Chapter 3. Running Applications and Creating Documents

Mac OS X includes many applications, such as the TextEdit word processor, the Preview viewer for PDF files and images, and the iTunes player for music and videos. You can use these applications to create and open documents, but you will very likely need to install other applications as well.

Running Applications and Creating Documents

Open and Close an Application 50

Install an Application 52

Switch Quickly to Other Applications 54

See All the Windows Open on Your iMac 56

Create and Save a Document 58

Close and Open a Document 60

Edit a Document 62

Use Mac OS X's Help System 64

Open and Close an Application

To use an application, you must first ...

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