Applications on a Mac open in their own windows. Withing an application on the Mac, you can also open multiple windows. As on a Windows computer, windows that are open on a Mac can be manipulated. In this movie, you will know how to open, minimize, maximize, and restore open windows, as well as how to resize them, and switch between them, just as you would do on a Windows computer.
- [Voiceover] If you're coming from a Windows computer,…you're probably very comfortable working with…multiple programs running at the same time,…maybe using alt + tab to switch between them…or even working with multiple windows…within the same application,…and switching between those windows.…Resizing them, moving them, etc.…Well, there are definitely some similarities here…on the Mac when working with multiple windows.…Some differences as well, you'll need to adjust to.…So let's go through this now.…Starting with a blank desktop,…well go to the Finder menu that appears across the top…and click Go, and select Applications.…
This gives us access to all of the applications installed…and every Mac comes with this one called TextEdit.…Give it a double-click to launch TextEdit.…You'll notice a separate window opens up now…and the menu bar is changed.…And we'll create a new document by clicking…New Document, and there it is, Untitled.…Overlapping the window that's running in the background,…our applications window in Finder.…
- Using the keyboard and gestures
- Exploring the desktop, Apple menu, Finder, and dock
- Finding files and folders
- Locating files with Spotlight
- Launching and quitting applications
- Task switching with Mission Control
- Transferring files from Windows to Mac
- Transferring mail and address books
- Connecting printers, cameras, and Bluetooth devices
- Getting online
- Adjusting settings in System Preferences
- Getting the best free apps from the App Store
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Navigate the Mac
2. The Mac Interface
3. Work with Files and Folders
4. Search on the Mac
5. Work with Applications on the Mac
6. Moving Day
7. Hardware on the Mac
8. Get Online with Your Mac
9. Set System Preferences
10. Top 5 Free Mac Apps
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