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721. 

Creating Pages with iWork: Visual QuickProject Guide

Creating Pages with iWork: Visual QuickProject Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 26-SEP-2005

Insert Date: 19-OCT-2005

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With over 40 professionally designed templates, multiple page designs, dozens of fonts, and stunning tables and charts, Pages—Apple's new word processor—makes it easy to create polished documents with a minimum of fuss. Part word processor, part layout program, it lets you place alignment guides to help you position text and graphics precisely on the page while text flows around any kind of graphic, no matter where you put it. (Try doing that with Microsoft Word!) Students can use Pages to create school reports; parents can use it to send out birth announcements; anyone can use it to create...

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The Little Mac Book, Tiger Edition

The Little Mac Book, Tiger Edition

By: Robin Williams

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 06-JUL-2005

Insert Date: 12-OCT-2005

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Adopting a back-to-the-basics approach, this best-selling little Mac classic has been revised and overhauled to introduce users to Tiger, Apple's newest version of its revolutionary operating system. In the gentle, friendly, funny style that generations of computer users have come to know and love, author Robin Williams shows readers how to dive in and start working with the Mac and OS X 10.4 Tiger. Readers will learn how to find their way around the interface; use the desktop, Dock, Finder, and icons; control the mouse; manipulate windows; search with Tiger's new Spotlight feature; save...

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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 5

Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 5

By: Diana Weynand

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 30-SEP-2005

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The scalability, performance and Emmy Award-winning workflow of Final Cut Pro 5 make it the first choice of professional editors everywhere. For those clamoring to get in on the action, this best-selling volume uses a series of class-length lessons designed to provide a strong foundation in all aspects of the digital video editing powerhouse. Readers follow the step-by-step instructions to complete the book's hands-on exercises, using the project files on the accompanying DVD. Master teacher Diana Weynand covers everything from basic editing skills to complex topics such as creating...

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Photoshop® CS2 Killer Tips

Photoshop® CS2 Killer Tips

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2005

Insert Date: 29-SEP-2005

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Scott Kelby and Felix Nelson (the creative team behind Photoshop User magazine) take their best-selling Photoshop Killer Tips books to a whole new level with their update for Photoshop CS2. Okay, why a book of nothing but tips? Because that's where all the really slick, really useful, and really fun stuff is. It's true! If we're looking through a book and we see the word "Tip" we're all immediately drawn to it, because we know we're about to learn something great.  Maybe it's an undocumented keyboard shortcut, a hidden inside secret, or just a faster, better way to do something we do every...

725. 

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Server Essentials

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Server Essentials

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 22-SEP-2005

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The only Apple-certified book on Mac OS X Server, this comprehensive reference takes server administrators, support technicians, and ardent Mac users deep inside the server operating system, covering everything from installing and configuring Mac OS X Server to the fine points of networking technologies, service administration, customizing users and groups, command-line service equivalents, and more. Keyed to the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification exam, the lessons in this self-paced volume serve as a perfect supplement to Apple’s...

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Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop

Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 06-OCT-2003

Insert Date: 21-SEP-2005

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Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop provides a clear, accessible introduction to the world of DVD menu design and authoring. If you're an amateur video artist, home-movie buff, or professional designer, you can use this book as a great introduction to learning how to create DVDs for your personal use or professional projects. John Tollett, David Rohr, and Robin Williams make it easy by presenting necessary technical information and design inspiration in the classic informal and friendly style that has made Robin's books continual best-sellers. Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop provides all...

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Graphic Design Portfolio-Builder: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator Projects

Graphic Design Portfolio-Builder: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator Projects

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 21-SEP-2005

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Self-paced, self-guided instruction is all well and good, but at the end of the day, most people could use a little feedback--especially when they're ready to build a design portfolio and hit the job market. Not to worry, this book provides actual instructor feedback along with the self-paced, individualized instruction in Photoshop and Illustrator that designers need. Written by the faculty of New York-based, accredited online design school Sessions.edu, the book uses the school's trademark project-based curriculum to teach essential design concepts with Photoshop and Illustrator. After a...

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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 20-SEP-2005

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The only Apple-certified book on Mac OS X, this updated best-seller will take you deep inside the latest big-cat operating system, covering everything from networking technologies to system administration, customizing the operating system, command-line programming, and more. Whether you're a support technician or simply an ardent Mac user, you'll quickly learn and master the 150+ features new to Mac OS X Tiger, including the innovative Spotlight search system, a Dashboard filled with customizable Widget mini-apps, the Automator application for building customized workflows, and more....

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Mac OS X Tiger Killer Tips

Mac OS X Tiger Killer Tips

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 08-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 14-SEP-2005

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Tips rule! Have you ever noticed that in just about every Mac book, the author will include a couple of tips in each chapter (you'll usually find them in the sidebar, or at the bottom of the page in a tinted box). Sometimes it's a shortcut, a faster way to do something, or a clever workaround that just makes your life easier. People really love those tips, but there's only one problem--there's never enough of them. That's why Scott Kelby, bestselling author and Editor-in-Chief of Mac Design magazine came up with the idea to create a book that’s nothing but “sidebar” tips....

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Apple Training Series: Desktop and Portable Systems, Second Edition

Apple Training Series: Desktop and Portable Systems, Second Edition

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 14-JUL-2005

Insert Date: 13-SEP-2005

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This authoritative, Apple-Certified training course is designed both for professionals who support Apple computers as well as Mac enthusiasts who want to upgrade, service, or troubleshoot their favorite machines. Fully revised, this second edition covers Apple's new models, including the popular Mac mini and the iMac G5. Keyed to the learning objectives of the Apple Desktop Service and Apple Portable Service certification exams, this is the companion curriculum used in AppleCare Technician Training courses worldwide. The book starts out with basic computer theory and underlying technologies,...

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PHOTOSHOP® CS DOWN & Dirty TRICKS

PHOTOSHOP® CS DOWN & Dirty TRICKS

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2003

Insert Date: 13-SEP-2005

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Bestselling author Scott Kelby (Editor of Photoshop User magazine) is back with an amazing new collection of Photoshop Down and Dirty Tricks, including how to create the same exact effects you see every day in magazines, on TV, at the movies, and on the Web. It's more of those eye-popping, jaw-dropping special effects that made Scott's previous version an award-winning worldwide smash hit! But this isn't just an update to his previous book--these are 100% ALL NEW EFFECTS from cover-to-cover to reflect the latest trends in Photoshop special effects and design. These are nothing but today's...

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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers

The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2003

Insert Date: 02-SEP-2005

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This update is so important, because if there was ever a version of Photoshop that was aimed at digital photographers, Photoshop CS is it, and "The Photoshop CS Book for Digital Photographers" by Scott Kelby (Editor of Photoshop User magazine) once again breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that's never been done before--it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly "how to do it." It's not a bunch of theory; it doesn't challenge you to come up with your own settings or figure it out on your own. Instead, it shows you step by step the exact techniques used by...

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.Mac: Visual Quickstart Guide

.Mac: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 25-AUG-2005

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If you've signed up for Apple's $99 .Mac service, you're in good company--over 500,000 users have signed up for this terrific collection of online services and software. But if you don't have a lot of time to learn all of .Mac's features, this slim, task-based volume will show you just what you need to get started. This book leads you along the quickest, easiest route to setting up and using .Mac: how to use iDisk to store, share, and back up files; how to create a Web site with HomePage; how to post iPhoto photos and iMovie videos to your Web site; how to use iSync to keep your calendar and...

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Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS: Industrial-Strength Production Techniques

Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS: Industrial-Strength Production Techniques

By: Bruce Fraser

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 08-JUL-2004

Insert Date: 25-AUG-2005

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Call it a control thing, but until recently--or, more specifically, until the availability of digital raw camera formats--you simply weren't ready to make the move to digital photography. Raw formats, however, changed all of that by allowing you to retrieve images before any in-camera processing has been performed. Photoshop's Adobe Camera Raw plug-in makes that process even easier by providing a standardized way of accessing and working with these uncompressed digital negatives in your favorite image-manipulation software. In the first volume devoted exclusively to the topic, best-selling...

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Photoshop® CS Killer Tips

Photoshop® CS Killer Tips

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2004

Insert Date: 25-AUG-2005

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OK, why a book of nothing but tips? Because that's where all the really slick, really useful, and really fun stuff is. It's true! If we're looking through a book and we see the word "Tip" we're all immediately drawn to it, because we know we're about to learn something great. Maybe it's an undocumented keyboard shortcut, a hidden inside secret, or just a faster, better way to do something we do every day. The only problem with the tips in these books is, there's never enough of 'em. That is, until now. That's because this book is packed cover-to-cover, wall-to-wall with nothing but those...

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Microsoft Windows Movie Maker 2: Visual Quickstart Guide

Microsoft Windows Movie Maker 2: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2004

Insert Date: 24-AUG-2005

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Just because you have the built-in software to transform your homemade videos into compelling, creative content doesn't necessarily mean you have the know-how to do so. For that you need this no-nonsense task-based guide. In these pages video guru Jan Ozer uses simple, step-by-step instructions peppered with plenty of visual aids and loads of time-saving tips to show you how to use Microsoft's Movie Maker 2 video-editing software (which is included with Windows XP) to edit your videos and share them with family and friends. Providing a visual approach to a visual product, Jan shows you how to...

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Cubase SX 2 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide

Cubase SX 2 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2004

Insert Date: 24-AUG-2005

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Cubase SX 2 is a powerful digital-audio recording, sequencing, and mixing tool--and, like its competitors--can save you thousands of dollars in studio time and hardware gear. However, even though many of its onscreen tools resemble their analog hardware counterparts--using a tool as complex as Cubase introduces you to a steep learning curve. Cubase SX 2 Visual QuickStart Guide makes it easier to learn the program by teaching it with step-by-step, task-based instructions. Like all other books in the Visual QuickStart series, you can either use it as a reference tool or read the tasks in...

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Color Management

Microsoft® Windows® XP Color Management

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2005

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If you could leave color management to the pros, you probably would. But with the proliferation of desktop systems and devices, everyone (regardless of role) is expected to get color right these days—and to do that, you need to know about a lot more than just tools and software. Lucky for you, this hands-on guide delivers, describing precisely how to apply color consistently and correctly across various hardware, software, and output devices using a Windows-based workflow. By matching color workflow to color use (for example, photography and image capture, page layout and content creation,...

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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...

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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

Insert Date: 24-AUG-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,...