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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Preview

Preview is a program that enables you to open and view two kinds of files:

  • Image files (Figure 170), including JPG, GIF, HDR, TIF, PSD, PICT, PNG, BMP, and SGI.

    Figure 170. Here’s an image file opened with Preview. (Gary-Paul Prince, in his Halloween costume–at least that’s what he told me.)

  • PDF, or Portable Document Format, files (Figure 171) created with Mac OS X’s Print command, Adobe Acrobat software, or other software capable of creating PDFs.

    Figure 171. Here’s a PDF file opened with Preview. (Want to learn how helicopters fly? You can download this PDF from www.marialanger.com/articles/FlyingFacts.pdf.)

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