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OS X El Capitan For Dummies by Bob LeVitus

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Chapter 19

Utility Chest

In This Chapter

arrow Crunching numbers with the Calculator

arrow Plumbing El Capitan’s innards

arrow And much, much more …

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OS X El Capitan comes with a plethora of useful utilities that make using your computer more pleasant and/or make you more productive when you use your computer. In this chapter, I give you a glimpse of the ones that aren’t covered elsewhere in this book.

The first item, Calculator, is in your Applications folder; all the other items in this chapter are in your Utilities folder, inside your Applications folder (or use the Utilities folder’s keyboard shortcut, maccmd+Shift+U).

Calculator

image Need to do some quick math? The Calculator application gives you a simple calculator with all the basic number-crunching functions that your pocket calculator has. To use it, you can either click the keys with the mouse or type numbers and operators (math symbols such as +, ...

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