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Date added: 2009-03-11
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by Andy Baird & Sharon Zardetto
209 pages, 2.0 MB download
PDF format, designed for reading online or printing
Publication date: December 14, 2007
Free 39-page sample available!

Get the last word on Mac OS X terminology!

We Mac users sling technical jargon around every day, but if you've ever felt uncertain about what a term actually means, help is here. Take Control: The Mac OS X Lexicon is your definitive guide to over 500 of the most important Macintosh- and Internet-related terms. And we're not talking about some dry old dictionary here, either—these definitions—which include 30 new definitions for Leopard&mdash are loaded with useful tips and advice. Check out the free 39-page sample to see what we mean!

This book is a great guide for Macintosh users everywhere who have trouble keeping up with the latest jargon, for new and intermediate level Mac users, and for anyone who enjoys smart and witty technical writing.

Questions answered in this book include:

  • What's the 501 folder for?
  • What's the deal with all the different CD and DVD disk formats?
  • Where can I find my Mac's MAC address?
  • What does "snapback" mean, and how can I find and use it?
  • How do I type the different kinds of dashes?
  • What's the difference between composite and component video cables?
  • What are cookies and breadcrumbs on a computer?
  • Why does a TextEdit file with images becomes a folder on a Windows machine?

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