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OS X Mountain Lion: Peachpit Learning Series by Lynn Beighley

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Lesson 15. Working Between OS X Applications

Goals

Switch between open applications with a keyboard shortcut

Quit or hide applications with keyboard shortcuts

Drag-and-drop text or files between applications

Take advantage of the page proxy

Use Services for special little features

Now that you’ve had an overview of the main applications that come with OS X, let’s carry it one step further and work between all the applications—pop between windows, drag-and-drop content and files, use Services, and more. Combine features with the use of Mission Control (Lesson 17).

Once you realize how easy it is to move data between applications and windows, you’ll find more and more uses for it. Plus you’ll feel like a Power User.

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