Chapter . Master the Folder/File Hierarchy

Getting work done on your computer involves using an application (for example, to surf the Web, you might use Safari); and if the results of that work are to persist over time, it also involves a document (for example, to write a term paper, you might create a word processing document, using Microsoft Word or Apple’s own Pages). Applications and documents live somewhere on your hard disk. So, to get any work done at all, you need to be able to locate your applications and documents. Tiger gives you several ways to locate applications and documents, and lets you customize certain aspects of the process of locating them. You will work most productively, happily, and comfortably if you customize them to ...

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