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Special Edition Using® Mac® OS X v10.2 by Brad Miser

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Saving Documents in Mac OS X

When you use applications, you will also be saving documents quite frequently. Saving documents under Mac OS X is much like saving documents under previous versions of the Mac OS. The most significant difference is that filename extensions are used in filenames under Mac OS X.

The specific Save dialog box you see depends on the application you are using. Cocoa and some Carbonized applications use the Save dialog box that is described in this section. Some Carbonized and all Classic applications will use the older Save dialog boxes from Mac OS 9.

A typical Mac OS X Save dialog box is shown in Figure 6.21.

Figure 6.21. Under Mac OS X, the Save dialog box is a sheet that sticks to the current document's window.

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