Chapter . Create Shortcuts and Workflows

Your computer should obey your orders with a minimum of fuss. You should be able to launch applications, choose menu items, and even make applications work together, as simply as possible. Ideally the computer should just read your mind, but that’s still in the realm of science fiction. This section is about some customizations that are possible now, to make your computer respond more nimbly to your keypresses and mouse clicks.

Consider Application Keyboard Shortcuts

Have you ever wished that a menu item you commonly use had a keyboard shortcut? For instance, sometimes you’d like to zoom a window, meaning you want it to occupy more of the screen. You could click the green button in the title bar, or choose ...

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