. A bonus feature of the book is the spotlight on “Writers and their Macs,” which offers glimpses of how three writers work with their Macs: novelist Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), screenwriter Mike Rich (Finding Forrester), and suspense writer Jeff Abbott (Cut and Run).

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Experience the excitement of Apple’s revolutionary new release with help from this hands-on guide. Use the Finder to easily navigate files, folders, and applications and customize its display to meet your needs. Set up dozens of accounts and change users without logging out using the fast user switching feature. Access any open window or clear them all away using Exposť. Create music playlists, edit digital photos, share your calendar, and much more. You’ll also learn easy methods for networking your Mac, and discover important details about computer security. How to Do Everything with Mac OS X Panther will show you how to get the most out of this innovative operation system so you can increase productivity, organize your life, and have more fun!

  • Navigate your desktop and expertly work with files, folders, and icons
  • Send a fax as easily as you print documents
  • Customize your environment to make your Mac work the way you want
  • Switch user accounts without logging out or quitting applications
  • Use Exposť to access open windows easily
  • Preview, scroll through, and search huge PDF files faster than ever
  • Use iChat AV for text, audio and video chats
  • Share files on a network at home, work, or school
  • Improve your Mac’s features and functions by adding peripherals
  • Safeguard your Mac with built-in security tools such as FileVault
Featuring profiles of Mac experts

About the author: Kirk McElhearn is a recognized Mac OS X expert and author. He is a regular contributor to Macworld magazine, TidBITS, and Technology and Society Book Reviews. He is also the co-author of several books on Mac OS X.

About the Author:

Kirk McElhearn (Guillestre, France) is a Mac OS X expert currently working with the Mac OS X Panther beta. He is a regular contributor to numerous Mac web sites, and is the author of many books on Macs and other computer technologies.

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