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Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air by Guy Hart-Davis

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Chapter 2

Discovering MacBook Air

Looking Through the OS X Finder Windows

Understanding Finder, Application, and Document Windows

Like windows in the physical world, windows on your MacBook Air enable to you to view objects on-screen, such as folders, files, applications, and documents. By learning to work with windows efficiently, you can accomplish your tasks more quickly and easily.

In OS X, most windows have common elements no matter what application you are using. In some cases, particularly with games and utilities, you might not see familiar windows when you run those applications. Instead, you see windows that are customized to perform specific functions. Being comfortable with any kind of window you encounter is important.

Finder Windows ...

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