The Macintosh Bible 7th Ed

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The Macintosh Bible 7th Ed for Apple Macintosh through OS 8.5.

Extensively revised from the last, best-selling version, The Macintosh Bible, 7th Edition is a comprehensive reference for Mac users from novice to expert. Its packed with information on computing basics, Mac applications, software updates, including coverage of Mac OS 8.5, the Internet, and more, all presented in the clear, friendly style that has earned the Macintosh Bible millions of fans. The companion Web site provides tips, news, and updates on Mac developments.

The Macintosh Bible is billed as the "most popular Mac book ever," and reviews for earlier editions (from Macworld, the New York Times, and Byte among others) are almost universally superlative. No wonder. Sharon Zardetto Aker, who has authored and/or collaborated on each edition of The Macintosh Bible since the third, offers thousands of hints and inside suggestions that will be invaluable to even the most seasoned Mac user. This time, her attention extends to material through Mac OS 8.5 and issues of concern to iMac owners. Topics treated in depth include: beginning with a Mac, hardware, the operating system, other system elements, productivity software, creativity software, and connections. More than 80 percent of the material is new in this edition. The revised version especially excels in its attention to minutiae, encompassing issues as far-ranging as "zapping the PRAM" (that's the 24K parameter RAM that retains control panel and date/time settings, etc.) or the "Color Menu addition" to SimpleText (SimpleText Color Menu is a shareware utility that adds some cool functionality to the basic Mac text processor). In fact, you can pick just about any page in the Bible and find some new Web site or new function that will expand the power of your Mac or iMac. This one is essential. Updates will be continuously available at the readers-only Web site (password information is hidden in the book). --Patrick O'Kelley

Part 1 : For Beginners Only 
Chapter 1: Welcome to Macintosh
Part 2: Hardware 
Chapter 2: Basic Hardware
Chapter 3: Peripherals
Chapter 4: Storage
Part 3: The Operating System 
Chapter 5: The Interface
Chapter 6: The Desktop
Chapter 7: More Desktop
Chapter 8: System Software
Chapter 9: The System Folder
Chapter 10: Other System Stuff
Chapter 11: Intro to OS 8.5 
Part 4: Other System Elements
Chapter 12: Applications and Documents
Chapter 13: Using Memory
Chapter 14: Fonts
Chapter 15: Printing
Part 5: Productivity Software 
Chapter 16: Word Processing
Chapter 17: Spreadsheets
Chapter 18: Databases
Part 6: Creativity Software 
Chapter 19: Graphics
Chapter 20: Page Layout
Chapter 21: Web Page Design
Chapter 22: Music, Movies, and More
Part 7: Special Areas 
Chapter 23: PowerBooks
Chapter 24: Problems and Preventions
Chapter 25: Facts and Fun
Part 8: Connections 
Chapter 26: Networks
Chapter 27: The Online Universe
Chapter 28: The World Wide Web
Part 9: Appendices 
Appendix A: The Tipster List
Appendix B: Vendor Contact Information

ISBN : 9780201874839

Publisher : Peachpit Press, 1998

Author : Sharon Zardetto Aker

Format : Paperback, 1020 pages

-Sharon Zardetto Aker-

 

 

 

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