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The complete guide to the NEXTSTEP user environment

Author: Michael B Shebanek
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1993.
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This book is about the advanced, object-oriented NEXTSTEp (TM) user envi- ronment for NeXT and Intel-based computers. When I set out to learn how to use NEXT- STEP several years ago, I found it  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B Shebanek
ISBN: 3540979565 9783540979562 0387979565 9780387979564
OCLC Number: 28339910
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 383 pages, A-1-I-13 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer disc (3 1/2 in.)
Details: System requirements for computer disk: NeXT-compatible computer or PC with 486 or Pentium processor; UNIX; NEXTSTEP; high-density floppy disk drive; mouse.
Contents: Up and Running.- 1. Basic Training.- User Accounts.- Starting NEXTSTEP.- Shutting Down.- An Inside Look.- 2. The NEXTSTEP Workspace.- The Mouse.- The File Viewer.- NEXTSTEP Windows.- NEXTSTEP Menus.- The Application Dock.- 3. Files and Folders.- Navigating with the File Viewer.- Using Multiple File Viewers.- Managing Windows.- Managing Folders.- Finding a File or Folder.- Selecting Files and Folders.- Compressing Files and Folders.- Moving, Copying, and Duplicating.- Monitoring Background Tasks.- Using Links.- Deleting Files and Folders.- 4. Removable Disks.- Understanding Disk Formats.- Mounting a Disk.- Unmounting a Disk.- Initializing a Disk.- Copying Files to a Disk.- 5. Inspectors.- Inspector Controls.- Attributes Inspector.- Inspector.- Tools Inspector.- Access Control Inspector.- The Address Inspector.- Applications.- 6. Application Management.- Starting Applications.- Monitoring Applications.- Hiding and Unhiding Applications.- Auto-Starting an Application.- Learning Tricks.- 7. Application Features.- Attention Panels.- The Help Panel.- The Save Panel.- The Open Panel.- Basic Text Editing.- The Find Panel.- The Font Panel.- The Spelling Panel.- The Colors Panel.- Services.- NeXTlinks.- 8. Printers and Fax Modems.- Getting Ready to Print.- Printing.- Faxing.- Configuring a Printer.- Configuring a Fax Modem.- 9. Bundled Applications.- Edit.- NeXTmail.- Preview.- FaxReader.- Preferences.- Terminal.- PrintManager.- Digital Librarian.- Digital Webster.- Digital Quotations.- Grab.- Demonstration Applications.- Summary of Bundled Applications.- 10. Application Installation.- Where to Install Applications.- The Installer.- So You Want to Know More.- 11. Customization.- Customizing the Workspace.- Customizing the User Environment.- Installing New Fonts.- 12. Networking.- Network File System (NFS).- File Transfer Protocol (FTP).- Internet Etiquette.- Public Domain and Shareware.- Novell NetWare.- Removable Disks.- File Conversion.- Emulators.- 13. UNIX Commands You Should Know.- UNIX Command Structure.- Often-Used UNIX Commands.- Pathname Shortcuts.- Jargon.- Special UNIX Commands.- 14. NEXTSTEP First Aid.- Frozen Applications.- System Crash Recovery.- 15. The World of NEXTSTEP.- Contacts at NeXT.- Information in Print.- Information in Electronic Format.- User Groups.- Conferences and User Training.- Reference.- Appendix A: Supported Printers.- Appendix B: Internet Archive Sites.- Appendix C: Buried Treasures.- Appendix D: Hardware Compatibility.
Responsibility: Michael B. Shebanek.
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