When it comes to uncovering your Mac's hidden powers, there's no better resource than MacOSXHints.com, a collaborative Website that lets Mac users share their favorite tips and tricks. In fact, over the past ten years, the site has collected more than 13,000 hints. We've done more than just copying-and-pasting the hints from the site, though. We've also rewritten them all in a clear, straightforward fashion, complete with screenshots, to make them as easy-to-use as possible. We've tried to address nearly every aspect of Snow Leopard, including customizing the look of Finder windows, searching hidden system files with Spotlight, and making the most of OS X navigation tools like Quick Look, Exposé, and Spaces. Save time with undocumented shortcuts and unlock powerful file sharing and printing features. Follow the step-by-step advice on squeezing more power from OS X's productivity programs, including Mail, iCal, and iChat. Track down anything online and stay organized with Safari tips. Finally, take a trip to Terminal. If you're new to OS X's command-line interface, we'll show you how to get started and how to protect yourself from dangerous actions. If you're a command-line veteran, you'll find tips for taking advantage of hidden commands and strategies for working in Terminal more efficiently. And yes, if you are still using Leopard, we've still have the previous version of this book available. If you're looking to get the most out of Snow Leopard, this book is a great way to help you do just that. And once you're up to speed, we encourage you to share the wealth-post your own discoveries and tips at www.macosxhints.com.
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