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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger Tutorial


Mac OS X 10.4 “Tiger” is the latest update to the Unix-based operating system for Macintosh. It builds on previous versions of Mac OS X to provide an even more powerful and easy-to-use experience. New technologies such as Spotlight and Dashboard integrate your information and the Internet to make you even more productive. System-wide improvements let Mac OS X anticipate your needs, with issues such as printer configuration handled with even less user intervention than ever before. The advent of powerful Spotlight searching and Smart Folders means that you no longer have to worry about where you saved something—everything is locatable based on whatever criteria or content matter to you. author Jesse Feiler is your guide through this latest installment of the Apple Mac OS. To begin learning today, simply click on one of the OS X Tiger lessons.

Introducing Mac OS X & Tiger

Welcome to Tiger
Mac OS X Under the Hood Pt.1
Mac OS X Under the Hood Pt.2
AppleScript
Terminal & the Command Line

Using Aqua Controls

Introducing the Aqua Interface
Using Buttons, Checkboxes & Radio Buttons
Using Sliders & Progress Monitors
Working with Text
Using Other Controls

Using Windows

Using Windows - The Basics
Using Multipane Windows
Working with Window Toolbars & Sheets
Using Drawers

Working with Menus

Using Menus
Apple Menu
Application Menu
Apple Menu - Using the Services Submenu
File Menu
Edit Menu
Getting assistance
Contextual Menus

Working with Files

Working with Files & the Finder Basics
Opening a Package
Using Aliases & the Info Window
Using Archives
Exploring the Default Folder Layout
Working with Disk Utility
Using Disk Images
Using File Vault
Burning a CD or DVD

Using the Finder

Finder Views
Finder Toolbars
Finder Preferences & View Options
Using the Dock
Using Expose
Status in the Menu Bar
Working with Spotlight
Setting Spotlight Preferences
Using Smart Folders

Printing & Faxing from Tiger

Printing Documents
Using Printer Setup Utility
Sharing a Printer & Setting Print Preferences
Using Preview
Faxing with Mac OS X

System Preferences

Using System Preferences
Appearance Preferences
Dashboard & Expose
International Preferences
Bluetooth
CD & DVD Preferences
Displays
Keyboard & Mouse
Ink
Sound
QuickTime Preferences
Speech
Startup Disk
Universal Access

Using Classic

How Classic Works
Setting Classic Preferences

Securing Your Computer

Setting Security Preferences
Using Multiple Users & Account Preferences
File Access Permissions
Keychains

Manging Your Computer Environment

Utilities Overview & Migration Assistant
Using Grab Console & Activity Monitor
Installing Software
Using Software Update
Managing Date & Time/Conserving Energy

Communicating Over a Local Area Network

Basic Networking
Using Built-In (Wired) Ethernet
Using Airport
Using Locations
Connecting to a Local Server

Communicating Over the Internet

What You Need to Get Connected
Using a Dial-Up Modem
Using a Bluetooth Modem
Setting Up an AirPort Base Station
Setting Up a Router
Using Internet Connect

Setting Up a Local Area Network Server

Setting Up Your Computer for Others to Use

Setting Up an Internet Server

Creating a Web Server with Apache

Using Applications on Mac OS X

Understanding Dialogs Pt.1
Understanding Dialogs Pt.2
Understanding Alerts
Working with Files-Opening Files
Working with Files-Saving Files
Workiing with Text-Using Rulers & Tabs
Working with Text-Using Styles
Using the Color Picker
Using Fonts

Using the Mac OS X Applications

About the Applications
Using Calculator & Conversions
Using Chess & Speech Recognition
Using Dictionary & Services
Using DVD Player & AppleScript
Using Image Capture with a Local Scanner
Using Image Capture with a Shared Scanner
Using Image Capture with a Digital Camera
Using iSync Pt.1
Using iSync Pt.2
iTunes
Sherlock
Stickies
TextEdit

.Mac: Tools on the Internet

Looking at .Mac
Using iDisk
Advanced iDisk Settings
Synchronizing Data
Using HomePage
Using iCards
Using Backup

Using iCal

Introducing iCal
Sharing Calendars
Using Notifications

Introducing iChat

Using iChat
Setting Up iChat the First Time
Setting iChat Preferences

Browsing the Web with Safari

Introducing Safari
Using Snapbacks
Using Bookmarks & Tabs
Using RSS Feeds

Mail/Webmail/Address Book

Getting Started with Mail
More About Sending Mail
Using Signatures
Handling Junk Mail
Setting Up Accounts
Setting Up Mailboxes & Using Rules
Using Smart Mailboxes
Using Address Book
Using WebMail

Automator

Introducing Automator
Looking Inside Actions & Workflows
Working with Workflows

Dashboard

Introducing Dashboard & Widgets
Controlling Dashboard

Parental Controls

Controlling Mail & Chat
Controlling Safari & Dictionary
Using Simple Finder

Using the iLife Applications

Using iPhoto Pt.1
Using iPhoto Pt.2
Using iMovie
Using iDVD

Wrap Up

Wrap Up

Credits

About the Author


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