In This Chapter
Understanding a window’s parts
Manipulating buttons, bars, and boxes
Finding commands on the Ribbon
Understanding the Navigation Pane
Moving windows and changing their size
The Windows 10 Start menu boasts bright colors, big letters, and large buttons. It’s easy to see what you’re poking at with a finger or mouse.
The Windows desktop, by contrast, includes miniscule, monochrome buttons, tiny lettering, unlabeled buttons, and windows with pencil-thin borders. The windows come with way too many parts, many with confusing names that programs expect you to remember. To give you a hand, this chapter provides a lesson in windows anatomy and navigation.
You eventually need to know this stuff because windows tend to cover each other up on the desktop; you need to manually push and prod them into view.
I’ve dissected each part of a window so you know what happens when you click or touch each portion. By all means, use this book’s margins ...