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Mac OS X Snow Leopard Tutorial


Mac OS X 10.6, "Snow Leopard" 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. Snow Leopard works with Apple's newest hardware (Intel-based Macs) to provide faster and more responsive applications that require fewer resource to install and run. The course covers everything from the basics of setting up your computer and its preferences to using your computer remotely (Back to My Mac), Time Machine to keep your files automatically up to date, and synchronization with your iPhone, iPod, and MobileMe account. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Introducing Snow Leopard

Welcome to Snow Leopard
New in Snow Leopard
Mac OS X Power & Integration

Using Snow Leopard Controls

The Snow Leopard Interface
Using Buttons
Working with Controls
Working with Text

Using Windows

Using Windows - The Basics
Window Drawers/Toolbar & Sidebars
Working with Window & View Menus

Working with Menus

Using Menus
Apple Menu pt. 1
Apple Menu pt. 2
Application Menu
Apple Menu - Services Submenu pt. 1
Apple Menu - Services Submenu pt. 2
File Menu
Edit Menu
Window & Getting He|p

Working with Files

Working with Files & Folders Basics
Looking at Files
Using Aliases
Working with Packages
Using Info & Inspector pt. 1
Using Info & Inspector pt. 2
Burning a CD or DVD

Using the Finder

Finder View Menu
Using View Options
Finder New Commands
Finder Preferences pt. 1
Finder Preferences pt. 2

Printing

Printing Documents
Using Preview & PDF
Using the Full Print Dialog
Using Print Options pt. 1
Using Print Options pt. 2
Setting Print Preferences
Adding a Printer

System Preferences

Using System Preferences
Appearance of Preferences
Desktop & Screen Saver
Dock
Expose & Spaces
Language & Text
Bluetooth
Energy Saver - UPS
Energy Saver - Battery/Power Adapter
Displays
Keyboard
Mouse & Trackpad
CDs & DVDs & Sound
Date/Time & Software Update
Startup Disk
Speech & Universal Access

Time Machine/Disks & Files

Using Time Machine
Using Archives
Using Disk Utility
Using Disk Utility Preferences
Creating Disk Images
Using Disk Images

Securing Your Computer

Security Preferences
Using File Vault
Sharing
Using the Firewall
Accounts pt. 1
Accounts pt. 2
Setting File Permissions
Keychain Access

Networking

Using Networking Preferences
Using Locations & the Assistant
Advanced Network Settings
Using TCP/IP pt. 1
Using TCP/IP pt. 2
Using DNS & Ethernet
Using Airport Utility
Configuring Airport Base Station
Manual Base Station Configuration

Using Mail

Getting Started with Mail
Setting Up an Account
Configuring an Incoming Account
Configuring an Outgoing Account
Sending & Receiving e-Mail
Using Mailboxes
Spam
Other Options

Using iCal

Introducing iCal
iCal Calendars & Mail
Using Notes & ToDos

Using Address Book

Address Book Basics
Advanced Address Book Features

Using MobileMe & Synchronizing Data

Introducing MobileMe
Setting iDisk Preferences
Setting MobileMe Preferences
Using MobileMe: Mail/Contacts & iCal

Back to My Mac & iChat

Getting Started with iChat
Exploring iChat Preferences

Dashboard

Introducing Dashboard & Widgets
Managing Dashboard

Spotlight

Searching with Spotlight
Spotlight Preferences

Automator

Introducing Automator
AppleScript: Recording & Dictionaries

Using the Web

Setting Up a Web Server
Using Safari

Parental Controls

Finder/Applications & Content
Time Limits & Logs

Troubleshooting

Activity Monitor
Console

Wrap Up

Introducing Text Edit
Plain/Rich Text & Text Wrap
Application Preferences
Working Across the Network

Credits

About the Author


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