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Mac OS X Leopard Phrasebook by Brian Tiemann

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Chapter 9. Working with Applications

Even an operating system with as many bells, whistles, and toys as Mac OS X is little more than a curiosity without applications. It’s in the applications, whether produced by Apple or by third parties, where all the real work gets done.

Every application has its tips and tricks for experts, but to talk about them all would take a bookstore rather than a book. Still, there are quite a few functions that are part of the operating system and apply equally well to any and all applications you might run. This chapter talks about a few of these features and techniques that allow you to focus your time and attention most effectively on your work.

Install an Application

On the Mac, an application is not the widely scattered, ...

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