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Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Chapter 9. Desktop Management

Desktop Management Tools

Mac OS X 10.5 includes three desktop management tools that you might find helpful to work more efficiently and productively:

  1. Stacks, which is brand new in Mac OS X 10.5, puts expandable folders in the Dock. Clicking a folder displays its contents, making it quick and easy to open files you use often.

  2. Exposé helps you cope with screen clutter by arranging open windows so you can see their contents or your desktop with a press of a button.

  3. Spaces, which is also new in Mac OS X 10.5, enables you to organize windows into groups, thus helping you to manage projects or tasks.

In this chapter, I explain how to take advantage of each of these features. I also explain how you can set preferences for them ...

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