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The Little Mac Book, Snow Leopard Edition by Robin Williams

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Chapter 1. A map of your Mac

This chapter presents a very brief overview of your Macintosh. It provides a “map” of what you see on your monitor. In this chapter I’ll give you the names of things, since it’s hard to know if you need to understand more about the “Dock” if you don’t know what the “Dock” is! Skim through this chapter to get the gist of what you see on your screen, then refer to the map when you need to know where you can find specific information about a particular area.

A map of your Mac

Your Mac is full of icons, or small pictures. Start noticing the different icons and what you think they are telling you. For instance, icons that look like manila ...

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