Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide

Book description

Apple’s next version of its OS, code-named Leopard, will keep Mac users in the forefront of making the most from their computers. Respected, best-selling author Maria Langer takes readers through Mac OS X’s groundbreaking capabilities, including new applications such as Time Machine and Spaces and revamped applications such as Mail, Dashboard, Spotlight, and iCal. With plenty of screenshots to clearly illustrate techniques, this reasonably priced guide is a great reference to the essentials of Mac OS X Leopard.

  • Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through Mac OS X and show you what to do.

  • Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.

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  • Companion Web site offers tips, links, updates, and more at

  • Maria Langer has written more than 70 computer books, including best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides on Mac OS X, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel, as well as hundreds of articles for magazines and Web sites. A Macintosh user since 1989, Maria never tires of teaching her Macs new tricks. When she’s not writing, Maria is working hard to build her helicopter tour and charter business, Flying M Air. Visit Maria on the Web at

  • Table of contents

    1. Copyright
      1. Dedication
    2. Thanks!
    3. Introduction
      1. New Features in Mac OS X 10.5
        1. Finder
        2. System
        3. Applications
        4. Internet
        5. .Mac
    4. 1. Setting Up Mac OS X 10.5
      1. Setting Up Mac OS X 10.5
      2. Installing Mac OS X 10.5
        1. To launch the Mac OS X installer & select an installation language
        2. To install Mac OS X
      3. Configuring Mac OS X 10.5
        1. To configure Mac OS X
        2. To finish the installation
    5. 2. Finder Basics
      1. The Finder & Desktop
      2. The Mouse
        1. To point
        2. To click
        3. To double-click
        4. To drag
      3. Using a Two-Button Mouse
        1. To right-click
        2. To scroll
      4. Menus
        1. To use a menu
        2. To use a contextual menu
      5. The Keyboard
        1. To use a keyboard shortcut
        2. To use “mouseless” menus
      6. Icons
        1. To select an icon
        2. To deselect an icon
        3. To select multiple icons by clicking
        4. To select multiple icons by dragging
        5. To select all icons in a window
        6. To deselect one icon in a multiple selection
      7. To Move an Icon
        1. To open an icon
      8. Windows
        1. To open a new Finder window
        2. To open a folder or disk in a new Finder window
        3. To close a window
        4. To close all open windows
        5. To activate a window
        6. To bring all Finder windows to the top
        7. To move a window
        8. To resize a window
        9. To minimize a window
        10. To redisplay a minimized window
        11. To zoom a window
        12. To scroll a window’s contents
      9. The Toolbar
        1. To hide or display the toolbar
        2. To use a toolbar button
        3. To use the Action pop-up menu
      10. The Sidebar
        1. To use the sidebar
        2. To show or hide sidebar items
      11. The Dock
        1. To identify items in the Dock
        2. To identify items in the Dock that are running
        3. To open an item in the Dock
      12. Sleeping, Restarting, & Shutting Down
        1. To put your computer to sleep
        2. To wake a sleeping computer
        3. To restart your computer
        4. To shut down your computer
      13. Logging Out & In
        1. To log out
        2. To log in
    6. 3. File Management
      1. File Management
      2. Mac OS X Disk Organization
      3. Pathnames
      4. The Go Menu
        1. To open a Go menu item
        2. To go to a folder
      5. Icon Names
        1. To rename an icon
      6. Folders
        1. To create a folder
      7. Moving & Copying Items
        1. To move an item to another location on the same disk
        2. To copy an item to another disk
        3. To copy an item to another location on the same disk
        4. To duplicate an item
      8. The Trash & Deleting Items
        1. To move an item to the Trash
        2. To move an item out of the Trash
        3. To empty the Trash
        4. To permanently remove items in the Trash from your disk
    7. 4. Window Views
      1. Window Views
        1. To set a window’s view
      2. Working with Icon View
        1. To neatly arrange icons
      3. Working with List View
        1. To sort a window’s contents
        2. To display or hide a folder’s contents in outline list view
        3. To select multiple contiguous icons in list view
        4. To select multiple noncontiguous icons in list view
        5. To deselect icons
        6. To change a column’s width
        7. To change a column’s position
      4. Working with Column View
        1. To display a folder’s contents
        2. To display a document preview
        3. To move through the folder hierarchy
        4. To change column width
        5. To view more columns
      5. Working with Cover Flow
        1. To flip through documents in Cover Flow
        2. To change the size of the Cover Flow pane
      6. Customizing Window & Desktop Views
        1. To open view options
        2. To set icon view options
        3. To set list view or Cover Flow options
        4. To set column view options
        5. To set desktop view options
        6. To display the status & path bars
        7. To hide the status bar
    8. 5. Searching for Files
      1. Searching for Files
      2. Predefined Sidebar Searches
        1. To use a sidebar search
      3. Searching with the Spotlight Menu
        1. To find items with Spotlight
        2. To display all found items
        3. To open a found item
        4. To perform a new search
      4. The Search Field
        1. To find files with the Search field
      5. The Find Command
        1. To find files with the Find command
      6. Smart Folders
        1. To create a smart folder
        2. To open a smart folder
        3. To edit a smart folder
        4. To delete a smart folder
      7. Working with Search Results
        1. To resize the icons in the search results window
        2. To open a found item
        3. To see where an item resides on disk
        4. To open an item’s parent folder
      8. Spotlight Preferences
        1. To open the Spotlight preferences pane
        2. To set Spotlight keyboard shortcuts
        3. To set Spotlight Search Results menu preferences
        4. To exclude locations from search
    9. 6. Storage Media
      1. Storage Devices & Media
      2. Mounting Disks
        1. To mount a CD or DVD disc
        2. To mount an external hard disk
      3. Ejecting Discs
        1. To eject a disc
      4. Burning CDs & DVDs
        1. To burn an existing folder or disc to CD or DVD
        2. To burn a CD or DVD from a burn folder
        3. To burn files directly to a blank CD or DVD
      5. CDs & DVDs Preferences
        1. To specify what should happen when you insert a CD or DVD
      6. Disk Utility
        1. To open Disk Utility
        2. To get information about a disk or volume
        3. To verify or repair a disk or volume or its permissions
        4. To erase a disk or volume
        5. To partition a disk
        6. To create a blank disk image file
        7. To create a disk image file from a folder
        8. To create a disk image file from another disk
        9. To mount a disk image
        10. To unmount a disk image, disk, or partition
        11. To burn a disc from a disk image
      7. Time Machine
        1. To enable Time Machine
        2. To exclude items from backup
        3. To check Time Machine backup status
        4. To restore a backed up file or folder
    10. 7. Advanced Finder Techniques
      1. Advanced Finder Techniques
      2. Spring-Loaded Folders
        1. To move an item using spring-loaded folders
        2. To copy an item using spring-loaded folders
      3. Labels
        1. To assign a label to an item
        2. To remove a label from an item
      4. Aliases
        1. To create an alias
        2. To find an alias’s original file
        3. To fix a broken alias
      5. Recent Items
        1. To open recent items
        2. To clear the Recent Items or Recent Folders submenu
      6. Quick Look
        1. To view a file with Quick Look
        2. To browse the Finder with Quick Look
        3. To switch to full screen view
        4. To close the Quick Look window
      7. The Info Window
        1. To open the Info window
        2. To enter Spotlight comments in the Info window
        3. To lock an application or document
      8. Compressing Files & Folders
        1. To compress a file or folder
        2. To open a compressed file
      9. Undoing Finder Actions
        1. To undo an action
        2. To redo an action
    11. 8. Customizing the Finder
      1. Customizing the Finder
      2. Finder Preferences
        1. To open Finder Preferences
        2. To set General Finder Preferences
        3. To customize labels
        4. To set Sidebar preferences
        5. To set Advanced preferences
      3. Customizing the Toolbar
        1. To customize the toolbar
        2. To restore the toolbar to its default settings
      4. Customizing the Sidebar
        1. To change the sidebar width
        2. To add a sidebar item
        3. To remove a sidebar item
        4. To rearrange sidebar items
      5. Customizing the Dock
        1. To add an item to the Dock
        2. To remove an item from the Dock
        3. To set Dock preferences
      6. Appearance Preferences
        1. To set Appearance preferences
        2. To use the Colors panel
      7. Desktop & Screen Saver Preferences
        1. To set the desktop picture
        2. To configure the screen saver
    12. 9. Desktop Management
      1. Desktop Management Tools
      2. Stacks
        1. To display a stack
        2. To hide a stack
        3. To open an item in a stack
        4. To open a stack folder
        5. To customize the display of a stack folder
      3. Exposé
        1. To see all open windows at once
        2. To see all open windows in the active application
        3. To see the desktop
        4. To switch from one Exposé view to another
        5. To set Exposé preferences
      4. Spaces
        1. To enable & configure Spaces
        2. To switch from one space to another
        3. To add windows to a space
        4. To associate an application with a specific space
        5. To set Spaces shortcuts
    13. 10. Application Basics
      1. Applications
      2. Multitasking & the Dock
        1. To learn which applications are running
        2. To switch from one open application to another
      3. Using Applications & Creating Documents
        1. To launch an application
        2. To open a document & launch the application that created it at the same time
        3. To open a document with drag & drop
        4. To open a document with the Open With command
      4. Standard Application Menus
      5. The Application Menu
        1. To learn about an application
        2. To set application preferences
        3. To hide an application
        4. To hide all applications except the active one
        5. To hide the active application and display another application
        6. To display a hidden application
        7. To unhide all applications
        8. To quit an application
        9. The File Menu
        10. To create a new document or window
        11. To open a file
        12. To close a window
        13. To save a document for the first time
        14. To save changes to a document
        15. To save a document with a new name or in a new location
      6. The Edit Menu
      7. The Window Menu
        1. To zoom a window
        2. To minimize a window
        3. To display a minimized window
        4. To bring all of an application’s windows to the front
        5. To activate a window
      8. The Help Menu
      9. Dialogs
        1. To use dialog parts
      10. Force Quitting Applications
        1. To force quit an application
    14. 11. Using TextEdit
      1. TextEdit
      2. Launching & Quitting TextEdit
        1. To launch TextEdit
        2. To quit TextEdit
      3. Entering & Editing Text
        1. To enter text
        2. To move the insertion point
        3. To insert text
        4. To select text by dragging
        5. To select text with Shift-click
        6. To select a single word
        7. To select all document contents
        8. To delete text
        9. To replace text
      4. Basic Text Formatting
        1. To apply font formatting
        2. To apply text formatting
        3. To set tab stops
        4. To use tab stops
        5. To set indentation
      5. Undoing & Redoing Actions
        1. To undo the last action
        2. To redo an action
      6. Copy, Cut, & Paste
        1. To copy text
        2. To cut text
        3. To paste Clipboard contents
      7. Find & Replace
        1. To find text
        2. To replace text
      8. Checking Spelling & Grammar
        1. To manually check spelling
        2. To manually check grammar with spelling
        3. To check spelling & grammar as you type
      9. Saving & Opening Files
        1. To save a document for the first time
        2. To save changes to an existing document
        3. To save an existing document with a new name or in a new location
        4. To open a document
        5. To close a document
    15. 12. Information Management
      1. Personal Information Management Software
      2. Address Book
        1. To launch Address Book
        2. To add a new card
        3. To delete a contact record
        4. To edit a contact card
        5. To add an image to a contact card
        6. To add information from a vCard
        7. To save information as a vCard
        8. To organize contact cards into groups
        9. To remove a contact from a group
        10. To remove a group
        11. To create a smart group
        12. To search for a contact card
        13. To print Address Book records
      3. iCal
        1. To launch iCal
        2. To change the calendar view
        3. To view a specific day, week, or month
        4. To add an event by dragging
        5. To add an event with the New Event command
        6. To set event details
        7. To view event details
        8. To delete an event
        9. To add a to-do item
        10. To set to-do item details
        11. To sort the To Do Items list
        12. To delete a to-do item
        13. To add a calendar
        14. To delete a calendar
        15. To publish a calendar
        16. To unpublish a calendar
        17. To subscribe to a calendar
        18. To modify calendar settings
      4. iSync
        1. To launch iSync
        2. To add a device
        3. To configure a synchronization
        4. To perform a synchronization
    16. 13. Front Row
      1. Front Row
        1. To use an Apple Remote
        2. To use the Front Row application
      2. DVD Player
        1. To launch DVD Player
        2. To display the Controller
        3. To control DVD play
        4. To resize the Viewer window
      3. iTunes
        1. To set up iTunes
        2. To view & listen to content by source
        3. To add songs from an audio CD to the Library
        4. To import music files on disk to the Library
        5. To export songs from the iTunes Library as audio files
        6. To create a playlist
        7. To add songs to a playlist
        8. To remove a song from a playlist
        9. To create a smart playlist
        10. To delete a playlist
        11. To set iPod options
        12. To burn an audio CD
        13. To share content with other network users
    17. 14. Mac OS X Applications
      1. Mac OS Applications
      2. Calculator
        1. To launch Calculator
        2. To perform basic calculations
        3. To keep track of your entries
        4. To perform scientific calculations
        5. To use programmer functions
        6. To use Reverse Polish Notation
        7. To perform conversions
      3. Chess
        1. To launch Chess
        2. To move a chess piece
        3. To start a new game
      4. Dictionary
        1. To launch Dictionary
        2. To look up a word or phrase
      5. Image Capture
        1. To download images from a digital camera
      6. Photo Booth
        1. To launch Photo Booth
        2. To create a snapshot or movie
        3. To include special effects or a background image in a photo
        4. To set an image as an account picture
        5. To set an image as an iChat buddy icon
        6. To e-mail an image
        7. To show an image on disk
      7. Preview
        1. To open a file with Preview
        2. To search for text in a PDF file
        3. To select text in a PDF file
        4. To select part of a picture
        5. To add annotations to a PDF file
      8. QuickTime Player
        1. To launch QuickTime Player
        2. To open a QuickTime movie file
        3. To control movie play
        4. To specify movie size
        5. To open QuickTime content on Apple’s Web site
        6. To upgrade to QuickTime Pro
        7. To set QuickTime browser options
        8. To set QuickTime streaming options
      9. Stickies
        1. To launch Stickies
        2. To create a sticky note
        3. To print sticky notes
        4. To close a sticky note
    18. 15. Dashboard
      1. Dashboard & Widgets
      2. Opening & Closing Dashboard
        1. To open Dashboard
        2. To close Dashboard
      3. Working with the Widget Bar
        1. To display the widget bar
        2. To see other installed widgets
        3. To hide the widget bar
      4. Displaying Widgets
        1. To open a widget
        2. To move a widget
        3. To close a widget
      5. Installing Widgets
        1. To install a widget
      6. Managing Widgets
        1. To open the Widget Manager
        2. To manage widgets
      7. Address Book
        1. To use the Address Book widget
      8. Business
        1. To use the Phone Book widget
      9. Calculator
        1. To use the Calculator widget
      10. Dictionary
        1. To use the Dictionary widget
      11. ESPN
        1. To use the ESPN widget
      12. Flight Tracker
        1. To use the Flight Tracker widget
      13. Google
        1. To use the Google widget
      14. iCal
        1. To use the iCal widget
      15. iTunes
        1. To use the iTunes widget
      16. Movies
        1. To use the Movies widget
      17. People
        1. To use the People widget
      18. Ski Report
        1. To use the Ski Report widget
      19. Stickies
        1. To use the Stickies widget
      20. Stocks
        1. To use the Stocks widget
      21. Tile Game
        1. To use the Tile Game widget
        2. To customize the picture
      22. Translation
        1. To use the Translation widget
      23. Unit Converter
        1. To use the Unit Converter widget
      24. Weather
        1. To use the Weather widget
      25. Web Clip
        1. To use Web Clip
        2. To customize a Web Clip widget
        3. To modify a Web Clip widget’s contents
      26. World Clock
        1. To use the World Clock widget
    19. 16. Fonts
      1. Fonts
      2. Font Formats
      3. Font Locations
        1. To manually install a font
        2. To manually uninstall a font
      4. Font Book
        1. To launch Font Book
        2. To set Font Book preferences
        3. To install a font
        4. To uninstall a font
        5. To view fonts by library or collection
        6. To preview font or typeface characters
        7. To add a library
        8. To add fonts to a library
        9. To add a collection
        10. To add a font to a collection
        11. To remove a font from a library or collection
        12. To remove a library or collection
        13. To disable a library or collection
        14. To disable a font
        15. To enable a library, collection, or font
        16. To enable a font
        17. To resolve font conflicts
        18. To validate a font
      5. The Font Panel
        1. To open TextEdit’s Font panel
        2. To apply basic font formatting
        3. To apply font effects
      6. The Typography Panel
        1. To open the Typography panel
        2. To set Typography panel options
      7. The Character Palette
        1. To display the Character Palette
        2. To insert a character with the Character Palette
    20. 17. Printing & Faxing
      1. Printing & Faxing
        1. To print (an overview)
      2. Printer Drivers
      3. Using the Print & Fax Preferences Pane
        1. To open the Print & Fax preferences pane
        2. To add a printer that is listed by default
        3. To add a printer that is not listed by default
        4. To delete a printer
        5. To set the default printer
        6. To set the default paper size
        7. To configure a printer
      4. Sharing Printers
        1. To share a printer with other network users
        2. To stop sharing a printer with other network users
        3. To disable all printer sharing
        4. To create a printer pool
        5. To delete a printer pool
      5. The Page Setup Dialog
        1. To set Page Attributes
      6. Setting Options in the Print Dialog
        1. To open the Print dialog
        2. To set basic printing options
        3. To set other options
        4. To save settings as a preset
        5. To save changes to preset settings
        6. To use preset settings
        7. To delete a preset setting
      7. Previewing Documents
        1. To preview a document in the Print dialog
      8. Saving Documents as PDF Files
        1. To save a document as a PDF file
      9. Sending & Receiving Faxes
        1. To fax a document
        2. To set up your computer to receive faxes
      10. Printing Documents
        1. To print a document
      11. Desktop Printers
        1. To create a desktop printer
        2. To print with a desktop printer
      12. Print Queues
        1. To open a printer’s queue window
        2. To stop all print jobs
        3. To restart print jobs
        4. To hold a specific print job
        5. To resume a specific print job
        6. To cancel a specific print job
      13. The Finder’s Print Command
        1. To use the Finder’s Print command
    21. 18. Connecting to the Internet
      1. Connecting to the Internet
      2. TCP/IP & PPP
      3. Using the Network Setup Assistant
        1. To launch the Network Setup Assistant
        2. To set up an AirPort connection
        3. To set up a modem connection
        4. To set up a DSL or cable modem connection
        5. To set up a LAN connection
      4. Working with Locations
        1. To choose a location
        2. To edit locations
        3. To change a location’s settings
      5. Setting Internet Options in Network Preferences
        1. To open Network preferences
        2. To set basic configuration options for a dial-up connection
        3. To set Modem options for a dial-up connection
        4. To set basic configuration options for Ethernet or FireWire connections
        5. To set proxy options
      6. Connecting to an ISP
        1. To connect with the Network preferences pane
        2. To disconnect with the Network preferences pane
        3. To connect with the Modem Status menu
        4. To disconnect with the Modem Status menu
    22. 19. Internet Applications
      1. Internet Applications
        1. To open an Internet application
      2. Mail
        1. To set up an e-mail account
        2. To create & send a message
        3. To perform message-related tasks with toolbar buttons
        4. To retrieve e-mail messages
        5. To read a message
        6. To reply to a message
        7. To forward a message
        8. To add a message’s sender to Address Book
        9. To create a note
        10. To view Notes
        11. To add a to-do item
        12. To view to-do items
        13. To add an RSS feed
        14. To read RSS feeds in Mail
      3. iChat
        1. To set up iChat
        2. To add a buddy
        3. To remove a buddy
        4. To conduct a text chat
        5. To conduct a video chat
        6. To end a chat
        7. To respond to a text chat invitation
        8. To respond to a video chat invitation
        9. To share files with iChat Theater
        10. To share screens with another iChat user
      4. Safari
        1. To follow a link
        2. To view a specific URL
        3. To bookmark a page
        4. To access an RSS feed
      5. .Mac’s Web-Based Features
      6. Using .Mac with Mac OS X
        1. To sign in to a .Mac account
      7. .Mac Sync
        1. To enable & configure .Mac Sync
        2. To disable .Mac synchronization
      8. iDisk
        1. To set iDisk preferences
        2. To open your iDisk storage space from the Finder
        3. To open another user’s iDisk
        4. To open a user’s Public folder
        5. To save a file to iDisk from within an application
        6. To open a file on iDisk from within an application
      9. Back to My Mac
        1. To enable Back to My Mac
    23. 20. Networking
      1. Networking
      2. Network Interfaces
        1. To check network status
      3. AirPort
        1. To configure an AirPort base station
        2. To manually set AirPort base station options
        3. To use the AirPort status menu
        4. To set AirPort Disk options
        5. To open an AirPort Disk
      4. FireWire
      5. Ethernet
      6. Bluetooth
        1. To set Bluetooth preferences
        2. To pair devices with the Bluetooth Setup Assistant
        3. To send a file from one Bluetooth device to another
        4. To use the Bluetooth status menu
      7. Setting Up Sharing
        1. To open Sharing preferences
        2. To set the computer’s identity
        3. To enable file sharing
        4. To enable Web Sharing
        5. To enable Internet Sharing
        6. To enable Bluetooth Sharing
      8. Setting Firewall Options
        1. To set firewall options
      9. Users, Groups, & Privileges
        1. Users & Groups
        2. Privileges
        3. To set an item’s permissions
      10. Connecting to Another Computer for File Sharing
        1. To use the network browser
        2. To use the Connect to Server command
        3. To change your password on the server
      11. Network Utility
        1. To use Network Utility
    24. 21. Multiple Users
      1. Multiple Users
      2. Configuring Mac OS X for Multiple Users
        1. To open & unlock the Accounts preferences pane
        2. To activate the guest account
        3. To add a new user
        4. To modify an existing user’s settings
        5. To change a user’s picture
        6. To specify login items
        7. To delete a user account
      3. Parental Controls
        1. To open & unlock the Parental Controls preferences pane
        2. To enable parental controls for a user account
        3. To disable parental controls for a user account
        4. To limit a user’s access to applications & system functions
        5. To limit access to content
        6. To limit access to e-mail & chat
        7. To limit a user’s time on the computer
        8. To review access logs for a user
      4. Login Options
        1. To set Login Options
      5. Fast User Switching
        1. To use fast user switching
      6. The Home Folder
      7. Sharing Files with Other Users
        1. To make a file accessible to all other users
        2. To make a file accessible to a specific user
    25. 22. Security Features
      1. Security Features
      2. Keychain Access
        1. To open Keychain Access
        2. To add a keychain item when accessing a secure application, server, or Internet location
        3. To add a password item manually
        4. To add a secure note
        5. To delete a keychain item
        6. To get general information about a keychain item
        7. To set Access Control options
        8. To use a keychain item
        9. To create a new keychain
        10. To view a different keychain
        11. To unlock a keychain
        12. To lock a keychain
      3. General Security Options
        1. To set system security options
      4. FileVault
        1. To set a FileVault master password
        2. To protect your Home folder with FileVault
        3. To turn off FileVault
      5. Firewall
        1. To set firewall options
    26. 23. System Preferences
      1. System Preferences
        1. To open System Preferences
        2. To open a preferences pane
        3. To show all preferences pane icons
        4. To find a preference pane by task or topic
        5. To quit System Preferences
      2. Date & Time
        1. To manually set the date & time
        2. To automatically set the date & time
        3. To set the time zone
        4. To set clock options
      3. Displays
        1. To set basic display options
        2. To set display color profile
      4. Energy Saver
        1. To set Energy Saver sleep options
        2. To schedule start up & shut down
        3. To set waking & restarting options
      5. International
        1. To set preferred language options
        2. To set the date, time, & number formats
        3. To create & customize an input menu
      6. Keyboard & Mouse
        1. To set keyboard options
        2. To set trackpad options
        3. To set mouse options for a one-button mouse
        4. To set mouse options for a two-button mouse
        5. To set mouse options for a Mighty Mouse
        6. To set Bluetooth options
        7. To customize keyboard shortcuts
      7. Software Update
        1. To set automatic update options
        2. To manually check for updates
        3. To install updates
      8. Sound
        1. To set system volume
        2. To set sound effects options
        3. To set output device options
        4. To set input device options
      9. Speech
        1. To enable & configure speech recognition
        2. To use Speakable Items
        3. To set Text to Speech options
      10. Startup Disk
        1. To select a startup disk
        2. To use target disk mode
      11. Universal Access
        1. To enable access for assistive devices
        2. To set Seeing options
        3. To set Hearing options
        4. To enable & configure Sticky Keys & Slow Keys
        5. To enable & configure Mouse Keys
      12. Locking Preference Settings
        1. To lock a preferences pane
        2. To unlock a preferences pane
    27. 24. Mac OS Utilities
      1. Mac OS Utilities
      2. Activity Monitor
        1. To monitor computer activity
        2. To display other monitor windows
      3. Audio MIDI Setup
        1. To configure audio devices
        2. To configure a MIDI setup
      4. ColorSync Utility
        1. To verify or repair ColorSync profiles
        2. To view lists of installed profiles, registered devices, & available filters
        3. To convert color values
      5. To Modify an Image
      6. Console
        1. To view system messages
        2. To save a copy of the log
      7. DigitalColor Meter
        1. To measure color values
      8. Grab
        1. To create a screen shot
      9. Grapher
        1. To graph a formula
      10. Migration Assistant
      11. System Profiler
        1. To view system information
      12. Terminal
        1. To use Terminal
      13. VoiceOver Utility
        1. To configure VoiceOver
      14. Application Services
        1. To use application services
    28. 25. Automation Tools
      1. Automation Tools
      2. Automator
        1. To launch Automator
        2. To open an example workflow
        3. To create a new workflow file
        4. To create a workflow from a starting point
        5. To create a workflow from scratch
        6. To add actions to a workflow
        7. To include a variable in an action
        8. To record a workflow
        9. To save a workflow
        10. To open a workflow
        11. To run a workflow
        12. To modify a workflow
      3. AppleScript Basics
        1. AppleScript Files
        2. Script Editor
        3. AppleScript Dictionaries
        4. AppleScript Utility
        5. Folder Actions
      4. Using AppleScript
        1. To launch Script Editor
        2. To write a script
        3. To check the syntax for a script
        4. To record a script
        5. To save a script
        6. To run a script
        7. To open an application’s AppleScript dictionary
        8. To examine an example script
        9. To enable the Script menu
        10. To run a script with Script Menu
        11. To add or remove a Script menu script
    29. 26. Boot Camp
      1. Boot Camp
      2. Before You Install Boot Camp
        1. To check your operating system & Macintosh model
        2. To check for firmware updates
        3. To check available hard disk space
        4. To check the Windows version
      3. Installing Boot Camp
        1. To prepare your disk for a Windows installation
        2. To install Windows
        3. To install Mac-compatible Windows drivers
      4. To Start Your Computer in Windows or Mac OS
        1. To choose a startup disk in Windows
        2. To choose a startup disk in Mac OS
        3. To choose a startup disk on the fly at startup
      5. Configuring Mac Options on Windows
        1. To set Mac hardware options
        2. To update Apple Windows software
      6. Finding Windows Keys on a Mac Keyboard
    30. 27. Getting Help
      1. Getting Help
      2. Help Tags
        1. To use Help Tags
      3. Mac Help
        1. To open Mac Help
        2. To open Help for another application
        3. To browse Mac Help
        4. To search Help
      4. Application Help
        1. To access an application’s onscreen help
      5. Help & Troubleshooting Advice
    31. A. Menus & Keyboard Equivalents
      1. Menus & Keyboard Equivalents
        1. Apple Menu
        2. Finder Menu
        3. File Menu
        4. Edit Menu
        5. View Menu
        6. Go Menu
        7. Window Menu
        8. Help Menu

    Product information

    • Title: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: October 2007
    • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
    • ISBN: 9780321549716