Mac OS X Panther Pocket Guide

Errata for Mac OS X Panther Pocket Guide

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 1
Third quote on the reviewer comments page when you first open the book

In the attribution for the third quote (the one from "Harry (doc) Babad", the URL reference previously read "mac-nut.com" NOW READS: "maccompanion.com".

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 4
first line of first paragraph

the $ (dollar sign) is referred to as the "percent sign"

Anonymous   
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Page 10
The description for "The Chooser" at the bottom of the page

In the description for "The Chooser" at the bottom of the page, the paragraph referenced the "Print Center" application. This NOW READS the "Printer Setup Utility"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 12
second paragraph from the bottom

Two uses of "Print Center" should change to "Printer Setup Utility"

Anonymous   
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Page 29
3rd paragraph (Finder's Sidebar)

The text says that Figure 8 shows the Finder sidebar, but Figure 8 is an example of the Finder with the toolbar, and thus the sidebar, hidden. FIgures 3-7 do show the sidebar.

Anonymous   
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Page 61
Tip toward the middle of the page

In this Tip, the keyboard shortcut to toggle between keyboard types was listed as Apple-Spacebar. NOW READS: Command-Spacebar

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2004
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Page 113
2nd variable list item from the top of the page

"desktop" HAS BEEN CHANGED to "Desktop" in both the variable term and the varlist item.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 125
1st variable list item at the top of the page

Applications --> Utilities --> Internet Connect NOW READS: Applications --> Internet Connect

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 125
3rd variable list item on this page

Applications --> Utilities --> Internet Connect NOW READS: Applications --> Internet Connect

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 128
3rd variable list item on this page

To match the style of the second variable list item on this page,the description of the third variable list item on this page NOW READS: Network Utility (/Applications/Utilities) --> Ping panel; enter the network address...

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 131
The first four variable list items on this page

In the first four variable list items on this page, all instances of "Print Center" HAVE BEEN CHANGED to "Printer Setup Utility"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 134
1st variable list item on this page

In the third paragraph of the first variable list item on this page ("Force quit an application that's stuck?"), the description NOW READS: Activity Monitor (/Applications/Utilities) --> select the process that's causing the problem --> Processes --> Quit Process.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 134
3rd variable list item on this page

The first part of the description for this item ("Turn on crash reporting so I can see why an application crashed?") NOW READS: Console (/Applications/Utilities) --> Preferences --> Crashes panel; ....

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 134
5th variable list item on this page

The description for this item ("Fix a disk that won't mount?") NOW READS: Disk Utility (/Applications/Utilities) --> select the disk that won't mount --> First Aid.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 136
1st variable list item on this page

In the first variable list item on this page ("Erase a CD-RW or hard drive?"), the description to NOW READS: Disk Utility (/Applications/Utilities) --> select the CD or disk --> Erase.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 136
2nd variable list item on this page

In the second variable list item on this page ("Create a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) for my system?"), the description NOW READS: Disk Utility (/Applications/Utilities) --> select the drives --> RAID.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004
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Page 137
2nd variable list item on this page

In the description for the second variable list item on this page ("I have a dual- processor G4 machine. Can I see how efficiently the processors are distributing the workload?"),the description NOW READS: Activity Monitor (/Applications/Utilities) --> CPU; each processor will have its own meter bar.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2004