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Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition

Book Description

You can set your watch to it: As soon as Apple comes out with another version of Mac OS X, David Pogue hits the streets with another meticulous Missing Manual to cover it with a wealth of detail. The new Mac OS X 10.4, better known as Tiger, is faster than its predecessors, but nothing's too fast for Pogue and Mac OS X: The Missing Manual. There are many reasons why this is the most popular computer book of all time.

With its hallmark objectivity, the Tiger Edition thoroughly explores the latest features to grace the Mac OS. Which ones work well and which do not? What should you look for? This book tackles Spotlight, an enhanced search feature that helps you find anything on your computer; iChat AV for videoconferencing; Automator for automating repetitive, manual or batch tasks; and the hundreds of smaller tweaks and changes, good and bad, that Apple's marketing never bothers to mention.

Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition is the authoritative book that's ideal for every user, including people coming to the Mac for the first time. Our guide offers an ideal introduction that demystifies the Dock, the unfamiliar Mac OS X folder structure, and the entirely new Mail application. There are also mini-manuals on iLife applications such as iMovie, iDVD, and iPhoto, those much-heralded digital media programs, and a tutorial for Safari, Mac's own web browser.

And plenty more: learn to configure Mac OS X using the System Preferences application, keep your Mac secure with FileVault, and learn about Tiger's enhanced Firewall capabilities. If you're so inclined, this Missing Manual also offers an easy introduction to the Terminal application for issuing basic Unix commands.

There's something new on practically every page, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Mac's brought a new cat to town and we have a great new way to tame it.

Table of Contents

  1. Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. The Missing Credits
    1. About the Author
    2. About the Creative Team
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. The Missing Manual Series
    5. For Starters
  4. Introduction
    1. What’s New in Tiger
    2. About This Book
      1. About the Outline
    3. About→These→Arrows
      1. About MissingManuals.com
    4. The Very Basics
  5. I. The Mac OS X Desktop
    1. 1. Folders and Windows
      1. Getting into Mac OS X
        1. Logging In
        2. The Elements of the Mac OS X Desktop
          1. Disk icons
          2. The Dock
          3. The menu
          4. The menu bar
      2. Windows and How to Work Them
        1. The Sidebar
          1. Fine-tuning the Sidebar
        2. Title Bar
        3. Close Button
        4. Minimize Button
        5. Zoom Button
        6. The Folder Proxy Icon
        7. The Finder Toolbar
        8. “Old Finder Mode” (Hiding the Toolbar)
          1. The Toolbar Disclosure button
          2. Leaving Old Finder Mode
        9. Scroll Bars
        10. Resize Handle
        11. Status Bar
      3. The Three Window Views
      4. Icon View
        1. Icon View Options
          1. Choosing icon sizes
          2. Text size
          3. Windows XP–style labeling
          4. Show item info
          5. Show icon preview
          6. Window backgrounds
        2. Keeping Icons Neat and Sorted
      5. List View
        1. Sorting the List
        2. Flippy Triangles
        3. Which Columns Appear
        4. Other View Options
        5. Rearranging Columns
        6. Adjusting Column Widths
      6. Column View
        1. Column View by Keyboard
        2. Manipulating the Columns
        3. View Options
      7. Logging Out, Shutting Down
        1. Sleep Mode
        2. Restart
        3. Shut Down
        4. Log Out
      8. Getting Help in Mac OS X
    2. 2. Organizing Your Stuff
      1. The Mac OS X Folder Structure
        1. Your Home Folder
        2. What’s in Your Hard Drive Window
        3. What’s in Your Home Folder
      2. Icon Names
      3. Selecting Icons
        1. Selecting by Clicking
        2. Selecting Icons from the Keyboard
      4. Moving and Copying Icons
        1. Copying by Dragging
        2. Copying by Using Copy and Paste
        3. Dragging from the Title Bar
        4. Spring-Loaded Folders: Dragging Icons into Closed Folders
        5. Making Spring-Loaded Folders Work
      5. Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once
        1. What’s Good about Aliases
        2. Broken Aliases
      6. Color Labels
        1. What Labels Are Good For
        2. Changing Labels
      7. The Trash
        1. Rescuing Files and Folders from the Trash
        2. Emptying the Trash I: Quick and Easy
        3. Emptying the Trash II: Secure and Forever
        4. Locked Files: The Next Generation
      8. Get Info
        1. Uni-window vs. Multi-window
        2. The Get Info Panels
    3. 3. Spotlight
      1. The Spotlight Menu
        1. Spotlight Menu Tips
      2. The Spotlight Window
        1. Spotlight Window from Spotlight Menu
        2. Opening the Spotlight Window Directly
        3. Expand or Collapse the List
        4. Sort the List
        5. See the Pretty Pictures
        6. Get More Info
        7. Filter the List
        8. Work With It
      3. Customizing Spotlight
        1. Privacy Settings
      4. The Find Command
        1. Where to Look
        2. What to Look For
          1. Kind
          2. Last Opened/Last Modified/Created
          3. Keywords
          4. Color Label
          5. Name
          6. Contents
          7. Size
          8. Other
        3. What to Do with Search Results
          1. Find out where something is
          2. Open the file (or open one of the folders it’s in)
          3. Move or delete the file
          4. Rename the file
          5. File-menu commands
          6. Collapse the list
          7. Copy a file
          8. Make an alias
          9. Start over
          10. Give up
      5. Smart Folders
    4. 4. Dock, Desktop, and Toolbar
      1. The Dock
      2. Setting Up the Dock
        1. Organizing and Removing Dock Icons
        2. Three Ways to Get the Dock out of Your Hair
          1. Auto-hiding the Dock
          2. Shrinking and enlarging the Dock
          3. Moving the Dock to the sides of the screen
      3. Using the Dock
        1. Switch Applications
        2. Operate the Dock by Keyboard Control
        3. Secret Menus
        4. Conduct Speed Tests
        5. Do Your Filing
        6. Great Things to Put in Your Dock
      4. The Finder Toolbar
        1. Removing or Shrinking the Toolbar
        2. Adding Your Own Icons to the Toolbar
          1. Apple’s toolbar-icon collection
          2. Adding your own stuff
        3. Rearranging or Removing Toolbar Icons
      5. Designing Your Desktop
        1. System Preferences
        2. Graphic Designers’ Corner: The Gray Look
        3. Desktop Sounds
      6. Menulets: The Missing Manual
  6. II. Applications in Mac OS X
    1. 5. Documents, Programs, and Dashboard
      1. Opening Mac OS X Programs
        1. The Application Menu
        2. Quitting Programs
        3. Force Quitting Programs
      2. The “Heads-Up” Program Switcher
      3. Exposé: Death to Window Clutter
        1. More Ways to Exposé
          1. Find one window in the current program
          2. Return to the desktop
          3. Another way to Exposé
        2. Three Triggers for Exposé
          1. Screen corners
          2. Keystrokes
          3. Multiple-button mouse clicks
      4. Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way
        1. Hiding the Program You’re Using
        2. Hiding All Other Programs
        3. The Bring-Forward, Hide-All-Others Trick
        4. Hiding (Minimizing) Individual Windows
      5. How Documents Know Their Parents
        1. Reassigning Documents to Programs
          1. Reassigning a certain document—just once
          2. Reassigning a certain document—permanently
          3. Reassigning all documents of one type
      6. Keyboard Control
        1. Control the Menus
        2. Control the Dock
        3. Cycle Through Your Windows
        4. Control the Toolbar
        5. Control Tool Palettes
        6. Control Dialog Boxes
        7. Changing a Menu Command
      7. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
        1. Sheets
        2. Simplified Navigation
        3. Spotlight
        4. Column View/List View Navigation
        5. Insta-Jumping to a Folder Location
        6. The File Format Pop-up Menu
        7. The Open File Dialog Box
      8. Three Kinds of Programs: Cocoa, Carbon, Classic
      9. The Cocoa Difference
        1. The Font Panel
        2. Title Bar Tricks
        3. Services
          1. ChineseTextConverter
          2. Disk Utility
          3. Finder
          4. Font Book
          5. Grab
          6. Import Image
          7. Look Up in Dictionary
          8. Mail
          9. Make New Sticky Note
          10. Open URL
          11. Script Editor
          12. Search with Google
          13. Send File to Bluetooth Device
          14. Speech
          15. Spotlight
          16. Summarize
          17. TextEdit
        4. Toolbar Tricks
        5. Secret Keyboard Shortcuts
        6. Cool Text-Selection Tricks
        7. Background Window Control
      10. Installing Mac OS X Programs
        1. .sit, .zip, .tar, .gz, and .dmg
        2. Disk Images (.dmg files)
        3. Cleaning Up after Decompression
        4. Performing the Installation
        5. Uninstalling Software
      11. Dashboard
        1. Dashboard Tips
        2. Dashboard Prefs
        3. Widget Catalog
          1. The Widgets Widget
          2. Address Book
          3. Business (aka Yellow Pages)
          4. Calculator
          5. Calendar
          6. Dictionary
          7. ESPN
          8. Flight Tracker
          9. Google
          10. iTunes
          11. People (aka White Pages)
          12. Ski Report
          13. Stickies
          14. Stocks
          15. Tile Game
          16. Translation
          17. Unit Converter
          18. Weather
          19. World Clock
        4. Managing Widgets
        5. More Widgets
          1. Installing a widget
    2. 6. Mac OS 9 Programs—and Windows Programs
      1. Two Roads to Mac OS 9
      2. Classic: Mac OS 9 on Mac OS X
        1. How to Start Classic
          1. Double-click a Mac OS 9 program
          2. Launch it manually
          3. Open Classic from the menulet
          4. Start up Classic automatically
        2. What to Expect from Classic
        3. Getting Out of Classic
        4. Specifying a Classic System Folder
        5. Controlling Classic Startup
          1. Summoning Extensions Manager
          2. Extensions and control panels to turn off
          3. Extensions to leave on
          4. “Holding down” keys during startup
      3. Restarting in Mac OS 9
        1. Dual Booting the Long Way
          1. Switching from X to 9
          2. Switching from 9 to X: the long way
      4. Three Tricks for Faster Switching
        1. The X Key Trick (from 9 to X)
        2. The D Key Trick (from X to 9)
        3. The Option Key Trick
      5. Boot Camp: Your Mac as Windows PC
      6. Parallels: Windows in a Window
    3. 7. Moving Data
      1. Moving Data Between Documents
        1. Cut, Copy, and Paste
        2. Drag-and-Drop
          1. When to use drag-and-drop
          2. Drag-and-drop to the desktop
        3. Export/Import
      2. Exchanging Data with Other Macs
        1. By Network
        2. By CD or DVD
        3. FireWire Disk Mode (Target Disk Mode)
        4. Via the iPod
        5. Via Flash Drive
        6. Via Bluetooth
          1. Sending a file
        7. Fetching a File
      3. Exchanging Data with Windows PCs
        1. Preparing the Document for Transfer
          1. Is the document in a file format Windows understands?
          2. Does the file have the correct three-letter file name suffix?
        2. Notes on Disk Swapping
          1. Creating a Windows disk on the Mac
        3. Network Notes
        4. Via the Internet
    4. 8. Automator and AppleScript
      1. Introducing Automator
        1. Navigating the Screen
          1. Search box
          2. Workflow control buttons
          3. Library list
          4. Action list
          5. Workflow pane
          6. Description field
          7. New folder button
        2. Opening Existing Workflows
        3. Editing a Workflow
      2. Building Your Own Workflow
        1. Emailing an iTunes Song
        2. Burning an iPhoto Picture CD
        3. Converting and Renaming Images
      3. Workflows as Programs and Plug-ins
        1. Saving a Workflow as an Application
        2. Using Workflows as Plug-ins
      4. Getting Started with AppleScript
        1. The Script Menu
          1. Address Book Scripts
          2. Basics
          3. ColorSync
          4. Finder Scripts
          5. Folder Actions
          6. Font Book
          7. FontSync Scripts
          8. Info Scripts
          9. Internet Services
          10. Mail Scripts
          11. Navigation Scripts
          12. Printing Scripts
          13. Script Editor Scripts
          14. Sherlock Scripts
          15. UI Element Scripts
          16. URLs
        2. Working with Existing AppleScripts
        3. Writing Your Own Scripts
        4. AppleScript vs. Automator
  7. III. The Components of Mac OS X
    1. 9. System Preferences
      1. The System Preferences Window
      2. .Mac
      3. Accounts
      4. Appearance
        1. Changing Colors
        2. Tweaking the Scroll Bars
        3. Number of Recent Items
        4. Font Smoothing Style
        5. Turning Off Smoothing on Tiny Fonts
      5. Bluetooth
        1. Settings
        2. Devices
        3. Sharing
      6. CDs & DVDs
      7. Classic
      8. Dashboard & Exposé
      9. Date & Time
        1. Date & Time Tab
        2. Time Zone Tab
        3. Clock Tab
      10. Desktop & Screen Saver
        1. Desktop
          1. Using your own pictures
          2. Making the picture fit
          3. Auto-picture changing
        2. Screen Saver
          1. Activating the screen saver
      11. Displays
        1. Display Tab
        2. Geometry Tab
        3. Arrangement Tab
        4. Color Tab
      12. Dock
      13. Energy Saver
        1. Sleep Tab
        2. Laptop Options
        3. Scheduled Startup and Shutdown
        4. Waking and Other Options
      14. International
        1. Another Language—Instantly
        2. Input Menu Tab
        3. Keyboard Viewer: The Return of Key Caps
          1. Change the Keyboard Viewer font
      15. Keyboard & Mouse
        1. Keyboard Tab
        2. Mouse Tab
        3. Trackpad Tab
          1. Trackpad gestures
          2. Trackpad options
        4. Bluetooth Tab
        5. Keyboard Shortcuts
      16. Network
      17. Print & Fax
      18. QuickTime
      19. Security
      20. Sharing
      21. Software Update
        1. Update Software Tab
        2. Installed Updates Tab
      22. Sound
        1. Sound Effects Tab
        2. Output Tab
        3. Input Tab
      23. Speech
      24. Spotlight
      25. Startup Disk
      26. Universal Access
        1. Seeing Tab (Magnifying the Screen)
          1. VoiceOver
          2. Magnify the screen
          3. Inverted colors
        2. Hearing Tab (Flashing the Screen)
        3. Keyboard Tab (Typing Assistance)
        4. Mouse & Trackpad Tab (Cursor Control from the Keyboard)
    2. 10. The Free Programs
      1. Your Free Mac OS X Programs
      2. Address Book
      3. AppleScript
      4. Calculator
        1. Conversions
      5. Chess
        1. Playing a Game of Chess
        2. Chess Prefs
        3. Saving Your Games
      6. Dictionary
      7. DVD Player
      8. Font Book
      9. Front Row
      10. GarageBand
      11. iCal
        1. Working with Views
        2. Making an Appointment
          1. The easy way
          2. The long way
        3. What to Do with an Appointment
          1. Editing events
          2. Rescheduling events
          3. Lengthening or shortening events
          4. Printing events
          5. Deleting events
        4. Searching for Events
        5. The “Calendar” Category Concept
        6. “Publishing” Calendars to the Web
          1. Publishing
          2. Subscribing
        7. To Do Lists
      12. iChat, iSync
      13. iDVD
        1. Phase 1: Insert Chapter Markers
        2. Phase 2: Hand Off to iDVD
        3. Phase 3: Design the Menu Screen
        4. Phase 4: Edit Titles and Buttons
        5. Phase 5: Burning Your DVD
      14. Image Capture
        1. Download Folder
        2. Automatic Task
        3. Download Some, Download All
        4. Downloading from Across the Network
        5. Downloading from Across the Internet
        6. Image Capture as Web Spycam
        7. Scanning
      15. iMovie
        1. Phase 1: Set Up iMovie
        2. Phase 2: Import Camcorder Footage
          1. How iMovie organizes its files
        3. Phase 3: Arrange the Clips
        4. Phase 4: Assemble the Movie
          1. Play as you go
        5. Phase 5: Transitions, Effects, Titles, Audio, and Photos
          1. Effects
          2. Titles and credits
          3. Audio
          4. Photos
        6. Phase 6: Meet Your Public
      16. Internet Connect
      17. iPhoto
        1. Importing Pictures
        2. Organizing Photos
          1. Last Roll
          2. Deleting photos
        3. Albums
          1. Deleting photos or albums
        4. Editing
        5. Sharing Your Pix
          1. Print
          2. Slideshow
          3. Email
          4. Order prints
          5. Book
          6. HomePage
          7. .Mac slides
          8. Desktop (or screen saver)
          9. Burn Disc
      18. iSync
      19. iTunes
      20. Mail
      21. Photo Booth
      22. Preview
        1. Preview as Graphics Viewer
          1. Cropping graphics
          2. Converting file formats
          3. The Thumbnails drawer
        2. Preview as PDF Reader
        3. The Toolbar
      23. QuickTime Player
      24. Safari
      25. Sherlock
      26. Stickies
        1. Creating Sticky Notes
        2. Growing and Shrinking Notes
        3. Formatting Notes
        4. Saving Sticky Notes
      27. System Preferences
      28. TextEdit
        1. TextEdit’s Two Personalities
        2. Working in TextEdit
        3. Style Sheets
        4. Tables
        5. TextEdit as Web Designer
        6. The TextEdit Preferences
        7. TextEdit’s Other Writing Tools
      29. Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
        1. Activity Monitor
          1. The Processes table
          2. The System monitor tabs
        2. AirPort Admin Utility
        3. AirPort Setup Assistant(s)
        4. Audio MIDI Setup
        5. Bluetooth File Exchange
        6. ColorSync Utility
        7. Console
        8. DigitalColor Meter
        9. Directory Access
        10. Disk Utility
          1. Disk Utility, the hard drive–repair program
          2. Disk Utility, the disk-image program
          3. Turning an image into a CD
        11. Grab
        12. Grapher
        13. Installer
        14. Java
        15. Keychain Access
        16. Migration Assistant
        17. NetInfo Manager
        18. Network Utility
        19. ODBC Administrator
        20. Printer Setup Utility
        21. System Profiler
          1. Saving a report
        22. Terminal
        23. VoiceOver Utility
    3. 11. CDs, DVDs, and iTunes
      1. How the Mac Does Disks
        1. Disks Today
          1. Hard drives and the iPod
          2. CDs
          3. DVDs
          4. Flash drives
        2. Disks In, Disks Out
        3. Startup Disks
          1. Creating a startup disk
          2. Selecting a startup disk
        4. Erasing a Disk
      2. Burning CDs and DVDs
        1. Burn Folders: Without the Disc
        2. Burn Folders: With a Blank Disc On Hand
      3. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
        1. MP3 Files and Company
        2. Audio CDs
        3. The iPod
        4. The iTunes Music Store
          1. Buying music
          2. Restrictions
        5. Playing Music
        6. Playing with Playback
          1. Turning on visuals
          2. Keyboard control
          3. Playing with the graphic equalizer
          4. Preventing ear-blast syndrome
        7. Copying (Ripping) CD Songs to Your Hard Drive
        8. Playlists—and Smart Playlists
          1. Creating playlists
          2. Playing with criteria
        9. iTunes: Burning Music CDs
      4. DVD Movies
        1. Playing a Movie
        2. Language Fun
        3. Bookmarks and Video Clips
        4. The Big Picture
  8. IV. The Technologies of Mac OS X
    1. 12. Accounts, Firewalls, and Security
      1. Introducing Accounts
        1. The First Account
        2. Administrator vs. Standard Accounts
          1. Administrator accounts
          2. Standard accounts
      2. Creating an Account
        1. Phase 1: Name, Password, and Status
        2. Phase 2: Choose a Picture
        3. Phase 3: Startup Items
      3. Parental Controls
        1. Mail
        2. Finder & System
          1. Some Limits
          2. Simple Finder
        3. iChat
        4. Safari
        5. Dictionary
      4. Editing Accounts
        1. Deleting Accounts
      5. Setting Up the Login Process
      6. Signing In, Logging Out
        1. Identifying Yourself
        2. The Shared Folder
      7. Logging Out
      8. Fast User Switching
      9. The Root Account
      10. Permissions
        1. Three Common Scenarios
        2. Advanced Permissions Settings
        3. Owners and Groups
      11. Six Mac OS X Security Shields
        1. The Firewall
        2. FileVault
        3. Logout Options
        4. The Password Assistant
        5. The Keychain
          1. Locking and unlocking the Keychain
          2. Managing Keychains
          3. Multiple Keychains
          4. Keychain Files
        6. Secure Virtual Memory
    2. 13. Networking
      1. Wiring the Network
        1. Ethernet Networks
        2. AirPort Networks
        3. FireWire Networks
      2. File Sharing
        1. Setting Up the Computers
          1. Setting up a Mac OS X machine
        2. Connection Method A: The Sidebar
        3. Connection Method B: Connect to Server
        4. What You Can Do Once You’re In
        5. If You’re a Guest
        6. If You’re a Standard Account Holder
        7. If You’re an Administrator
        8. Disconnecting Yourself
        9. Disconnecting Others
      3. Networking with Windows
        1. Seated at the Mac: Seeing the PC
        2. Seated at the PC, Seeing the Mac
        3. More Mac–Windows Connections
      4. Dialing In from the Road
    3. 14. Graphics, Fonts, Printing, and Faxing
      1. Mac Meets Printer
        1. Setting Up a Printer
        2. Multiple Printers
      2. Making the Printout
        1. Page Setup
        2. The Print Command
        3. Printing
      3. Managing Printouts
      4. Printer Sharing
      5. Faxing
        1. Setting Up Faxing
        2. Sending a Fax
          1. Sending
          2. Checking the log, checking the queue
        3. Receiving a Fax
      6. PDF Files
        1. Opening PDF Files
        2. Creating PDF Files
      7. Fonts—and Font Book
        1. Where Fonts Live
        2. Font Book: Installing and Managing Fonts
          1. Looking over your fonts
          2. Eliminating duplicates
          3. Adding, removing, and hiding fonts
          4. Font collections
          5. Font libraries
          6. Exporting fonts
        3. The Fonts Panel
          1. Choosing fonts from the Fonts panel
          2. Designing collections and favorites
      8. ColorSync
        1. Getting ColorSync Profiles
        2. Default Profiles
        3. More on ColorSync
      9. Graphics in Mac OS X
        1. Graphics Formats in Mac OS X
      10. Screen-Capture Keystrokes
      11. The Finder Slideshow
    4. 15. Sound, Movies, Speech, and Handwriting
      1. Playing Sounds
        1. Controlling the Volume
        2. Alert Beeps and You
          1. Choosing an alert beep
          2. Adding new alert beeps
      2. Recording Sound
        1. Making the Recording
          1. The iMovie method
          2. The QuickTime Player Pro method
      3. QuickTime Movies
        1. QuickTime Player
          1. Playing movies with QuickTime Player
          2. Hidden controls
          3. Fancy playback tricks
        2. Internet Streaming QuickTime
          1. Streaming video from your browser
          2. Streaming video in QuickTime Player
          3. Manipulating your Favorites
        3. QuickTime Player Pro
          1. Selecting footage
          2. Pasting footage
          3. Saving the finished movie
          4. Exporting the finished work
          5. Compression and special effects
      4. Speech Recognition
        1. Your First Conversation with the Mac
          1. The Feedback window
          2. The Speakable Commands window
          3. Speaking to the Mac
        2. Customizing Speech Recognition
          1. Changing when the Mac listens
          2. Changing the feedback
          3. Triggering menus by voice
          4. Improving the PlainTalk vocabulary
          5. Application specific commands
          6. PlainTalk tips, tricks, and troubleshooting
      5. The Mac Reads to You
        1. Setting Up the Mac’s Voice
          1. Announce when alerts are displayed
          2. Announce when an application requires your attention
          3. Speak selected text when the key is pressed
      6. VoiceOver
        1. Turning on VoiceOver
        2. “Feeling” the Screen
        3. VoiceOver Menu Lists
        4. Operating Onscreen Controls
        5. VoiceOver Preferences
        6. The VoiceOver Master Keyboard List
      7. Ink: Handwriting Recognition
        1. Write Anywhere
        2. Writing vs. Mousing
        3. The Ink Pad
        4. Improving Ink
        5. Gestures
        6. Editing Your Transcriptions
    5. 16. Terminal: Doorway to Unix
      1. Terminal
        1. Unix Programs
      2. Navigating in Unix
        1. pwd (print working directory, or “Where am I?”)
        2. ls (list, or “What’s in here?”)
          1. About flags
        3. cd (change directory, or “Let me see another folder”)
        4. ..(dot-dot, or “Back me out”)
        5. Keystroke-Saving Features
          1. Tab completion
          2. Using the history
          3. Wildcards
          4. Directory switching
          5. The ~ shortcut
          6. Special keys
      3. Working with Files and Directories
        1. cp (copy)
          1. Copying in place
          2. Copying and renaming
          3. Copying without renaming
          4. Multiple files
        2. mv: Moving and Renaming Files and Directories
          1. Moving files and directories
          2. Option flags
        3. mkdir: Creating New Directories
        4. touch: Creating Empty Files
        5. rm: Removing Files and Directories
        6. srm: Secure Removal
          1. echo: The Safety Net
      4. Online Help
        1. Using man
        2. Other Online Help
      5. Terminal’s Window Preferences
        1. Window Settings
          1. Shell
          2. Processes
          3. Emulation
          4. Buffer
          5. Display
          6. Color
          7. Window
          8. Keyboard
        2. Connect to Server
      6. Terminal Tips and Tricks
        1. Switching Windows
        2. Default .term File
      7. Double-Clickable Unix Tools
    6. 17. Fun with Terminal
      1. Changing Permissions with Terminal
        1. Looking at Permissions
        2. File-Mode Code
        3. Group Detective Work
        4. chmod (Change Mode)
        5. Permission to Change Permissions
        6. sudo
        7. Protecting Files En Masse
      2. Enabling the Root Account
      3. Nine Useful Unix Utilities
        1. bc
        2. kill
        3. open
        4. ps
        5. shutdown
        6. tar, gzip, zip
        7. top
      4. Where to Go from Here
        1. Aliases
        2. nano, emacs, vim
        3. date
        4. grep
        5. find
        6. launchd
        7. curl
        8. sips
        9. telnet, ftp
      5. Putting It Together
    7. 18. Hacking Mac OS X
      1. TinkerTool: Customization 101
      2. Redoing Mac OS X’s Graphics
        1. Editing the Trash, Dashboard, and Finder Icons
        2. Replacing the Poof
        3. Editing Your Menulets
      3. Replacing the Finder Icons
      4. Rewriting the Words
        1. Renaming the Trash
        2. Rewording the Dock
  9. V. Mac OS X Online
    1. 19. Internet Setup, .Mac, and iSync
      1. The Best News You’ve Heard All Day
      2. Connecting by Dial-up Modem
        1. The PPP Tab
        2. The Other Tabs
        3. Going Online
        4. Disconnecting
      3. Broadband Connections
        1. Automatic Configuration
        2. Manual Configuration
      4. AirPort Networks
      5. Switching Locations
        1. Creating a New Location
        2. Making the Switch
      6. Multihoming
      7. Internet Sharing
        1. Turning On Internet Sharing
        2. The Software Base Station Effect
      8. .Mac Services
        1. Signing Up for .Mac
        2. iDisk
          1. Pulling it onto your screen
          2. Making the iDisk fast and synchronized
          3. The Public folder
          4. iDisk options
        3. Email
        4. HomePage
        5. Backup
      9. iSync
      10. Internet Location Files
    2. 20. Mail and Address Book
      1. Setting Up Mail
      2. Checking Your Mail
        1. The Mailboxes Column
      3. Writing Messages
        1. Attaching Files to Messages
        2. Signatures
      4. Reading Email
        1. Threading
        2. Adding the Sender to Your Address Book
        3. Opening Attachments
          1. When attachments don’t open
        4. Replying to a Message
        5. Forwarding Messages
        6. Redirecting Messages
        7. Printing Messages
        8. Filing Messages
        9. Flagging Messages
        10. Finding Messages
          1. Finding messages within a mailbox
          2. Finding text within an open message
        11. Deleting Messages
          1. Method 1: Emptying the Trash folder
          2. Method 2: Deleted mail turns invisible
        12. Using Message Rules
          1. Setting up message rules
      5. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
        1. Using the Junk Mail Filter
        2. More Anti-Spam Tips
      6. Address Book
        1. Creating Address Cards
          1. Editing an address
          2. Adding addresses from Mail
        2. Importing Addresses
          1. About vCards
        3. Groups
          1. Removing someone from a group
        4. Adding Pictures
          1. Replacing and removing a picture
        5. Finding an Address
        6. Changing the Address Book Display
        7. Printing Options
        8. Address-Book Backups
        9. Address Book and Bluetooth
          1. Getting Bluetooth-enabled
          2. Dialing with Address Book
          3. Texting from Address Book
          4. Receiving calls
    3. 21. Safari, iChat, and Sherlock
      1. Safari
        1. Browsing Basics and Toolbars
        2. Safari Toolbars
          1. Address bar
          2. Bookmarks bar
        3. Status Bar
        4. Tips for Better Surfing
          1. SnapBack
          2. Stifle pop-ups and pop-unders
          3. Impersonating Internet Explorer
          4. Where am I?
          5. Faster browsing without graphics
          6. Viewing Web pages offline
          7. Sending a page to a friend
          8. Designate your home page
          9. Return to the past
        5. Tabbed Browsing
        6. RSS: The Missing Manual
        7. Viewing an RSS Feed
        8. RSS Tricks
          1. Creating RSS summaries
          2. The personal clipping service
          3. The RSS screensaver
          4. Make feeds open automatically
      2. iChat
        1. Three Chat Networks
        2. Signing Up
          1. How to get a free .Mac account
          2. How to get a free Jabber account
          3. How to get a free AIM account
        3. The Buddy Lists
        4. Making a List
        5. Let the Chat Begin
          1. They invite you
          2. You invite them
        6. Text Chatting
          1. In-chat fun
          2. Popping the Balloons
        7. Audio Chats
        8. Video Chats
        9. iChat Tweaks
      3. Sherlock
        1. Pictures
        2. Movies
        3. AppleCare
    4. 22. SSH, FTP, VPN, and Web Sharing
      1. Web Sharing
        1. Firing Up Personal Web Sharing
        2. The Mac’s Own Web Site
        3. The Easiest Way to Distribute Files
        4. Browser Navigation of Your Own Mac
        5. More on Apache
      2. FTP
        1. Uploading and Downloading from FTP Sites
        2. Just Downloading from FTP Sites
        3. Becoming an FTP Server
      3. Connecting from the Road
      4. Remote Access with SSH
        1. Getting In
        2. Remote Control Program Killing
      5. Virtual Private Networking
        1. Making the VPN Connection
        2. The Fine Points of VPN
  10. VI. Appendices
    1. A. Installing Mac OS X 10.4
      1. Getting Ready to Install
        1. The Partitioning Question
        2. How to Partition
      2. Four Kinds of Installation
      3. The Basic Installation
        1. Phase 1: The Installer
      4. The Upgrade Installation
      5. The Clean Install
      6. Erase & Install
      7. The Setup Assistant
      8. Uninstalling Mac OS X 10.4
    2. B. Troubleshooting
      1. Problems That Aren’t Problems
      2. Minor Eccentric Behavior
        1. First Resort: Repair Permissions
        2. Second Resort: Look for an Update
        3. Third Resort: Toss the Prefs File
        4. Fourth Resort: Restart
        5. Last Resort: Trash and Reinstall the Program
      3. Frozen Programs (Force Quitting)
      4. The Wrong Program Opens
      5. Can’t Empty the Trash
      6. Can’t Move or Rename an Icon
      7. Application Won’t Open
      8. Startup Problems
        1. Kernel Panic
        2. Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
        3. Gray Screen During Startup
        4. Blue Screen During Startup
        5. Forgotten Password
      9. Fixing the Disk
        1. Method 1: Disk Utility
        2. Method 2: fsck at the Console
          1. Single-user mode (-S at startup)
      10. Where to Get Troubleshooting Help
        1. Help Online
        2. Help by Telephone
    3. C. The “Where’d It Go?” Dictionary (Mac Version)
      1. ~ATM control panel
      2. Appearance control panel
      3. Apple DVD Player
      4. Apple Extras
      5. Apple () menu
      6. Apple Menu Options control panel
      7. AppleCD Audio Player
      8. AppleScript
      9. AppleTalk control panel
      10. Application menu
      11. Audio CD AutoPlay
      12. Balloon Help
      13. Battery Level
      14. Button View
      15. Chooser
      16. Clean Up command
      17. Click-and-a-half
      18. CloseView
      19. -Drag to scroll an icon-view window
      20. Shift--3, Shift--4
      21. Collapse box
      22. ColorSync control panel
      23. Contextual Menu Items folder
      24. Control panels
      25. Control Strip control panel
      26. Date & Time control panel
      27. Desktop clippings
      28. Desktop printers
      29. Dial Assist control panel
      30. Disk First Aid
      31. Draggable window edges
      32. Drive Setup
      33. Edit menu
      34. Eject
      35. Empty Trash
      36. Encrypt
      37. Energy Saver control panel
      38. Erase Disk
      39. Extensions
      40. Extensions Manager control panel
      41. Favorites
      42. File Exchange control panel
      43. File menu
      44. File Sharing control panel
      45. File Synchronization control panel
      46. Find Similar Files
      47. Finder (the application)
      48. Finder Preferences
      49. Fonts folder
      50. FontSync
      51. Force quitting
      52. General Controls control panel
      53. Get Info
      54. Graphing Calculator
      55. Grid Spacing
      56. Help menu
      57. Hide commands
      58. Info Strip
      59. Infrared control panel
      60. Internet control panel
      61. Internet Utilities
      62. iTunes
      63. Key Caps
      64. Keyboard control panel
      65. Keychain Access control panel
      66. Label command
      67. Launcher control panel
      68. Location Manager
      69. Locked
      70. Mac Help
      71. Mac OS Runtime for Java
      72. Map control panel
      73. Memory control panel
      74. Modem control panel
      75. Monitors control panel
      76. Mouse control panel
      77. Multiple Users control panel
      78. New Folder command
      79. Note Pad
      80. Numbers control panel
      81. Open Transport
      82. Picture 1, Picture 2...
      83. Pop-up windows
      84. Preferences folder
      85. PrintMonitor
      86. Put Away command
      87. QuickTime Settings control panel
      88. Quit command
      89. Remote Access
      90. Reset Column Positions
      91. Restart
      92. Script Editor
      93. Scripting Additions
      94. Search Internet
      95. Security
      96. Set to Standard Views
      97. Sherlock
      98. Show All
      99. Show Clipboard
      100. Show warning before emptying Trash
      101. Shut Down
      102. Shutdown Items
      103. Simple Finder
      104. SimpleSound
      105. SimpleText
      106. Size box
      107. Sleep
      108. Smart scrolling
      109. Software Update control panel
      110. Sorting triangle
      111. Sound control panel
      112. Special menu
      113. Speech control panel
      114. Spring-loaded folders
      115. Startup Disk control panel
      116. Startup Items
      117. Stationery Pad
      118. Stickies
      119. System file
      120. System Folder
      121. TCP/IP control panel
      122. TCP/IP, AppleTalk
      123. Text control panel
      124. Trackpad
      125. USB Printer Sharing
      126. View menu
      127. View Options
      128. Warn before emptying
      129. Web Pages folder
      130. Web Sharing control panel
      131. Window collapsing
      132. Zoom box
    4. D. The “Where’d It Go?” Dictionary (Windows Version)
      1. About [This Program]
      2. Accessibility Options control panel
      3. Active Desktop
      4. Add Hardware control panel
      5. Add or Remove Programs control panel
      6. All Programs
      7. Alt key
      8. Automatic Update
      9. Backspace key
      10. Battery Level
      11. BIOS
      12. Briefcase
      13. Calculator
      14. Camera and Scanner Wizard
      15. CDs
      16. Character Map
      17. Clean Install
      18. Clipboard
      19. Command line
      20. Control Panel
      21. Copy, Cut, Paste
      22. Ctrl key
      23. Date and Time
      24. Delete Key (Forward Delete)
      25. Desktop
      26. Directories
      27. Disk Defragmenter
      28. Disks
      29. Display control panel
      30. DLL files
      31. DOS prompt
      32. Drivers
      33. End Task dialog box
      34. Exiting programs
      35. Explorer
      36. Favorites
      37. Faxing
      38. File Sharing
      39. Floppy Disks
      40. Folder Options
      41. Fonts
      42. Help and Support
      43. Hibernation
      44. Internet Explorer
      45. Internet Options
      46. IRQs
      47. Java
      48. Keyboard control panel
      49. Logging in
      50. Mail control panel
      51. Maximize button
      52. Menus
      53. Minimize button
      54. Mouse control panel
      55. My Computer
      56. My Documents, My Pictures, My Music
      57. My Network Places
      58. Network Neighborhood
      59. Notepad
      60. Personal Web Server
      61. Phone and Modem Options control panel
      62. Power Options
      63. Printer Sharing
      64. Printers and Faxes
      65. PrntScrn key
      66. Program Files folder
      67. Properties dialog box
      68. Recycle Bin
      69. Regional and Language Options control panel
      70. Registry
      71. Run command
      72. Safe Mode
      73. ScanDisk
      74. Scheduled Tasks
      75. Scrap files
      76. Screen saver
      77. Search
      78. Shortcut menus
      79. Shortcuts
      80. Sounds and Audio Devices
      81. Speech control panel
      82. Standby mode
      83. Start menu
      84. StartUp folder
      85. System control panel
      86. System Tray
      87. Taskbar
      88. Taskbar and Start Menu control panel
      89. “Three-fingered salute”
      90. ToolTips
      91. TweakUI
      92. User Accounts control panel
      93. Window edges
      94. Windows (or WINNT) folder
      95. Windows logo key
      96. Windows Media Player
      97. Windows Messenger
      98. WordPad
      99. Zip files
    5. E. Where to Go From Here
      1. Web Sites
        1. Mac OS X
        2. Mac OS X–Style Unix Lessons and Reference
      2. Free Email Newsletters
      3. Advanced Books, Programming Books
        1. Mac Essentials
        2. Unix Essentials
        3. Mac OS X Administration
    6. F. The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List
      1. Startup Keystrokes
      2. In the Finder
      3. Power Keys
      4. Managing Programs
      5. Dialog Boxes
  11. Index
  12. About the Author
  13. Colophon
  14. Copyright