accounts, e-mail adding, 72–73 MobileMe accounts, adding, 72

Index
A
accounts, e-mail
adding, 72–73
MobileMe accounts, adding, 72
POP accounts, adding, 73
accounts, user, 232–233
Address Book. See also contacts
contacts, maintaining, 16
icon, Dock, 21
opening and closing, 92–93
Administrator account, 233
albums of photos, creating, 168–169
all-day events
creating, 105
scheduling, 17
antivirus program, 67
app folder, creating in Launchpad, 230–231
App Store icon, Dock, 21
Apple Bluetooth mouse, 283
Apple ID, 86–87
Apple logo, removing from DVD main menu, 187
applications
automatic start-up at login of, 237
dialogs, selecting options in
check boxes, 33
command buttons, 32
list boxes, 32
pop-up menus, 33
radio buttons, 33
tabs, 33
text boxes, 32
Dock, adding icons to, 23
forcing to close when stuck, 270–271
full screen mode for, 29
Launchpad, starting with, 24–25
pull-down menus, selecting commands from, 30
shutting down, 23
starting, 22–23
switching between, 26
toolbars, selecting commands using, 31
uninstalling, 250–251
viewing open with Mission Control, 27
window layout
Close button, 28
horizontal scrollbar, 28
Minimize button, 28
resize control, 28
status bar, 28
toolbar, 28
vertical scrollbar, 28
Zoom button, 28
Applications icon, Dock, 21
appointments
all-day events, scheduling, 17
repeating, scheduling, 17
scheduling, 16
synchronizing with MobileMe, 17
apps, synchronizing, 154–155
aspect ratio, 229
attachments, adding to emails, 76–77
audio chat, 15
B
background, changing desktop, 222–223
backups, Time Machine, 258–259
batteries, reconditioning notebook, 262–263
bit rate, 123
blind courtesy copies (Bccs), 289
Bluetooth devices
Apple mouse, conflicts with, 283
cell phones, connecting, 307
generic devices, connecting, 304–305
325
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Bluetooth devices (continued)
keyboards, connecting, 306
removing, 307
bookmarks
creating, 62–63
deleting, 63
burning
files to CDs, 126–127
music to CDs, 7
buying, on Internet, 13
C
cables, network, 303
Calendar application, MobileMe, 292–293
calendars
navigating, 102–103
synchronizing, 148–149
cameras, importing from, 9, 164–165
cards, Address Book
adding, 94
editing, 96–97
categories, iTunes, 115
CDs
burning files to, 7, 126–127
ejecting, 121
importing music from, 7
pausing and resuming play, 119
playing, 118
random selection, playing, 121
repeating, 120
skipping tracks, 119
switching songs, 120
cell phones, connecting through Bluetooth, 307
Center option, Desktop & Screen Saver
preferences, 223
chat, 15
check boxes, dialog, 33
326
clearing history list, 59
clips, adding to movie projects, 200–201
Close button, windows, 28
command buttons, dialog, 32
commands
executing, 30, 31
pull-down menus, selecting from, 30
toolbars, selecting using, 31
connecting devices for synchronization, 138–139
contacts
adding, 94–95
Address Book
maintaining, 16
opening and closing, 92–93
editing, 96–97
FaceTime, 88–89
groups of, creating, 98–99
MobileMe, 290–291
photos, adding to cards for, 97
synchronizing, 17, 148–149
working with, 16
Contacts application, MobileMe, 290–291
contents, iTunes, 115
copying
files, 44
music to CDs, 7
in shared screens, 323
text, 42
corrupt preferences files, repairing, 272–273
Cover Flow view, 158
credits, adding to movies, 212–213
cropping, photo, 170–171
customization
app folder, creating in Launchpad, 230–231
desktop background, changing, 222–223
display resolution, changing, 228–229
displaying System Preferences, 220–221
Index
of Dock, 234–235
hiding Dock, 238–239
icons, adding to Dock, 236–237
installing programs using App Store, 242–243
screen savers, activating, 224–225
sleep options, 226–227
user accounts, 232–233
widgets, adding to Dashboard, 240–241
cycling batteries, 262–263
D
Dashboard
icon, Dock, 21
widgets, adding to, 240–241
deleting
bookmarks, 63
events, 107
files, 47
music tracks in iTunes, 123
text characters, 40
desktop
background, changing, 222–223
free space, displaying on, 248–249
icons on, 20
organization of, 247
overview, 20
dialogs
check boxes, 33
command buttons, 32
list boxes, 32
pop-up menus, 33
radio buttons, 33
tabs, 33
text boxes, 32
digital cameras, importing photos from, 164–165
directory, 53
discoverable devices, 305
disk drive, moving files between, 45
disk permissions, repairing, 276–277
Disk Utility, 276–279
disks, repairing, 278–279
display resolution, changing, 228–229
Dock
adding application icons to, 23
customization of, 234–235
hiding, 238–239
icons
adding to, 236–237
default, 21
removing from, 237
overview, 20
documents
copying, 44
creating, 4
deleting, 47
editing text in
copying text, 42
deleting characters, 40
moving text, 43
selecting text for editing, 41
moving files, 45
opening, 37
presentations, creating, 5
printing, 38–39
renaming, 46
saving, 36
spreadsheets, creating, 5
web pages, creating, 5
Word processing, creating, 4
Documents icon, Dock, 21
domain names, 53
downloading files, 66–67
327
Index
Downloads icon, Dock, 21
due dates, iCal, 109
duplicating files, 44
DVD Player application, 10, 192–193
DVDs
DVD Player, playing using, 192–193
making, 11
of movies, creating, 216–217
of photos, creating, 186–189
playing, 10
E
editing
contacts, 96–97
photos, 9
song information, 128–129
text in documents
copying text, 42
deleting characters, 40
moving text, 43
selecting text for editing, 41
effects, Photo Booth application, 185
ejecting CDs, 121
e-mail
accounts, adding, 72–73
Address Book, sending from, 95
checking for messages, time settings for, 81
closing, 70–71
contact groups, sending to, 99
exchanging, 14
file attachments, adding, 76–77
format, changing message, 85
forwarding, 84–85
MobileMe, sending and receiving
with, 288–289
opening, 70–71
328
photos, sending, 182–183
reading, 80–81
receiving, 80–81
redirecting, 83
replying to, 82–83
sending messages, 74–75
signatures, adding, 78–79
synchronizing, 148–149
e-mail address, 74
Energy Saver preferences, 226–227
Equalizer window, iTunes, 119
equipment, sharing on networks, 302
events
calendar, navigating, 102–103
creating, 104–105, 293
deleting, 107
iCal, opening and closing, 100–101
repeating, creating, 106–107
to-do items, creating, 108–109
Excel for Mac, Microsoft, 5
F
FaceTime
connecting through, 88–89
icon, Dock, 21
overview, 15
signing in to, 86–87
Favorites list, FaceTime, 89
file attachments, adding to emails, 76–77
file sharing
with iDisk, 297
turning on, 314–315
files. See also documents
sharing on networks, 302
uploading to iDisk, 296–297
Fill Screen option, Desktop & Screen Saver
preferences, 223
Index
Finder icon, Dock, 21
Fit to Screen option, Desktop & Screen
Saver preferences, 223
folders
of photos, synching, 143
sharing on networks, 316–317
font of titles, iMovie application, 213
Force Quit command, 270–271
forwarding e-mail, 84–85
free space, checking hard disk, 248–249
full screen mode, 29
G
Gallery application, 294–295
games, synchronizing, 152–153
GarageBand application, 7, 21
genius sidebar, iTunes, 115
gestures, navigating Launchpad screens by
swiping, 25
gift cards, purchasing apps with, 243
graphic equalizer, iTunes, 119
groups, contact, 98–99
H
hard disk
free space, checking, 248–249
repairing, 279
hiding Dock, 238–239
hiding previously imported photos, 145
history list
clearing, 59
loading pages from, 58
time settings for removing pages from, 59
home page, Internet, 60–61
horizontal scrollbar, 28
hot corners, 225
I
iCal application. See also events
all-day events in, 17
icon, Dock, 21
opening and closing, 100–101
repeating appointments in, 17
scheduling appointments in, 16
iChat application, 15, 21
icons
app folders, removing from, 231
on desktop, 20, 247
Dock, 21, 236–237
hard disk, displaying, 249
System Preferences, restoring original, 221
iDisk, 296–297
iDVD application, 11, 21, 186–189, 216–217
Image Capture, 165
image links, 52
iMovie application
creating new movie projects, 196–197
icon, Dock, 21
importing video files, 198–199
making movies with, 11
music tracks, adding, 208–209
photos, adding, 206–207
playing movies in, 214–215
titles and credits, adding, 212–213
transitions in, 204–205
trimming clips in, 202–203
video clips, adding, 200–201
voiceovers, adding, 210–211
importing
music, 7
music, specifying quality in, 123
music from CD, 7
photos, 9
329
Index
importing (continued)
photos from digital cameras, 164–165
tracks from CDs, 122–123
video files, 198–199
installing
programs using App Store, 242–243
software updates, 255
instant messaging, 15
Internet
bookmarking web pages on, 62–63
buying and selling on, 13
downloading files from, 66–67
history list, navigating with, 58–59
home pages, 60–61
MobileMe, web-based account, 13
navigating web pages, 56–57
QuickTime Player, playing videos on, 195
radio stations on, 132–133
reading news on, 13
Safari, 50–51
searches on, 12, 64–65
selecting links, 52
socializing on, 13
web page address, entering, 53
web pages, opening in tabs, 54–55
web surfing, 12
IP addresses, 315
iPad. See synchronization
iPhone
synchronizing. See synchronization
uploading photos to albums using, 295
iPhoto application. See also photos
editing in, 9
icon, Dock, 21
opening and closing, 162–163
organizing photos in, 8
preventing from opening when connecting
devices, 145
330
viewing photos in, 8
iPod. See synchronization
iPod Shuffle, synchronizing to, 141
iSight camera, 9, 184–185, 199
iTunes. See also synchronization
categories, 115
CDs
audio levels, changing, 119
burning to, 7, 126–127
ejecting, 121
importing from, 7, 122–123
pausing and resuming play, 119
playing, 118, 120
random selection order, 121
repeating, 120
skipping tracks, 119
contents, 115
editing song information, 128–129
genius sidebar, 115
icon, Dock, 21
Internet radio stations, 132–133
Library, 114
opening and closing, 112–113
overview, 6
playback controls, 115
playing video files in, 11
playlists, creating, 124–125
podcasts, subscribing to, 134–135
song titles, viewing, 121
songs, playing, 116–117
sort buttons, 115
status area, 115
synching TV shows, 147
view options, 115
visualizations, displaying during
playback, 119
Index
iTunes Library
categories in, 114
configuring, 114
iTunes Store
games, purchasing, 153
music, purchasing, 130
overview, 6
iWeb application, 5, 21
iWork Keynote application, 5
iWork Numbers application, 5
iWork Pages application, 4
J
jump cuts, 204–205
K
Ken Burns effect, 206–207
keyboard shortcuts
for bookmarks, 63
for displaying home page, 61
for Force Quit command, 271
for hiding Dock, 239
for navigating web pages, 57
for opening Dashboard, 241
for opening web pages in tabs, 55
for selecting text, 41
for slide show viewing, 161
for switching between applications, 26
keyboards, connecting Bluetooth, 306
Keynote application, 5
L
Launchpad
app folder, creating in, 230–231
icon, Dock, 21
navigating screens by swiping, 25
starting applications with, 24–25
links
opening in new tabs, 54
selecting, 52
list boxes, dialog, 32
location data, assigning to photos, 180–181
locking Macs, 269
locking System Preferences, 269
login items, 237, 256–257
M
Mac OS X Updates, 255
Mail application, 21. See also e-mail
mail ports, setting up nonstandard outgoing, 73
maintenance
battery, reconditioning notebook, 262–263
desktop organization, 247
emptying Trash, 246
hard disk free space, checking, 248–249
login items, removing unneeded, 256–257
software update schedules, 252–253
Time Machine
backups, configuring, 258–259
restoring files using, 260–261
uninstalling applications, 250–251
updating software manually, 254–255
Managed with Parental Controls account, 233
mapping photos, 180–181
marking to-do items as completed, 109
memory effect, 263
menu bar
changing resolution from, 229
overview, 20
Microsoft Excel for Mac, 5
Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac, 5
Microsoft Word for Mac, 4
331
Index
Minimize button, 28
Mission Control, viewing running applications
with, 27
MobileMe
adding to email application, 72
appointments, synchronizing with, 17
contacts, 290–291
contacts, synchronizing with, 17
e-mail, sending and receiving with, 288–289
iDisk, uploading files to, 296–297
Internet account, 13
photo sharing with, 294–295
publishing videos to, 217
schedule, managing with, 292–293
signing in to, 286–287
synchronizing with, 298–299
mouse
Apple Bluetooth, conflicts with, 283
moving and copying text with, 43
pointers, 20
Movie Projects, creating, 196–197
movies
clips, adding to projects, 200–201
DVD of, creating, 216–217
DVD Player, playing DVDs using, 192–193
importing video files, 198–199
making, 11
Movie Projects, creating, 196–197
music tracks, adding, 208–209
photos, adding, 206–207
playing, 10, 11, 214–215
Podcasts, playing, 11
QuickTime Player, playing with, 194–195
recording voiceovers, 210–211
synchronizing, 146–147
titles and credits, adding, 212–213
332
transitions between clips, adding, 204–205
trimming clips, 202–203
TV shows, playing, 11
moving
files, 45
text, 43
Multiple Item Information dialog, iTunes, 129
multitasking, 26
music. See also iTunes
purchasing at iTunes Store, 6
recording, 7
slide shows, adding to, 189
synchronization of, 7, 140–141
tracks, adding to movie projects, 208–209
N
names, adding to faces in photos, 178–179
network cables, 303
networks
Bluetooth devices, connecting
cell phones, 307
generic devices, 304–305
keyboards, 306
equipment, sharing, 302
file and printer sharing, turning on, 314–315
file sharing on, 302
folders, sharing, 316–317
network cables for, 303
passwords, changing, 312–313
printers, sharing, 318–319
resources, connecting to, 310–311
routers, 303
screen sharing, 322–323
shared printers, adding, 320–321
WAPs, 303
wireless, connecting to, 308–309
wireless connections, 303
Index
news, on Internet, 13
Next Page icon, Safari, 57
nonstandard outgoing mail ports, setting up, 73
notebook batteries, reconditioning, 262–263
Numbers application, 5
O
outgoing mail ports, nonstandard, 73
P
Pages application, 4
pairing devices, 305–306
passwords
changing network, 312–313
secure, creating, 313
pausing CDs, 119
permissions, user, 317
persistence, 224
Photo Booth application, 9, 21, 184–185
photos
adding to movie projects, 206–207
Address Book, adding to, 97
albums of, creating, 168–169
contacts, adding for, 291
cropping, 170–171
desktop background, setting, 222–223
DVDs of, creating, 186–189
editing, 9
e-mailing, 182–183
importing from digital cameras, 9, 164–165
iPhoto, opening and closing, 162–163
mapping, 180–181
MobileMe, sharing with, 294–295
names, adding to faces in, 178–179
organizing, 8
previews of, 158–159
red eye, removing from, 176–177
rotating, 172–173
size of, changing, 183
slide shows of, 160–161
straightening, 174–175
synchronizing from devices, 144–145
synchronizing to devices, 142–143
taking pictures, 184–185
taking snapshots, 9
user accounts, changing, 233
viewing, 8, 166–167
pixels, 229
playback controls, iTunes, 115
playlists
burning to CDs, 126–127
creating, 124–125
synchronizing, 140–141
podcasts
playing, 11
subscribing to, 134–135
synchronizing, 150–151
POP accounts, adding, 73
pop-up menus, dialog, 33
power cycling, 266–267
PowerPoint for Mac, Microsoft, 5
preferences files, repairing corrupt, 272–273
presentations, creating, 5
Preview application
icon, Dock, 21
slide shows in, 160–161
viewing photos in, 8, 159
previews
of documents before printing, 39
of photos, 158–159
Previous Page icon, Safari, 56
printer sharing, 314–315, 318–319
printers, adding shared to networks, 320–321
333
Index
printing
documents, 38–39
to shared network printers, 321
priority settings, to-do items, 109
programs. See applications
Public folder, 315
publishing videos, 217
pull-down menus, selecting commands from, 30
purchasing music from iTunes Store, 130
Q
Quick Look feature, 158
QuickTime Player, 10, 194–195
R
radio buttons, dialog, 33
radio stations, Internet, 132–133
random selection on CDs, playing, 121
rebooting, 266–267
Recents list, FaceTime, 89
recording
DVDs, 11
movies, 11
music, 7
voiceovers, 210–211
red eye, removing, 176–177
redirecting e-mail, 83
regular events, creating, 104
reinstalling Mac OS X, 280–283
reminder messages, iCal, 109
renaming files, 46
repeating appointments, scheduling, 17
repeating CDs, 120
repeating events, creating, 106–107
replying to e-mail, 82–83
resize control, 28
resolution, changing display, 228–229
334
resources, connecting to network, 310–311
restarting Mac, 266–267
restoring files using Time Machine, 260–261
rich text e-mail format, changing, 85
ripping music, 7, 122
rotating, photos, 172–173
routers, 303
S
Safari. See also Internet
closing, 51
home page, opening new windows without displaying, 61
icon, Dock, 21
opening, 50, 51
rerunning recent searches, 65
surfing Web with, 12
safety of downloads, 67
saving
documents, 36
files to Mac, 67
schedule, managing with MobileMe, 292–293
screen basics
desktop, 20
desktop icon, 20
Dock, 20
menu bar, 20
mouse pointer, 20
screen savers, 224–225, 227
screen sharing, 322–323
scrollbars, 28
scrolling credits, iMovie application, 212–213
search engines, 64
searches, Internet, 12, 64–65
secure passwords, 313
selecting links, 52
Index
selecting text for editing, 41
selling, on Internet, 13
sending e-mail messages, 74–75
shared printers, adding, 320–321
sharing files with iDisk, 297
shortcuts. See keyboard shortcuts
Shuffle option, iTunes, 121
signatures, e-mail, 78–79
signing in
to FaceTime, 86–87
to MobileMe, 286–287
skipping tracks, on CDs, 119
sleep options, 226–227
slide shows, 8, 160–161, 186–189
smart albums, iPhoto, 169
smart groups, Address Book, 99
smart playlists, iTunes, 125
snapshots, taking, 9
socializing, on Internet, 13
software updates
manual, 254–255
scheduling, 252–253
songs, playing, 116–117
sort buttons, iTunes, 115
spreadsheets, creating, 5
Standard account, 233
starting applications, 22–23
status area, iTunes, 115
status bar, 28
Stickies application, 4
straightening, of photos, 174–175
Stretch to Fill Screen option, Desktop & Screen Saver
preferences, 223
stretched versions of resolution, 229
switching between applications, 26
switching songs, on CDs, 120
synchronization
appointments, with MobileMe, 17
of apps, 154–155
automatic, preventing, 139
of calendars, 148–149
connecting devices for, 138–139
of contacts, 148–149
contacts, with MobileMe, 17
of games, 152–153
of mail, 148–149
with MobileMe, 298–299
of movies, 146–147
of music, 7, 140–141
of photos from device, 144–145
of photos to device, 142–143
of podcasts, 150–151
of TV shows, 146–147
System Preferences
battery settings, 263
Bluetooth devices, connecting to, 304–305
desktop background, changing, 222–223
display resolution, changing, 228–229
displaying, 220–221
Dock customization, 234–235
file and printer sharing, configuring, 314–315,
318–319
hot corners, configuring, 225
icon, Dock, 21
login items, removing, 256–257
MobileMe, synchronizing with, 298–299
network passwords, changing, 312–313
screen saver settings, 224–225
shared printers, adding, 320–321
sleep options, 226–227
software updates, scheduling, 252–253
Time Machine backups, 258–259
unlocking, 268–269
user accounts, 232–233
335
Index
T
Tabs
dialog, 33
Internet window, 54–55
tagging photos, 178–179
text boxes, dialog, 32
text documents, creating, 4
text editing
copying text, 42
deleting characters, 40
moving text, 43
selecting text for editing, 41
text links, 52
TextEdit application, 4
themes, iMovie application, 197
Tile option, Desktop & Screen Saver
preferences, 223
Time Machine
backups, configuring, 258–259
icon, Dock, 21
navigating backups in, 261
restoring files using, 260–261
titles, adding to movies, 212–213
to-do items, creating, 108–109, 293
toolbars, 28, 31
transfer method, 53
transitions between clips, adding, 204–205
Trash window
emptying items from, 246
icon, Dock, 21
restoring files from, 47
trimming clips, 202–203
troubleshooting
applications, forcing to close, 270–271
corrupt preferences file, repairing, 272–273
disk permissions, repairing, 276–277
336
disks, repairing, 278–279
reinstalling Mac OS X, 280–283
restarting Mac, 266–267
unlocking System Preferences, 268–269
turning features on and off, 30, 31
TV shows
playing, 11
synchronizing, 146–147
U
Uniform Resource Locator (URL), 53
uninstalling applications, 250–251
unlocking System Preferences, 268–269
updates, software
manual, 254–255
scheduling, 252–253
uploading files to idisk, 296–297
URL (Uniform Resource Locator), 53
user accounts, 232–233
user permissions, 317
V
vertical scrollbar, 28
video calls, 15
video chat, 15
videos. See also movies
importing files, 198–199
MobileMe, publishing to, 217
QuickTime Player, playing with, 194–195
YouTube, publishing to, 217
view options, iTunes, 115
Viewer pane, iMovie application, 214–215
visualizations, iTunes, 119
voiceovers, recording, 210–211
volume, adjusting, 117
Index
W
WAP (wireless access point), 303
web page filename, 53
web pages. See also Internet
addresses, entering, 53
bookmarking, 62–63
creating, 5
loading from history list, 58
navigating, 56–57
shortcuts for navigating, 57
shortcuts for opening in tabs, 55
tabs, opening in, 54–55
web surfing, 12
Week view, iCal, 103
widescreen displays, 229
widgets, adding to Dashboard, 240–241
Wi-Fi networks, 308–309
window layout, 28
Windows printers, shared, 321
Windows users, sharing files with, 317
wireless access point (WAP), 303
wireless connections, 303
wireless gateways, 303
wireless networks, connecting to, 308–309
Word for Mac, Microsoft, 4
Word processing documents, creating, 4
World Wide Web. See Internet
Y
YouTube, publishing videos to, 217
Z
Zoom button, 28
zooming in on photos, 159
337
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