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

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The Finder

If you click the Apple “face” icon at the far left of your Dock or any empty spot on the Desktop, you will enter the Finder, analogous to My Computer in Windows. This is where you navigate to find files and folders. From every Finder window you can enter a search phrase and find anything that eludes you (Figure 6.11).

Figure 6.11. The Finder window is how you navigate your computer. Here are the top-level folders on the hard drive of the Mac used to write this book. Notice the toolbar at the top of the window, which offers several Finder controls and a search function.

The Finder is your graphical file manager. It offers you three ...

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