Mac OS uses icons to graphically represent files and other items on the Desktop or within Finder windows:

  • Applications (Figure 19) are programs you use to get work done. I tell you more about working with applications in Chapters 5, 6, 7.

    Figure 19. Application icons.

  • Documents (Figure 20) are the files created by applications. I tell you more about working with documents in Chapter 5.

    Figure 20. Document icons, including two different SimpleText documents and a PageMaker document.

  • Folders (Figure 21) are used to organize files. I tell ...

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