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

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Chapter 2

Navigating and Running Programs

In This Chapter

arrow Restarting, sleeping, and shutting down OS X

arrow Using windows

arrow Using menus

arrow Recognizing and selecting icons

arrow Using the keyboard

arrow Running applications

arrow Switching between programs

arrow 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 ...

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