Macs All-in-One for Dummies®, 2nd Edition

Book description

Seven content-rich minibooks cover the key features and tools of your Mac

Macs are easy to use, but this guide helps you take advantage of all the cool features and make the most of your Mac. Fully updated, it covers the newest operating system, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, as well as iLife '09, iWork '09, and much more.

Minibooks include Mac Basics; Photos, Music, and Movies; Browsing the Internet; Working with iLife and iWork; Other Mac Programs; Timesaving Tips with a Mac; and Mac Networking.

  • Ideal for those switching to a Mac from a PC as well as for Mac users who are upgrading

  • Helps you set up and customize your Mac and get to know the Mac way

  • Explains how to get online, surf with Safari, and send and receive e-mail

  • Covers working with photos, music, and movies, as well as crunching numbers and creating presentations with iWork

  • Explores setting up a network, running Windows on a Mac via Bootcamp, and automating your Mac

  • Provides troubleshooting tips and advice on protecting your Mac

Macs All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you the full scoop on using all the cool Mac features.

Table of contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Author
  3. Author's Acknowledgments
  4. Publisher's Acknowledgments
  5. Introduction
    1. About This Book
    2. Foolish Assumptions
    3. Conventions Used in This Book
    4. What You Don't Have to Read
    5. How This Book Is Organized
      1. Book I: Mac Basics
      2. Book II: Beyond the Basics
      3. Book III: Your Mac as Your Entertainment Center
      4. Book IV: Online Endeavors and Safety
      5. Book V: iLife
      6. Book VI: iWork
      7. Book VII: Address Book, iCal, and Running Windows
      8. Book VIII: Mac Networking
      9. The Appendix
    6. Icons Used in This Book
    7. Where to Go from Here
  6. I. Mac Basics
    1. I.1. Getting to Know Your Mac
      1. I.1.1. Different Macintosh Models
        1. I.1.1.1. The Mac mini and Mac Pro
        2. I.1.1.2. The iMac
        3. I.1.1.3. The MacBook family
      2. I.1.2. Understanding Mac Processors
      3. I.1.3. Identifying the Parts of Your Mac
    2. I.2. Starting Up, Sleeping, and Shutting Down
      1. I.2.1. Starting Your Mac
      2. I.2.2. Putting a Mac in Sleep Mode
        1. I.2.2.1. Putting a Mac in Sleep mode manually
        2. I.2.2.2. Adjusting your Mac's Sleep mode and Energy Saver settings
      3. I.2.3. Shutting Down Your Mac
      4. I.2.4. Restarting a Mac
    3. I.3. Getting Acquainted with the Mac User Interface
      1. I.3.1. Mastering the Mouse and Keyboard
        1. I.3.1.1. The parts of the mouse
          1. I. Clicking, double-clicking, and dragging with the left mouse button
          2. I. Scrolling with the scroll wheel or ball
        2. I.3.1.2. The parts of the keyboard
          1. I. Special feature and function keys
          2. I. Typewriter keys
          3. I. Numeric keys
          4. I. Arrow keys
          5. I. Modifier keys
      2. I.3.2. Getting to Know the Mac User Interface
        1. I.3.2.1. The menu bar
        2. I.3.2.2. Understanding menu commands
        3. I.3.2.3. Working with dialogs
        4. I.3.2.4. Viewing data in a window
          1. I. Moving a window with the title bar
          2. I. Resizing a window
          3. I. Closing a window
          4. I. Minimizing a window
          5. I. Zooming a window
          6. I. Scrolling through a window
          7. I. Using the Toolbar button
        5. I.3.2.5. Manipulating windows with Exposé
      3. I.3.3. Playing with Icons in the Dock and Finder
        1. I.3.3.1. The Desktop
        2. I.3.3.2. The Dock
          1. I. Moving the Dock
          2. I. Resizing the Dock
          3. I. Magnifying the Dock
          4. I. Hiding the Dock
        3. I.3.3.3. The Finder
      4. I.3.4. Getting Help
        1. I.3.4.1. Pointing out commands to use
        2. I.3.4.2. Reading Help topics
    4. I.4. Running, Installing, and Uninstalling Programs
      1. I.4.1. Launching a Program
        1. I.4.1.1. From the Dock
          1. I. Adding program icons to the Dock
          2. I. Rearranging program icons in the Dock
          3. I. Removing program icons from the Dock
        2. I.4.1.2. By double-clicking icons
          1. I. Double-clicking a program icon
          2. I. Double-clicking a document icon
        3. I.4.1.3. From the Apple menu's Recent Items
        4. I.4.1.4. With Spotlight
      2. I.4.2. Working with Alias Icons
      3. I.4.3. Switching between Programs
      4. I.4.4. Quitting Programs
        1. I.4.4.1. Closing a document
        2. I.4.4.2. Shutting down a program
        3. I.4.4.3. Force-quitting a program
      5. I.4.5. Organizing Multiple Desktops with Spaces
        1. I.4.5.1. Turning on Spaces and creating Desktops
        2. I.4.5.2. Configuring Spaces
        3. I.4.5.3. Moving program windows to different Desktops
        4. I.4.5.4. Switching Desktops
        5. I.4.5.5. Turning off Spaces
      6. I.4.6. Acquiring New Software Programs
      7. I.4.7. Installing Software
        1. I.4.7.1. Installing software from a CD/DVD
          1. I. Dragging a program icon off the CD/DVD
          2. I. Running an installer program
        2. I.4.7.2. Installing software from the Web
      8. I.4.8. Uninstalling Software
        1. I.4.8.1. Uninstalling a program
        2. I.4.8.2. Removing program icons from the Dock and Desktop
        3. I.4.8.3. Removing user setting files
          1. I. Manually removing user setting files
          2. I. Automatically removing user setting files
    5. I.5. Working with Files and Folders
      1. I.5.1. Using the Finder
        1. I.5.1.1. Understanding devices
        2. I.5.1.2. Understanding folders
      2. I.5.2. Navigating through the Finder
        1. I.5.2.1. Opening a folder
        2. I.5.2.2. Exiting a folder
        3. I.5.2.3. Jumping to a specific folder
        4. I.5.2.4. Jumping back and forth
      3. I.5.3. Organizing and Viewing a Folder
        1. I.5.3.1. Selecting items in the Finder
        2. I.5.3.2. Using Icon view
        3. I.5.3.3. Using List view
        4. I.5.3.4. Using Column view
        5. I.5.3.5. Using Cover Flow view
        6. I.5.3.6. Using Quick Look to view file contents
      4. I.5.4. Creating Folders
        1. I.5.4.1. Creating a folder using the Finder menu
        2. I.5.4.2. Creating a folder through the Save As dialog
      5. I.5.5. Manipulating Files and Folders
        1. I.5.5.1. Renaming a file or folder
        2. I.5.5.2. Copying a file or folder
          1. I. Using menus to copy a file or folder
          2. I. Using the mouse to copy a file or folder
        3. I.5.5.3. Moving a file or folder
      6. I.5.6. Archiving Files and Folders
        1. I.5.6.1. Creating a ZIP file
        2. I.5.6.2. Creating a DMG file
      7. I.5.7. Searching Files
        1. I.5.7.1. Using Spotlight
        2. I.5.7.2. Using Smart Folders
          1. I. Creating a Smart Folder with Spotlight
          2. I. Creating a Smart Folder using other criteria
        3. I.5.7.3. Using Smart Folders in the Sidebar
      8. I.5.8. Storing Files and Folders in the Dock
        1. I.5.8.1. Storing files in the Dock
        2. I.5.8.2. Creating Stacks in the Dock
        3. I.5.8.3. Opening files stored in a Stack
      9. I.5.9. Burning Files and Folders to CD/DVD
        1. I.5.9.1. Creating a Burn Folder
        2. I.5.9.2. Burning the contents of a Burn Folder
      10. I.5.10. Deleting a File or Folder
        1. I.5.10.1. Retrieving a file or folder from the Trash
        2. I.5.10.2. Emptying the Trash
    6. I.6. Customizing Your Mac and Adjusting Settings
      1. I.6.1. Changing the Desktop
        1. I.6.1.1. Choosing a built-in Desktop image
        2. I.6.1.2. Choosing an iPhoto image for the Desktop
        3. I.6.1.3. Choosing your own image for the Desktop
      2. I.6.2. Customizing the Screen Saver
      3. I.6.3. Changing the Display and Appearance
        1. I.6.3.1. Changing the screen resolution
        2. I.6.3.2. Changing the color of the user interface
      4. I.6.4. Changing the Date and Time
      5. I.6.5. Adjusting Sounds
      6. I.6.6. Saving Energy
      7. I.6.7. Choosing a Printer
      8. I.6.8. Creating Separate Accounts
        1. I.6.8.1. Types of accounts
        2. I.6.8.2. Creating an account
        3. I.6.8.3. Switching between accounts
          1. I. Enabling Fast User Switching
          2. I. Changing accounts with Fast User Switching
        4. I.6.8.4. Deleting an account
      9. I.6.9. Using Your Mac's Accessibility Features
        1. I.6.9.1. Mitigating vision limitations
        2. I.6.9.2. Compensating for hearing limitations
        3. I.6.9.3. Easing keyboard limitations
        4. I.6.9.4. Dealing with mouse limitations
      10. I.6.10. Using Voice Recognition and Speech
        1. I.6.10.1. Setting up voice recognition
        2. I.6.10.2. Setting up speech capabilities
  7. II. Beyond the Basics
    1. II.1. Doing More with Dashboard Widgets
      1. II.1.1. Getting to Know Your Dashboard Widgets
        1. II.1.1.1. Customizing a widget
        2. II.1.1.2. Customizing the Dashboard shortcut key
      2. II.1.2. Adding and Removing Widgets
        1. II.1.2.1. Removing a widget from Dashboard
        2. II.1.2.2. Displaying more widgets in Dashboard
      3. II.1.3. Finding New Widgets
      4. II.1.4. Disabling and Deleting Widgets from Dashboard
        1. II.1.4.1. Disabling a widget
        2. II.1.4.2. Deleting a widget
      5. II.1.5. Peeking at Other Widget Programs
    2. II.2. Protecting Your Data with Time Machine and Other Programs
      1. II.2.1. Understanding Different Backup Options
        1. II.2.1.1. Using your hard drive
        2. II.2.1.2. Backing up to CDs/DVDs
        3. II.2.1.3. Storing backups on USB flash drives
        4. II.2.1.4. Backing up with external hard drives
        5. II.2.1.5. Storing backups off-site
      2. II.2.2. Blasting into the Past with Time Machine
        1. II.2.2.1. Setting up Time Machine
        2. II.2.2.2. Skipping files you don't want to back up
        3. II.2.2.3. Retrieving files and folders
          1. II. Recovering data from within an application
          2. II. Retrieving files and/or folders using the Finder
      3. II.2.3. Working with Data-Recovery Programs
      4. II.2.4. Encrypting Data with FileVault
        1. II.2.4.1. Setting up FileVault
        2. II.2.4.2. Turning off FileVault
    3. II.3. Syncing Your Mobile Phone or PDA with iSync
      1. II.3.1. Connecting a Mobile Phone or PDA to a Mac
        1. II.3.1.1. Adding a handheld device to your Mac
        2. II.3.1.2. Synchronizing a handheld device with your Mac
        3. II.3.1.3. Resetting a handheld device with your Mac
      2. II.3.2. Considering other Mobile Device Sync Solutions
    4. II.4. Automating Your Mac
      1. II.4.1. Getting Automator to Take Action for You
        1. II.4.1.1. Understanding Actions
        2. II.4.1.2. Creating a workflow
        3. II.4.1.3. Adding, rearranging, and deleting actions
        4. II.4.1.4. Running and testing a workflow
        5. II.4.1.5. Saving a workflow
        6. II.4.1.6. Opening a saved workflow
      2. II.4.2. Creating Example Workflows
        1. II.4.2.1. Playing with text
        2. II.4.2.2. Playing with digital photography
        3. II.4.2.3. Playing with files
        4. II.4.2.4. Making your Mac imitate you with the Watch Me Do action
    5. II.5. Maintenance and Troubleshooting
      1. II.5.1. Handling Startup Troubles
        1. II.5.1.1. Booting up in Safe Mode
        2. II.5.1.2. Booting from a CD/DVD
        3. II.5.1.3. Booting from another Mac through a FireWire cable
      2. II.5.2. Shutting Down Frozen or Hung-Up Programs
      3. II.5.3. Removing Jammed CDs/DVDs
      4. II.5.4. Repairing and Maintaining Hard Drives
        1. II.5.4.1. Verifying a disk
        2. II.5.4.2. Verifying disk permissions
      5. II.5.5. Preventative Maintenance
  8. III. Your Mac as Your Entertainment Center
    1. III.1. Tuning In to Music, Audio, and iTunes
      1. III.1.1. Understanding Audio File Compression Formats
        1. III.1.1.1. Lossless audio files
        2. III.1.1.2. Compressed lossless audio files
        3. III.1.1.3. Compressed lossy audio files
      2. III.1.2. Playing Audio with iTunes
        1. III.1.2.1. Listening to CDs
        2. III.1.2.2. Importing a CD's audio tracks into iTunes
        3. III.1.2.3. Adjusting CD importing options and other settings
        4. III.1.2.4. Importing digital audio files
        5. III.1.2.5. Sorting your digital audio files
          1. III. Displaying audio files in List view
          2. III. Displaying audio files in Grid view
          3. III. Displaying audio files in Cover Flow view
        6. III.1.2.6. Playing digital audio files
        7. III.1.2.7. Searching for a song
      3. III.1.3. Using an iTunes Playlist
        1. III.1.3.1. Creating a playlist
          1. III. Adding songs to a playlist
          2. III. Deleting songs from a playlist
        2. III.1.3.2. Creating a Smart Playlist
          1. III. Tagging songs
          2. III. Defining a Smart Playlist rule
          3. III. Editing a Smart Playlist
        3. III.1.3.3. Deleting a playlist
      4. III.1.4. Burning an Audio CD
    2. III.2. Importing, Viewing, and Organizing Photos
      1. III.2.1. Understanding Digital Photography
        1. III.2.1.1. Megapixels
        2. III.2.1.2. Flash memory cards
        3. III.2.1.3. Digital image file formats
      2. III.2.2. Transferring Digital Images to the Mac
        1. III.2.2.1. Defining a default program for retrieving photos
        2. III.2.2.2. Retrieving photos using iPhoto
        3. III.2.2.3. Retrieving photos using Image Capture
        4. III.2.2.4. Retrieving photos using a USB memory card reader
      3. III.2.3. Capturing Pictures from Other Sources
        1. III.2.3.1. Capturing pictures with Photo Booth
        2. III.2.3.2. Capturing pictures from Web sites
      4. III.2.4. Getting Acquainted with Digital Image Editing
    3. III.3. Watching Videos and Movies on Your Mac
      1. III.3.1. Understanding Video Disc Formats
      2. III.3.2. Understanding Digital Video Formats
      3. III.3.3. Playing a Digital Video File
      4. III.3.4. Playing a DVD
        1. III.3.4.1. Understanding full screen mode and window mode
          1. III. Exiting and returning to full screen mode
          2. III. Viewing a video in a window
        2. III.3.4.2. Viewing the DVD and Title menus
        3. III.3.4.3. Skipping through a video
        4. III.3.4.4. Viewing frames in steps and slow motion
        5. III.3.4.5. Skipping by chapters
        6. III.3.4.6. Placing bookmarks in a video
          1. III. Creating a bookmark
          2. III. Jumping to a bookmark
          3. III. Deleting a bookmark
        7. III.3.4.7. Creating video clips
          1. III. Creating a video clip
          2. III. Viewing a video clip
          3. III. Deleting a video clip
        8. III.3.4.8. Viewing closed captioning
        9. III.3.4.9. Viewing different camera angles
        10. III.3.4.10. Choosing different audio tracks
        11. III.3.4.11. Customizing DVD Player
          1. III. Parental controls
          2. III. Defining DVD Player preferences
    4. III.4. Using a Mac Remote to Control Programs and Using Front Row for Music, Movies, and Photos
      1. III.4.1. Using the Apple Remote
        1. III.4.1.1. Pairing an Apple Remote with a Mac
        2. III.4.1.2. Making a Mac go to sleep
        3. III.4.1.3. Booting up a Mac
        4. III.4.1.4. Controlling applications
      2. III.4.2. Using Front Row
        1. III.4.2.1. Starting Front Row
      3. III.4.3. Playing Movies and Videos
        1. III.4.3.1. Playing a DVD
        2. III.4.3.2. Playing movies, TV shows, music videos, and other videos
          1. III. Movies
          2. III. TV Shows
          3. III. Music videos
      4. III.4.4. Playing Music and Other Audio
        1. III.4.4.1. Playing an audio CD
        2. III.4.4.2. Playing digital audio files
          1. III. Music
          2. III. Podcasts
        3. III.4.4.3. Playing audiobooks
      5. III.4.5. Viewing Pictures
    5. III.5. Having Fun with a Mac
      1. III.5.1. ¿No Hablas Español? Then Get Crackin'!
      2. III.5.2. Tooting Your Own Horn
      3. III.5.3. Getting Touchy-Feely with Your Keyboard
      4. III.5.4. Taking Your Grey Matter to the Gym
      5. III.5.5. Playing Hooky with Your Hobby
      6. III.5.6. Bring On the Games!
        1. III.5.6.1. Playing strategically
        2. III.5.6.2. Playing multiplayer, online role-playing games
  9. IV. Online Endeavors and Safety
    1. IV.1. Connecting to the Internet and Browsing the Web
      1. IV.1.1. Setting Up an Internet Connection
        1. IV.1.1.1. Ethernet connection
        2. IV.1.1.2. Wireless (Wi-Fi) access
          1. IV. Choosing a wireless router
          2. IV. Connecting to a WiFi network
        3. IV.1.1.3. Dialup access
      2. IV.1.2. Browsing Web Sites
        1. IV.1.2.1. Setting Safari's home page
        2. IV.1.2.2. Visiting a Web site
        3. IV.1.2.3. Searching for Web sites
        4. IV.1.2.4. Returning to Web site search results with SnapBack
        5. IV.1.2.5. Searching previously viewed Web sites
        6. IV.1.2.6. Protecting your Web history privacy with Private Browsing
        7. IV.1.2.7. Using the Top Sites view to display favorite sites
        8. IV.1.2.8. Using bookmarks
          1. IV. Adding bookmarks
          2. IV. Deleting bookmarks
          3. IV. Moving bookmarks and bookmark folders
          4. IV. Storing bookmarks in folders
          5. IV. Importing and exporting bookmarks
        9. IV.1.2.9. Using tabbed browsing
          1. IV. Creating new tabs
          2. IV. Managing tabs
        10. IV.1.2.10. Capturing Web Clips
          1. IV. Creating a Web Clip
          2. IV. Search for text on a Web page
      3. IV.1.3. Saving and Sharing Web Pages
        1. IV.1.3.1. Saving a Web page as a file
        2. IV.1.3.2. Printing a Web page
        3. IV.1.3.3. Sending a Web page by e-mail
      4. IV.1.4. Viewing and Playing Multimedia Files
        1. IV.1.4.1. Watching video
        2. IV.1.4.2. Listening to streaming audio
        3. IV.1.4.3. Viewing PDF files
      5. IV.1.5. Downloading Files
    2. IV.2. Sending and Receiving E-Mail
      1. IV.2.1. Setting Up an E-Mail Account
        1. IV.2.1.1. Gathering your e-mail account information
        2. IV.2.1.2. Configuring your e-mail account
      2. IV.2.2. Writing E-Mails
        1. IV.2.2.1. Creating a new e-mail
        2. IV.2.2.2. Replying to a message
        3. IV.2.2.3. Forwarding a message
        4. IV.2.2.4. Sending a file attachment
        5. IV.2.2.5. Sending a message to multiple recipients
        6. IV.2.2.6. Using e-mail stationery
          1. IV. Picking a stationery design
          2. IV. Modifying photographs in a stationery design
        7. IV.2.2.7. Spelling and grammar checking
          1. IV. Configuring the spelling and grammar checker
          2. IV. Checking spelling and grammar
      3. IV.2.3. Receiving and Reading E-Mail
        1. IV.2.3.1. Retrieving e-mail
        2. IV.2.3.2. Reading e-mail
        3. IV.2.3.3. Viewing and saving file attachments
        4. IV.2.3.4. Storing e-mail addresses
          1. IV. Adding an e-mail address to the Address Book
          2. IV. Retrieving an e-mail address from the Address Book
          3. IV. Deleting a name and e-mail address from the Address Book
        5. IV.2.3.5. Deleting messages
          1. IV. Retrieving messages from the Trash folder
          2. IV. Emptying the Trash folder
      4. IV.2.4. Organizing E-Mail
        1. IV.2.4.1. Searching through e-mail
        2. IV.2.4.2. Sorting e-mail
        3. IV.2.4.3. Organizing e-mail with mailbox folders
          1. IV. Creating a mailbox folder
          2. IV. Storing messages in a mailbox folder
        4. IV.2.4.4. Deleting a mailbox folder
        5. IV.2.4.5. Automatically organizing e-mail with smart mailboxes
          1. IV. Creating a smart mailbox
          2. IV. Deleting a smart mailbox
        6. IV.2.4.6. Automatically organizing e-mail with rules
      5. IV.2.5. Dealing with Junk E-Mail
        1. IV.2.5.1. Bouncing junk e-mail
        2. IV.2.5.2. Filtering junk e-mail
    3. IV.3. Instant Messaging and Video Chatting with iChat
      1. IV.3.1. Setting Up an iChat Account
        1. IV.3.1.1. Storing names in a buddy list
        2. IV.3.1.2. Organizing a buddy list
          1. IV. Moving a name to another group
          2. IV. Creating a new group
          3. IV. Sorting names in a buddy list
          4. IV. Shortening names in a buddy list
          5. IV. Deleting names and groups in a buddy list
      2. IV.3.2. Chatting with Others
        1. IV.3.2.1. Initiating a text chat
          1. IV. Starting a text chat
          2. IV. Starting a group text chat
        2. IV.3.2.2. Initiating an audio chat
        3. IV.3.2.3. Initiating a video chat
        4. IV.3.2.4. Using iChat Theater to share files, photos, and screens
      3. IV.3.3. Making Yourself Available (or Not) for Chatting
        1. IV.3.3.1. Changing your status
        2. IV.3.3.2. Becoming invisible
        3. IV.3.3.3. Accepting (or blocking) chat invitations with privacy levels
      4. IV.3.4. Taking a Look at Other Chat Programs
    4. IV.4. Protecting Your Mac against Threats
      1. IV.4.1. Locking Down Your Mac
        1. IV.4.1.1. Using passwords
          1. IV. Changing your password
          2. IV. Applying password protection
        2. IV.4.1.2. Using firewalls
          1. IV. Configuring a firewall
          2. IV. Buying a firewall
      2. IV.4.2. Creating Multiple Accounts
        1. IV.4.2.1. Creating a Parental Controls user account
        2. IV.4.2.2. Creating a Guest account
          1. IV. Defining parental controls
          2. IV. Monitoring a parental control managed account
  10. V. iLife
    1. V.1. Viewing and Organizing Photos with iPhoto
      1. V.1.1. Importing Pictures
      2. V.1.2. Organizing Events in the Library
        1. V.1.2.1. Creating an Event
        2. V.1.2.2. Browsing through an Event
        3. V.1.2.3. Naming an Event
        4. V.1.2.4. Merging Events
        5. V.1.2.5. Splitting an Event
        6. V.1.2.6. Moving pictures from one Event to another
        7. V.1.2.7. Sorting Events
          1. V. Sorting by date or title
          2. V. Sorting manually
      3. V.1.3. Organizing Pictures
        1. V.1.3.1. Viewing pictures stored in a single Event
        2. V.1.3.2. Viewing pictures stored in all Events
        3. V.1.3.3. Naming pictures
        4. V.1.3.4. Rating pictures
        5. V.1.3.5. Adding keywords to a picture
        6. V.1.3.6. Storing pictures in albums and folders
          1. V. Creating albums and organizing pictures manually
          2. V. Creating albums and organizing pictures automatically
        7. V.1.3.7. Deleting pictures, albums, and folders
      4. V.1.4. Choosing and Organizing Pictures with Faces and Places
        1. V.1.4.1. Using Faces to organize pictures
        2. V.1.4.2. Assigning and correcting faces in pictures
        3. V.1.4.3. Organizing pictures with Places
          1. V. Viewing pictures organized by places
          2. V. Manually identifying locations for pictures
      5. V.1.5. Editing Pictures
        1. V.1.5.1. Rotating a picture
        2. V.1.5.2. Cropping a picture
        3. V.1.5.3. Straightening a picture
        4. V.1.5.4. Fixing a picture
        5. V.1.5.5. Adding visual effects to a picture
        6. V.1.5.6. Controlling colors in a picture
      6. V.1.6. Sharing Pictures
        1. V.1.6.1. Printing pictures
        2. V.1.6.2. E-mailing pictures
        3. V.1.6.3. Saving pictures to a CD/DVD
        4. V.1.6.4. Using pictures in iWeb and iDVD
        5. V.1.6.5. Ordering books, calendars, and cards
    2. V.2. Making Movies with iMovie
      1. V.2.1. How iMovie Works
      2. V.2.2. Importing a Video into the Event Library
        1. V.2.2.1. Importing from a digital video camera
        2. V.2.2.2. Importing a digital video file
        3. V.2.2.3. Organizing the Event Library
      3. V.2.3. Working with Projects
        1. V.2.3.1. Creating an iMovie project
        2. V.2.3.2. Selecting video clips
          1. V. Skimming a video
          2. V. Selecting a video clip
          3. V. Placing a video clip in a project
        3. V.2.3.3. Deleting video clips
        4. V.2.3.4. Deleting a project
        5. V.2.3.5. Printing a project
        6. V.2.3.6. Organizing the Project Library
      4. V.2.4. Editing Video Clips in a Project
        1. V.2.4.1. Rearranging the order of video clips
        2. V.2.4.2. Adjusting the size of a video clip
        3. V.2.4.3. Adding titles
        4. V.2.4.4. Adding transitions
        5. V.2.4.5. Adding audio files
      5. V.2.5. Saving a Video
        1. V.2.5.1. Saving a project as a digital video file
        2. V.2.5.2. Saving (and removing) a video for iTunes
        3. V.2.5.3. Saving (and removing) a project for YouTube
        4. V.2.5.4. Saving (and removing) a project in the Media Browser
    3. V.3. Burning DVDs with iDVD
      1. V.3.1. Burning a Video Straight to DVD
      2. V.3.2. Creating a DVD with the Magic iDVD Option
      3. V.3.3. Working with iDVD Projects
        1. V.3.3.1. Adding photos to the title menu
        2. V.3.3.2. Adding options to the title menu
          1. V. Creating a Slideshow
          2. V. Creating a Movie menu option
          3. V. Creating text
          4. V. Creating a submenu
        3. V.3.3.3. Moving and deleting buttons
        4. V.3.3.4. Defining opening content for your DVD
        5. V.3.3.5. Saving your iDVD project
          1. V. Burning to a DVD
          2. V. Saving to a disc image
          3. V. Saving to a VIDEO_TS folder
    4. V.4. Making Music with GarageBand
      1. V.4.1. Recording Audio
        1. V.4.1.1. Recording audio through Magic GarageBand
        2. V.4.1.2. Creating music with software instruments
        3. V.4.1.3. Playing with a real instrument
        4. V.4.1.4. Learning to play with a real instrument
        5. V.4.1.5. Using Loops
      2. V.4.2. Editing Audio
        1. V.4.2.1. Splitting a track
        2. V.4.2.2. Joining a track
        3. V.4.2.3. Moving tracks
        4. V.4.2.4. Modifying the key and tempo
      3. V.4.3. Saving Music
        1. V.4.3.1. Saving a song in iTunes
        2. V.4.3.2. Saving a song as a ringtone
        3. V.4.3.3. Saving a song to disk
        4. V.4.3.4. Burning a song to CD
      4. V.4.4. Recording Podcasts
        1. V.4.4.1. Recording speech
        2. V.4.4.2. Adding jingles and audio effects
        3. V.4.4.3. Adding pictures
    5. V.5. Building Web Sites with iWeb
      1. V.5.1. The Parts of a Web Page
        1. V.5.1.1. The purpose of text
        2. V.5.1.2. The purpose of graphics
        3. V.5.1.3. Putting together a Web page
      2. V.5.2. Creating a Web Site with iWeb
        1. V.5.2.1. Picking a theme
        2. V.5.2.2. Adding new pages
        3. V.5.2.3. Deleting Web pages
      3. V.5.3. Designing a Web Page
        1. V.5.3.1. Replacing placeholder text
        2. V.5.3.2. Replacing placeholder graphics
        3. V.5.3.3. Changing the Web page theme
      4. V.5.4. Customizing the Parts of a Web Page
        1. V.5.4.1. Moving an object
        2. V.5.4.2. Resizing an object
        3. V.5.4.3. Rearranging an object
        4. V.5.4.4. Deleting objects
        5. V.5.4.5. Working with text
          1. V. Creating a text box
          2. V. Formatting text
          3. V. Creating a text hyperlink
        6. V.5.4.6. Working with graphics
          1. V. Adding a picture or movie to a Web page
          2. V. Adding a widget to a Web page
      5. V.5.5. Publishing Your Web Pages
        1. V.5.5.1. Types of Web site hosts
        2. V.5.5.2. Free advertiser-sponsored Web site hosts
        3. V.5.5.3. Free ISP Web site hosts
        4. V.5.5.4. Fee-based Web site hosts
        5. V.5.5.5. Uploading your Web pages
        6. V.5.5.6. Using MobileMe
        7. V.5.5.7. Making changes to your uploaded Web pages
  11. VI. iWork
    1. VI.1. Creating Documents with Pages
      1. VI.1.1. Working with Document Templates
        1. VI.1.1.1. Replacing placeholder text
        2. VI.1.1.2. Replacing placeholder pictures
      2. VI.1.2. Working with Text
        1. VI.1.2.1. Editing text
          1. VI. Adding text
          2. VI. Deleting text
          3. VI. Rearranging text
        2. VI.1.2.2. Formatting text
        3. VI.1.2.3. Adjusting line spacing, justification, and margins
          1. VI. Changing line spacing
          2. VI. Changing justification
          3. VI. Defining margins
      3. VI.1.3. Using Formatting Styles
        1. VI.1.3.1. Applying styles
          1. VI. Using a paragraph style
          2. VI. Using a character style
          3. VI. Using a list style
          4. VI. Using the Styles Drawer
        2. VI.1.3.2. Creating temporary styles
          1. VI. Copying and pasting formatting
          2. VI. Saving a formatting style
      4. VI.1.4. Creating and Placing Text Boxes
        1. VI.1.4.1. Creating a text box
        2. VI.1.4.2. Moving a text box
        3. VI.1.4.3. Resizing a text box
        4. VI.1.4.4. Creating linked text boxes
          1. VI. Linking text boxes
          2. VI. Unlinking text boxes
        5. VI.1.4.5. Wrapping text around a text box
      5. VI.1.5. Working with Digital Photographs
        1. VI.1.5.1. Adding a picture
        2. VI.1.5.2. Moving and resizing a picture
        3. VI.1.5.3. Modifying a picture
          1. VI. Masking a picture
          2. VI. Turning a picture transparent with Instant Alpha
      6. VI.1.6. Polishing Your Document
        1. VI.1.6.1. Spell checking a document
        2. VI.1.6.2. Exporting a document
    2. VI.2. Presenting with Keynote
      1. VI.2.1. Creating a Presentation
      2. VI.2.2. Choosing a Theme for a New Presentation
      3. VI.2.3. Changing Presentation Views
      4. VI.2.4. Working with Slides
        1. VI.2.4.1. Adding a slide
        2. VI.2.4.2. Using Masters
        3. VI.2.4.3. Rearranging slides
        4. VI.2.4.4. Deleting a slide
        5. VI.2.4.5. Manipulating Text
        6. VI.2.4.6. Editing text
        7. VI.2.4.7. Formatting text
          1. VI. Changing fonts
          2. VI. Changing colors
        8. VI.2.4.8. Adding a chart
      5. VI.2.5. Adding Media Files
        1. VI.2.5.1. Adding sound
        2. VI.2.5.2. Adding iPhoto pictures
        3. VI.2.5.3. Adding iMovie videos
      6. VI.2.6. Editing Pictures and Movies
        1. VI.2.6.1. Moving and resizing a picture or movie
        2. VI.2.6.2. Modifying a picture
          1. VI. Masking a picture
          2. VI. Making a picture transparent with Instant Alpha
      7. VI.2.7. Creating Transitions and Effects
        1. VI.2.7.1. Creating a slide transition
        2. VI.2.7.2. Creating text and graphic effects
        3. VI.2.7.3. Making text and graphics move on a slide
      8. VI.2.8. Polishing Your Presentation
        1. VI.2.8.1. Viewing a presentation
        2. VI.2.8.2. Rehearsing a presentation
        3. VI.2.8.3. Exporting a presentation
    3. VI.3. Crunching with Numbers
      1. VI.3.1. Understanding the Parts of a Numbers Spreadsheet
      2. VI.3.2. Creating a Numbers Spreadsheet
      3. VI.3.3. Working with Sheets
        1. VI.3.3.1. Adding a sheet
        2. VI.3.3.2. Deleting a sheet
        3. VI.3.3.3. Adding a table or chart
        4. VI.3.3.4. Deleting a table or chart
        5. VI.3.3.5. Naming sheets, tables, and charts
      4. VI.3.4. Setting Up Tables
        1. VI.3.4.1. Adding rows and columns
        2. VI.3.4.2. Inserting a row or column
        3. VI.3.4.3. Deleting a row or column
        4. VI.3.4.4. Resizing rows and columns
          1. VI. Resizing the fast way
          2. VI. Resizing the precise way
        5. VI.3.4.5. Formatting a table
        6. VI.3.4.6. Resizing a table
        7. VI.3.4.7. Moving a table
      5. VI.3.5. Typing Data into Tables
        1. VI.3.5.1. Formatting numbers and text
        2. VI.3.5.2. Typing formulas
          1. VI. Using Quick Formulas
          2. VI. Typing a formula
          3. VI. Using functions
        3. VI.3.5.3. Formatting data entry cells
          1. VI. Formatting a cell with a slider or stepper
          2. VI. Formatting a cell with a pop-up menu
        4. VI.3.5.4. Deleting data in cells
      6. VI.3.6. Making Charts
        1. VI.3.6.1. Creating a chart
        2. VI.3.6.2. Editing a chart
        3. VI.3.6.3. Manipulating a chart
          1. VI. Moving a chart on a sheet
          2. VI. Moving a chart from one sheet to another sheet
          3. VI. Resizing a chart
        4. VI.3.6.4. Deleting a chart
      7. VI.3.7. Making Your Spreadsheets Pretty
        1. VI.3.7.1. Adding a text box
        2. VI.3.7.2. Adding a picture
        3. VI.3.7.3. Deleting text boxes, shapes, and pictures
      8. VI.3.8. Sharing Your Spreadsheet
        1. VI.3.8.1. Printing a spreadsheet
        2. VI.3.8.2. Exporting a spreadsheet
  12. VII. Address Book, iCal, and Running Windows
    1. VII.1. Managing Contacts with Address Book
      1. VII.1.1. Setting Up Address Book
        1. VII.1.1.1. Designing a template
        2. VII.1.1.2. Storing contacts
        3. VII.1.1.3. Displaying companies and people
        4. VII.1.1.4. Editing a card
        5. VII.1.1.5. Adding pictures to a name
        6. VII.1.1.6. Searching contacts
        7. VII.1.1.7. Deleting a contact
      2. VII.1.2. Creating Groups
        1. VII.1.2.1. Creating a group
        2. VII.1.2.2. Creating a group from a selection of contacts
        3. VII.1.2.3. Adding contacts automatically with Smart Groups
        4. VII.1.2.4. Creating a Smart Group from search results
        5. VII.1.2.5. Deleting a Group
      3. VII.1.3. Managing Your Address Book Files
        1. VII.1.3.1. Archiving your Address Book
        2. VII.1.3.2. Printing your Address Book
        3. VII.1.3.3. Exporting your Address Book
        4. VII.1.3.4. Importing data into your Address Book
        5. VII.1.3.5. Syncing with other devices
    2. VII.2. Staying on Schedule with iCal
      1. VII.2.1. Understanding iCal
      2. VII.2.2. Working with the Calendar List
        1. VII.2.2.1. Creating a new calendar
        2. VII.2.2.2. Creating a new calendar group
          1. VII. Adding a new calendar to a group
          2. VII. Moving an existing calendar to a group
          3. VII. Moving a calendar out of a group
        3. VII.2.2.3. Moving a calendar or group
        4. VII.2.2.4. Renaming and deleting calendars and groups
      3. VII.2.3. Using the Mini-Month
      4. VII.2.4. Creating and Modifying Events
        1. VII.2.4.1. Viewing events
        2. VII.2.4.2. Creating an event
        3. VII.2.4.3. Editing an event
          1. VII. Changing the description of an event
          2. VII. Creating a recurring event
          3. VII. Setting an alarm for an event
          4. VII. Moving an event to another calendar
          5. VII. Adding information to an event
        4. VII.2.4.4. Moving an event
        5. VII.2.4.5. Duplicating an event
        6. VII.2.4.6. Deleting an event
      5. VII.2.5. Finding Events
        1. VII.2.5.1. Color-coding events
        2. VII.2.5.2. Selectively hiding events
        3. VII.2.5.3. Checking for today's events
        4. VII.2.5.4. Checking events for a specific date
        5. VII.2.5.5. Searching for an event
      6. VII.2.6. Making a To-Do List
        1. VII.2.6.1. Viewing and hiding the To-Do List
        2. VII.2.6.2. Adding tasks to the To-Do List
        3. VII.2.6.3. Setting due dates for your To-Do List tasks
        4. VII.2.6.4. Prioritizing your To-Do List
        5. VII.2.6.5. Completing, editing, and deleting To-Do tasks
      7. VII.2.7. Subscribing to Online Calendars
        1. VII.2.7.1. Adding an online calendar account
      8. VII.2.8. Managing iCal Files
        1. VII.2.8.1. Exporting iCal data
        2. VII.2.8.2. Importing iCal data
        3. VII.2.8.3. Backing up iCal data and restoring a backup file
        4. VII.2.8.4. Printing an iCal file
        5. VII.2.8.5. Syncing with other devices
    3. VII.3. Running Windows on a Mac
      1. VII.3.1. Giving Your Mac a Split Personality with Boot Camp
        1. VII.3.1.1. Making sure you can run Boot Camp
          1. VII. Identifying the hardware capabilities of your Mac
          2. VII. Identifying the amount of free space on your hard drive
        2. VII.3.1.2. Installing Windows
        3. VII.3.1.3. Choosing an operating system with Boot Camp
        4. VII.3.1.4. Sharing Mac and Windows files
        5. VII.3.1.5. Removing Windows from your Mac
      2. VII.3.2. Using Virtual Machines
      3. VII.3.3. Using CrossOver Mac
  13. VIII. Mac Networking
    1. VIII.1. Networking Your Macs
      1. VIII.1.1. Creating a Wired Network
      2. VIII.1.2. Creating a Wireless Network
    2. VIII.2. Sharing Files and Resources on a Network
      1. VIII.2.1. Sharing Files
        1. VIII.2.1.1. Turning on file sharing
        2. VIII.2.1.2. Defining user access to shared folders
          1. VIII. Defining access privileges for guests
          2. VIII. Giving individuals access to shared folders
          3. VIII. Removing accounts from shared folders
        3. VIII.2.1.3. File sharing in Sleep mode
        4. VIII.2.1.4. Accessing shared folders
      2. VIII.2.2. Sharing Printers
      3. VIII.2.3. Sharing an Internet Connection
    3. VIII.3. Connecting to Bluetooth Wireless Devices and Networks
      1. VIII.3.1. Identifying Bluetooth Capabilities
      2. VIII.3.2. Configuring Bluetooth
      3. VIII.3.3. Pairing a Device
        1. VIII.3.3.1. Pairing with your Mac
        2. VIII.3.3.2. Removing a paired device from your Mac
      4. VIII.3.4. Sharing through Bluetooth
        1. VIII.3.4.1. Sharing files
        2. VIII.3.4.2. Sharing an Internet connection
    4. A. Brushing Up on Painting and Drawing
      1. A.1. Understanding Painting versus Drawing
      2. A.2. Common Raster-Editing Features
        1. A.2.1. Selecting an entire picture
        2. A.2.2. Selecting an area
        3. A.2.3. Selecting an irregular shape
        4. A.2.4. Selecting with the Magic Wand tool
        5. A.2.5. Erasing pixels
        6. A.2.6. Using the Paint Brush and Paint Bucket tools
      3. A.3. Common Vector-Editing Features
        1. A.3.1. Moving and resizing objects with the Selection tool
        2. A.3.2. Reshaping an object with the Direct Selection tool
        3. A.3.3. Drawing lines
      4. A.4. Choosing a Painting and Drawing Program
        1. A.4.1. Photoshop alternatives
        2. A.4.2. Illustrator alternatives
        3. A.4.3. Flash alternatives
      5. A.5. Graphic File Formats
        1. A.5.1. Raster (painting) formats
        2. A.5.2. Vector graphics (drawing) formats

Product information

  • Title: Macs All-in-One for Dummies®, 2nd Edition
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2009
  • Publisher(s): For Dummies
  • ISBN: 9780470537985