Chapter 6. Use an Application

This chapter covers what you will do most often on your Mac: open an application and type a document. In the following chapter, you’ll save the document, print it, close it, and quit the application.

You’re going to use the TextEdit application in this chapter, but the process will apply to any application you ever use: First, you have to open the application. Then you open a document within that application. You do some sort of work on it. Most of the time you will print it, you’ll always save it, then quit. So don’t go through the exercises in these two chapters as if you are learning how to use TextEdit—you are really learning the process of creating new documents on your Macintosh. Each exercise assumes you followed ...

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