Chapter 11

Maps Are Where It’s At

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Finding yourself

check Zooming, panning, and viewing in Maps

check Finding addresses and other places of interest

check Getting from here to there

image The Maps application should look familiar to anyone who uses iOS devices, which have sported a Maps app since time immemorial. If you know how to use the Maps app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you already know most of what you need to know to use Maps on your Mac.

As for the rest of you — the ones without iOS devices — I’ll have you up to speed RealSoonNow™.

Finding your current location with Maps

image I’ll start with something supremely simple yet extremely useful: determining your current location. At the risk of sounding like a self-help guru, here’s how to find yourself. Launch the Maps application from the dock, Launchpad, or Applications folder, and then click the Current Location button, which ...

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