OS X Mountain Lion Simplified

OS X Mountain Lion Simplified


264 Pages


The easy way for visual learners to get up to speed on Mac OS XMountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion is the latest version of the Mac desktopoperating system, offering great new features for millions ofusers. If you're switching to a Mac, upgrading from an earlier OS,or just getting started with computers, Mac OS X Mountain LionSimplified provides all information you need in the simplestway possible. Tasks are presented in spreads with step-by-stepinstructions and full color illustrations, showing you exactly howthings work, without the long-winded explanations.

Discover exciting new OS X Mountain Lion features, such as GameCenter, Messages, and Notifications--and also get up to speed onthe basics, such as how to work with files, customize yourcomputer, use fun photo and movies apps, and much more.

  • Covers the newest version of the Mac operating system, Mac OS XMountain Lion
  • Offers learners a visual way to get up to speed on Mac OS XMountain Lion, using step-by-step ions illustrated with full-color screen shots that show exactlywhat each step looks like
  • Explains OS X and Mac computer basics, as well as exciting newOS X Mountain Lion features, such as Game Center, Messages, andNotifications

If you learn best when you can see exactly how something isdone, Mac OS X Mountain Lion Simplified is the perfect guidefor you.



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Published 06 September 2012
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EAN13 9781118462300
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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Chapter 1 Reviewing What You Can Do with OS X
Create Documents 4
Play and Record Music 6
View and Organize Your Photos 8
Play and Make a Movie or Slide Show 10
Take Advantage of the Web 12
Communicate with Others 14
Organize Your Contacts and Appointments 16
Chapter 2. Learning Basic OS X Program Tasks
Explore the OS X Screen 20
Tour the Dock 21
Start an Application 22
Start an Application Using Launchpad24
Switch Between Applications 26
View Running Applications with Mission Control 27
Tour an Application Window 28
Run an Application Full Screen 29
Select a Command from a Pull-Down Menu 30
Select a Command Using a Toolbar 31
Select Options with Dialog Controls 32
Chapter 3. Learning Basic OS X Document Tasks
Save a Document 36
Open a Document37
Print a Document 38
Edit Document Text 40
Copy a File 44
Move a File 45
Rename a File 46
Delete a File 47
Chapter 4. Browsing the World Wide Web
Open and Close Safari 50
Select a Link 52
Enter a Web Page Address 53
Open a Web Page in a Tab 54
Navigate Web Pages 56
Navigate with the History List 58
Change Your Home Page 60
Bookmark Web Pages 62
Search for Sites 64
Download a File 66
Chapter 5. Communicating via E-mail
Open and Close Mail 70
Add an E-mail Account 72
Send an E-mail Message 74
Add a File Attachment 76
Add a Signature 78
Receive and Read E-mail Messages 80
Reply to a Message 82
Forward a Message 84
Open and Save an Attachment 86
Create a Mailbox for Saving Messages 88
Chapter 6. Talking via Messages and FaceTime
Configure Messages 92
Send a Message 94
Send a File in a Message 96
Open and Close FaceTime 98
Sign In to FaceTime 100
Connect Through FaceTime 102
Chapter 7. Tracking Your Contacts and Events
Open and Close Contacts 106
Add a New Contact 108
Edit a Contact 110
Create a Contact Group 112
Open and Close Calendar 114
Navigate the Calendar 116
Create an Event 118
Create a Repeating Event 120
Chapter 8. Playing and Organizing Music
Open and Close iTunes 124
Understanding the iTunes Library 126
Navigate the iTunes Window 127
Play a Song 128
Play a Music CD 130
Import Tracks from a Music CD 134
Create a Playlist 136
Burn Music Files to a CD 138
Purchase Music from the iTunes Store 140
Chapter 9. Learning Useful OS X Tasks
Connect an iPod, iPhone, or iPad 144
Synchronize an iPod, iPhone, or iPad 146
Install a Program Using the App Store 150
Write a Note 152
Pin a Note to the Desktop 154
Create a Reminder 156
Create a New Reminder List 158
Sign In to Your Twitter Account 160
Send a Tweet 162
Share Information with Other People 164
Work with the Notification Center 166
Connect to a Wireless Network 168