In This Introduction
• What this book covers
• Conventions for menu commands, keyboard shortcuts, and mouse and trackpad actions used in this book
• Special elements used to call your attention to notes, tips, and cautions
• How to send the author your feedback
I am delighted you are reading this introduction, whether you’re considering buying this book or because you already own it. I’m sure you’ll find value reading it and using it while you wrestle with this beast called Windows 8.
Windows 8 is just a few years removed from Windows 7, but it’s incredibly different from its predecessors. Microsoft easily could have called this release “Windows 2020” or “Not Your Parents’ Windows.” The user interface, ...