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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Using Advanced Features in Windows XP

Windows XP includes a number of advanced features that allow you to better utilize its powerful interface and work with applications within that interface. This section takes a look at several of the features and techniques that you can use to take better advantage of the OS and its environment.

Using the Open and Save As Dialog Boxes

The Open and Save As dialog boxes in Windows XP applications include a number of great features that go way beyond simply opening or closing a file. The dialog boxes are essentially Windows Explorer windows that allow you to perform such tasks as searching folders, deleting files, viewing folder properties, setting up shares, or almost anything else you can do in Explorer.

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