Mac OS X Tiger: Missing Manual by David Pogue

By David Pogue

You can set your watch to it: once Apple comes out with one other model of Mac OS X, David Pogue hits the streets with one other meticulous lacking guide to hide it with a wealth of aspect. the hot Mac OS X 10.4, greater often called Tiger, is quicker than its predecessors, yet nothing's too quickly for Pogue and Mac OS X: The lacking Manual. there are various the reason why this can be the most well-liked computing device booklet of all time.

With its hallmark objectivity, the Tiger version completely explores the newest positive factors to grace the Mac OS. which of them paintings good and which don't? What in case you search for? This booklet tackles highlight, an stronger seek characteristic that is helping you discover something in your desktop; iChat AV for videoconferencing; Automator for automating repetitive, handbook or batch projects; and the masses of smaller tweaks and alterations, sturdy and undesirable, that Apple's advertising and marketing by no means bothers to mention.

Mac OS X: The lacking handbook, Tiger Edition is the authoritative booklet that is perfect for each person, together with humans coming to the Mac for the 1st time. Our advisor deals a fantastic creation that demystifies the Dock, the unexpected Mac OS X folder constitution, and the solely new Mail program. There also are mini-manuals on iLife purposes reminiscent of iMovie, iDVD, and iPhoto, these much-heralded electronic media courses, and an educational for Safari, Mac's personal net browser.

And lots extra: discover ways to configure Mac OS X utilizing the approach personal tastes software, preserve your Mac safe with FileVault, and find out about Tiger's stronger Firewall features. if you are so prone, this lacking handbook additionally deals a simple creation to the Terminal program for issuing easy Unix instructions.

There's whatever new on essentially each web page, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and services to each one in all them. Mac's introduced a brand new cat to city and we've got a good new technique to tame it.

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Mac OS X Tiger: Missing Manual

You could set your watch to it: once Apple comes out with one other model of Mac OS X, David Pogue hits the streets with one other meticulous lacking guide to hide it with a wealth of aspect. the hot Mac OS X 10. four, larger often called Tiger, is quicker than its predecessors, yet nothing's too quickly for Pogue and Mac OS X: The lacking handbook.

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It's just out of your way for the moment, as though you've set it down on a shelf. To bring it back, click the newly created Dock icon (see Figure 1-7, as well as Chapter 4 for more on the Dock). GEM IN THE ROUGH Adjusting the Genie Speed Apple has a name for the animation you see when you minimize, open, or close a window: the genie effect, because it so closely resembles the way Barbara Eden, Robin Williams, and other TV and movie genies entered and exited their magic lamps and bottles. But you don't have to watch the "genie" animation precisely the same way, day in and day out.

5. Zoom Button A click on this green geltab (see Figure 1-6) makes a desktop window just large enough to reveal all of the icons inside it. If your monitor isn't big enough to show all the icons in a window, the zoom box resizes the window to show as many as possible. In either case, a second click on the zoom button restores the window to its previous size. 6. The Folder Proxy Icon Each Finder-window title bar features a small icon next to the window's name (Figure 1-8), representing the open window's actual folder or disk icon.

After you've opened one folder that's inside another, the title bar's secret folder hierarchy menu is an efficient way to backtrack—to return to the enclosing window. Get in the habit of pressing the key as you click the name of the window to access the menu shown in Figure 1-5. ) By choosing the name of a folder from this menu, you open the corresponding window. When browsing the contents of the Users folder, for example, you can return to the main hard drive window by -clicking the folder name Users and choosing Macintosh HD from the menu.

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