How to do everything with your iMac by Todd Stauffer

Cover of: How to do everything with your iMac | Todd Stauffer

Published by Osborne/McGraw-Hill in Berkeley .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • iMac (Computer)

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesiMac
StatementTodd Stauffer.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 588 p. :
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22972478M
ISBN 100072120711
OCLC/WorldCa41587346

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