New PDF release: Mac Basics Superguide, Snow Leopard Edition

By The Editors of Macworld, Kelly Turner

ISBN-10: 0982262159

ISBN-13: 9780982262153

No one spends extra time with Apple's pcs and software program than the writers and editors at Macworld, the world's leading Mac authority. Now Macworld's crew of specialists has used its wisdom to create this simple consultant to getting began along with your Mac working OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). no matter if you are new to the Mac, simply desire a refresher direction, or suspect that you've got simply scratched the skin of your Mac's capability, the Macworld Mac fundamentals Superguide, Snow Leopard variation offers you the step by step recommendation you want to develop into a Mac whiz. within those pages, you can find special information and data approximately navigating your procedure utilizing the Finder and the Dock and handling and switching among courses utilizing Exposé and areas. you will find out how to locate whatever utilizing the highlight seek device and the simplest how you can open, retailer, arrange, and print documents. We contain tips about customizing your Mac to fit your wishes via approach personal tastes, together with the way to upload and keep an eye on consumer bills. Our specialists additionally provide you with very important troubleshooting and safety recommendation or even suggest 20 low-cost add-on courses which could increase your Mac event in methods you could have by no means concept attainable. that can assist you benefit from Apple's integrated functions, now we have additionally integrated necessary tips on getting all started with Safari, Mail, iChat, and different incorporated Apple software program. enable Macworld's workforce of specialists enable you to get the main from your Mac.

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To see this information, click the file in the Finder and then choose File ▶ Get Info (or press 1-I). Click the disclosure triangle next to the Open With header to see the file’s default application. o matter which applications you use, you’ll spend a lot of time in OS X opening and modifying files. For the most part, this is a fairly simple process. But what if you want to change which application opens the file? How can you be sure that a Windows user will be able to open the files you create?

The other workspaces will shift out of the way to accommodate the moved one. Note that you can move a workspace only to an existing workspace location; you can’t move it to a new row or column without first adding either a new row or column in System Preferences. Move All Open Windows to a New Space In addition to letting you move between workspaces, the arrow keys have other powers in Snow Leopard’s version of Spaces. Want to collect the open windows from the currently selected workspace and move them to another workspace?

Open a File Opening files is easy—just double-click one in the Finder, or choose File ▶ Open in the appropriate application and navigate to the file you want. You can also drag a file to the application you’d like to open it in on the Dock or in the Finder. Preview a File Sometimes you want to view a file without going to the trouble of opening it in its related application. In Snow Leopard, there are two ways to do this. Use Quick Look The first is to use the Quick Look feature. To do this, click once on the file you’d like to get a better peek at and press the spacebar.

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