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Apple Training Series: iLife '05

Apple Training Series: iLife '05

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 06-APR-2005

Insert Date: 24-AUG-2005

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In the only Apple-certified guide to iLife ’05, digital pioneer Michael Rubin has you making miracles with iLife within the first few pages. Using real-life material and practical lessons that you can apply immediately to your own projects, this book/DVD combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of iLife ’05. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through everything from arranging your iTunes library to adding special effects to your video project. You’ll learn to make custom music CDs or DJ a party with your iPod, add motion and sound to your slide shows and use “Hollywood...

722. 

Microsoft® Windows® XP for Home Users Service Pack 2 Edition

Microsoft® Windows® XP for Home Users Service Pack 2 Edition

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2005

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Turn on your computer, and there it is--waiting for you to start using it. We're talking, of course, about Windows XP--the world's most ubiquitous operating system--and if you want to make the most of it, you need this thorough, practical guide from veteran author Michael Miller. In this thoroughly updated volume, Michael covers all the basics of installing, setting up, and getting online with Windows XP as well as all the features new to the latest edition: Windows Security Center, Windows Firewall, changes to Windows Update, Internet Explorer's pop-up blocker and download monitoring,...

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Adobe Audition 1.5 For Windows: Visual Quickstart Guide

Adobe Audition 1.5 For Windows: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2004

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You've waited a long time for the missing link in Adobe's digital home-studio lineup. Now, with the introduction of the brand-new Audition music creation software, it's finally here-if only you could figure out how to use it! Because Audition started life as CoolEdit (before Adobe purchased the program from Syntrillium Software), its distinctive interface has little in common with Adobe's other content creation stand-bys Premiere and After Effects. Not to worry. This no-nonsense, task-based guide uses step-by-step instructions and a boatload of visual aids to turn the key on Audition's...

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Secrets of Podcasting

Secrets of Podcasting

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2005

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Whether you want to create your own podcasts or just would like to locate and then listen to audio programs on your portable player, this is the book for you. In the Secrets of Podcasting, author Bart G. Farkas provides real-world guidance and advice on how to: Download and enjoy podcasts with any MP3 player. Create a script and set the structure and flow of your podcast. Choose the right equipment - including the right microphone, headphones, and even preamp. Use a digital recording device instead of your PC or Mac. Pick audio editing and...

725. 

Keynote 2 FOR MAC OS X: Visual Quickstart Guide

Keynote 2 FOR MAC OS X: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 03-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2005

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The first task-based guide to Keynote is back, just in time for the revision of Apple's elegant presentation software, Keynote. Keynote 2 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide gets readers quickly up-to-speed on the powerful presentation software through detailed step-by-step tasks and hundreds of screenshots. Business and educational users will want to start leveraging the power of Apple's graphics-intensive Keynote presentation software ($79, as part of Apple's iWork suite) immediately--dragging and dropping graphics, digital photos, QuickTime movies, and audio into their slide shows;...

726. 

Adobe InDesign CS/CS2 Breakthroughs

Adobe InDesign CS/CS2 Breakthroughs

By: David Blatner; Anne-Marie Concepcion

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2005

Insert Date: 18-AUG-2005

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Adobe InDesign is taking the publishing world by storm and users are hungry for breakthrough solutions to their myriad concerns—from how best to manage the program's sometimes unwieldy interface to how to produce quality PDF files. Page-layout guru David Blatner and veteran trainer Anne-Marie "HerGeekness" Concepción have scoured the online forums, interviewed Adobe engineers, and gathered together answers to over 200 of the most-commonly asked questions. Written in a sassy, fun-to-read style, this book tackles every major InDesign problem with a lay-it-on-the-line solution. Adobe InDesign...

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Robin Williams Cool Mac Apps, Second Edition: A guide to iLife ’05, .Mac, and more!

Robin Williams Cool Mac Apps, Second Edition: A guide to iLife ’05, .Mac, and more!

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 08-JUN-2005

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Robin Williams Cool Mac Apps: A Guide to iLife 05, .Mac, and More is a companion volume to Robin Williams Mac OS X Book, Tiger Edition. Together they continue the tradition of Robin's classic guide to the Mac OS, The  Little Mac Book. Because Apple now provides a long list of useful applications with Mac OS X, its state-of-the art operating system, it's impractical to cover all of the Mac OS in one volume. This book gives you detailed explanations and tutorials of the main applications that Mac OS X installs on your computer. In addition, you'll learn how subscribing to a .Mac account can...

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Making a Movie in Premiere Elements: Visual QuickProject Guide

Making a Movie in Premiere Elements: Visual QuickProject Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2005

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So you fancy yourself a filmmaker? Here to ensure that you truly are is a simple, to-the-point guide that leads you through the process of creating your very first digital video project with Adobe's brand-new consumer-level video editing software, Premiere Elements ($99). In these pages veteran author and PC Magazine contributing editor Jan Ozer gets right to the point: Rather than explore every option and feature of Premiere Elements, Jan uses project-based instruction and big, colorful screen shots to demonstrates the quickest, easiest, and smartest route to cinematic success. Each short...

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THE PHOTOSHOP CS2 HELP DESK BOOK

THE PHOTOSHOP CS2 HELP DESK BOOK

By: Dave Cross

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2005

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After years of fielding questions at seminars from Photoshop users, Dave Cross realized there was a lot of common ground: there were many questions that were indeed "frequently asked." In addition, most questions seemed start with “How come I can’t…." "How do I…." or "Why won’t the (fill in the blank) tool work?" This book addresses the most common problems and questions in Photoshop by both providing answers to the most frequently asked questions, and outlining strategies that can help you avoid problems in the first place. You’ll see: • Where to start when things don't work: from tool...

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PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual Quickpro Guide, Second Edition

PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual Quickpro Guide, Second Edition

By: Larry Ullman

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 21-JUN-2005

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 It hasn't taken Web developers long to discover that when it comes to creating dynamic, database-driven Web sites, MySQL and PHP provide a winning open source combination. Add this book to the mix, and there's no limit to the powerful, interactive Web sites that users can create. With step-by-step instructions, complete scripts, and expert tips to guide readers, veteran author and database designer Larry Ullman gets right down to business: After grounding readers with separate discussions of first the scripting language (PHP) and then the database program (MySQL), he goes on  to cover...

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Creating Spreadsheets and Charts in Excel: Visual QuickProject Guide

Creating Spreadsheets and Charts in Excel: Visual QuickProject Guide

By: Maria Langer

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 20-OCT-2004

Insert Date: 29-JUL-2005

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Excel can be daunting: that empty grid just stares you in the face when you start the program, challenging you to fill in the cells with thenumbers you need to crunch. How do you start? What do you do? Creating Spreadsheets and Charts in Excel: Visual QuickProject Guide answers those questions and puts you on the straight track to getting the job done. This new addition to Peachpit's Visual QuickProject Guide series by Excel guru Maria Langer uses full color screen shots and numbered steps to walk you through the process of creating an Excel workbook file. You'll learn how to build a...

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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Peachpit Learning Series

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Peachpit Learning Series

By: Robin Williams

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 21-APR-2005

Insert Date: 29-JUL-2005

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If you want to tame Mac OS X Tiger, but you want to do so in the comfort of your own home, this guide makes it possible! Robin Williams uses her trademark friendly teaching style to reveal exactly what you want to know: What's new in Tiger, what's great about it, and how can you get the most out of it fast! Focused lessons take you step-by-step through practical, real-world projects that teach Mac OS X Tiger inside and out. Covers everything from upgrading your Mac to Tiger and customizing and troubleshooting your system to all of Tiger's new goodies: configuring the spoken-user interface,...

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Reason 3 for Windows And Mac: Visual Quickstart Guide

Reason 3 for Windows And Mac: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2005

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Combining pristine sound quality with a comfortably retro-styled virtual rack (including a polyphonic synthesizer, mixing console, sampler, and drum machine), Reason has won legions of fans since its introduction. Now, everyone is singing its praises -- from bands like Nine Inch Nails and Prodigy to video producers. Here to show you why is the first Visual QuickStart Guide on the topic. Using simple step-by-step instructions and loads of visual aids, this friendly volume promises to have you up and running quickly -- using all of Reason's instruments, loops, effects, mixing capabilities, and...

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Javascript for the World Wide Web: Visual Quickstart Guide, Fifth Edition

Javascript for the World Wide Web: Visual Quickstart Guide, Fifth Edition

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 14-JUL-2003

Insert Date: 27-JUL-2005

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The Web doesn¿t stand still¿not even for a minute¿and neither do the languages that Web pages are based on. That¿s why you need this eagerly anticipated update to the popular JavaScript for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide. Through a combination of task-based instruction and strong visuals, best-selling authors and Web gurus Tom Negrino and Dori Smith take you step by step through all of today¿s JavaScript essentials: creating navigation bars and other user interface elements, producing dynamic images and smart forms, controlling and detecting browsers, creating and manipulating...

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Final Cut Pro HD for Mac OS X: Visual Quickpro Guide

Final Cut Pro HD for Mac OS X: Visual Quickpro Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 06-JUL-2004

Insert Date: 21-JUL-2005

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If you've been avoiding high-definition video because in order to edit it, you would have had to purchase a secondary card (not to mention an HD TV to view it on), you can finally hop on the HD bandwagon. With Final Cut Pro HD, you can now import, edit, and export HD video over FireWire--no extra hardware or media conversion required! Knowing you won't want to waste a second getting up to speed on it, video pro Lisa Brenneis has completely updated her best-selling guide on the topic. In this task-based guide, step-by-step instructions combine with loads of visual aids and time-saving tips to...

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Google and Other Search Engines: Visual Quickstart Guide

Google and Other Search Engines: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 11-MAY-2004

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Did you know that if rather than using Google (great as it is) to find, say, the current wholesale price of a given used car, you used a specialized search engine instead, you could end up with a few relevant results rather than hundreds of potentially useful ones? Or that simply by choosing the correct keyword, you could improve your search results exponentially? If you're like most people, you probably know you could be searching more effectively; this volume actually shows you how! After providing a thorough grounding in search basics-keyword usage, wildcards, and more-author Diane...

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Get the Image You Want: Essential Photoshop Editing Techniques

Get the Image You Want: Essential Photoshop Editing Techniques

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 08-JUN-2005

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2005

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Creating great photographic images doesn't stop with perfecting your shooting techniques. Once you have your photo in digital form, you can take it to the next level with image editing tools like Photoshop. While other Photoshop books go from feature to feature, explaining every little detail of this expansive program, this book is separated into eight chapters that deal with the main aspects of working with images in Photoshsop. This way, you can keep the book next to your workspace and reach for it whenever you need the perfect solution to an image-editing problem. Readers will start with...

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Make Easy Money with Google: Using the AdSense Advertising Program

Make Easy Money with Google: Using the AdSense Advertising Program

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2005

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2005

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Get your Web site to "show you the money" by using Google to draw more eyes--and wallets--to your content. In this friendly, four-color guide from veteran author and Web developer Eric Giguere, you'll learn all about Google's AdSense program and how you can use it to make your Web site or blog more profitable. Written in an easy-to-read, non-technical style, this book follows three average people--Claude, Stef, and Anita--as they learn to create money-making blogs and Web sites. Through their experiences, you'll learn: basic Web terminology; the Google Adsense nuts and bolts; how to host,...

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Pinnacle Studio 9 for Windows: Visual Quickstart Guide

Pinnacle Studio 9 for Windows: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2004

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2005

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PC Magazine's Jan Ozer takes on the most popular Windows-based DV editing software in classic Visual QuickStart style. If you want to explore both video-editing and DVD authoring, there's now an affordable tool--Pinnacle Studio 9 ($99, available Feb, 2004)-- and an affordable book that gives you the background in DV and DVD production technologies to do so effectively. In Pinnacle Studio 9 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, veteran journalist and teacher Jan Ozer tackles Pinnacle Studio 9 in typical QuickStart style--that is, with step-by-step instructions, plenty of illustrations, and...

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The Mac mini Guidebook

The Mac mini Guidebook

By: David Coursey

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 09-JUN-2005

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2005

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At 2 inches high and 6-1/2 inches square and with a price tag under $500, Apple's Mac mini provides just what you've been looking for -- a viable, low-cost way to move to a Mac and its software without giving up all of your existing peripherals (keyboard, display, and mouse). Here to get you going is the definitive guide from award-winning technology writer David Coursey. There's a lot involved in moving to a new OS--you have to transfer files, learn software, and unravel a new interface -- but David helps you with everything you need to get up to speed quickly. This book begins by...