Lesson 1. Introduction to the Mac OS X Desktop


Become familiar and comfortable with the Desktop and Finder

Get to know the Finder windows and how to use them

Create your own folders

Understand the Dock

Use the Trash basket

Know how and when to use keyboard shortcuts

Learn to watch for tool tips and other visual clues

Know where to go for more information

If you have a Mac running Leopard (Mac OS X version 10.5), you’re ready to jump right in! In this lesson you’ll become familiar with using the basic features of your Mac and its Desktop/Finder.

This book assumes you are familiar with how to operate a computer—how to use a mouse, select items from menus, distinguish one icon from another, move files and folders and windows around, how ...

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