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How to Do Everything with Your Visor : How to Do Everything - Dave Johnson

How to Do Everything with Your Visor

How to Do Everything

Paperback Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 9780072193923
Number Of Pages: 620

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This work provides thorough coverage of the three Visor models on the market: Visor Platinum, Visor Prism, and Visor Edge. This second edition covers the newer Palm OS 4. There is also comprehensive coverage of all the existing Springboard modules, including VisorPhone, eBook reader, Total Recall Digital Voice Recorder, Presenter-to-Go, and the HandyGPS. The book also includes coverage of the Digital Camera EyeModule. Aimed at both beginner and intermediate users, this books helps novices get the most out of their Visor while also covering in-depth aspects of the Palm operating system for more experienced users.

Acknowledgmentsp. iv
Introductionp. xix
Getting Started
Welcome to Visorp. 3
What Makes the Visor So Unique?p. 5
An Overview of the Visor Modelsp. 8
A Common Thread: The Palm Operating Systemp. 13
Visor Advantagesp. 13
Visor Limitationsp. 14
Where to Buy a Visorp. 15
A Guided Tour of the Visorp. 17
A Guided Tour of the Hardwarep. 18
Using Your Visor for the First Timep. 25
Getting to Know the Operating Systemp. 28
Setting Visor Preferencesp. 32
An Introduction to Palm Desktopp. 37
Getting Set Up with Your PC or Macintoshp. 41
Unpacking Your Visorp. 42
Installing the Desktop Softwarep. 44
Your First HotSyncp. 47
Keeping Data Synchronizedp. 56
HotSync Using a Notebook's IR Portp. 58
Getting Information in and out of Your Visorp. 63
The Three Ways to Enter Datap. 64
Getting to Know Graffitip. 69
Beaming Data Between Palm OS Devicesp. 81
Working with the Palm Desktop for Windowsp. 93
Exploring with the Palm Desktopp. 94
Managing Your Schedule with the Date Bookp. 97
Managing Your Contacts with the Address Bookp. 102
Tracking Tasks with the To Do Listp. 109
Taking Notes with the Memo Padp. 113
Restoring Deleted Data to Your Visorp. 118
Using Outlookp. 120
Upgrading to Palm Desktop 4.0p. 122
Working with Palm Desktop for Macintoshp. 129
Date Book (aka Calendar)p. 130
Address Book (aka Contact List)p. 134
To Do List (aka Task List)p. 138
Memo Pad (aka Note List)p. 141
Getting Things Done
The Date Bookp. 151
Viewing Your Appointmentsp. 152
Creating New Appointmentsp. 161
Editing Your Appointmentsp. 167
Working with Alarmsp. 168
Using the Date Book +p. 171
The Address Bookp. 179
View Your Addressesp. 180
Create New Entriesp. 187
Assign Categories and Privacyp. 190
Edit and Delete Addressesp. 192
Create and Beam Your Business Cardp. 193
The To Do Listp. 195
Viewing the To Do Listp. 196
Creating a To Dop. 198
Changing Task Priorityp. 200
Working with the List Viewp. 201
Deleting Old To Dosp. 206
Sharing and Hiding Your To Dosp. 207
The Memo Padp. 209
Viewing the Memo Padp. 210
Creating New Memosp. 212
Arranging Memos in the Memo Listp. 215
Working with Your Memosp. 217
Expensep. 223
Getting Started with Expensep. 224
From Expense to Excelp. 230
Alternatives to Expensep. 235
The Rest of the Palm OS Teamp. 239
Visor Securityp. 240
The Find Featurep. 252
The Calculatorp. 255
CityTimep. 259
The Mail Programp. 261
Going on a Tripp. 263
Preparing Your Visor for the Roadp. 264
Road Tipsp. 268
Software to Bring Alongp. 269
Wilderness Survival Toolsp. 281
E-Mail and the Internetp. 285
An Introduction to the Palm Mail Programp. 287
Setting Up the Palm Mail Programp. 287
Third-Party E-Mail Programsp. 301
Instant Messagingp. 304
Turning Your Visor into a Web Browserp. 306
Browsing with Your Visorp. 308
Installing Apps from the Internetp. 312
Channel Surfing with AvantGop. 314
All About MyPalmp. 319
Springboard Expansion Modules
Communication and Wireless Modulesp. 327
An Introduction to Springboard Modulesp. 328
Modem Modulesp. 329
Phone Modulesp. 333
Connectivity Modulesp. 337
Game and Sport Modulesp. 339
Should You Buy Game/Sport Modules?p. 340
E-Book and Reference Modulesp. 347
Merriam-Webster Dictionaryp. 348
Holy Bible, King James Versionp. 351
Medical Referencep. 351
Pocket Recipesp. 352
Star Trek BookPakp. 353
Multimedia Modulesp. 355
Take Pictures with the eyemodule2p. 356
Control Your Home Entertainment System with OmniRemotep. 360
Voice Recordersp. 366
Where to Find Itp. 371
Productivity Toolsp. 373
PowerPoint on Your Visorp. 374
Heavy-Duty Calculators for the Visorp. 376
Travel and Leisure Modulesp. 379
Audible Advisorp. 380
CitySyncp. 382
5-Language European Translatorp. 382
GPSp. 383
Memory and Backup Modulesp. 387
Adding Memory to Your Visorp. 388
Backing Up Your Visorp. 398
Beyond the Box
The Portable Officep. 405
Building the Perfect Beastp. 406
Working with Documentsp. 407
Tracking Data with Spreadsheets and Databasesp. 415
Printing from Your Visorp. 422
HackMaster and Other Utilitiesp. 427
HackMasterp. 428
Other Utilitiesp. 434
Visor Antivirus Utilitiesp. 441
Creating Your Own Palm Programsp. 442
Making Your Visor Run Fasterp. 443
Time and Money Managementp. 445
Managing Your Money with the Visorp. 446
Streamlining Your Day with Time-Management Toolsp. 455
Playing Gamesp. 459
Turning Your Visor into a Game Machinep. 460
Installing the Bundled Gamesp. 465
Playing IR Gamesp. 467
Playing Text Adventuresp. 471
Using the Visor as Dicep. 474
Games Worth Tryingp. 477
Turning Your Visor into a Game Boyp. 488
Graffiti Enhancements and Alternativesp. 491
Overlays: Wallpaper for the Graffiti Areap. 492
Graffiti Replacements: A Software Solutionp. 497
Keys, Pleasep. 499
Giving Graffiti a Helping Handp. 500
E-book Libraries, Photo Albums, and Moviesp. 507
Building a Library of E-Booksp. 509
Building an Electronic Photo Albump. 515
Watching Movies on Your Visor (Sort Of)p. 522
Creativity Software: Paint, Compose, and Organizep. 525
Painting on the Visorp. 526
Drawing on the Visorp. 531
Outlining Your Ideasp. 533
Animating Imagesp. 535
Capturing Screenshots of the Visor Displayp. 538
Making Music on the Visorp. 538
Cases, Keyboards, and Other Accessoriesp. 549
Pick a Case, Any Casep. 550
The Stylus Decisionp. 551
Keyboardsp. 552
Protect Your Screenp. 554
Add More Memoryp. 555
Recharge Your Visor's Batteries on the Roadp. 556
Mount Your Visor in Your Carp. 556
Problems and Repairsp. 559
Cure Visor Problems with a Resetp. 561
Avoid Battery Problemsp. 562
Prevent Scratched Screensp. 564
Fix a Screen that No Longer Responds Properlyp. 565
Reclaim Memory for Software and Datap. 565
Resolve HackMaster Conflictsp. 567
Fix a Visor that Won't "Wake Up" for Alarmsp. 568
Deal with a Visor that Will No Longer HotSyncp. 569
Beaming Problemsp. 569
Fixing Problems on Your Desktopp. 570
Back Up Your Visorp. 570
Solve HotSync Problemsp. 570
Outlook HotSync Problemsp. 573
Work with Windows 2000p. 573
Manage Multiple Visors or PCsp. 574
Other Issuesp. 575
Obtain Service and Repairsp. 576
Obtain Non-Warranty or Accident-Related Repairsp. 576
Find Technical Support on the Webp. 576
Upgrade from an Old Visor to a New Onep. 577
Indexp. 579
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ISBN: 9780072193923
ISBN-10: 0072193921
Series: How to Do Everything
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 620
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 18.42  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.23
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised