The Extras menu


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The Extras menu

In this lesson we are going to dive a little bit deeper into something we touched on at the beginning of this chapter as we toured the desktop; I call it the Menulets, the proper term is Menu Extras. Now if you are an Ex-Windows user, you are probably used to looking the bottom right hand corner of your screen to see the current time for example or maybe to see other status icons including your speaker volume for example. Well we don't have a tray down in the bottom right hand corner here on the Mac but we do have our Menu Extras up here on the right hand side in the top of our Menu bar.

So here you can see I do have icon for my Speaker Volume as well as the current time showing up. We have got this little American flag telling me I have got an American set of keyboard characters set and I have got my Spotlight icon up here as well. So how did they get there, how do we adjust those, how do we add and remove some of those Menu Extras we see in the top right hand corner? That's what we are ...

The Extras menu
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The Extras menu provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Switching from Windows to Mac (2008)

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Business
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Mac OS X
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