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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 1

Learning Basic Program Tasks

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One of the most crucial Mac Pro concepts is the application (also called a program), because you perform all Mac Pro tasks using applications. Therefore, it is important to have a basic understanding of how to start and manage applications with your Mac Pro.

Explore the OS X Screen

Tour the Dock

Start an Application

Start an Application Using Launchpad

Switch Between Applications

View Running Applications with Mission Control

Tour an Application Window

Run an Application Full Screen

Explore the OS X Screen

Before you can begin to understand how the OS X operating system works, you should become familiar ...

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