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Using Mac OS X Snow Leopard by Yvonne Johnson

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12. Using Widgets and Other Applications

This chapter deals with many of the valuable “little” applications that can increase your efficiency and make your life on the computer so much easier, such as widgets, Preview, Dictionary, and more.

Whereas other chapters concentrate on major Mac OS X Snow Leopard applications such as Safari, Mail, and TextEdit, this chapter concentrates on the applications that can assist you in small ways while you are working in the major applications. In this chapter, I explain how to select the widgets you want to use, how to download more widgets, and even how to create your own web widgets. Additionally, the chapter covers using Preview, looking up words in the dictionary, creating sticky notes, and using the ...

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