Chapter . See the Windows you Want to See

Here’s a news flash from the Department of Unintended Consequences: windows are great, but they’re also a problem. As soon as you have more than a few windows open at once, it’s clear that those windows are like automobiles, and your monitor is like a Los Angeles freeway—it’s overcrowded, and no matter how much you widen it, it’s still going to be overcrowded.

To ease the window traffic on your monitor, you can take advantage of certain devices for seeing the windows you want to see. One of these is Exposé, which lets you switch quickly among all your open windows (or get them all out of the way so you can see your Desktop). Another is Dashboard, which lets certain miniature applications live in a special ...

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