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TextEdit for Word Processing in OS X Mavericks
Dec 24, 2013
TextEdit is a small yet surprisingly powerful word processor. Lynn Beighley shows you how to perform many tasks in TextEdit, including create a document, find and replace words, use text styles, work with tabs and indents, create lists that number themselves, create tables, print automatic page numbers, correct spelling, select noncontiguous text, show substitutions, and read Microsoft Word files.
Managing The Holidays With Your iPhone or iPad
Dec 18, 2013
Lisa Spangenberg offers up her favorite iPhone and iPad apps for making shopping, cooking, and entertaining a little bit easier.
Master Your Files in OS X Mavericks
Dec 18, 2013
Files are the foundation of working within OS X, and you can make them work to your advantage. Jeff Carlson shows you how to share, copy, move and delete files, goes over Finder essentials, and explains how to find files with Spotlight.
Setting Up Your Workspace in Xcode
Aug 7, 2013
A true workspace in Xcode is a container that encompasses multiple projects that share common resources. This chapter shows you how to create an application suite consisting of an OS X application, an iOS application, and a shared framework that encapsulates all the common components.
Troubleshooting iCloud, Part 2
Jun 6, 2013
Tom Negrino offers some insightful tips for troublshooting iCloud.
Troubleshooting iCloud, Part 1
Mar 28, 2013
In part one of a two-part series, Tom Negrino, author of iCloud: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2nd Edition, explains what iCloud is (and isn't) and offers some general troubleshooting techniques that you can use not just with iCloud problems, but with any computing problems you may have.
Building a Rough Cut in Final Cut Pro X
Mar 13, 2013
In this lesson you’ll build a rough cut using the source media you’ve imported. To begin, you will create a new project, and mark clips you’ve placed in Keyword Collections. Then, you’ll choose your Favorite clips and edit them into the project to create a primary storyline.
Working with Calendars and Reminders in iCloud
Mar 6, 2013
iCloud lets you keep your calendar events and reminders in the cloud, automatically synchronizing them among all your devices. Tom Negrino shows you how to use iCloud to manage your appointments, your events and your life!
Building a Simple Image Processor with AppleScriptObjC (Cocoa-AppleScript)
Jan 28, 2013
Ben Waldie, author of Mac Automation Made Simple, demonstrates how to use basic application-building techniques with AppleScriptObjC and Xcode to create powerful applications for manipulating images - rotating, flipping, scaling, and more.
iPhone App Anthem: Using Apps & the App Store
Jan 22, 2013
Scott Kelby and Terry White show you how to download iPhone apps to your computer, get apps from your iPhone's app store, delete, update and rearrange apps, quickly switch to another app, cut the app clutter by creating folders, access more apps at the bottom of your screen, use Apple's own downloadable apps, and access your audio controls while in another app.
Exploring the Server App in OS X Server
Jan 3, 2013
Learn about the various panes available in the Server app, how to enable remote access to the Server app, and how to move the location your server uses to store much of its service data.
Filmmaking with Your iPad or iPhone: Prepping the Shoot
Jan 2, 2013
Preparing for a shoot takes many forms. It might be knowing where to look for a hard-to-find prop. It might be having the right tools mastered for your next location scout. It might be understanding the importance of a release form. It all comes down to this: The more you prepare, the greater your chances for success.
Using Your iPhone as a Phone
Dec 25, 2012
Don’t forget, your iPhone is also a telephone. And not just a simple phone, but one that helps you, among other things, keep and organize your contacts, view records of calls you’ve made, manage numbers you call frequently, conduct calls with speakerphone and mute, and retrieve voicemail. In this chapter, you’ll take some time to discover just how your iPhone functions as a phone.
Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials: OS X Recovery
Dec 4, 2012
In this lesson you will learn how to access OS X Recovery on both new Macs that came with OS X preinstalled and on systems that were upgraded to OS X. You will also briefly explore the utilities available from OS X Recovery. As long as you don’t make any permanent changes using the utilities in OS X Recovery, you can safely explore without damaging your primary OS X system.
Author Talk: Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman on Making Video with Apple Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite
Nov 26, 2012
Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman are both Apple Certified Trainers and have extensive backgrounds in video production. They talk with publisher Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel about their book Video Made on a Mac: Production and Postproduction Using Apple Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite, explain who it is written for, and reveal why the Mac is their platform of choice for professional endeavors.
Working with Window Views in OS X Mountain Lion
Oct 1, 2012
In this chapter, Maria Langer shows you how to work with OS X’s window views. By understanding how each view works and what features it offers, you should be able to decide which views work best for the things you need to do.
How to Use TextEdit for Word Processing in OS X Mountain Lion
Sep 24, 2012
Although TextEdit can’t do all the fancy things a big word processor can, it’s excellent for many projects. In this chapter, Lynn Beighley shows you how to use TextEdit to write memos, letters, diaries, novels, grocery lists, memoirs, or any other text document.
Seven Secret Features of Mountain Lion That No One's Talking About
Sep 7, 2012
Lynn Beighley, author of OS X Mountain Lion: Peachpit Learning Series, discloses seven cool time- and finger-saving features you probably wouldn't discover on your own in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Building a Basic AppleScriptObjC (Cocoa-AppleScript) Application with Xcode
Sep 6, 2012
Ben Waldie, author of Automator for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide and host of the Mac Automation Made Simple video training series, shows us how to create a simple interface-based AppleScript project. With Xcode and AppleScriptObjC, you can use what you learn here to develop more advanced solutions that simplify and speed up everyday Mac activities.
Master Your Files in OS X Mountain Lion
Aug 20, 2012
Files are the foundation of working within OS X, and you can make them work to your advantage.

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