In this chapter you learn some basic techniques for using your iPad, such as using the touchscreen, arranging apps on your Home screen, and searching your iPad.

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Learning iPad Basics

To get the iPad to do what you need it to do, you need to repeat certain basic operations over and over again. These include making gestures on the touchscreen; navigating and modifying the contents of the Home screen; searching the iPad’s contents; and cutting, copying, and pasting data. This chapter explains these basic operations so you can practice them and gain skill in using your iPad.

Engaging with the Touchscreen

The iPad makes tasks that had previously been done on a desktop or laptop computer available on a device that’s much easier to operate. The ...

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