Back up regularly, share your Mac, and navigate nested folders
Find your way around the Finder, go on a Web surfin' Safari, and dominate your Dock
Hold that Tiger! Whether this is your first meeting with a Mac or you're a longtime Mac-thusiast, here's how to get up to speed quickly with Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger. From finding the “on” button (it CAN be challenging!) to networking your Mac and backing up your files, it's just what the doctor ordered.
Discover how to Work faster with aliases, icons, and stickies Search smarter with Spotlight Personalize with System Preferences Set up file sharing Use Dashboard widgets Protect your precious data
Mac OS X just keeps getting better The newest cat in the pack, 10.4 Tiger, has new bells and whistles and terrific updates that make it even easier and more fun to use, which is why you won't want to miss out on the helpful guidance this book has to offer.
Written by “Dr. Mac” himself, veteran Macintosh expert Bob LeVitus
, “Mac OS X Tiger For Dummies” is perfect whether you're brand-new to the Mac or you're a longtime Mac-thusiast. You'll find sections on Basic Mac usage, including keyboard and mouse, menus, windows, the Dock, saving and backing up files, and getting around OS X Internet ins and outs, how to print from your Mac, and the how and why of System Preferences How to set up a network, share files, and troubleshoot problems Step-by-step installation instructions for OS X, and a lot more
reaches over a million readers weekly with his “Dr. Mac” column in the “Houston Chronicle, ” and his books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. In this one, he helps you Find your way around the new Finder, go Web surfing with the cool new Safari browser, and search smarter with Spotlight Use Preferences to personalize your system for the way you work Handle removable media, including CDs, DVDs, and even classic devices like zip drives Manage files, use file sharing, and protect your precious data —painlessly Take advantage of Dashboard widgets, navigate nested folders, and make the most of Tiger
With the friendly and expert advice in this book, you'll tame the Tiger in no time. Then, when you're ready to delve deeper into some of the specific applications like digital media, check out other “For Dummies” guides, including "iLife '04 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies" (ISBN 0-7645-7347-0).
reaches over a million readers weekly with his “Dr. Mac” column in the Houston Chronicle. This is his 49th computer book in his 19th year as a writer.