Snow Leopard: Essentials

Snow Leopard: Essentials

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Total Run Time: 3.5 hrs

With Total Training for Snow Leopard Essentials, you'll learn the ins and outs of Apple's latest Operating System. From new features to tips and tricks that will make you a more productive user and will allow you to enjoy your computing experience.

Highlights

  • Expos Improvements
  • Stacks Improvements
  • Time Machine
  • Quicktime Improvements
  • Top Sites (Safari)

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Description

After an introduction to the Snow Leopard OS, you’ll learn all about navigating, organizing and customizing, as well as how to use Snow Leopard with multiple users. Once your familiar with the basics, you’ll move onto exploring updated applications, how to back up and protect your data, the specifics of browsing with Safari, and how to make the most of printing.

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Course outline

Chapter Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO SNOW LEOPARD (09 min)

  1. About Snow Leopard
  2. Snow Leopard Requirements
  3. Getting Snow Leopard
Chapter 2: NAVIGATING & ORGANIZING (34 min)

  1. Introducing the Finder
  2. Browsing Finder Windows
  3. Using the Home Folder
  4. Organizing Files & Folders
  5. Finding Your Files
Chapter 3: CUSTOMIZING SNOW LEOPARD (45 min)

  1. Choosing an Image to Display as Your Desktop
  2. Using Screen Savers
  3. Customizing the Dock
  4. Customizing the Toolbar
  5. Setting Finder Preferences
  6. Working with the Widgets in Dashboard
  7. Using Exposé®
  8. Customizing the Mouse
Chapter 4: USING SNOW LEOPARD WITH MULTIPLE USERS (34 min)

  1. Managing User Accounts
  2. Setting Parental Controls
  3. Switching between Accounts
  4. Sharing Files with Other Users
Chapter 5: EXPLORING UPDATED APPLICATIONS (18 min)

  1. Viewing Media Files in QuickTime® Player
  2. Using Preview to View & Edit Files
  3. Creating & Editing Text Documents in TextEdit
Chapter 6: BACKING UP & PROTECTING YOUR DATA (24 min)

  1. Burning Files to CD or DVD
  2. Using Disk Utility
  3. Backing Up Data Using Time Machine®
  4. Running Software Update
Chapter 7: BROWSING THE WEB WITH SAFARI® (23 min)

  1. Tabbed Browsing
  2. Navigating Top Sites
  3. Using the Google® Search Bar
  4. Creating & Organizing Bookmarks
  5. Revisiting Sites Using History
Chapter 8: PRINTING (20 min)

  1. Installing a Printer
  2. Managing Jobs in the Print Queue
  3. Exploring Print Dialog Box Options
  4. Printing to a PDF File
  5. Credits

Presenter Info

Chad Chelius is an Adobe® Certified Instructor and has been involved in the creative industries for almost 20 years. He teaches creative software classes for American Graphics Institute (AGI Training) and his trial-by-fire experience in the industry makes him a valuable trainer to his clients. Chad is also a contributing author to AGI’s Digital Classroom book series on several Adobe CS4 products, as well as the author of the Mac® OS X Snow Leopard® Digital Classroom book.