Mac OS X Mavericks user's Manual

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    • Schweiming Laboratory
    • Publishing house: Tsinghua University Press
    • ISBN:9787302386018
    • Last Date: 2014-12-30
    • Publication date: January 2015
    • Folio: 16
    • Edition: 1-1
    • Category: Computers > Operating Systems > Synthesis
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The content planning of this "Macosxmavericks user's Manual", compiled by the Schweiming Lab, is designed to lead Mac beginners to a smooth, hands-on Mac operating system, and for Osxmavericks's unique multi-Touch gestures, this book is also paired with a number of illustrations, Instructions on how to get your hands on the trackpad, easy to switch windows, explore the desktop, browse the Web and photos. For many other Mavericks applications, such as information, reminders, notification hubs, maps, iBooks, memos, FaceTime, IPhoto, calendars, system environment settings, etc., this book is also planned, detailed and rich in content.

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In the form of graphic control and illustration, this book introduces the basic operation method of Mac OS X Mavericks, which is the best teaching material for the beginners of Apple Computer, and also serves as a standing manual for Apple Computer users.
The contents of the book are divided into five parts, the first part (the 1th to 6th chapter) introduces the basic operation of Mac OS X Mavericks, including desktop environment, trackpad operation, window operation, Input method usage, file management, text editing, etc. the second part (第7-10 chapter) has been used to explain how to connect the network, browse the Web, e-mail, buy software online, etc.: Part III (chapter 11th to 19th) introduces practical tips for using small tools, including contacts, calendars, maps, reminders, information, using ibooks to read ebooks, memos, FaceTime, notification hubs, and more: Part fourth (chapter 20th to 23rd) Introduces the powerful digital audio and video functions, including playing video files, managing digital photos, playing games with friends, and so on; Part Five (chapter 24th to 33rd) introduces the environment and system performance of Mac OS X Mavericks, including synchronizing Apple's content, using Bluetooth peripherals, installing and removing software, Share files and printers, System and disk detection tools, files and system backup and restore with LAN computers.
Through the study of the book, I hope that the reader to achieve rapid mastery, all-round learning, full application of the purpose, so that they work easily, happy life.

Prologue First Contact MAC1
0-1 Understanding Mac computer with OS X2
0-2 Understanding Mac Keyboards 3
0-3 recognize the MacBook trackpad, magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse5
MacBook trackpad: Convenient, easy to use, free to install 5
Master Magic Mouse 6
Magic Trackpad: Bluetooth Touchpad 7
Basic operation of OS X
1th. Desktop Environment Guided tour 8
1-1 Desktop Components: Desktop, menu bar, Dock9
Desktop 9
Apple menu button: Perform shutdown command, view mac information 12
system function Icons: View the status of external devices 13
Dock toolbar: Open programs, Files 14
Application Menu: Select the relevant command for the application 15
1-2 shutdown, sleep, and restart 16
Shutdown: Make sure the computer is turned off 16
Sleep: Fast switching machine, save power 17
Reboot: Let the system restart 17
Forced Restart: Method 18 in the case of panic
2nd. Learn multi-touch operation gestures for trackpad and mouse 19
2-1 learning the operation gestures of the touchpad 20
Learn tap gestures 20
Learn scrolling Zoom gestures 24
Multi-fingered gestures to make the operation more efficient 27
2-2magic Mouse Operation gestures 32
Learn tap gestures 32
Gesture to make the operation more efficient 34
Chapter 3rd operation of the window 38
3-1 Understanding the basic composition of Windows 39
3-2 Resize window and move, close window 40
Resizing a window 40
Move Window Position 42
Zoom to full Screen 42
Close the window and exit the application 43
The 4th chapter uses the input method and the file editing, the printing 45
4-1 operation of the input menu 46
Switch between Chinese and English input method 46
Using shortcut keys to toggle input 46
4-2 input file contents: Using a text-editing program 47
Open a text-editing program 47
Enter Chinese 47
Manual word selection, Word 48
Input English and numerals in Chinese input method 49
Enter punctuation in Pinyin Input Method 49
4-3 storing and opening a file 50
Storing files 50
Exit File 50
Open File 51
4-4 automatic storage of files and version features 51
Recognize the automatic storage feature 51
Build version 52 for a file
Restore a file to a previous version 52
4-5 editing tips for files 53
Select text 53
Delete Text 53
Copy text = copy + paste 54
Move text = cut + Paste 54
Undoing an edit Operation 55
4-6 installing other Chinese input methods and multi-language input Method 55
Add/Remove Input Method 55
New multi-language input Method 56
4-7 Dictation function: You can easily enter text with the words 57
Enable Dictation 57
Text input with Dictation 58
4-8 Printing files and printer management 59
Installing the Printer 59
Printing Files 60
Viewing and adjusting print status 61
Set the default printer 63
The 5th chapter uses the Finder to do the file management 64
5-1 storing files with a personal private folder 65
5-2 exploring the sidebar of a Finder window 66
Favorites: Quick switch to common file shortcuts 67
Device: Access to disc, USB drive file 69
5-3 displaying, previewing, and sorting files 70
Toggle how files are arranged 70
Categorize and sort files in a structured manner 72
Quick preview of File contents 73
Share photos and files with friends at any time 74
5-4 Creating a folder to hold files 75
Create a folder 75
Change file (clip) name 76
5-5 moving files and folders 76
Move one file at a time 77
Move multiple files or folders at once 78
Open Finder window with a new tab page 79
5-6 copying files and folders 81
To copy a file as a drag 81
copying/pasting items to copy files 82
5-7 read the disc and use a USB flash drive, mobile 83
Reading Disc Data 83
Exit Disc 84
Accessing a USB drive and a removable hard drive 85
Can read files on an NTFS disk but cannot write 86
Remove USB flash drive and removable HDD 86
5-8 quickly find files on your computer 87
5-9 Delete and save deleted files 88
deleting files and folders 88
Save the deleted file 88
Empty Trash 89
6th Chapter Desktop function Large Collection 90
6-1launchpad: Let Mac also have an icon desktop like ipad 91
Start Launchpad91
Adjusting the placement of applications 92
Create a folder to organize your application 93
Quick removal of applications in Launchpad 94
6-2dashboard: A handy desktop gadget 95
How to open Dashboard95
Setting the information displayed in the Desktop gadget 96
Join the desktop gadget you need 96
Download and install a new desktop gadget on the Internet 97
6-3mission Control: Manage all open windows 98
Open and recognize mission Control 98
Browse windows for each application 100
Remove all windows, Show Desktop 102
Create a new desktop to organize open windows 102
Move the window directly to the space area and add a desktop 104
Switch to a different desktop 104
To open an application on a specified desktop 105
Remove Desktop 106
6-4 assigning commonly used functions to the screen trigger angle 106
Set screen trigger Angle 106
Using the screen trigger angle 107
6-5 using Spotlight to quickly find files, mails and pages 108
Open Spotlight and Use keywords to search for 108
Spotlight's extended application: Find audio and video, check words and do calculations 109
6-6 build stacks and aliases and quickly open files and applications 110
Using Stack110
Create aliases for files, folders, or applications 112
Surf the internet
The 7th chapter uses the wireless network connection Internet117
7-1 via wireless network connection Internet118
Use of Wi-Fi internet in your home or company 118
Setting up Network Connections 119
Set up a wireless router 120
Use a wireless network for other devices 122
7-2 using a wireless network in public places 122
7-3 connection Problem Big search 125
8th Safari web Browser 126
8-1 Basic tips for navigating the Web 127
Understanding Safari Interface 127
Browse the site 129
List browse list 129
Customizing the home page of Safari 129
Browse multiple pages in a tab page 130
8-2 collecting sites using bookmarks 133
Bookmarks Bar and Bookmarks menu 133
Add a Web site to the Bookmarks Bar 134
Add folder management bookmarks in the bookmarks Bar 135
Top Sites: Common Web Page click-to-View 136
8-3 Add unread pages to the reading list 137
Add a webpage to reading list 137
Read and delete reading list 138
8-4 Search sites and Web content 139
Safari's website search function 139
Search Page Content 139
8-5 storing pictures and downloading files 140
Storing pictures 140
View the downloaded Image 141
Download file 142
8-6 easily read article 143 with a reader
8-7 sharing interesting web content with friends 144
9th. Send and receive and manage email 145
9-1 setting up an email account and receiving messages 146
Request an email account 146
Start a message and set up a mail account 147
Set up your e-mail account manually 148
Test whether sending and receiving messages is normal 150
Review and modify e-mail account content 150
Setup method for using multiple mail accounts simultaneously 151
9-2 reading messages and attachments 153
Open a separate window to read e-mail 153
Display the mailbox pane to read messages for multiple mailboxes individually 154
Open Attachment 155
Storage Attachment 157
9-3 sending, replying and adding attachments 158
Replying to and forwarding a message 158
Add Attachment 159
Send letters to multiple recipients at the same time 160
Set the message to CC or BCC 161
9-4 beautify the contents of the message and join the signature file 162
Beautify your message: Adjust text formatting and apply stationery 162
Add a signature to a message 164
9-5 searching and filtering messages 165
Use the search box to find the message you want to see 165
Switch to conversation mode to quickly view messages with the same title 166
Set up a smart mailbox to filter messages with specified criteria 167
9-6 filtering junk e-mail 168
Manually mark spam and non-spam messages 168
Let spam automatically put spam into your Inbox 168
Set up message rules to further filter spam 169
10th App Store online software shop 171
10-1 browsing and searching for software in the App Store 172
Learn about the App Store operator interface 172
Search for the software you want with keywords 174
10-2 downloading and updating software in the App Store 174
Download free software 174
Download paid software 176
Update the downloaded software 177
10-3 Create an Apple ID to purchase and download software 178
Create an Apple ID178
Sign in and sign out of Apple ID 181
Delete bank card data from your Apple ID 182
Utility gadgets and notification hubs
The 11th chapter uses contacts management contact information 184
11-1 open contacts and add business cards 185
Understanding the user interface of the Address Book 185
New Contact Card 185
Modify Business card data: Add photos and QQ account 186
Delete a contact business card 187
11-2 Create a contact category group 188
Creating a new custom group 188
Search for eligible contacts and create a group 190
12th calendar: A good helper to arrange work and appointments 191
12-1 Understanding calendars and building events 192
Meet the Calendar 192
New Event 194
12-2 Edit event with new Calendar 194
Editing Event Content 194
Create a new calendar and group 196
12-3 setting periodic events and reminders 198
Set up what to do every month and every week 198
Set alarm reminders for important things 200
The 13th Chapter Map: A good helper to guide the direction 202
13-1 Positioning Current Location 203
Locate the current Location 203
Search for Destinations 204
13-2 Planning Route 205
Send a planned route to an IPhone or iPad206
14th reminder: Never forget Todo 209
14-1 Understanding the operating interface and setting up reminders 210
Reminders Action Interface 210
Setting up Reminders 210
New Reminder Category 211
Set priority for reminders 212
14-2 Toggle Reminders View mode and track to-dos 213
Show reminders on the desktop keep reminding 213
Track to-dos 214
Chapter 15th Information and Weibo: Chat, send photos, share information 216
15-1 sending, receiving and managing information 217
Sign in to Apple ID217 in the information
Send a message 218
Receiving Information 219
Delete Information 220
15-2 send emoji, photos and files 220
Send emoji between text 220
Send photos 221
Receive photos from friends sent over 222
15-3 sharing information with friends on Sina Weibo 223
Sign in to Sina Weibo account 223
Share photos on Sina Weibo 223
Ubiquitous Button 225
16th chapter using ibooks reading ebook 226
16-1 Open IBooks Software 227
16-2 to iBooks Store download ebook 228
What's the difference between version probation and full version 228
16-3ibooks Introduction to Operation 229
Read the interactive ebook 229
Read the text e-book 230
Adjust font size and background 231
Use bookmarks to quickly move to the page you want to see 232
Delete a book 232
17th Memorandum: Free Notepad, jot down the big things 234
17-1 New and edited notes 235
New Memo 235
Edit Memo Content 236
Save notes to ICloud, anytime with IPhone, IPad view 236
17-2 combine memo with map, screenshot program 237
Linking to a map from a memo 237
Screenshot screen to Memo 238
17-3 pin important memos on the desktop so you can always remind 239
17-4 inserting files and pictures in notes 240
Inserting a picture file into a memo 240
Insert photos from your camera, IPhone, iPad into your notes 241
17-5 Sharing notes via information or email 242
18th FaceTime Fun Video 243
Preparations for the 18-1facetime 244
Open Network with webcam 244
Prepare the FaceTime application 245
18-2 let two Mac computers interoperate FaceTime245
Sign in FaceTime245 on your MAC
Call Apple ID246 on another MAC computer
18-3 calling IPad and iPhone248 from Mac computer
Sign in to FaceTime248 on IPad
Call iPad248 from your MAC
Open FaceTime249 on IPhone
Call iPhone249 from your MAC
19th Notification Center: See the latest reminders now 251
19-1 Open Notification Hubs view new reminders 252
19-2 setting the arrangement of reminders 253
19-3 Changing the reminder style for reminders 254
Super powerful digital audio and video tools
20th. itunes Multimedia media playback and Management Center 255
20-1 Understanding itunes Operator Interface 256
20-2itunes database management and playback of AV files 257
Add a movie file to your itunes library 257
Enter song-related information manually 258
Quick entry of album information with cover illustration 259
20-3 Transferring AV files to iphone, IPad, Ipod/ipod Touch260
21st iphoto: Browsing, management and editing of digital photos 262
21-1 Importing photos into iPhoto263
Importing photos from the camera 263
Import photos saved on disk 265
21-2 Browse Digital Photos 266
Recognize iphoto's operating environment 266
Using events to view photos 267
View all photos 269
Delete a photo 269
Play a photo with a slideshow 270
21-3 managing and searching digital photos 271
Set the title, rating and keywords 271
Use face classification to quickly find all of a person's photos 273
View photos based on where they were taken 275
Find photos quickly using the search feature 276
Create a new album to organize and classify photos 277
Automatic classification using Smart albums 278
Recommendations for managing Photos 279
21-4 Editing Digital Photos 279
Restore the original settings of a photo 280
Rotate Photo Angle 281
Improve color and contrast in photos 281
Remove red-eye phenomenon 282
Correcting photo Skew 283
Crop Photo size 284
Retouch Photo Defect 284
Add effects to Photos 285
21-5 Printing Photos 286
21-6 uploading photos to Sina Weibo 287
22nd. Watch digital AV with QuickTime Player and DVD player 289
22-1quicktime player Video Player 290
Play a movie file on your computer using QuickTime player 290
Movie formats supported by QuickTime Player 291
Play Online streaming Movies 292
Get the essentials clip with the quick cropping feature 293
Recording screen with screen recording 294
22-2 using DVD player to enjoy DVD video 296
Open and Play DVD video 296
Use control bar to manipulate movie 297 when full screen playback
In windowed mode, use the controller to manipulate the movie 297
Quickly switch to favorite clips with the image Bar 298
23rd game Center: Compete with friends score 300
23-1 Log in to Game Center and invite Friends 301
Log in to Game Center301
Invite a friend to join the Game Center302
23-2 Browse Games Ranking # 303
Environment and system performance settings
24th. icloud services: Automatically sync the contents of all Apple devices 305
24-1 Meet iCloud306
Benefits of using icloud 306
Who can use icloud service 306
What files can be synced with icloud 307
24-2 turn on ICloud and sync contacts, calendars, and reminders 308
Open and Login iCloud308
Synchronizing Contacts 309
Synchronizing Calendars with reminders 310
Synchronizing Notes 310
24-3 syncing Safari bookmarks, reading lists, and bookmarks on the page you're reading 311
Synchronizing bookmarks, reading list 311
Sync pages that are browsing on IPad or IPhone 312
24-4icloud Photo Stream: Instantly share photos taken with ipad and iphone 313
What is Photo Stream 313
Manage Photo Stream albums on your Mac 314
Delete a photo on a photo stream 315
Share photos to photo Stream 316
24-5 using ICloud to sync apps and music downloaded in the App Store 317
Sync App317 between two Macs
24-6 synchronizing files with ICloud 319
Build files on Mac and store them in iCloud319
Open files on the cloud on IPad 320
Quickly move files on ICloud to a document folder 321
24-7 Managing storage space for ICloud 322
24-8 browsing synced content in ICloud Web site 323
Sign in to ICloud site 323
Browse for synced Content 324
Browse and edit cloud files from the Web 325
Find your Apple device on the ICloud website 326
Chapter 25th Desktop Management: Customizing the desktop environment you want 327
25-1 Change your favorite desktop background 328
Set a photo in iphoto to desktop background 328
Specify a photo in a folder as the desktop background 329
25-2 setting up a screen saver to protect your privacy 330
Setting up a screen saver 330
Protect your privacy with a screen saver 332
25-3 changing the appearance of a window component 333
Change the background color of text and file selection 334
Sets whether to display the window scroll bar 335
25-4 new, remove icons and preferences on the dock 336
Add/Remove applications in the dock 336
Adjust the dock location, effects, and more settings 337
26th. Connecting and using Bluetooth devices 338
26-1 Bluetooth Device setup process 339
26-2 connecting the Bluetooth keyboard 340
Confirm that your Mac has Bluetooth enabled 340
Search and pair a Bluetooth keyboard 340
Viewing the connection status and renaming of Bluetooth devices 341
26-3 Connecting a Bluetooth mouse 342
Search and pair Bluetooth mouse 342
Disconnecting a Bluetooth mouse connection 343
Setting up a Bluetooth mouse with the keyboard 344
26-4 connecting the Bluetooth touchpad 345
27th installation and removal of software 347
27-1 Obtaining and installing the software 348
Method of obtaining software 348
How to install the software 348
Drag software to application 348
Drag a shortcut to install 349
Installing as a wizard 350
27-2 removing self-installing software 352
Removing applications directly 352
Remove the app icon you've joined in the dock 352
28th. Multi-person sharing a Mac user management 353
28-1 creating a new user account 354
Benefits of multi-user environments 354
New User 354
Select User account type according to permissions 356
28-2 Multi-User login, logout, switch and remove 358
Log on user at boot 358
Log Off User 359
Quickly switch users 359
Remove User 360
28-3 User Password Management 361
Create Password 361
Remove Password 362
28-4 change user picture, type 363
Change Login Image 363
Change Account Type 364
28-5 using parental Controls to limit the computer's available functions and time 365
Select a user account to control 365
Restricting the applications that can be used 365
Restrict pages that can be browsed 366
Restricting mail, real-time communication objects 367
Limit your computer's use time 367
29th. share files and printers with LAN Computers 370
29-1 sending and receiving files via AirDrop 371
Send a file in AirDrop 371
Receiving files at AirDrop 372
29-2 to share files and printers with multiple Mac computers 373
Open File and Printer Sharing feature 373
Access to shared files 374
Install a printer that is shared with other computers 375
29-3 setting up a Mac file share lets Windows access 376
Set the Mac file sharing feature 376
Connect to a public folder on your Mac from Windows 377
Connect to Mac378 with IP address
29-4 setting up a file share for Windows for Mac access 379
Modify the Windows computer name so that your Mac cannot read 379
Setting up shared Features for Windows 379
To connect to a Windows shared folder from a Mac 381
Connect to Windows381 with IP address
29-5 using Windows shared printers on a Mac 383
Turn on sharing settings for Windows 383
Add a shared printer to your Mac 384
29-6 printers that are shared with Mac on Windows 385
Turn on printer sharing on your Mac 385
Add a shared printer to Windows 386
30th. Adjust the time, volume, keyboard, and playback program 388
30-1 Setting the system date and time 389
Make the system automatically accurate when 389
Adjust to local time 389 when you go abroad
Adjust the time to the preferred display mode 390
30-2 Adjust the speaker and microphone volume 391
Adjust the speaker volume when playing a sound 391
Adjust the microphone volume 392
Set whether to play an action sound effect 392
30-3 adjust the keyboard to suit your personal habits 393
30-4 Set Disc AutoPlay 394
31st. System and Disk detection tools 395
31-1 viewing your Mac's hardware configuration and software serial number 396
31-2 partition with Disk utility program and format the mobile hard drive 397
Startup Disk Utility Program 397
Partitioning and formatting a removable hard drive 398
Clear Disk Contents 400
Check the Read permissions with the Repair Disk 400
Check and Repair file system 401
31-3 forced exit: Software unresponsive Savior 402
31-4 Energy saver: saves MacBook power consumption by 403
Adjust power management settings for your laptop 403
Adjust the screen brightness of your laptop 405
31-5 Automatic Update system 405
Manually update the software from the Apple button 405
Set the system to automatically check for updates 406
32nd. Burn Data and disc backup 407
32-1 burning a disc with a finder 408
32-2 backing up discs with Disk Utility 410
Making a disc image file 410
Burning an image file to a disc 411
33rd. Easy backup system with time Machine 413
33-1 quickly back up systems, files 414 with Time machine
Pre-backup Preparation 414
Setting up Backup disks 414
First time backup 415
Schedule time machine to automatically back up 417
How to troubleshoot issues that occur when you backup 418
33-2 quickly recover files, systems 419 with Time Machine
Save the lost files and messages 419
Search for files to recover 420
Using time machine to recover a system 422
Appendix A making OS X Mavericks installation USB 425

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