3. Using the Dock

In This Chapter

• Examining the flashiest part of the desktop

• Identifying the “immutable” Dock icons and the ones that are more malleable

• Using Dock icons to launch applications and open folders

The Dock is a very important part of the desktop, and you will use it often. This chapter is short and sweet; it contains all the basic things you need to know about how to use this essential tool. So give this chapter a quick read, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a proficient Mountain Lion user.

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