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Mac OS X Lion Made Simple by Axely Congress

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Chapter 3

Understanding Lion Application Menus and Shortcuts

In this chapter, we will cover the menus and shortcuts included in a few of the more useful applications that ship with your Lion operating system: the Finder, Safari, and iTunes. Lion ships with many applications, but these three are the ones you'll use most often to enhance your overall desktop experience.

General Application Menus

Nearly all apps for your Mac—and that includes those that ship with Lion—include a menu system that allows you to navigate through their various features. Menu categories commonly included with most apps include File, Edit, View, Go, Window, and Help. To illustrate how you can use menus to get more out of the Lion OS, we'll begin by taking a look at the ...

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