Description : Your all-in-one guide to unleashing your Mac’s full potential It’s a Mac world out there. But if you haven’t read the instruction manual, you may be neglecting some of your computer’s coolest features. Turn to Macs All-in-One For Dummies’ jam-packed guide to access the incredible tools within your computer. With this fully updated reference, you will learn how to use Launchpad and Mission Control; protect your Mac; back up and restore data with Time Machine; sync across devices in iCloud; import, organize, and share photos; direct in iMovie; compose in GarageBand; and so much more. The possibilities are endless with such a powerful tool. Includes 6 minibooks: Mac Basics, Online Communications, Beyond the Basics, Your Mac as a Multimedia Entertainment Center, Taking Care of Business, and Mac Networking Walks you through setting up and sending e-mail, surfing the web with Safari, organizing your files and folders, connecting to a network, creating Reminders and Notifications, finding your way with Maps, staying organized with Calendar and Notes, and customizing your Mac just the way you want it Features updated coverage of OS X Mavericks, the latest Macintosh computers, the newest versions of iLife and iWork, and noteworthy trends and tools on the market for this fourth edition Whether you’re new to the Apple craze or a dedicated Mac user from the onset, there’s something for everyone in this bestselling guide to making friends with your Mac.
Description : Get comfortable and confident with your MacBook! Combining the fun-but-straightforward content of nine minibooks,this new edition of MacBook All-in-One For Dummies delivershelpful coverage of the rich features and essential tools you needto know to use the MacBook to its fullest potential. You'll learnan array of MacBook basics while veteran author Mark Chambers walksyou through setting up your MacBook, running programs, findingfiles with Finder, searching with Spotlight, keeping track withAddress Book, enjoying music with iTunes, creating cool multimediaprojects with iLife, and more. This exciting new edition dives right in to help you create aweb site with iWeb, get on the Internet, use Apple Mail, stay intouch with iChat, and find your way around the latest Mac OS X. Andif you must do some work, do it the Mac way with the iWorkproductivity applications and this helpful guide. Serves as an up-to-date introduction to the basics of MacBookmodels, including working with the new OS, OS X Lion Shows you how to upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot yoursystem Features nine minibooks: Say Hello to Your MacBook, Using MacOS X, Customizing and Sharing, Going Mobile with iLife, iWork forthe Road Warrior, Typical Internet Stuff, Networking in Mac OS X,Expanding Your System, and Advanced Mac OS X Offers a straightforward-but-fun approach to getting familiarwith this innovative laptop MacBook All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition will get youMac-savvy in no time!
Description : The perfect companion for taking the Microsoft Office suite to the Mac! So you finally got a Mac, but you’re not looking forward to figuring out how Office works in a different environment? No worries! All you need is Microsoft Office 2008 For Mac All-in-One For Dummies to learn the fundamentals of Office 2008. With six books in one, it shows you how to use every Office 2008 for Mac application, so you can start getting things done right away. Written by Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Office 2008 For Mac All-in-One For Dummies provides a user-friendly guide on how to master all the programs: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Entourage. This book explores ways to: Use the new galleries to find features, formats, wizards, templates, and recently used files Create your own templates on Excel and open Web pages in HTML format Take advantage of PowerPoint by adding animation to your slides, inserting music from your iTunes library, and fine-tuning the timing Organize your schedule on My Day, handle contacts and e-mail, and manage a database—all through Entourage Manage projects of all sizes on the Project Center Use all the applications together, and to their full potential With this all-in-one reference, you’ll become an expert on sharing files with Windows users, integrating Office 2008 with iLife and other Mac applications, and working with Office and Web 2.0, as well as other common business tasks. This book makes it that easy!
Description : Seven content-rich minibooks cover the key features and tools of your Mac Macs are easy to use, but this guide helps you take advantage of all the cool features and make the most of your Mac. Fully updated, it covers the newest operating system, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, as well as iLife '09, iWork '09, and much more. Minibooks include Mac Basics; Photos, Music, and Movies; Browsing the Internet; Working with iLife and iWork; Other Mac Programs; Timesaving Tips with a Mac; and Mac Networking. Ideal for those switching to a Mac from a PC as well as for Mac users who are upgrading Helps you set up and customize your Mac and get to know the Mac way Explains how to get online, surf with Safari, and send and receive e-mail Covers working with photos, music, and movies, as well as crunching numbers and creating presentations with iWork Explores setting up a network, running Windows on a Mac via Bootcamp, and automating your Mac Provides troubleshooting tips and advice on protecting your Mac Macs All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you the full scoop on using all the cool Mac features.
Description : Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the newest Mac operating system, with even better performance and more efficient use of hard drive space as well as cool features like MobileMe, the iWork productivity suite, and improved media technology. And Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop reference for all its features. Eight self-contained minibooks cover OS X basics, customizing and sharing your Mac, the digital hub, iWork, Internet features, networking, expanding your system, and advanced Mac OS X (for those with more techie inclinations). You’ll learn to: Determine whether your hardware can handle upgrading to Snow Leopard Navigate Snow Leopard, find things with Spotlight, control your Mac with Front Row, and make backups Explore the digital hub and its applications: iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iTunes, GarageBand, QuickTime, and iWeb Create cool-looking documents with Pages, crunch numbers with Numbers, and build awesome slide presentations with Keynote Set up your Internet connection and e-mail, connect with iChat, sync up with MobileMe, and share large files via iDisk Build a wireless network with AirPort Extreme Keep your Snow Leopard happy with regular maintenance Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-One For Dummies also shows you a little of what’s under the hood, in case you’re interested in doing a little AppleScript programming or learning a bit more about UNIX. Whatever your level of involvement with OS X Snow Leopard, this complete guide covers what you need to know.
Description : Get up to speed on the revolutionary changes in Office for the Mac The 2011 version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite for the Mac sports major changes from what Mac users are accustomed to. This soup-to-nuts guide gets the Mac crowd up to date quickly and easily. Individual minibooks thoroughly cover the Project Gallery, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (new for Mac), and the Project Center. You’ll learn how the new Office integrates with the Windows version, how to use and customize the new Ribbon interface, and much more. Office for Mac is the most popular office productivity suite for the Mac, used by 1.5 to 2 million people The new version includes new features such as the Ribbon interface, Outlook (which replaces Entourage), and greater integration with the Windows version Covers everything you’ll want to know about the Project Gallery, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the Project Center With Office 2011 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies, you’ll be ready to use the newest version of Office like a pro.
Description : Welcome to the wonderful world of the Mac! Whether you’ve just decided to switch from Windows or you’ve been using a Mac for awhile and want to take advantage of all its bells and whistles, Macs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is the perfect guidebook to Mac land. You probably already know that Macs were made for media. There’s iPhoto for organizing, editing, and sharing your digital photos; iMovie to let you become a moviemaker; iDVD for preserving that movie and playing your favorites; and of course, iTunes for managing your music. But your Mac is just as happy creating documents, browsing the Internet, putting together cool presentations, or even crunching numbers. This guide shows you how to use all those applications and more. Seven minibooks cover Mac basics; working with photos, movies, and music; using the Internet; working with iLife and iWork applications; various other Mac programs; time-saving tips; and networking. You’ll discover how to Set up and customize a new Mac Get online, choose a browser, configure an e-mail account, and instant-message with iChat Handle Mac security and troubleshoot problems Create a Web site with iWeb and get it online Back up your files, sync your stuff, and manage your life with your Mac Network your Mac with other computers, even PCs, and share files, printers, and more Even if you’re a seasoned Mac veteran, we bet you’ll find some things here you didn’t know! And you’ll refer to this book again and again.
Description : Eight minibooks thoroughly cover the newest Mac operating system—Mac OS X Lion Macs continue to gain market share, and Mac OS X Lion is expected to draw even more converts as it adds the magic of some of your favorite iPad and iPhone features to the legendary power of the Mac. This easy-to-follow guide to Mac OS X Lion features eight self-contained minibooks covering every phase of navigating, customizing, and expanding Mac OS X Lion; the iLife and iWork applications; maintenance and troubleshooting; Internet activities; and much more. Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies is ideal for those switching to a Mac, anyone upgrading from an earlier version of Mac OS X, beginning Mac users, and experienced users looking for a more comprehensive reference. Minibooks include: Introducing Mac OS X, Customizing and Sharing, the Digital Hub, Using iWork, the Typical Internet Stuff, Networking in Mac OS X, Expanding Your System, and Advanced Mac OS X Covers Mac OS X Lion basics, using the Finder and Spotlight, customizing the desktop, setting up multi-user accounts, working with the Address Book and Apple Mail, and using the amazing iTunes, iLife and iWork applications Highlights the new features of Mac OS X Lion showing readers how to find and download apps from the Mac App Store, organize their desktop with Launchpad and Mission Control, take advantage of full-screen apps, and more Features advanced advice on using AppleScript, troubleshooting your system, staying secure, and setting up a network You'll tame your Lion in no time with this book and a little help from For Dummies.
Description : Make your music come alive with this indispensable guitar guide There's no denying that guitar players have cachet. The guitar is an ever-present part of our collective musical heritage, and the sound can be sensual, aggressive, or a million things in between. Whether you're hoping to conquer Free Bird, Bourée, or Bolero Mallorquin, you need to learn to walk before you can run. Even once you can run, you need something to help you clear hurdles along the way. That's where Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, comes in. It's your complete compendium of guitar instruction, written in clear, concise For Dummies style. It covers everything from positioning and basic chords to guitar theory and playing styles, and even includes maintenance advice to keep your instrument sounding great. It's an amazing resource for newbies and veterans alike, and offers you the opportunity to stretch beyond your usual genre. Forge the sound of rock, blues, classical, and more Understand the music theory behind guitar mastery Express yourself through your own compositions Perform practice exercises for muscle memory and dexterity Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, includes access to audio tracks and instructional videos to guide you through the lessons and inspire you to play often, which is the number-one key to success. You get advice and instruction from some of the most respected guitar teachers in the business, plus online resources, for less than the cost of a single lesson. Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is the key to bringing your music to life.
Description : Everything you need to learn about QuickBooks and small business finances in one handy guide! QuickBooks All-in-One For Dummies is the solution small business owners and managers have been looking for. A compilation of eight content-rich minibooks in one, this guide provides the information and tools you need to get the most out of QuickBooks. Get expert advice from a CPA on common accounting tasks, financial management, business planning, how to protect your financial information and more. Written in the easy-to-read For Dummies style, this book provides clear, concise, practical instruction into taking advantage of everything QuickBooks can do for your business. This book is your roadmap to complete business finance management, guiding you through the basics of QuickBooks, and then taking you even further. You'll start from the beginning and move into more advanced operations as you learn to: Set up, customize, and fine-tune QuickBooks for your business Invoice customers, pay vendors and employees, and track inventory Manage accounts, financial statements, reports, budgets, set up project and job costing, and keep track of payroll Analyze your data to create a business forecast or write a business plan that can help you find your niche Discover useful online resources for businesses More than just a user manual, this guide walks you through topics that are important to small business success. QuickBooks All-in-One For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to keeping your business on track.