Getting to the Core of the Apple
In This Chapter
Traveling around the desktop
Introducing the menu bar
Getting to know icons, folders, and windows
Sneaking a Quick Look
Demystifying the dock
Discovering cool software
Although I’m quite positive he never used a personal computer a day in his life, the wise Chinese philosopher Confucius could have had the Mac in mind when he said, “If you enjoy what you do, you’ll never work another day in your life.” People surely enjoy their Macs, even when they are doing work on the machine. Before you can totally whoop it up, however, it’s helpful to get down a few more basics. That way you’ll better appreciate why this particular Apple is so yummy.
Navigating the Mac Desktop
All roads lead to and depart from the computer’s ...