Free Shipping in Australia
Proud to be B-Corp

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra Paul McFedries

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra By Paul McFedries

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra by Paul McFedries

Condition - Very Good
Only 4 left


Get to know MacOS Sierra with this visual expert guide Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra is your ideal guide to the new Mac operating system. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through setup, show you around, and help you get down to work but first you'll have a little fun.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra Summary

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra by Paul McFedries

Get to know MacOS Sierra with this visual expert guide Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra is your ideal guide to the new Mac operating system. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through setup, show you around, and help you get down to work but first you'll have a little fun. Sierra brings Siri to the desktop, provides seamless access across devices, allows you to copy from one device and paste to another, and so much more. This guide takes you through the beautiful, functional, simplicity that is the macOS workflow, with straightforward explanations, step-by-step demonstration, and rich, easy-to-follow visuals. From essential everyday tasks to the specialized "tricks" you can only find on a Mac, you'll know Sierra inside-out in a flash. Expert instruction is the key to getting the most out of any tool, and your Mac is a tool like no other. Connect, create, enjoy, and more with fewer clicks, fewer issues, and much less confusion than any other operating system. This book is your personal guide to exploring and using macOS Sierra. * Set up seamless contacts, email, and calendars, Messages, and FaceTime * Find your way around Mission Control, Launchpad, Dashboard, and Time Machine * Organize photos, video, movies, music, and files, on your Mac or in the cloud * Secure, customize, and maintain your Mac for flawless functionality Get streamlined, get organized, and get going: macOS Sierra helps you work, play, and live better with features and capabilities designed for the way you operate. Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra walks you through what you need to know to experience everything your Mac has to offer.

About Paul McFedries

Paul McFedries (Toronto, Ontario) is the president of Logophilia Limited, a technical writing company. He has been programming since he was a teenager in the mid-1970s, has programmed everything from mainframes to desktops to bar code scanners, and has worked with many different languages, including Fortran, assembly language, C++, and, of course, JavaScript. Paul has written more than three dozen books that have sold more than two million copies worldwide. These books include iPhone Portable Genius and Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X El Capitan. Paul encourages all readers to drop by his Web site,

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Learning Basic macOS Tasks Start an Application 4 Start an Application Using Launchpad 6 Locate the Mouse Pointer 7 Switch Between Applications 8 View Running Applications with Mission Control 9 Run an Application Full Screen 10 Split the Screen with Two Applications 11 Search Your Mac 12 Voice Operate Your Mac with Siri 14 Save a Document 16 Open a Document 17 Print a Document 18 Copy a File 20 Move a File 21 Rename a File 22 Delete a File 23 Open a Folder in a Tab 24 Open a Document in a Tab 25 Chapter 2 Browsing the Web Open a Web Page in a Tab 28 Navigate Web Pages 30 Navigate with the History List 32 Change Your Home Page 34 Bookmark Web Pages 36 Pin a Web Page Tab 38 Mute a Web Page Tab 39 Display a Web Page Video as Picture in Picture 40 Search for Sites 41 Download a File 42 View Links Shared on Social Networks 44 Create a Web Page Reading List 46 Chapter 3 Communicating via Email Add an Email Account 50 Send an Email Message 52 Add a File Attachment 54 Add a Signature Block 56 Receive and Read Email Messages 58 Reply to a Message 60 Forward a Message 62 Open and Save an Attachment 64 Create a Mailbox for Saving Messages 66 Add Events and Contacts from a Message 68 Process Messages Using Gestures 69 Chapter 4 Enhancing Online Privacy Delete a Site from Your Browsing History 72 Prevent Websites from Tracking You 74 Remove Saved Website Data 76 Enable Private Browsing 78 Delete a Saved Website Password 80 Delete Saved Credit Card Data 82 Move Spam to the Junk Mailbox Automatically 84 Configure Advanced Junk Mail Filtering 86 Disable Remote Images 88 Chapter 5 Talking via Messages and FaceTime Sign In to Messages 92 Send a Message 94 Send a File in a Message 96 Sign In to FaceTime 98 Connect Through FaceTime 100 Chapter 6 Tracking Contacts and Events Add a New Contact .104 Edit a Contact .106 Create a Contact Group .108 Navigate the Calendar 110 Create an Event .112 Create a Repeating Event 114 Send or Respond to an Event Invitation Chapter 7 Playing and Organizing Music Understanding the iTunes Library .120 Navigate the iTunes Window 121 Play a Song .122 Create a Playlist 124 Purchase Music from the iTunes Store .126 Apply Parental Controls 128 Subscribe to a Podcast 130 Chapter 8 Learning Useful macOS Tasks Integrate macOS and Your iPhone or iPad 134 Using Handoff to Switch Between a Device and macOS 136 Install a Program Using the App Store 138 Write a Note .140 Enhance Notes with Attachments .142 Create a Reminder 144 Create a New Reminder List .146 Work with the Notification Center 148 Organize Files with Tags .150 Search Files with Tags 152 Search for a Location .154 Get Directions to a Location 156 Install a Font 158 Access Non Keyboard Characters 160 Chapter 9 Connecting to Social Networks Sign In to Your Facebook Account 164 Post to Facebook .166 Publish a Photos Album to Facebook .168 Sign In to Your Twitter Account .170 Send a Tweet 172 Connect to Your LinkedIn Account 174 Post to LinkedIn 176 Update Your Social Network Profile Picture 178 Connect to Your Flickr Account 180 Send Photos to Flickr .182 Set Up Your Vimeo Account .184 Send a Video to Vimeo 186 Share Information with Other People 188 Chapter 10 Viewing and Editing Photos and Videos View a Preview of a Photo .192 View a Slideshow of Your Photos 194 Import Photos from a Digital Camera 196 View Your Photos .198 Create an Album 200 Crop a Photo .202 Rotate a Photo 204 Straighten a Photo .206 Remove Red Eye from a Photo 208 Add Names to Faces in Your Photos 210 Mark Your Favorite Photos .212 Set an Album s Key Photo 213 Email a Photo 214 Take Your Picture .216 Play Digital Video with QuickTime Player .218 Chapter 11 Securing macOS Change Your Password 222 Require a Password on Waking .224 Disable Automatic Logins 226 Configure App Downloads 228 Turn On the Firewall .230 Configure Location Services .232 Enable the Guest User Account 234 Chapter 12 Customizing macOS Display System Preferences 238 Change the Desktop Background 240 Set Your Mac s Sleep Options .242 Change the Display Resolution and Brightness .244 Create an App Folder in Launchpad .246 Add a User Account 248 Customize the Dock 250 Add an Icon to the Dock .252 Hide the Dock .254 Add a Widget to the Notification Center 256 Extend the Desktop Across Multiple Displays 258 Customize the Share Menu 260 Chapter 13 Maintaining macOS Empty the Trash 264 Organize Your Desktop 265 Check Hard Drive Free Space 266 Uninstall Unused Applications .268 Force a Stuck Application to Close 270 Configure Time Machine Backups 272 Restore an Earlier Version of a File .274 Restore Files Using Time Machine .276 Recondition Your Mac Notebook Battery 278 Restart Your Mac 280 Chapter 14 Working with iCloud Create an Apple ID .284 Sign In to iCloud Online .288 Set Up iCloud Synchronization .290 Set Up iCloud Keychain .292 Generate a Website Password .294 Activate and Configure iCloud Drive 296 Access Your Desktop and Documents on Other Devices 298 Save and Open Documents Using iCloud Drive 300 Manage Your iCloud Storage 302 Set Up Family Sharing 304 Locate and Lock a Lost Mac, iPod, iPhone, or iPad 306 Chapter 15 Networking with macOS Understanding Networking 310 Connect a Bluetooth Device .312 Connect to a Wireless Network .316 Connect to a Network Resource 318 Turn On File and Printer Sharing 320 Share a Folder .322 Share a Printer 324 Add a Shared Printer 326 View macOS on Your TV .328 Index 330

Additional information

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra by Paul McFedries
Used - Very Good
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra