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Mac OS X Tiger Timesaving Techniques For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-7963-9
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521 pages
June 2005
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Introduction.

Part I: Starting, Stopping, and Running Your Mac Faster.

Technique 1: Installing Tiger without the Hassle.

Technique 2: Starting Up with Speed.

Technique 3: Running Tiger Faster.

Technique 4: When Good Applications Go Bad.

Technique 5: Logging Out and Shutting Down.

Technique 6: Goodbye Microsoft, Hello Mac!

Part II: Optimizing Your Interface.

Technique 7: Making Your Mac More Accessible.

Technique 8: Working with Displays.

Technique 9: Speedy Keyboard Navigation.

Technique 10: Essential Keyboard Shortcuts.

Technique 11: A Faster Finder.

Technique 12: Customizing Windows for Your Convenience.

Technique 13: Establishing an Efficient Dock.

Technique 14: Saving Steps with Contextual Menus.

Technique 15: Easily Managing Windows with Exposé.

Part III: Handling Files (And Other Stuff) Quickly.

Technique 16: Organizing Your Home Directory.

Technique 17: Managing Aliases, Favorites, and Icons.

Technique 18: Addressing Your Addresses.

Technique 19: Managing Information Effectively.

Technique 20: Working with Files.

Technique 21: Finding Things in Tiger.

Technique 22: Slimming Down Your Hard Drive.

Part IV: Improving Application Performance.

Technique 23: Launching Applications Fast.

Technique 24: Switching, Hiding, and Quitting Applications.

Technique 25: Opening Files Faster.

Technique 26: Saving and Printing Files.

Technique 27: Cut, Copy, Paste.

Technique 28: Managing Fonts.

Technique 29: Getting to Know Services.

Part V: Cranking Up Your Internet Activities.

Technique 30: Surfing with Safari.

Technique 31: Customizing Safari.

Technique 32: Managing Bookmarks Better.

Technique 33: Speedy Searches with Google.

Technique 34: Mastering Mail.

Technique 35: Stopping Spam in Its Tracks.

Technique 36: Innovative iChat.

Part VI: Optimizing Your Network.

Technique 37: Getting Your Mac Online.

Technique 38: The Wonderful World of Wireless Networking.

Technique 39: Sharing the Wealth with Bonjour.

Technique 40: Share the Love: Sharing Files, Printers, and More.

Technique 41: Network Security.

Technique 42: Your Guide to .Mac: $100 Well Spent.

Part VII: Fast and Furious Multimedia.

Technique 43: iTunes: Rockin’ in the (Partially) Free World.

Technique 44: Working with iPhoto.

Technique 45: Snapping Screenshots Fast.

Technique 46: Staying on Schedule with iCal.

Technique 47: Working with CDs and DVDs.

Technique 48: Getting More Than Music out of Your iPod.

Part VIII: Security and Maintenance.

Technique 49: Better Backups with rsync and .Mac.

Technique 50: Battling Viruses.

Technique 51: Keeping Your Software Up to Date.

Technique 52: Securing Files.

Technique 53: Proper Password Policy.

Technique 54: Useful Utilities.

Part IX: The Scary or Fun Stuff.

Technique 55: Controlling Cellphones with Bluetooth.

Technique 56: The Terminal, the Finder, and You.

Technique 57: Managing and Finding Files Fast.

Technique 58: Piping and Redirecting Output with the Terminal.

Technique 59: Viewing and Editing Text Files.

Technique 60: Customizing Your Terminal.

Technique 61: Automating Your Routines.

Technique 62: Entertaining Yourself with Screen Savers.

Index.

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