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OS X Mountain Lion All-in-One For Dummies by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 2: Navigating and Running Programs

In This Chapter

arrow.png Restarting, sleeping, and shutting down OS X

arrow.png Using windows

arrow.png Using menus

arrow.png Recognizing and selecting icons

arrow.png Using the keyboard

arrow.png Running applications

arrow.png Switching between programs

arrow.png Opening, saving, and quitting within an application

As the folks in Cupertino will tell you, “It’s all about the graphics.” And they’re right, of course. OS X is a highly visual operating system, and using it without a mouse, trackball, or trackpad is like building Hoover Dam with a pocketknife. (And not a particularly sharp pocketknife, either.) Therefore, most of this chapter requires you to firmly grasp the little rodent, roll the ball, or finesse a trackpad. ...

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