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Mac OS X for Windows Users: A Switchers' Guide by David Coursey

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Appendix A. Keyboard Shortcuts

Probably the first thing you’ll notice after you set up your Mac is that you don’t have a two-button mouse. (If you really miss your two-button mouse, however, you can pick up one from a handful of third-party companies that do make them for the Mac.) You can still get to an item’s shortcut menu (called a contextual menu on the Mac), however, through a keyboard shortcut: Hold down the Control key while clicking an item, and a contextual menu pops up next to it (Figure A.1).

Figure A.1. By clicking an item while holding down the Control key (here, I’m Control-clicking iTunes in the Dock), you can select from handy commands associated with the item.

The second thing you may notice is that your Mac’s keyboard doesn’t ...

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