Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Video QuickStart Guide

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Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Video QuickStart Guide will have you up and running in no time with Snow Leopard, the fastest and most reliable version of the Mac OS X ever. Respected, best-selling author Maria Langer takes you through all of Mac OS X's groundbreaking capabilities and features. Organized by task, Maria clearly illustrates key techniques and core tools with step-by-step explanations. From Finder basics and File management to networking, security, system preferences and utilities, everything is covered.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Setting Up Mac OS X 10.6
    1. Installing Mac OS X 10.6 00:03:07
  2. Chapter 2: Finder Basics
    1. The Finder & Desktop 00:01:01
    2. The Mouse & Trackpad 00:03:03
    3. Using a Two-Button Mouse 00:01:42
    4. Menus 00:02:32
    5. The Keyboard 00:03:56
    6. Icons 00:09:26
    7. Windows 00:07:16
    8. The Toolbar 00:01:55
    9. The Sidebar 00:02:25
    10. The Status Bar 00:02:16
    11. The Dock 00:02:11
    12. Sleeping, Restarting, & Shutting Down 00:03:06
  3. Chapter 3: File Management
    1. File Management 00:04:47
    2. Pathnames 00:03:00
    3. The Go Menu 00:05:47
    4. Icon Names 00:02:29
    5. Folders 00:03:22
    6. Moving & Copying Items 00:04:56
    7. The Trash & Deleting Items 00:04:17
  4. Chapter 4: Window Views
    1. Window Views 00:01:28
    2. Working with Icon View 00:04:30
    3. Working with List View 00:04:00
    4. Working with Column View 00:02:25
    5. Working with Cover Flow 00:01:18
    6. Customizing Window & Desktop Views 00:00:56
    7. To Set Icon View Options 00:04:44
    8. To Set List View or Cover Flow Options 00:03:33
    9. To Set Column View Options 00:01:27
    10. To Set Desktop View Options 00:01:53
  5. Chapter 5: Searching for Files
    1. Predefined Sidebar Searches 00:00:55
    2. Searching with the Spotlight Menu 00:02:04
    3. The Search Field 00:01:25
    4. The Find Command 00:06:49
    5. Smart Folders 00:04:52
    6. Working with Search Results 00:02:49
    7. Spotlight Preferences 00:04:06
  6. Chapter 6: Storage Media
    1. Media & Mounting Disks 00:06:09
    2. Burning CDs & DVDs 00:04:03
    3. Disk Utility 00:04:53
    4. To Erase a Disk or Volume 00:07:11
    5. Disk Image Files 00:10:13
  7. Chapter 7: Advanced Finder Techniques
    1. Spring-Loaded Folders 00:01:53
    2. Labels 00:02:42
    3. Aliases 00:03:20
    4. Recent Items 00:02:21
    5. Quick Look 00:02:59
    6. The Info Window 00:04:23
  8. Chapter 8: Customizing the Finder
    1. Finder Preferences 00:05:29
    2. To Customize Lables 00:02:41
    3. To Set Advanced Preferences 00:06:40
    4. Customizing the Toolbar 00:02:44
    5. Customizing the Sidebar 00:02:50
    6. Customizing the Dock 00:06:12
    7. Appearance Preferences 00:06:01
    8. To Use the Colors Panel 00:03:55
    9. To Set the Desktop Picture 00:04:40
    10. To Configure the Screensaver 00:07:28
  9. Chapter 9: Desktop Management
    1. Desktop Management Tools 00:01:58
    2. To Navigate Folders Within a Stack Grid or List 00:01:36
    3. To Customize the Display of a Stack Folder 00:03:03
    4. Exposé 00:02:36
    5. To Set Exposé Preferences 00:02:13
    6. Spaces 00:01:49
    7. To Associate an Application with a Specific Space 00:03:19
  10. Chapter 10: Application Basics
    1. Applications & Multitasking 00:03:18
    2. Using Applications & Creating Documents 00:04:17
    3. The Application Menu 00:04:23
    4. The File Menu 00:04:32
    5. Saving Documents 00:05:07
    6. The Edit Menu 00:01:44
    7. The Window Menu 00:02:20
    8. The Help Menu 00:01:00
    9. Dialogs 00:02:22
    10. Force Quitting Applications 00:02:07
  11. Chapter 11: Using TextEdit
    1. TextEdit 00:01:38
    2. Entering & Editing Text 00:04:13
    3. Basic Text & Font Formatting 00:04:20
    4. To Apply Text Formatting 00:04:16
    5. To Set Tab Stops 00:04:53
    6. To Set Indentation 00:02:28
    7. Undoing & Redoing Actions 00:01:49
    8. Copy, Cut, & Paste 00:02:05
    9. Find & Replace 00:04:57
    10. Checking Spelling & Grammar 00:04:36
    11. Saving & Opening Files 00:06:56
  12. Chapter 12: Information Management
    1. (This Chapter Has No Associated Video) 00:00:04
  13. Chapter 13: Front Row
    1. Front Row 00:04:30
    2. DVD Player 00:02:38
    3. iTunes 00:01:09
    4. To Set Up iTunes 00:04:16
    5. To View & Listen to Content by Source 00:04:28
    6. Playlists 00:05:09
    7. To Enable the Genius Feature 00:03:05
    8. To Burn iTunes Content to Disc 00:03:01
  14. Chapter 14: Mac OS Applications
    1. Calculator 00:02:38
    2. Dictionary 00:02:47
    3. Image Capture 00:03:28
    4. To Scan a Document 00:01:44
    5. Photo Booth 00:03:43
    6. Preview 00:01:17
    7. To Open a File in Preview & Search for Text in a PDF 00:02:24
    8. To Edit Images in Preview 00:02:09
    9. QuickTime Player 00:02:57
    10. To Record a Movie with QuickTime Player 00:01:26
    11. To Share Movies through QuickTime Player 00:09:53
    12. Stickies 00:02:53
  15. Chapter 15: Dashboard
    1. Dashboard & Widgets 00:00:46
    2. Opening & Closing Dashboard 00:01:40
    3. Working with the Widget Bar 00:00:53
    4. Displaying Widgets 00:01:36
    5. Installing Widgets 00:02:25
    6. Managing Widgets 00:01:57
    7. Address Book 00:01:07
    8. Calculator 00:00:46
    9. Dictionary 00:01:46
    10. ESPN 00:01:44
    11. Flight Tracker 00:01:52
    12. Google 00:00:26
    13. iCal 00:00:43
    14. iTunes 00:01:11
    15. Movies 00:02:31
    16. People 00:01:57
    17. Ski Report 00:01:20
    18. Stickies 00:01:03
    19. Stocks 00:01:40
    20. Tile Game 00:01:28
    21. Translation 00:01:08
    22. Unit Converter 00:00:51
    23. Weather 00:01:23
    24. Web Clip 00:03:25
    25. World Clock 00:01:08
  16. Chapter 16: Fonts
    1. Font Locations 00:03:27
    2. Font Book 00:02:35
    3. To Install a Font with Font Book 00:01:14
    4. To Preview Font or Typeface Characters 00:02:10
    5. To Add Font Libraries 00:01:43
    6. Font Collections 00:01:26
    7. To Disable a Font Library or Collection 00:02:05
    8. To Resolve Font Conflicts 00:01:17
    9. To Validate a Font Using Fontbook 00:02:46
    10. The Fonts Panel 00:03:11
    11. The Character Palette 00:02:25
  17. Chapter 17: Printing & Faxing
    1. Using the Print & Fax Preferences Pane 00:04:32
    2. The Page Setup Dialog 00:02:44
    3. Setting Options in the Print Dialog 00:07:59
    4. Saving Documents as PDF Files 00:03:53
    5. Sending Faxes 00:04:45
    6. To Set Up Your Computer to Receive Faxes 00:04:09
    7. The Finder’s Print Command 00:00:45
  18. Chapter 18: Connecting to the Internet
    1. (This Chapter Has No Associated Video) 00:00:04
  19. Chapter 19: Internet Applications
    1. (This Chapter Has No Associated Video) 00:00:04
  20. Chapter 20: Networking
    1. (This Chapter Has No Associated Video) 00:00:04
  21. Chapter 21: Multiple Users
    1. Multiple Users 00:02:08
    2. Configuring Mac OS X for Multiple Users 00:01:20
    3. To Activate a Guest Account 00:01:54
    4. To Add a New User 00:05:01
    5. To Specify Login Items 00:02:14
    6. To Delete a User Account 00:01:51
    7. Parental Controls 00:06:07
    8. Login Options 00:04:04
    9. The Home Folder 00:01:36
    10. Sharing Files with Other Users 00:02:43
  22. Chapter 22: Security
    1. General Security Options 00:03:22
  23. Chapter 23: System Preferences
    1. System Preferences 00:03:38
    2. Date & Time 00:05:45
    3. Displays 00:02:52
    4. Energy Saver 00:03:56
    5. Language & Text 00:07:20
    6. Keyboard 00:04:14
    7. Mouse 00:02:29
    8. Trackpad 00:01:50
    9. To Install Updates 00:01:56
    10. Sound 00:04:35
    11. Startup Disk 00:01:57
    12. Locking Preference Settings 00:01:27
  24. Chapter 24: Mac OS Utilities
    1. (This Chapter Has No Associated Video) 00:00:04
  25. Chapter 25: Getting Help
    1. (This Chapter Has No Associated Video) 00:00:04

Product Information

  • Title: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Video QuickStart Guide
  • Author(s): Maria Langer
  • Release date: July 2010
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780132563932