1. Managing Your Desktop

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In this chapter, you learn how to make efficient use of your screen space.

→ Organizing files using the Dock

→ Navigating folders within the Dock’s Grid view mode

→ Customizing the Finder sidebar and toolbar

→ Creating Finder tabs

→ Organizing with File Tags

→ Viewing the contents of files with Quick Look

→ Searching for files and information with Spotlight

→ Keeping track of application events with Notifications

Your Mac is a powerful machine, capable of working with hundreds of different types of files and managing gigabytes upon gigabytes of data. Back when I got my first 128K Mac (w/floppy), you barely needed folders ...

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