Mac OS X Tiger All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (For by Mark L. Chambers

By Mark L. Chambers

Mac OS X Tiger is the sum of its elements, and there are many them. What can be more straightforward than to have a convenient minibook protecting every one, able to solution your each query?

If you’re venturing into the Mac global for the 1st time, you’ve selected a good time to make the move.  And if you’re switching to Tiger from an prior Mac OS, you’ll be desirous to get going as speedy as possible.  both approach, you’ll love the ease of Mac OS X Tiger All-In-One table Reference For Dummies. You’ll locate sections committed to

  • Basic Mac OS X
  • Customizing and sharing your Mac
  • Mac’s electronic hub—iTunes, iMovie, iPhoto, iDVD, QuickTime, and GarageBand
  • The net (AppleMail, iChat AV, iDisk, and more)
  • Networking, together with Bluetooth, AppleTalk, and Airport Extreme
  • Expanding your procedure with cool and software
  • Some complex stuff, like web hosting a website and development customized applications

Each self-contained bankruptcy discusses a selected function, software, connection, or cool factor approximately Mac OS X. you can begin firstly, or dive correct into the belongings you so much are looking to explore.   for instance, you can

  • Discover how to define something, wherever in your method, with Spotlight
  • Set up a instant network
  • Use iDisk to again up your vital files
  • Edit or create your individual DVDs, CDs, and movies
  • Keep in contact with others throughout the cool iChat AV application
  • Get step by step directions that make utilizing OS X Tiger as a lot fun—and as productive—as it’s intended to be

Because everything’s convenient and smartly equipped, you’ll locate Mac OS X Tiger All-In-One table Reference For Dummies is the reference e-book you’ll are looking to maintain correct subsequent for your Mac. You’ll consult with it repeatedly over, and be blissful you did!

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But you can’t use them at the moment. Figure 2-6 illustrates a number of open windows, with the iTunes window active. I know you’re going to get tired of hearing me say this, but here I go again: Certain applications will continue to run while their windows are inactive, like File Transfer Protocol (FTP) clients and such. Most programs, however, stop or pause until you make their window active. ” This cool feature helps you organize a large number of open windows on your Desktop. You can use it to display all open application windows so that you can pick the one you want .

Of course, if your Mac is lucky enough to sport a G5 processor, it can use Mac OS X to run rings around a pokey Pentium 4 PC. ✦ RAM: Don’t settle for anything less than 512MB. Again, with memory as cheap as it is these days, this is like adding extra cheese to that pizza. ™ Upgrading from Earlier Versions of Mac OS 21 ✦ Hard drive territory: I’d recommend having 4GB free. Upgrading from Earlier Versions of Mac OS Because the installation of Mac OS is as simple as loading a DVD and doubleclicking an icon, there’s not much to tell.

Alternatively, you can click in the empty area above or below the bar to scroll pages one at a time. Minimize button Zoom button Figure 2-4: You can use the scroll bars to boldly go — well — anywhere in a window. Scroll bars A Window Is Much More Than a Frame 31 Depending on the type of application that you’re using, you might be able to scroll a window with your arrow keys as well — or perhaps use the Page Up and Page Down keys to move through a window. The multitalented Figure 2-4 also displays another control that you can use with a window: the Minimize button.

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