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Peachpit Learning Series Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard by Robin Williams

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Lesson 3. Introduction to Mac OS X Applications

3 GOALS

Understand the common features of Apple applications

Realize what can NOT 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 applies easily to just about any other application.

In this short introductory lesson, I’m just going to present a brief overview of the major apps (applications) that you’ll find in your Applications folder and the Dock. All of the Apple applications are integrated with other apps, and they all share certain features and tools. In the following chapters I’ll go into more detail about individual programs, and in Lesson 13 of this section ...

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