Although it is my hope that you can figure out everything in this book on your own without requiring an instruction manual, it makes sense to mention a couple of points about how information is presented in this book.
There are tons of Web addresses in this book, mostly because these are places you can go for further information on a variety of related topics. Web addresses are denoted using a special font. For example,
You'll find a complete electronic version of the book in PDF format on the CD-ROM included with this book. Each of the web addresses is clickable within the PDF file, allowing you to instantly access each website, provided your computer is connected to the Internet.
This book also includes a few special elements that provide additional information not in the basic text. These elements are designed to supplement the text to make your learning faster, easier, and more efficient.
A note is designed to provide information that is generally useful but not specifically necessary for what you're doing at the moment. Some are like extended tipsinteresting, but not essential.
A tip is a piece of advicea little trick, actuallythat lets you use your computer more effectively or maneuver around problems or limitations.