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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 9
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Mac OS X Tiger
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The visual learner's guide to getting up and running with your Apple laptop

Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro and MacBook Air covers all the vital information you need to start working on your MacBook. With this highly illustrated and easy-to-follow guide, you'll learn to navigate the macOS interface like a pro; customize your desktop with the widgets you need; and get your MacBook working with iCloud, your iPhone, and your iPad. This book's graphical, step-by-step instructions walk you through everything from installation to troubleshooting, helping you to get the most out of the investment you've made in your MacBook.

This fully updated edition helps you become a power user of the latest MacBook models and exploit the features in macOS Sonoma, Apple's state-of-the-art operating system, and the apps that come with it. If you prefer to learn visually, this is the book you need.

  • Get up to speed with the latest macOS version, Sonoma, and its new features
  • Perform everyday tasks quickly and easily
  • Customize settings to make macOS and its apps work the way you prefer
  • Communicate via audio and video with FaceTime, via instant messaging with Messages, and via email with Mail
  • Organize your life with Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, Notes, and Maps
  • Make the most of your iCloud account

Instead of confusing tech-speak and vague instructions, this guide is packed with screenshots, easy-to-follow instructions, and a practical sensibility. Grab Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro and MacBook Air and explore all that your MacBook can do.

LanguageEnglish
PublisherWiley
Release dateMay 17, 2013
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 9
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Mac OS X Tiger

Titles in the series (49)

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Mac OS X Tiger

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Mac OS X Tiger
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Mac OS X Tiger

    Richly colored illustrations, and clear step-by-step instructions guide users new to Mac OS X Tiger through the basics of this powerful operating system. Covering all aspects of Tiger, this book shows visual learners how to work with files, customize their computers, and maximize the versatility of iLife '05 applications. Also explores how to browse the Web with Safari, manage fonts with FontBook, use iCal to track appointments, and make the switch from older Mac OS versions. Get your Tiger to roar with this easy to use reference filled with more than 100 fun and helpful tasks, presented in full color with a newly re-designed interior to make learning fast and efficient.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 9

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 9
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 9

    Learn to use the bestselling photo editing software the visual way! Photoshop Elements offers professional-quality photo editing tools in a reasonably priced software package with user-friendly features. This book shows you how to use those features, with easy, step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots. If you prefer to learn by seeing how things are done, this is the book you need to get up and running with the newest version of Photoshop Elements. Photoshop Elements offers hobbyists as well as professional photographers top-quality image editing tools at a reasonable price; previous editions of this visual guide to the software have sold more than 85,000 copies Designed for visual learners, this book explains dozens of common tasks with step-by-step instructions and full-color screen shots Covers importing photos from cameras and scanners, retouching and repair, compositing, enhancing, changing print size and resolution, editing images for the Web, creating online photo galleries, incorporating graphics into desktop publishing projects, and much more With Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements, you will see how things are done and quickly learn to edit and enhance your digital images like a pro.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers

    Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 135 basic computer tasks. Each task-based spread includes easy, visual directions for performing necessary operations, including: Comparing types of computers Selecting memory and storage options Using Windows® or Mac OS® X Working with digital media Exploring e-mail and the Web Protecting your privacy online Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task Succinct explanations walk you through step by step Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2

    Are you a visual learner? If so, this is the Photoshop Lightroom book for you. Clear, step-by-step screen shots show you how to tackle more than 140 important tasks in Photoshop Lightroom 2. You'll learn to work with Lightroom's interface; import, view, and organize photos; personalize preferences; explore the Develop module; make slideshows and Web galleries; print pictures from Lightroom, and more. Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task, while succinct explanations walk you through step by step.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs

    Visual coverage of the latest Apple hardware and software, including the most popular programs Fully updated to cover all the latest changes and features that Macs have to offer, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs, 2nd Edition aims at helping visual learners get the most from their Mac hardware and software. Whether you’re switching from a Windows machine to a Mac or you're a veteran Mac user looking to maximize all that your system has to offer, this visual guide walks you through everything from managing your photos in iPhoto, creating award worthy home movies with iMovie, browsing the Web with Safari, exploring the ever growing iTunes store, and syncing popular mobile devices like an iPhone or iPad. Targets visual learners interested in getting the most from their Mac Boasts full-color screen shots and illustrations as well as straightforward, step-by-step instructions Demonstrates how to manage your photos in iPhoto, create movies with iMovie, browse the Web, explore the iTunes store, and sync up with an iPhone or iPad Walks you through basic productivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting for a Mac Transitions you from working with a PC to a Mac Teach Youself VISUALLY Macs, 2nd Edition puts you well on your way to confidently making the most of your Mac.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 7

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 7
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 7

    A practical guide for visual learners who are eager to getstarted with Windows 7 Windows 7 is Microsoft's highly anticipated operating systemused by millions of people around the world. If you're a visuallearner and are new to Windows 7, then this book is an idealintroduction to the new features of this operating system. Seasonedauthor Paul McFedries walks you through the basics and beyond ofWindows 7 in a straightforward manner. You'll discover how to install and repair programs, maintainyour system, set up password-protected accounts, load images from adigital camera, play music and other media files, secure Internetand e-mail accounts, and much more. More than 150 tasks areaccompanied by full-color screen shots as they guide you tobecoming a confident user of Windows 7. Experienced author Paul McFedries walks you through Microsoft'seagerly awaited new operating system: Windows 7 Clear and succinct explanations, step-by-step instructions, andfull-color screen shots take you through the newest features ofWindows 7 More than 150 Windows 7 tasks show you the basics and beyond,including installing and repairing programs, maintaining yoursystem, loading images from a digital camera, and more This book is essential if you are a visual learner who isenthusiastic about diving in and exploring all that Windows 7 hasto offer!

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Office 2008 for Mac

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Office 2008 for Mac
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Office 2008 for Mac

    Learn to use all parts of Office for Mac with this easy, visual method Since its release in January 2008, Microsoft Office 2008 for the Mac has sold faster than any previous edition. Including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Entourage, this office productivity suite has the tools you need for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and managing e-mail and contacts. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Office 2008 for Mac shows you how to use each one. If you learn best when you see how things are done, this book is made for you. More than 175 useful and essential tasks are presented with clear, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with full-color screen shots that show you exactly how to use each application. Covers all the applications in Office 2008 for Mac: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Entourage Shows how to create and edit documents in Word, manage spreadsheets and crunch numbers with Excel, and develop knockout presentations with PowerPoint Helps you improve your productivity by taking full advantage of the calendar, to-do list, contacts, and e-mail functions of Entourage Practical examples and advice along with full-color illustrations on every page help you learn quickly Step-by-step instructions and clear, high-resolution screen shots demonstrate more than 175 important tasks, so you can read less and learn more Teach Yourself VISUALLY Office 2008 for Mac gets visual learners up to speed on Office 2008 for Mac quickly and easily.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Excel 2010

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Excel 2010
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Excel 2010

    See your way to super spreadsheets with Excel 2010 and this visual guide! If you're always hearing about the cool things that Excel can do, here's your chance to see how to do them! With pages of full-color, step-by-step instructions and crystal-clear screen shots, this guide shows you how to get the most out of Excel 2010. The book covers all the basics as well as Excel 2010's new features and functions, including a new interface and better collaboration tools. Crunch and chart your data over a network, over the Web, or at home-helpful tips on every page will get you there even faster! Provides a clear look at Excel 2010, the newest version of the world's leading spreadsheet application from Microsoft, and part of the new Microsoft Office 2010 suite Demonstrates how to create spreadsheets and charts, filter and sort data, work with PivotTable, and present your data-on a network, on the Web, or on your laptop Explores all features and functions in full-color pages packed with screen shots and other visual graphics that clearly show you how to accomplish tasks Includes practical examples, tips, and advice on how to use all the tools more effectively Get the very most out of Excel 2010 with this easy-to-follow guide!

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY PowerPoint 2010

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY PowerPoint 2010
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY PowerPoint 2010

    Fast, easy way to get the very most out of PowerPoint 2010 Present your work in style in a PowerPoint presentation usingthe tips and techniques in this visual guide to PowerPoint 2010. Itcovers the basics, as well as all the exciting new changes andadditions in a series of easy-to-follow, full-color, two-pagetutorials. Learn how to create slides, dress them up usingtemplates and graphics, add sound and animation, and more. Ifyou're looking for a practical, "show me, don't tell me" guide toPowerPoint 2010, this is the book for you. Helps you create presentations with greater impact usingPowerPoint 2010, the latest generation of Microsoft's presentationsoftware; PowerPoint 2010 is part of the new Microsoft Office 2010suite of products Introduces PowerPoint 2010's new features, including the newReading View, new transitions tab, and a new screenshotfunction Shows you how to create slides, dress them up with templatesand graphics, add sound and animation, and present in a business orInternet setting Features easy-to-follow, full-color, two-page tutorials Add more power to your PowerPoint presentations with thispractical guide.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Photography

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Photography
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Photography

    All-new update to this complete photography guide-over 125 photography tasks explained! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Photography, Fourth Edition is a brand new take by a brand new author and professional photographer, who packs this book with heaps of essential tasks and new photos. Step-by-step screen shots show you best practices for completing more than 125 digital photography activities, including composing and lighting pictures; mixing and matching focus and lens settings; cropping, resizing, and sharpening photos; and enhancing photos with software. You'll find great tips and tricks for capturing your best photos and turning them into impressive prints and photo-based projects. As digital photography technology and photo-editing software evolve, so do the latest digital photography techniques Explores essential digital photography concepts, including composition, lighting, focus, sharpening, and enhancing photos with photo-editing software Demonstrates through step-by-step instructions and numerous, full-color screen shots and photos, so you can see exactly how to perform tasks Offers tips and tricks to help you make the best captures and turn them into impressive prints and photo-based projects See how to produce your best digital photographs ever with this easy-to-follow visual guide!

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Access 2010

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Access 2010
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Access 2010

    The visual way to get up to speed on Access 2010 It's one thing to gain access to Access. It's another thing entirely to figure out how to do all the things you want to do in Access, because the software is not all that intuitive. This full-color guide clearly shows you how to get the most out of Access 2010, including how to enter new records; create, edit, and design tables and forms; organize, analyze, and share data; generate concise reports; and much more. With pages of step-by-step instructions, graphics, and helpful advice, this is the visual learner's Access book-keep this on your desk and flip to what you need, any time! Explores the very latest features, functions, and tools of Access 2010, a database software tool that is part of the new Microsoft Office 2010 Teaches you how to enter new records and create, edit, and design tables and forms Explains how to organize, analyze, and share data; generate concise reports; add smart tags to tables, save backup copies of your data; and more Demonstrates through step-by-step instructions and numerous, full-color screen shots and graphics, so you can see exactly how to perform tasks This unparalleled book contains everything you need to know to use Access 2010 effectively.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro

    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro

    Get up to speed on Apple's visionary new redesign of the desktop computer It has the sleek lines of a starship, all-Flash memory, rock-solid architecture, and connection ports galore. Now you can take a deep dive through all the killer new features and functions of Apple's visionary new Mac Pro desktop computer with our equally impressive new guide, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro. Clear screenshots and lessons show you how to tackle not only beginning but also intermediate and advanced functions. You'll soon be customizing your Mac Pro, creating digital media, and enjoying even more cool stuff with the new Mavericks OS. Explains how to use and optimize the dazzling new Mac Pro desktop computer and its OS X operating system, Mavericks Covers the basics, then dives deeper into more advanced techniques, tasks, apps, and functions Provides practical information using high-resolution, two-color screenshots and quick, bite-sized, side-by-side lessons Perfect for visual learners who prefer instructions that show, rather than tell, how to do things Jump to warp speed on your dazzling new Mac Pro with Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Web Design

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Web Design
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Web Design

    The mechanics of Web design made easy for visual learners An effective Web site combines good graphic design principles with a functional user interface. This colorful, step-by-step guide shows visual learners how to plan, develop, and publish a site, all with easy-to-follow lessons. Each task is illustrated with screen shots accompanied by numbered steps. You’ll learn all the tools and techniques for creating great-looking Web sites that users will love. Good Web design incorporates basic graphic design principles as well as the techniques required to make a site easy to navigate and user-friendly Those who learn best when someone shows them how will quickly get up to speed with the full-color screen shots and step-by-step illustrations in this visual guide Covers planning a site, creating eye-popping content with popular Adobe tools, building in functionality with HTML and CSS, testing the site, taking it live, and keeping it up to date Companion Web site features code and design examples for experimentation If you find learning easier when someone shows you how to do something, you’ll quickly learn to build Web sites with Teach Yourself VISUALLY Web Design.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Excel

    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Excel
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Excel

    Get the basics of Excel and then go beyond with this new instructional visual guide While many users need Excel just to create simple worksheets, many businesses and professionals rely on the advanced features of Excel to handle things like database creation and data analysis. Whatever project you have in mind, this visual guide takes you step by step through what each step should look like. Veteran author Paul McFedries first presents the basics and then gradually takes it further with his coverage of designing worksheets, collaborating between worksheets, working with visual data, database management and analysis, VBA, and more. Offers step-by-step instructions on a variety of tasks, some everyday and some more unique Shows you how to create basic spreadsheets, insert functions and formulas, work with pivot tables, and more Features a two-color interior features numerous screen shots to enhance your learning process for tasks such as creating and managing macros, generating and working with analytics, and using the advanced tools Offering you a deep dive into Microsoft Excel, this book is the complete package for learning Excel with step-by-step, clear visual instructions.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

    A deep dive into OS X Mavericks If you want to quickly cover the basics of Apple's new operating system, OS X Mavericks, and then delve deeper into the topic, this is the book for you. Using clear, step-by-step screenshots, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks shows you how to tackle not only beginning but also intermediate and more advanced functions. Two-page, side-by-side lessons break big topics into smaller bits, and you'll find helpful sidebars with plenty of practical tips and tricks. If you're a visual learner looking for enhanced coverage of OS X Mavericks, this new guide has more of what you're looking for. Explains how to use and optimize the newest OS X operating system, Mavericks Covers the basics, then delves deeper into more advanced techniques and tasks Uses succinct explanations and high-resolution screenshots Perfect for visual learners who prefer instructions that show, rather than tell, how to do things When it comes to OS X Mavericks, find more of what you're looking for in Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac

    The perfect introduction for getting up and running and getting the most out of your iMac Apple's iMac is a sleek, all-in-one desktop. In a clear, easy-to-follow visual format, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac demonstrates everything you need to know about your new Apple iMac, from the iMac's features and capabilities to the most common peripherals you'll be using with it. Whether you're a total newbie to Macs and the Mac OS or an experienced user looking for expert tips to improve your experience, this book is your perfect guide. Takes you through the basics to get up and running with the iMac's plug-and-play simplicity Walks you through setting up a customized desktop, working with the OS, working with email, and troubleshooting and maintenance tricks that will extend the life of an iMac Explores such topics such as editing photos in iPhoto, creating award winning home movies with iMovie, and connecting all those cool devices like an iPhone or iPod so that readers can kick back and chill out with iTunes Shows you how to browse the web with Safari, use iCal to track appointments, and what to do if something should ever go wrong with your iMac With 450 rich, full color screenshots and illustrations, and straight-forward step-by-step instructions, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac will quickly make you comfortable with your iMac and help you master the advanced features that make the iMac so cool.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Muse

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Muse
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Muse

    A visual learner's guide to creating beautiful, functionalwebsites without writing a line of code Adobe Muse allows graphic and visual designers to leverage theskills they already have in graphic design programs such as AdobeInDesign to create engaging, visually stunning websites withoutneeding to write code. Veteran web designers as well as those newto website creation will learn to outline what a site needs and whoit serves, as well as all about generating a look and feel,implementing the design as a working page, testing functionality,taking the site live, and keeping it going. Adobe Muse empowers graphic designers to create spectacular,functional websites without coding, and this visual guide makes itfast and easy to learn Muse Covers planning the site, designing the page layout, convertingthe layout to a website, adding multimedia content, and publishinga site Presented in the highly acclaimed Visual step-by-step formatthat breaks big topics into bite-sized modules and shows exactlywhat to expect at every step A companion website provides materials for experimentation tohelp you plan and develop your site Adobe Muse provides graphic and visual designers with theflexibility they have longed for as they design websites; thisfull-color book helps visual learners master Adobe Muse quickly andeasily.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8

    A practical guide for visual learners eager to get started withWindows 8 If you learn more quickly when you can see how things are done,this Visual guide is the easiest way to get up and running onWindows 8. It covers more than 150 essential Windows tasks, usingfull-color screen shots and step-by-step instructions to show youjust what to do. Learn your way around the interface and how toinstall programs, set up user accounts, play music and other mediafiles, download photos from your digital camera, go online, set upand secure an e-mail account, and much more. The tried-and-true format for visual learners, usingstep-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shotsto show exactly how things are done More than 600,000 copies of previous Teach Yourself VISUALLYbooks on Windows have been sold Shows how to perform more than 150 Windows 8 tasks, includingworking with files, digital images, and media; customizing Windows;optimizing performance; and sharing a computer with multipleusers Covers installing and repairing applications, systemmaintenance, setting up password-protected accounts, downloadingphotos to your computer, and managing media files Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8 is the fastest, easiestway for visual learners to get going with the newest version ofWindows.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5

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    Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5
    Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5

    Make mark-up language more manageable with this visual guide HTML5 is the next-generation of web standard mark-up language, and among other things, it offers amazing new avenues for incorporating multimedia into your sites. What easier way to master all of HTML5's new bells and whistles than with a guide that shows you, screenshot by screenshot, just what to do? Over a hundred tasks that web designers need to know most are explained using, full-color screenshots and how-to steps. From the easy stuff like revised new header and footer elements to complex updates such as canvas and audio, this guide covers the new, as well as most-commonly used, tags and features. Helps you get up to speed on the completely redesigned new HyperText Markup Language, HTML5 Shows you how to incorporate rich media content into the sites you design, without relying on proprietary software such as Flash Explains revisions, from essential structural elements like header and footer to more complex elements such as canvas and audio—over a hundred tasks in all Uses easy-to-follow, full-color, two-page tutorials, so you can see step by step how to do tasks and quickly obtain the information you need Web designers, keep your HTML skills up to date with this "learn-by-seeing," visual guide.

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop CC

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