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Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro by Brad Miser

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Understand Applications and Documents

The main reason to use a computer is to run applications, which enable you to do all sorts of useful things, such as create text documents, analyze spreadsheets, edit photos and movies, browse the web, create presentations, send and receive e-mail, play games, and so on. There are many types of applications available to you, and each provides specific functionality. There are even different applications that provide similar functionality, such as word processors. However, all applications share fundamental concepts that apply to each of them. Understanding these fundamentals will help you use a wide variety of applications on your MacBook Pro.

Applications

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