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Mac OS X Mavericks: Peachpit Learning Series by Lynn Beighley

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Lesson 1. Introduction to the Mac OS X Desktop

Goals

Become familiar and comfortable with the Desktop, Finder, and Home

Get to know the Finder windows and how to use them

Create your own folders

Understand the Dock

Use the Trash basket

Know how and when to use keyboard shortcuts

Learn to watch for tool tips and other visual clues

Know where to go for more information

If you have a Mac running Mavericks (OS X version 10.9), you’re ready to jump right in! In this lesson you’ll become familiar with using the basic features of your Mac and its Desktop/Finder.

This book assumes you are familiar with how to operate a computer—how to use a mouse or trackpad, select items from menus, distinguish one icon from another, move files and folders and windows ...

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