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OS X Mountain Lion All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-39416-8
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816 pages
September 2012
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Introduction 1

Book I: Introducing OS X 9

Chapter 1: Shaking Hands with OS X 11

Chapter 2: Navigating and Running Programs 27

Chapter 3: Basic OS X Housekeeping 57

Chapter 4: Searching Everything with Spotlight 87

Chapter 5: Fun with Photo Booth 97

Chapter 6: Using Reminders, Notes, and Notifications 103

Chapter 7: Keeping Track with Contacts 111

Chapter 8: Marking Time with Calendar 125

Chapter 9: The Joys of Maintenance 135

Chapter 10: Getting Help for the Big X 157

Chapter 11: Troubleshooting the X 165

Book II: Customizing and Sharing 175

Chapter 1: Building the Finder of Your Dreams 177

Chapter 2: Giving Your Desktop the Personal Touch 201

Chapter 3: Delving under the Hood with System Preferences 219

Chapter 4: You Mean Others Can Use My Mac, Too? 263

Chapter 5: Setting Up Multiuser Accounts 271

Chapter 6: Sharing Documents for Fun and Profit 287

Book III: The Digital Hub 297

Chapter 1: The World According to Apple 299

Chapter 2: Jamming with iTunes and iPod 307

Chapter 3: Focusing on iPhoto 335

Chapter 4: Making Magic with iMovie 359

Chapter 5: Becoming a Superstar with GarageBand 381

Chapter 6: No, It’s Not Called iQuickTime 403

Chapter 7: Turning Your Mac into a DVD Theater 409

Book IV: Using iWork 419

Chapter 1: Desktop Publishing with Pages 421

Chapter 2: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers 435

Chapter 3: Building Presentations with Keynote 449

Book V: The Typical Internet Stuff 461

Chapter 1: Getting on the Internet 463

Chapter 2: Using Apple Mail 471

Chapter 3: Staying in Touch with Messages and FaceTime 499

Chapter 4: Expanding Your Horizons with iCloud 519

Chapter 5: Going Places with Safari 523

Chapter 6: Staying Secure Online 541

Book VI: Networking in OS X  551

Chapter 1: Setting Up a Small Network 553

Chapter 2: Using Your Network 571

Chapter 3: Going Wireless 587

Chapter 4: Sharing That Precious Internet Thing 599

Book VII: Expanding Your System  611

Chapter 1: Hardware That Will Make You Giddy 613

Chapter 2: Add RAM, Hard Drive Space, and Stir 627

Chapter 3: Port-o-Rama: Using Thunderbolt, USB, and FireWire 639

Chapter 4: I’m Okay, You’re a Printer 647

Chapter 5: Applications That You’ve (Probably) Gotta Have 655

Chapter 6: Putting Bluetooth to Work 671

Book VIII: Advanced OS X 679

Chapter 1: Running Windows on Your Mac with Boot Camp 681

Chapter 2:  And Unix Lurks Beneath 689

Chapter 3: AppleScript Just Plain Rocks 713

Chapter 4: Talking with and Writing to Your Macintosh 729

Index  745

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