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My new Mac : Lion edition : simple projects to get you started

Author: Wally Wang
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : No Starch Press, [2011], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A project-oriented guide to using the Lion edition of a Mac covers such topics as using the mouse, understanding the Dock, finding files, using Dashboard, playing audio CDs and audio files, editing digital photographs, and setting up an email account.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wang, Wally.
My new Mac.
San Francisco, Calif. : No Starch Press, [2011], ©2009
(OCoLC)751823399
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wally Wang
ISBN: 9781593274047 1593274041
OCLC Number: 781842842
Notes: Previous edition: 2007.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 472 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction; Understanding Computer Terms; Telling the Computer What to Do; Finding a Command; Dragging and Dropping; How This Book Is Organized; Part 1: Basic Training; 1. Learning to Use the Mouse and Trackpad; What You'll Be Using; How to Point and Click the Mouse and Trackpad; Dragging the Pointer; Double-Clicking the Mouse and Trackpad; Right-Clicking the Mouse; Using the Scroll Ball; Additional Ideas for Using the Mouse andTrackpad; 2. Controlling Your Mac with Your Fingers; What You'll Be Using; Using the Trackpad; Customizing the Trackpad; Point and Click Gestures. Scroll and Zoom GesturesMore Gestures; Using Finger Gestures with the Magic Mouse; Additional Ideas for Using Finger Gestures; 3. Choosing Commands on the Menu Bar; What You'll Be Using; Understanding the Menu Bar; Understanding Dialogs; Understanding the Parts of the Menu Bar; Using the Keyboard; Additional Ideas for Using the Menu Bar; 4. Running Programs and Files from the Dock; What You'll Be Using; Understanding Program Icons; Starting a Program Through the Finder; Starting a Program Through the Dock; Switching Programs and Windows from the Dock; Quitting Programs from the Dock. Accessing the Documents and Downloads Folders on the DockBrowsing Through the Documents Folder; Browsing Through the Downloads Folder; Additional Ideas for Using the Dock; 5. Customizing the Dock; What You'll Be Using; Hiding (and Showing) the Dock; Moving the Dock; Making the Dock Easier to See; Changing the Size of the Dock; Turning Magnification On or Off; Showing (or Hiding) Indicator Lights on the Dock; Adding and Removing Icons on the Dock; Dragging an Icon to the Dock; Opening a Program and Keeping It on the Dock; Removing an Icon from the Dock by Dragging. Choosing the Remove from Dock CommandAdding and Removing Files and Folders on the Dock; Adding a File or Folder to the Dock; Removing a File or Folder from the Dock; Additional Ideas for Customizing the Dock; 6. Using Full-Screen Viewing; What You'll Be Using; Switching to Full-Screen Viewing; Using Full-Screen Viewing in the Finder; Additional Ideas for Using Full-Screen Viewing; 7. Organizing Screens with Mission Control; What You'll Be Using; Starting Mission Control; Creating Additional Virtual Desktops (Spaces); Removing a Virtual Desktop (Space); Customizing the Mission Control Hotkey. Additional Ideas for Using Mission Control8. Opening Apps with Launchpad; What You'll Be Using; Starting and Closing Launchpad; Navigating the Launchpad Screen; Rearranging Icons on Launchpad; Organizing Icons into Launchpad Folders; Creating a Launchpad Folder; Removing a Program from a Launchpad Folder; Additional Ideas for Using Launchpad; Part 2: Wrangling Files and Folders; 9. Navigating Through Folders with the Finder; What You'll Be Using; Understanding Drives, Folders, and Files; Understanding the Finder Window; Viewing All Your Files; Using All My Files; Searching for a File.
Responsibility: Wallace Wang.

Abstract:

A project-oriented guide to using the Lion edition of a Mac covers such topics as using the mouse, understanding the Dock, finding files, using Dashboard, playing audio CDs and audio files, editing digital photographs, and setting up an email account.

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