Mac OS X includes three desktop management tools that you might find helpful to work more efficiently and productively:
• Stacks puts expandable folders in the Dock. Clicking a folder displays its contents, making it quick and easy to open files you use often.
• 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. Snow Leopard adds Exposé integration to the Dock, making it even more functional.
• Spaces 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 ...