About the Author
has written dozens of computer books, including best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides for Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, Word for Macintosh, and Excel for Macintosh
. Her current bestseller is Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide. Miraz Jordan is a New Zealand-based writer and consultant who focuses on plain-language writing, for websites and print, and the design and maintenance of standards-based websites. She is one of the organizers of Webstock 2006, a conference featuring world-class speakers on best practice in Web design. Her site, MacTips.info, contains a wealth of tips, articles, reviews, and tutorials for using the Mac.