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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Panther All in One by John Ray, Robyn Ness

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Chapter 13. Using Sherlock for Internet Searches

As its name implies, the Sherlock application is something of a detective, tracking down information on the Internet from the clues you provide. Some people might find it difficult to get excited about a search tool, but Sherlock is far from ordinary. With specialized search categories, including yellow pages and a dictionary, Sherlock will quickly become your one-stop reference tool.

Sherlock is basically a collection of Internet search functions, each packaged in its own “channel.” The default channels are listed in the Channels menu of the Channels pane, as shown in Figure 13.1. They’re also listed in the toolbar at the top of the window.

Figure 13.1. The Channels area of Sherlock displays the ...

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