By Robin Williams
Adopting a back-to-the-basics procedure, this best-selling little Mac vintage has been revised and overhauled to introduce clients to Tiger, Apple's most modern model of its innovative working approach. within the light, pleasant, humorous sort that generations of computing device clients have come to grasp and love, writer Robin Williams indicates readers find out how to dive in and begin operating with the Mac and OS X 10.4 Tiger. Readers will the best way to locate their approach round the interface; use the laptop, Dock, Finder, and icons; keep an eye on the mouse; manage home windows; seek with Tiger's new highlight characteristic; retailer and print files; and extra. utilizing undemanding, jargon-free factors brought in logical, easy-to-follow sections, Robin is a brand new user's own consultant, training and inspiring clients as they examine their means round the magic of the Mac.
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You can play around with the options in this sheet. 5. When you're finished, single-click the blue "Done" button. Contextual menus All over your Mac you'll find what are called contextual menus, menus that vary depending on what you click upon. You'll eventually find different contextual menus in different icons, on a blank spot inside a window, a blank spot on the Desktop, in different applications, etc. To get a contextual menu, hold down the Control key (the key in the far-left or far-right corner of the main keyboard), then click on anything and see what pops up.
The column to the left of the two-headed arrow is the one that will be resized. Resize the columns in List View Exercise 4: You can rearrange the columns in List View to suit yourself. 1. Using the mouse, position the pointer directly on the title of the column that you want to move. 2. Press the mouse button down and start to drag towards the left or rightas soon as you start dragging, the pointer turns into a grabber hand, as shown below. [View full size image] 3. Continue dragging to the left or right.
To remove an item from the Dock, press on it with the mouse button. 2. Without letting go of the mouse button, drag the icon off the top of the Dock and drop it anywhere on the Desktop. A cute little "poof" will appear. This is the "poof" that appears when you remove something from the Dock. To put an item back into the Dock or to put a new item in the D0ck, see the following page. 36 37 Rearrange items in the Dock You can easily rearrange the items in the Dock to suit your preference. Icons must stay on the side of the dividing line they are currently on, thoughyou'll find it's not even possible to move something from the right side of the dividing line to the left, and vice versa.
The Little Mac Book by Robin Williams