Get to know MacOS Sierra with this visual expert guide Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra is your ideal guide to the new Mac operating system. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through setup, show you around, and help you get down to work-but first you'll have a little fun. Sierra brings Siri to the desktop, provides seamless access across devices, allows you to copy from one device and paste to another, and so much more. This guide takes you through the beautiful, functional, simplicity that is the macOS workflow, with straightforward explanations, step-by-step demonstration, and rich, easy-to-follow visuals. From essential everyday tasks to the specialized "tricks" you can only find on a Mac, you'll know Sierra inside-out in a flash. Expert instruction is the key to getting the most out of any tool, and your Mac is a tool like no other. Connect, create, enjoy, and more with fewer clicks, fewer issues, and much less confusion than any other operating system. This book is your personal guide to exploring and using macOS Sierra. Set up seamless contacts, email, and calendars, Messages, and FaceTime Find your way around Mission Control, Launchpad, Dashboard, and Time Machine Organize photos, video, movies, music, and files, on your Mac or in the cloud Secure, customize, and maintain your Mac for flawless functionality Get streamlined, get organized, and get going: macOS Sierra helps you work, play, and live better with features and capabilities designed for the way you operate. Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra walks you through what you need to know to experience everything your Mac has to offer.
You can start game programming in a flash
Here's how to create five different cool games - no experience necessary!
Ever think you could come up with a better computer game? Then this book is for you! No boring programming theory here, just the stuff you need to know to actually make something happen, and all in plain English. Build a brain-teasing math game, go classic with Pong, create monsters and mayhem, and much more.
Discover how to
* Build and control basic movie clips
* Make text appear and change
* Generate random numbers
* Add sound effects
* Create cars and space vehicles that move realistically
* Blow up stuff onscreen
See your way to Excel spreadsheet stardom with this visual guide If you're always hearing about the cool things Excel can do, here's your chance to see how to do them!Teach Yourself Visually Excel offers you a straightforward visual approach to working with the newest version of the world's leading spreadsheet program. Packed with visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you take your Excel skills to new heights, this friendly and approachable guide will have you creating, editing, and manipulating Excel spreadsheets in no time! Excel can seem daunting, but with Teach Yourself Visually Excel, you'll quickly and painlessly learn how to perform dozens of tasks, including creating spreadsheets and charts, filtering and sorting data, working with PivotTables, and so much more. Covering the latest additions and changes to the newest version of Excel, a series of easy-to-follow, full-color tutorials helps you to excel at working with Excel! Tutorials and step-by-step screenshots make lessons easy to follow and understand Helps you grasp the basic functions of Excel-and beyond Walks you through Excel s new features Clearly demonstrates how to organize, present, analyze, and chart data with Excel Whether you've never used Excel or just need to brush up on its new features, Teach Yourself Visually Excel will be the dog-eared resource you'll turn to again and again.
Save yourself time, hassle, and confusion with this essential guide to the iPhone! The popularity of the iPhone continues to grow every day and shows no sign of slowing down. Now that you've got the latest and greatest iPhone, it's time you discovered all the best and most fun ways to use it! This handy guide presents you with all the important and interesting information you want to know, in a hip, helpful way. Packed with tips, tricks, and techniques, this new edition covers all the practical angles as well as the newest and coolest features, such as iOS 7, Siri, FaceTime video calling, HD video recording, multitasking, and much more. Reveals numerous tips, tricks, and techniques in a handy trim size to help you get the most out of your iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c Features the hip, practical Portable Genius approach, designed to show you the key features that keep your digital lifestyle moving right along Highlights innovative ways to complete various tasks and spare you hassle and aggravation Details working with the newest features, including iOS 6.1, Siri, FaceTime, HD video recording and editing, multitasking, and more iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Portable Genius is all you need to make the most of your iPhone.
Take a bite out of all your iPhone has to offer As easy and intuitive as the iPhone is, it's more complex than most of us realize-and what's better than learning all the insider tips and tricks with the iPhone Portable Genius, 3rd Edition? Whether you're just starting out with your first iPhone or upgrading to a newer model, this full-color guide will have you tapping, swiping, and typing like an Apple genius in no time. You'll find essential information about iOS, Siri, iCloud, and how to use your phone to manage, organize, and navigate your life. Written in clear, no-nonsense language, iPhone Portable Genius, 3rd Edition offers expert tips and tricks that will save you time and hassles-and help you unlock all your device has to offer. Designed for the visual learner, it provides plenty of full-color screenshots that illustrate exactly what you'll see and do on your iPhone. Plus, 'Genius Icons' throughout the text highlight smarter, more innovative ways to do what you need to do. So what are you waiting for? Everything you need to truly make the most of your iPhone is here. Connect to a network, configure your settings, and work with iCloud Max out the media features, surf the Web, and check your e-mail Manage your contacts, appointments, e-books, and libraries Sync your apps, photos, music, and more
Get the basics of Excel and then go beyond with this new instructional visual guide While many users need Excel just to create simple worksheets, many businesses and professionals rely on the advanced features of Excel to handle things like database creation and data analysis. Whatever project you have in mind, this visual guide takes you step by step through what each step should look like. Veteran author Paul McFedries first presents the basics and then gradually takes it further with his coverage of designing worksheets, collaborating between worksheets, working with visual data, database management and analysis, VBA, and more. Offers step-by-step instructions on a variety of tasks, some everyday and some more unique Shows you how to create basic spreadsheets, insert functions and formulas, work with pivot tables, and more Features a two-color interior features numerous screen shots to enhance your learning process for tasks such as creating and managing macros, generating and working with analytics, and using the advanced tools Offering you a deep dive into Microsoft Excel, this book is the complete package for learning Excel with step-by-step, clear visual instructions.
The easiest way for visual learners to get started with Windows 8 The popular Simplified series makes visual learning easier than ever, and with more than 360,000 copies sold, previous Windows editions are among the bestselling Visual books. This guide goes straight to the point with easy-to-follow, two-page tutorials for each task. With full-color screen shots and step-by-step directions, it gets beginners up and running on the newest version of Windows right away. Learn to work with the new interface and improved Internet Explorer, manage files, share your computer, and much more. Perfect for the absolute beginner, with easy-to-follow instructions and colorful illustrations that show what's happening on the screen Covers Windows basics, navigating the interface, creating accounts to share a computer, customizing Windows, and working with files Demonstrates how to browse the web with the new version of Internet Explorer, how to use media features, and much more The bestselling Simplified series is designed to make it easy for visual learners to start using new technologies right away Windows 8 Simplified gives visual learners confidence as they start using the new version of Windows quickly and easily.
The easy, visual way to learn this popular database program Part of the Office 2013 productivity suite, Access enables you to organize, present, analyze, and share data on a network or over the web. With this Visual guide to show you how, you'll master the fundamentals of this robust database application in no time. Clear, step-by-step instructions are illustrated with full-color screen shots that show exactly what you should see on your screen. Learn to enter new records; create, edit, and design tables and forms; develop queries that generate specific reports; add smart tags to your tables; and much more. While it is the most widely used database application, Access is not particularly intuitive; the Visual system's two-page lessons and full-color screen shots make this complex software easier to learn Concise, step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations show you exactly what to expect Covers scores of tasks, including entering and setting up new records, organizing and sharing data, designing tables and forms, and generating reports Shows how to perform more complex operations, such as finding dependencies between database objects and adding smart tags to tables Teach Yourself VISUALLY Access 2013 uses clear steps and high-resolution screen images to get you up and running with this popular database program.
This full color book uses the Visual approach to cover the new features of Windows 7 and provide step-by-step instructions for readers who are entirely new to the subject. Inside readers will find tasks on topics such as: Windows 7 basics, creating movies, sharing their computer, working with and managing files, browsing the Web, and new ways to customize Windows to work for them. This book covers the new features of Windows 7, including: the interface and the new and improved Internet Explorer. A more sophisticated interior appeals to a wide ranging audience who will appreciate the colorful images and easy to follow instructions.
See your way to super spreadsheets with Excel 2010 and this visual guide! If you're always hearing about the cool things that Excel can do, here's your chance to see how to do them! With pages of full-color, step-by-step instructions and crystal-clear screen shots, this guide shows you how to get the most out of Excel 2010. The book covers all the basics as well as Excel 2010's new features and functions, including a new interface and better collaboration tools. Crunch and chart your data over a network, over the Web, or at home-helpful tips on every page will get you there even faster! Provides a clear look at Excel 2010, the newest version of the world's leading spreadsheet application from Microsoft, and part of the new Microsoft Office 2010 suite Demonstrates how to create spreadsheets and charts, filter and sort data, work with PivotTable, and present your data-on a network, on the Web, or on your laptop Explores all features and functions in full-color pages packed with screen shots and other visual graphics that clearly show you how to accomplish tasks Includes practical examples, tips, and advice on how to use all the tools more effectively Get the very most out of Excel 2010 with this easy-to-follow guide!
Master two of the most powerful features of Excel Even if you use Excel all the time, you may not be up to speed on two of Excel's most useful features. PivotTable and PivotChart turn long lists of unreadable data into dynamic, easy-to-read tables and charts that highlight the information you need most; you can tweak results with a click or easily fuse data from several sources into one document. Now you can learn how to tap these powerful Excel tools with this practical guide. Using a series of step-by-step tutorials and easy-to-follow screenshots, this book shows you in a visual way how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts, use them to analyze business data, and ultimately achieve more with less work. Explains the benefits PivotTables and PivotCharts, two powerful features of Excel that allow users to create dynamic spreadsheets Covers creating and customizing, analyzing business data, building custom calculations, linking to external data sources (including Access databases, Word tables, Web pages, XML data, SQL Server databases, and OLAP cubes), creating macros to automate tasks, and more Uses step-by-step tutorials and easy-to-follow screenshots, a "learn by seeing" approach for visual learners Practical, visual, and packed with content, this is the book you need to ramp up your Excel skills with PivotTables and PivotCharts.
If you are serious about getting up to speed with Excel 2010, this clear, concise guide is the ideal companion for fast and efficient learning. The author illustrates the main functions of Excel 2010, explaining everything you need to know in plain, jargon-free English with full-colour screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions.
The simple, yet elegant design features a multitude of images as well as tips & tricks to make this a perfect reference for all ages - just follow the instructions on your own PC. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced user in need of a quick grip on the updates in Excel 2010, read on for: Excel 2010 basics workbook fundamentals formatting worksheets and enhancing them with graphics analysing data and communicating results with charts and PivotTables Packed with advice and illustrations, this visual tutorial is excellent value for money. Learn something new today - read it, try it and become your own expert with Simply Excel 2010!
Understand and solve many different kinds of iPhone and iPad problems. This book covers both general troubleshooting techniques applicable in a wide variety of situations as well as specific fixes for topics such as networking, apps, photos, the battery, and syncing.
Glitches, hiccups, and crashes just aren't supposed to happen with iOS, but alas, all too often they do. It is these non-obvious fixes, workarounds, and preventative measures that form the core of iOS Troubleshooting. With clear, straightforward prose, this book will take the reader through hundreds of iOS problems, explain the reasons for them, and provide easy to understand solutions to get the device (and you) back in business.
What you'll learn:Fix cellular and networking connections
Incorporate accessories effectively
Solve battery and charging issues
Clear up syncing and iCloud glitches
Who this book is for:Any person who uses an iOS device.
A full-color, portable guide to getting all the fun and productivity from Twitter Twitter is hot! It's used by everyone from teens keeping up with their friends to fundraising charities and organizations responding to natural disasters; even President Obama tweets. Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets gets you in on the fun, taking you all the way from setting up an account to incorporating cool third-party applications. Defined as microblogging, Twitter allows you to be as active or passive as you choose in keeping up with the conversation. Limited to 140 characters per comment, or "tweet", it's designed for here-and-now communication. This handy guide gives you everything you need to know. Guides you through setting up an account and following Twitter rules Explains how to tweet from mobile devices Shows how to add Twitter to a blog or to other social networking sites such as Facebook Offers ideas for using Twitter in business as well as for personal contacts Covers Twitter terminology Provides useful tips and tricks for expanding Twitter's usefulness through third-party applications Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets explores all the features of Twitter, so you can join the conversation and discover what all the buzz is about.
Excel-erate your Excel 365 knowledge with the celebrated Teach Yourself VISUALLY series In Teach Yourself VISUALLY: Excel 365, veteran tech educator and writer Paul McFedries delivers a practical, step-by-step guide to using the latest version of the world's most popular spreadsheet app. The book is filled with easy two-page lessons containing large-size screenshots and walkthroughs demonstrating common and useful tasks in Excel 365. You'll learn how to present, analyze, visualize, and organize your data, as well as how to: Create and fill spreadsheets, charts, tables, and PivotTables Filter and sort your data, use and create formulas, and organize your information Visualize your data with a variety of effective charts, graphs, and moreA can't-miss handbook perfect for anyone looking for straightforward and easy-to-follow tutorials on basic and advanced Excel techniques, Teach Yourself VISUALLY: Excel 365 offers users of previous Excel versions-and complete Excel newbies-a clear roadmap to mastering Excel.
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An accessible guide to using a Mac or transitioning from Windows to Mac This book helps new-to-Mac users get more comfortable with their computers. Switching to a Mac Pocket Genius guides readers in learning more about their computers, including becoming familiar with the interface, performing routine tasks, and moving data. The author wants to help users get around Mac challenges and avoid or remedy common problems they encounter.
A fast-paced, useful, and easy introduction to Microsoft 365 For those who need the show as well as the tell, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Microsoft 365 is the visual walkthrough to Microsoft's latest suite of office products that will get you up-to-speed faster than any other resource on the market. This book offers image- and screenshot-rich tutorials alongside step-by-step instructions so you can see what you need to do to make the most of Microsoft 365. From getting a grip on the most basic Microsoft 365 functions to the advanced, new features known only by power users, the book provides you with the tools you need to make your work more streamlined and efficient. You'll also get: Up to date-and visually supported-guidance on the major Office apps that are part of Microsoft 365: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access Full-color, two-page tutorials that get you up and running fast Easy-to-read instructions and stepwise advice to accompany the informative and crystal-clear imagesIdeal for people using Microsoft 365 for the very first time, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Microsoft 365 is also a can't-miss resource for long-time users of the software suite who need an introduction to the latest version and Office veterans seeking a refresher on what Microsoft 365 is capable of.
Your step-by-step guide to iPhone mastery iPhone Portable Genius delivers a practical and simple guide to quickly learning everything you need to know about the iPhone. Whether you're a novice user with Apple products or a seasoned pro, you'll find a wealth of info designed to show you how to configure your iPhone, set up accounts, manage your contacts and appointments, take stunning pictures, and surf the web. All while keeping your identity and accounts private and secure. Before you know it, you'll be: Mastering the touchscreen Setting up your iPhone to suit the way you work and play Connecting your iPhone to Wi-Fi and setting up your phone as an internet hub Solving the most common iPhone problems Getting the most out of email With straightforward and step-by-step instructions in a portable and convenient package and engaging illustrations, iPhone Portable Genius is the ideal resource for owners and users of one of the world's most popular phones.
Learn the Genius tips and tricks that will make your iPad even better - now updated for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3! iPad Portable Genius is a practical, easy to read guide to getting the most out of your iPad. Written in a clear, no-nonsense style, this full-color resource describes the tips and tricks you may not discover on your own. You'll find helpful information about the most commonly used features, along with techniques that can help you do better things faster. Genius icons throughout the text highlight smarter ways to get things done, and plenty of screenshots provide visual examples of the techniques described. With coverage of the latest iOS and the newer-generation iPad Air and iPad mini, this book is a handy reference for any iPad user. Apple's iPad is unrivaled as the industry leader. Each generation of the iPad includes even more features than before, and the app store offers a world of ways to further customize your iPad to suit your needs. iPad Portable Genius gives you the fundamental skills that not only enhance your current iPad use, but also carry over into upgrades, new apps and the underlying techniques that can help you make the most of the iOS. Learn to: Find your way around iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and older models of the iPad and iPad mini Connect to a network and sync your apps, photos, music, and more Organize your contacts and track your appointments Get more out of e-mail, audio, video, and Web surfing Configure your iPad, download apps, and troubleshoot when things go wrong You've got the most coveted tablet on the market-don't you want to see what it can do? If you're only using your iPad for e-mail and the Internet, you haven't even scratched the surface. iPad Portable Genius is your handy guide to full iPad functionality.
Take a complete tour of the Fitbit ecosystem From Fitbit features to the Fitbit app to the social features of Fitbit.com, this approachable book covers everything you need to know to get the most out of your Fitbit wristband or watch. Whether you're a fitness newcomer, a regular walker, or a long-time exerciser, your Fitbit is a powerful device that can tell you much more than how many steps you take each day. This book offers easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for tracking all that data and getting the most out of your Fitbit investment. Go beyond steps to track sleep, heart rate, weight, and more Set up your health and fitness goals - then go for them! Connect to third-party apps such as Strava and Weight Watchers Stay motivated by sharing your activities with friends It's one thing to simply wear your Fitbit, but it's quite another to use your Fitbit to reach your personal health goals. Whether that goal is to get fit, lose weight, eat better, or reduce stress, your Fitbit has settings and features that can help you get there. And this book shows you how!
Enjoy more entertainment with this friendly user guide to making the most of Amazon Fire TV! Find and watch more of the shows you enjoy with Amazon Fire TV For Dummies. This book guides you through Fire TV connections and setup and then shows you how to get the most out of your device. This guide is the convenient way to access quick viewing tips, so there's no need to search online for information or feel frustrated. With this book by your side, you'll quickly feel right at home with your streaming device. Content today can be complicated. You want to watch shows on a variety of sources, such as Hulu, Amazon Prime, Netflix, and the top premium channels. Amazon's media device organizes the streaming of today's popular content services. It lets you use a single interface to connect to the entertainment you can't wait to watch. This book helps you navigate your Fire TV to find the content you really want. It will show you how to see your favorite movies, watch binge-worthy TV shows, and even play games on Fire TV. Get the information you need to set up and start using Fire TV. Understand the basics of how to use the device Explore an array of useful features and streaming opportunities Learn techniques to become a streaming pro Conquer the world of Fire TV with one easy-to-understand book. Soon you'll be discovering the latest popcorn-worthy shows.
Master Windows 10 by reading only one book Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10, 3rd Edition brings together all of the necessary resources to make you an expert in the use of the latest version of Windows. Using highly visual techniques to maximize learner retention and memory, Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10 will have you breezing through the most popular operating system in the world in no time. The book includes hundreds of step-by-step and illustrated sets of instructions to teach you both the basics and the complexities of Windows 10 operation. Lessons include: Installing and repairing applications System maintenance Setting up password-protection Downloading photos Managing media files And more Teach Yourself Visually Windows 10 combines the best of visual learning techniques with comprehensive source material about the interface and substance of Windows 10 to leave you with encyclopedic knowledge of the operating system. Perfect for beginners and intermediate users alike, this book will turn your Windows-using experience from a slow slog into a lighting-fast masterclass of efficiency.