Mac Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts in easy steps – covers OS X Mountain Lion

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By Drew Provan


Publication:  December 18, 2012
Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-1-84078-565-4



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About the book

If you’re confident with the basics of your Mac but now you’re keen to find out more about what it can do and how you can use it in a quicker and more efficient way, Mac Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts in easy steps is packed with useful tips that will help you learn all those clever tricks and shortcuts in the familiar In Easy Steps style.

Mac Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts in easy steps provides a comprehensive compendium of hints and tips to get your Mac set-up and running exactly the way you want. From keyboard shortcuts to Unix commands you can personalize your Mac, keep it running smoothly, troubleshoot problems, back-up your files, maintain files and folders and get the most out of the commonly used apps. Suitable for those new to the Mac as well as the more advanced user.

Covers OS X Mountain Lion.


Table of Contents

  • Finder tips
  • Essential keyboard shortcuts
  • Browsing
  • Networking tricks
  • Printing tricks
  • Font management
  • Personalizing your Mac
  • Keeping your Mac running smoothly
  • Installing and uninstalling apps cleanly
  • Running Windows or Linux on your Mac
  • Cool command line hacks
  • Tips and Tricks for commonly used apps
  • Keeping your Mac secure
  • Troubleshooting the Mac
  • Miscellaneous tips

About the author

Drew Provan is currently a senior lecturer at Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry. He's also a keen iPhone user. Drew enjoys writing and editing and has been involved with the production of a number of medical books. He also writes for GP Magazine, and have written pieces for other publications including Financial Times, Tesco Healthy Living, Readers Digest, and patient support group publications.

Drew uses technology extensively at home and at work, for creating music, reading, writing, databases and giving presentations. As an early adopter of the iPad he has almost stopped using his laptop and switched over to the iPad for most of his computing and multimedia needs.


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