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Meet the iPad and iOS 5 by Jeff Carlson

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Search Using Spotlight

Even the smallest-capacity iPad model stores a lot of information. To locate something quickly, go to the Home screen and swipe to the right. (If you’re in any Home screen, you can also press the home button twice; one press takes you to the first Home screen, and the second opens the Spotlight screen. Don’t be too quick about the two button presses, though, or you’ll open the multitasking bar.)

Type some text into the Search field to bring up results, sorted by apps (Figure 27). Tap the one you want to jump to it. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, tap the Search Web or Search Wikipedia options to view those search results in Safari.

Figure 27. Spotlight search results

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