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Mac OS X 10.3 Panther: Visual QuickStart Guide

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  • Copyright 2004
  • Dimensions: 7 X 9
  • Pages: 664
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-21351-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-21351-8

So you're finally ready to find out what all the fuss is about! Whether you're switching from a Windows system or upgrading from an older Mac OS, this task-based guide represents the surest way to go from 0 to 60 in no time flat with Apple's much anticipated Mac OS X Panther--more mature, powerfully enhanced, and with an improved GUI that will knock your socks off! In this thoroughly revised volume--which includes an expanded iApps section and new chapters on networking (including AirPort networking), security, Unix, Classic Environment, and System Preferences--you'll find the task-based, step-by-step instructions that have become the hallmark of Peachpit's enormously popular Visual QuickStart series. Veteran author Maria Langer uses plenty of visual aids and clear, concise instructions to step you through the process of installing and configuring the new OS before moving on to explore its many capabilities and bundled apps. Tips, tricks, and sage advice round out the package.

Table of Contents



 1. Setting Up Mac OS X Panther.


 2. Finder Basics.


 3. File Management.


 4. Customizing Your Workspace.


 5. Application Basics.


 6. Using Mac OS X Applications.


 7. Using TextEdit.


 8. Using iApps.


 9. Fonts.


10. Printing.


11. Connecting to the Internet.


12. Using Sherlock.


13. Networking.


14. Multiple Users and Security.


15. The Classic Environment.


16. Unix Basics for Mac OS X.


17. AppleScript.


18. System Preferences.


19. Mac OS Utilities.


20. Getting Help.


Appendix A. Menus and Keyboard Equivalents.


Appendix B. .Mac.

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