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The Mac OS 9 guide
Miser, Brad.
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Ind. : Hayden Books, 2000.
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xx, 580 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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QA76.76.O63 M5787 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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This guide provides the practical information users need to use all aspects of their Macs. The text is logically organized in a practical style with step-by-step instructions. There is also coverage of multimedia applications and information on upgrading.

Author Notes

Brad Miser is a Mac fanatic. Since using his first Macintosh, which was his beloved Mac SE, to the latest and greatest Mac, the screaming G4, Brad loves his Macs (not to mention an iBook and DV iMac along the way). He will talk Mac with anyone who will listen (and even some who won t) and has directly helped dozens of people better use their Macs. He hopes that he has helped many more through his books. One of is life goals is to see how many Macs he can have at one time (currently 5 and counting) before his office collapses from the weight of his hardware. Brad is an engineer (who likes to write you must be kidding) who develops technical proposals for a major aircraft engine manufacturer. He has also been a development editor for Macmillan USA. He has written several books including CIG to the iBook, CIG to the iMac, Using Mac OS 8.5, and The Mac OS 9 Guide.

Table of Contents

Part I Working with Your Mac
Chapter 1 Working with Folders and Windows
Chapter 2 Working with Menus
Chapter 3 Working with the Finder
Chapter 4 Working with the Apple Menu
Chapter 5 Working with the Control Strip
Chapter 6 Working with Mac Peripherals
Chapter 7 Working with Networks
Chapter 8 Working with Mac Applications
Chapter 9 Working with Multimedia
Chapter 10 Working with DVD and Digital Video
Part II Using Your Mac to Surf the Internet
Chapter 11 Connecting Your Mac to the Internet
Chapter 12 Using Email: The Basics
Chapter 13 Using Email: Advanced Techniques
Chapter 14 Browsing the Web: The Basics
Chapter 15 Browsing the Web: Advanced Techniques
Part III Customizing Your Mac
Chapter 16 Changing the Way Your Mac Looks and Sounds
Chapter 17 Managing Your Mac's Memory
Chapter 18 Managing Your System Folder
Chapter 19 Customizing Your Hard Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
Chapter 20 Making Your Mac Do Your Work for You
Part IV Maintaining, Fixing, and Upgrading Your Mac
Chapter 21 Securing Your Mac
Chapter 22 Preventing Mac Problems
Chapter 23 Fixing Mac Problems
Chapter 24 Upgrading Your Mac
Appendix A Installing and Maintaining the Mac OS
Appendix B Computing on the Run with Powerbooks and iBooks