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Mac OS X Mavericks: Peachpit Learning Series by Lynn Beighley

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Lesson 3. Introduction to Mac OS X Applications

Goals

Know your Applications folder

Understand the common features of Apple applications

Access applications from Launchpad

Use applications in full-screen mode

Search and shop the App Store

Realize what CANNOT be covered in this book

One of the greatest things about Mac applications is that they are consistent, which makes them easy to learn and easy to use—what you learn in one application also applies to just about any other application.

In this short introductory lesson, we present a brief overview of the major applications, or apps, that come with your Mac. All of the Apple applications are integrated with other apps, and they all share certain features and tools. In the following lessons, ...

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