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Windows 8.1 Plain & Simple by Joli Ballew and Nancy Muir

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Chapter 14. Working with desktop apps

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Everything today is about the newer, modular apps, those computer applications that are streamlined and that can be used to perform only the tasks you want and need and not much else. With apps, there aren’t any traditional interface elements to get in your way, like menus, tabs, ribbons, and on-screen customization and personalization options. These are the apps you’ve been learning about in the first half of this book.

However, there are still the familiar desktop apps. These are apps that open on the desktop, some of which you ...

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