Managing Windows with Mission Control
Mission Control is a feature that is new to Mountain Lion. It allows you to see every open window, Dashboard, and all your Spaces (more on those later in this chapter). Individual windows are grouped according to the application to which they belong. Figure 1.14 shows Mission Control in action.
1.14 Mission Control shows every open window and other items, such as Dashboard, all in one location.
Manipulating open windows
You can launch Mission Control in a few ways:
Swipe up on your trackpad or Magic Mouse using three fingers.
Click the Mission Control icon in the Dock.
Press the Mission Control key on your keyboard, or press F9 (or fn+F9 for laptops) if you don’t have a Mission Control key. Consult the documentation for your Mac to find out if you have a Mission Control key.
Now that Mission Control is running, you can use it to move or copy files from location to location.
Moving a file from a folder to the desktop
You can easily move files from a folder to the desktop using Mission Control. Follow these steps:
1. Find the file you want to move ...