The Mac OS Panther Book
- Developed in cooperation with Apple Computer and written by Mac personality Andy Ihnatko, this book provides entertaining, real-world tips and techniques for getting the most out of Mac OS X Panther
- Illustrated in full color, this amazing book engages readers with funny and interesting stories as well as expert advice
- Includes a special section that crystalizes the entire book into a series of "Questions Your Aunt Might Ask You," providing readers with answers to frequently asked questions without resorting to a boring FAQ section
- Also provides simple, entertaining advice and insider techniques for making the most of Unix, AppleScript, networking, security, customization, and much more
Table of Contents:
About the Authors.
Part I: Using Panther.
Chapter 1: Why Having Chosen Mac OS X Was by No Means a Dopey Idea.
Chapter 2: Installing, Saying Hello, Saying Goodbye.
Chapter 3: Getting to First Base with the Mac User Interface.
Chapter 4: Leopard-Skin Pillbox Mac: Making Your Mac Your Own.
Chapter 5: I Don’t Know Why They Call It the Finder, Either.
Chapter 6: The Dock, and Why It Doesn’t Stink Even a Little.
Chapter 7: Just Deal with It: Apps.
Chapter 8: Coping with Files and Folders.
Chapter 9: Using Hard Drives, CDs, DVDs, and Other Silos of Data.
Chapter 10: Archiving to Analog Pulpware Substrate (Printing).
Chapter 11: Networking on Copper, Air, and a Prayer.
Chapter 12: The Apps Wot You Get for Nothin’.
Chapter 13: More Built-in Apps: The Junior Varsity.
Chapter 14: Coal-Fired Submarines, Mac OS 9, and Other Relics.
Chapter 15: I Love People! I Want to Share My Mac!
Chapter 16: I Loathe People! I Want to Secure My Mac!
Part II: The Technical Bits.
Chapter 17: Automating with AppleScript.
Chapter 18: Unix...Alas, the Name Is Its Only Funny Part.
Part III: Bonus Material.
Chapter 19: Twenty Questions from My Aunt Estelle 337
Chapter 20: Drop the Book and Come Out Peacefully: Online Resources.
Chapter 21: Troubleshooting by the Seat of Your Pants.
Chapter 22: One Final Lesson.