In This Chapter
Restarting, sleeping, and shutting down OS X
Recognizing and selecting icons
Using the keyboard
Switching between programs
Opening, saving, and quitting 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. I introduce ...