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Learning Apple OS X Mountain Lion

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Learning Apple OS X Mountain Lion

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-374060-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-374060-8

In this training course for OS X Mountain Lion, expert trainer Matt Schalk gives you an excellent overview of this powerful operating system from Apple. This course is aimed towards both new users to the Mac OS and users upgrading from prior versions of OS X.
You will begin by learning how to install and setup your new operating system. Matt shows you how to interface with your system using the Finder, Desktop, Dock and Menu bar. You continue on with lessons on file management, how to install new software, manage users, and how to surf the web on Mountain Lion. This video tutorial will also teach you about working with calendars and email, managing photos, movies and music, scanning, printing, and much much more.
By the conclusion of this computer based training video you will be comfortable with navigating the operating system, finding and using included software, managing your files, and how to take best advantage of the powerful features included in OS X Mountain Lion.

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Table of Contents

01. Mountain Lion
    0101 What Is New
    0102 Switching From Windows
02. Installation
    0201 Before You Install Or Upgrade
    0202 Downloading And Using The Installer
    0203 Setup Assistant
    0204 Login Window
    0205 Creating An iCloud Account
    0206 Migration Assistant
03. Mac Ins And Outs
    0301 A Look At Your Computer
    0302 Customizing Inputs
    0303 Dictation, Speech And Audio
    0304 Power
    0305 Displays
    0306 Language And Regions
04. Finder
    0401 Desktop, Dock, And Menu Bar
    0402 Finder Windows
    0403 Customizing The Desktop And Screen Savers
    0404 Home Folder
    0405 File Systems
    0406 Smart Folders
    0407 External Media
    0408 Working With Burnable Media
05. File Management
    0501 iCloud And Local Files
    0502 Saving, Autosaving And Versions
    0503 Locked Files And Stationary
    0504 Working With Trash
    0505 Aliases And Copies
06. OS X Features
    0601 Spotlight
    0602 QuickLook
    0603 Dashboard
    0604 Launchpad
    0605 Mission Control
07. Installing Software
    0701 Mac App Store
    0702 Drag And Drop Apps
    0703 Package Installs
    0704 Software Updates
08. Users
    0801 Creating New Users
    0802 Login Options
    0803 The Guest Account
    0804 Parental Controls
    0805 Permissions
09. Internet And Networking
    0901 How The Internet Works
    0902 Working With Wireless Networks
    0903 Working With Wired Networks
    0904 More Networking Options
    0905 Locations
10. Safari
    1001 Browsing The Internet
    1002 Working With Bookmarks
    1003 Working With Tabs
    1004 Preferences And Advanced Options
11. Working
    1101 Reminders And Notifications
    1102 Calendars
    1103 Stickies And Notes
    1104 Dictionary
    1105 Fonts And Font Book
    1106 Using Text Edit
    1107 Grammar And Spell Check
12. Collaboration
    1201 Setting Up Accounts
    1202 Using Contacts
    1203 Using Mail
    1204 Mail Advanced
    1205 Using Messages
    1206 Share Widget
13. Photos
    1301 Importing Photos With Image Capture
    1302 Editing In Preview
    1303 Importing Photos With iPhoto
    1304 Editing In iPhoto
    1305 Sharing Photos From iPhoto
14. Movies
    1401 Importing Movies From Finder And Image Capture
    1402 Viewing And Editing With Quick Time Player
    1403 Importing Movies With iMovie
    1404 Editing Basics With iMovie
    1405 Sharing Movies From iMovie
15. Music
    1501 Importing Audio Into iTunes
    1502 Organizing With iTunes
    1503 Creating Music In GarageBand
    1504 Creating Ringtones In GarageBand
    1505 Sharing Music From GarageBand
16. Print, Scan And More
    1601 Creating PDFs
    1602 Setting Up Local Printers
    1603 Setting Up Network And Other Printers
    1604 Advanced Printer Options
    1605 Printing
    1606 Scanning
    1607 Screen Captures
17. Services
    1701 Screen Sharing And Remote Viewing
    1702 Sharing Your Files
    1703 Connecting To Network Shares
    1704 Sharing Files With AirDrop
    1705 Sharing Your Internet Connection
    1706 Setting Up Bluetooth Devices
    1707 Sharing Files Over Bluetooth
18. Security
    1801 Gatekeeper And General Security
    1802 Firewalls And Application Permissions
    1803 Key Chains
    1804 Securing Documents With FileVault 2
19. Universal Access
    1901 Assistance With Seeing
    1902 Other Assistance
    1903 Voice Over
20. Windows On Your Mac
    2001 What Method?
    2002 Boot Camp
    2003 Parallels
    2004 VMware Fusion
    2005 VirtualBox
21. Power Users
    2101 Keyboard Shortcuts
    2102 Automator
    2103 Changing Icons
    2104 Cool Tricks
    2105 Command Line
22. Troubleshooting
    2201 System Information
    2202 Console
    2203 Help
    2204 Force Quit And Activity Monitor
    2205 Recovery HD
    2206 Disk Utility
    2207 Network Utility
    2208 Quick Fixes
    2209 Fixing Preferences
23. Conclusion
    2301 Good Bye


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