In This Chapter
Making the most of your Home folder
Arranging your Desktop for greater efficiency
Adding timesavers to the Dock
Using the Trash (and rescuing precious stuff from it)
Using Mission Control and the Dashboard to perform Desktop magic
When you’re no longer a novice to Mavericks and the basics of the Finder, direct your attention to a number of more advanced topics ’n’ tricks. These will turn you into a MacBook power user — which, after all, is the goal of every civilized being on Planet Earth.
Consider this chapter a grab bag of Mavericks knowledge. Sure, I jump around a little, but these topics are connected by a common thread: All are surefire problem solvers and speeder-uppers. (I can’t believe the latter is really a word, but evidently it is. My editors told me so.)
Each user account ...