Apple Pro Training Series

Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Author: Mark Wood

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133989720

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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In the only Apple-certified book on the Apple productivity apps–Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, you’ll learn the how and why of creating and publishing first-rate documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Working through this guide, you will gain confidence working on progressively more complex, real-world projects, using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote both alone and together to produce sophisticated and robust results. This guide provides coverage of the latest features in the Apple productivity apps. All new guide covers the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for Mac; explores iOS versions of the apps; and shows workflows using iCloud Drive. Quick tour through all three apps on OS X highlights the similarities in their interfaces and tools and reveals important new features. Self-paced course-in-a-book with accompanying lesson files focuses on practical, real-world projects building in complexity throughout the guide. The official curriculum of Apple Training Pages, Number, and Keynote course used in Apple Authorized Training centers worldwide. Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam.

Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Author: Mark Wood

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 013398706X

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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A guide to the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for Mac covers such topics as iOS versions of the apps, the similarities in the interfaces and tools, and workflows using iCloud Drive, with a review of Apple certification exam topics.

My Pages (for Mac)

Author: Gary Rosenzweig

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133114279

Category: Computers

Page: 272

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Pages images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into Pages problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Pages on your Mac. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through creating and editing word processing and page layout documents in Pages. The tasks include how to: • Use writing tools to create word processing documents • Use fonts, text styles, and paragraph formatting • Build documents with text, images, and design elements • Create lists, tables, and outlines • Add charts and graphs to your documents • Add a table of contents, headers, footers, and footnotes • Merge addresses and data with documents • Create cross-platform PDF files • Use and design your own templates • Review and edit documents as a team BONUS MATERIAL: Find other helpful information on this book’s website at quepublishing.com/title/9780789750075 CATEGORY: Macintosh Productivity App COVERS: Pages for Mac USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

Logic Pro X 10.3 - Apple Pro Training Series

Professional Music Production

Author: David Nahmani

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0134785304

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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The Apple-Certified Way to Learn Record, arrange, mix, produce, and polish your music with this bestselling, Apple-certified guide to Logic Pro X 10.3. Veteran producer and composer David Nahmani uses step-by-step, project-based instructions and straightforward explanations to teach everything from basic music creation to sophisticated production techniques. Using the book’s downloadable lesson files and Logic Pro X, you’ll begin making music in the first lesson. From there, you’ll learn to record audio and MIDI, create and edit sequences, and master mixing and automation techniques such as submixing with Track Stacks or the practical uses of true stereo panning. You will create both acoustic and electronic virtual drum performances using Drummer tracks with Drum Kit Designer and Drum Machine Designer. You’ll use Logic Pro X MIDI plug-ins and Smart Controls to control software synthesizers from a MIDI controller or an iPad. Flex Time will allow you to precisely edit the timing of notes inside an audio recording, and you’ll explore Flex Pitch to correct the pitch of a vocal recording. Finally, you’ll mix, automate, and master the song, using plug-ins to process only selected sections or entire tracks, giving your audio creations the final polish needed to achieve a professional sound. Downloadable lesson and media files allow you to perform the hands-on exercises. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast. Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time. Chapter review questions help you prepare for the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Provider. To find an Apple Authorized Training Provider near you, please visit training.apple.com. Also in the Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.3 Pages, Numbers, and Keynote macOS Support Essentials

My Pages, Numbers, and Keynote (for Mac and iOS)

Author: Brad Miser

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133574059

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Be More Productive with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are Apple’s office/business productivity software applications. Originally a suite of software called iWork, these apps are roughly the equivalent of Microsoft Office’s Word, Excel, and PowerPoint – but implemented quite differently with Apple’s approach to design and functionality. Written by Apple hardware and software expert, Brad Miser, My Pages®, Numbers®, and Keynote® includes full-color, step-by-step tasks to walk you through these key applications, so you can quickly accomplish exactly what you want through word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. The tasks include how to: Store your documents on the cloud so you can work with them on any device, including Mac and Windows computers, iPads, and iPhones. Use templates so that creating amazing-looking documents is fast and easy. Add text to your documents by typing or dictation, and then use powerful tools to format that text easily and quickly. Enhance your Pages documents by including tables, charts, photos, tables of content, headers, footers, and more. Use Numbers spreadsheets to organize, format, calculate (using built-in or custom formulas), report, and present information in tables and charts. Use Keynote to build amazing presentations including text, images, charts, animation, and more. Share your documents by creating PDFs or printing them; provide digital versions of your documents to others using email, AirDrop, or messages. Collaborate with others on your documents through comments, track changes, and in real time with iCloud. Register Your Book at quepublishing.com/register to 35% off coupon to be used on your next purchase and more! COVERS iWork apps for Mac

IWork For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470770201

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Provides instructions on using iWork to create presentations, documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets.

IWork: The Missing Manual

Author: Jessica Thornsby,Josh Clark

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449374255

Category: Computers

Page: 864

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Apple’s iWork is more versatile than ever now that there are versions for Mac, iOS, and even iCloud. The only thing iWork doesn’t include is its own how-to guide. That’s where this friendly, jargon-free Missing Manual comes in. With complete instructions and helpful examples, you’ll quickly learn how to create stunning documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets with iWork’s Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. The important stuff you need to know: Create elegant files in minutes. Save tons of time by using iWork’s collection of prebuilt templates and themes. Craft a variety of documents. Use Pages to design attractive newsletters, catalogs, brochures, flyers, and posters. Build eye-popping presentations. Turn Keynote’s themes and easy-to-use cinematic effects into beautiful custom slideshows. Organize and clearly convey information. Jazz up your Numbers spreadsheets with charts, images, and videos. Always have your work on hand. Store your files in iCloud and have them sync automatically to your Mac and iOS devices. Work anywhere, any time. Use the web-based iWork for iCloud to create projects on any computer—even a PC. Versions covered: This edition covers Pages for Mac 5.1, Keynote for Mac 6.1, Numbers for Mac 3.1, version 2.1 of each iOS app, and iWork for iCloud.

OS X Support Essentials 10.10

Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X Yosemite

Author: Kevin M. White,Gordon Davisson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0134014715

Category: Computers

Page: 936

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This is the official curriculum of the Apple Yosemite 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.10 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.10 certification-as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X Yosemite. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of Yosemite and is part of the Apple Pro Training series-the only Apple-certified books the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside the Yosemite operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring Yosemite to managing networks and system administration. Whether you run a computer lab or an IT department, you'll learn to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more-all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of OS X Yosemite. Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Lesson files and bonus material available for download-including lesson review questions summarizing what you've learned to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.

The Power of Infographics

Using Pictures to Communicate and Connect with Your Audiences

Author: Mark Smiciklas

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0789749491

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 199

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Need to overcome information overload and get your message across? Infographics are your secret weapon. Using them, you can deliver knowledge and ideas visually, so your audiences can understand them quickly - and take action. In The Power of Infographics, Mark Smiciklas helps you understand how to leverage the use of powerful infographics: visual representations capable of transforming complex data or concepts into intuitive, instant knowledge. Writing from a business perspective, Smiciklas reveals how to use infographics both inside and outside the organization: to build brands, make sales, serve clients, align teams behind new strategies, and more. This straightforward, visual, common-sense based book explains: * What infographics are, and why they work so well * How to visualize statistical data, business processes, time, geography, lists, relationships, and concepts * How to communicate the "personal" through infographics * Best practices for observation, processing ideas, creating highly effective infographics, and publishing them * How to plan for and measure the ROI of infographics * And much more...

Attack Your Day!

Before It Attacks You

Author: Mark Woods,Trapper Woods

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133352870

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 210

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Smarter time management for a whole new world: faster, more flexible, and easier! Mark Woods' activity-based Attack Your Day system has helped thousands of individuals supercharge their productivity – in work and business, in school, and throughout their personal lives. Now, it's your turn! Attack Your Day's five crucial "activity management" skills and 101 productivity strategies can help you achieve unprecedented levels of effectiveness, as you move relentlessly towards achieving your most important goals in life. You'll learn how to dramatically improve the way you choose and prioritize your activities… organize your day so it's inherently more productive… make sure the most important tasks get done… overcome procrastination once and for all… know how and when to "turn on a dime" in response to events, without sacrificing focus or efficiency… learn how and when to say NO to interruptions. You're always doing "something": make sure you're doing the right things at the right times the right way, and you can transform your life!

PHP and MySQL by Example

Author: Ellie Quigley,Marko Gargenta

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional

ISBN: 9780138006020

Category: Computers

Page: 912

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Quickly master dynamic, database-driven Web development–no experience necessary! Even if you’re completely new to PHP, MySQL, and Web database development, this book will guide you through every step of building powerful, database-driven, dynamic Web sites. Direct from the world’s top scripting instructor, Ellie Quigley, PHP and MySQL by Example illuminates every concept with tested code examples, screen shots showing program output, and clear, line-by-line explanations. Classroom-tested in Ellie Quigley’s Silicon Valley training courses and at Marko Gargenta’s Marakana training company in San Francisco, this book takes you from the simplest PHP scripting and SQL querying techniques all the way to dynamic, database driven Web site construction with PHP and MySQL. From simple fill-in forms to program security and debugging, it’s the only PHP/MySQL book you’ll ever need! This book covers Complete PHP fundamentals, including operators, strings, conditionals, loops, arrays, functions, and more PHP QuickStart for more advanced readers–makes you productive with PHP in the space of just fifteen book pages Essential Web development techniques, from file handling to validating user input with regular expressions Powerful PHP features, including user-defined functions and self-processing PHP Forms Day-to-day MySQL administration A complete SQL tutorial for creating queries, retrieving data, and writing data with MySQL Session management and cookies Object Oriented PHP Best practices for using PHP and MySQL together Nearly 100,000 professionals and power users have relied on Ellie Quigley’s books to master scripting languages. With PHP and MySQL by Example, you can, too. And once you’ve become an expert, you’ll turn to this book constantly as your go-to source for reliable answers, solutions, and code. Lab Solutions Solutions to the end-of-chapter labs are available at www.prenhallprofessional.com/title/0131875086.

C Primer Plus

Author: Stephen Prata

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132713603

Category: Computers

Page: 984

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The new classic! C Primer Plus, now in its 5th edition, has been revised to include over 20 new programming exercises, newly improved examples and the new ANSI/ISO standard, C99. Task-oriented examples will teach you the fundamentals of C programming. From extended integer types and compound literals to Boolean support and variable-length arrays, you will learn to create practical and real-world applications with C programming. Review questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter will reinforce what you have learned. This friendly and easy-to-use self-study guide will help you understand the fundamentals of this core programming language.

How to Do Everything: Pages, Keynote & Numbers for OS X and iOS

Author: Dwight Spivey

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071835717

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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Maximize your productivity--the Apple way! Get the most out of the iWork suite of apps on a Mac, an iOS device, and in iCloud. How to Do Everything: Pages, Keynote & Numbers for OS X and iOS shows you how to create great-looking documents, persuasive presentations, and number-crunching spreadsheets. Filled with clear explanations and detailed examples, this practical guide covers everything you need to know to use these powerful productivity apps on your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and web browser. Set up an iCloud account and download Pages, Keynote, and Numbers Create, edit, and format documents with Pages Add graphics, audio, video, tables, and charts to your documents Design and deliver impressive presentations with Keynote Include media, graphics, and charts in your presentation slides Set up, share, and secure powerful spreadsheets with Numbers Add tables, formulas, charts, audio, and video to your spreadsheets Access and sync iWork files using iCloud and collaborate with others

Inside LightWave 3D

Author: Dan Ablan

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132656252

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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This best-selling guide to NewTek's LightWave 3D animation software has now been completely updated for LightWave v10 by award-winning animator and trainer Dan Ablan. This down-to-earth, easy-to-follow guide offers an invaluable set of real-world project tutorials that teach you the ins and outs of LightWave and show you the techniques you need to master this powerful 3D software. Inside LightWave 3D v10's accompanying DVD features hours of high quality video training tutorials that will help you go further with each chapter. No other book has taught more LightWave 3D users than Inside LightWave. Featured tutorials cover: In-depth tour of the new LightWave v10 interface Powerful surfacing with the Node Editor Bones and rigging for character animation Particle animation Hard body and soft body dynamics Rendering concepts Advanced camera tools All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

GarageBand

Author: Mary Plummer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133900924

Category: Computers

Page: 316

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Features real-world applications and step-by-step lessons that demonstrate the software's capabilities, guiding readers through such projects as creating a ringtone, editing dialog for an audiobook, and arranging and mixing music.

iCloud

Visual QuickStart Guide

Author: Tom Negrino

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0132927527

Category: Computers

Page: 192

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Learn how to use Apple's iCloud service to share your content across all your Apple devices. This indispensable guide to Apple's iCloud service walks readers how to share their iTunes songs, photos, books, apps, files, email, contacts, and calendars across their PC, Mac, and iOS devices. Readers will learn how to create documents in iWork apps--Pages, Keynote, and Numbers--and edit them on any device, with iCloud keeping the files up to date. Readers will also learn how to back up important information via the cloud.

Managing Apple Devices

Deploying and Maintaining iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Devices

Author: Arek Dreyer,Adam Karneboge

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0134302052

Category: Computers

Page: 736

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Managing Apple Devices, Third Edition will enable you to create an effective plan for deploying and maintaining groups of Apple devices using iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan in your organization. This all-in-one resource teaches a wide variety of Apple management technologies; explains the theory behind the tools; and provides practical, hand-on exercises to get you up and running with the tools. You will be introduced to Apple management technologies including Mobile Device Management, the Volume Purchase Program, and the Device Enrollment Program. For example, not only will you learn how to use Profile Manager—Apple’s implementation of Mobile Device Management—but you will also learn about the ideas behind profile management and how to make configuration easier for both administrators and users while maintaining a highly secure environment. The exercises contained within this guide are designed to let you explore and learn the tools provided by Apple for deploying and managing iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan systems. They start with verification of access to necessary services, move on to the configuration of those services, and finally test the results of those services on client devices. Each lesson builds on previous topics and is designed to give technical coordinators and system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to deploy and maintain Apple devices by: Providing knowledge of how Apple deployment technologies work Showing how to use specific deployment tools Explaining deployment procedures and best practices Offering practical exercises step-by-step solutions available

Slide:ology

The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations

Author: Nancy Duarte

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596522347

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 274

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Presents practical approaches for developing an effective presentation, covering such topics as creating diagrams, displaying data, arranging elements, creating movement, and interacting with slides.

The Cult of Mac

Author: Leander Kahney

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593271220

Category: Computers

Page: 268

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Describes the psyche of Macintosh fans and the subculture they have created.

MacOS Sierra: The Missing Manual

The Book that Should Have Been in the Box

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491977213

Category: Computers

Page: 879

View: 1139

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With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating system, this new edition covers everything Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the macOS folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud. Go in-depth. Learn how to use key new features such as Optimized Storage, the Universal Clipboard, Siri for Mac, and iCloud Drive Sync. Get the full story. David Pogue doesn't stop at telling you how to use macOS features. He wants you to know why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.