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The Little Mac Book, Leopard Edition by Robin Williams

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1 A map of Your Mac

In this chapter

The Desktop

The menu bar

Finder windows

Home

The folders in your Home window

Keys on your keyboard

Also Try This

Remember

This chapter presents a very brief overview of your Macintosh. It provides a “map” of what you see on your monitor. In this chapter I’ll give you the names of things, since it’s hard to know if you need to understand more about the “Dock” if you don’t know what the “Dock” is! Skim through this chapter to get the gist of what you see on your screen, then refer to the map when you need to find out where you can find specific information about a particular area.

Your Mac is full of icons, or small pictures. Start noticing the different icons and what you think they are telling you. ...

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