Chapter 6. Using Calculator, Stickies, Preview, and TextEdit

Mac OS X includes a number of utilities and applications that enable you to start working as soon as your Mac is up and running. This software includes a calculator, an application called Stickies to place short notes on your desktop, a PDF viewer called Preview, and a basic text editing program called TextEdit,. Because they require no installation or additional setup, we recommend giving each of these applications a try as a way to familiarize yourself with the Mac OS X desktop.


The Mac’s system Calculator, shown in Figure 6.1, is located in the Applications folder. You can toggle between basic view and advanced view, which supports trigonometry functions and exponents, under ...

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