Keyboards that come with a Mac computer will have differences from a standard Windows sytle keyboard. In this online movie, you will learn about the subtle differences between Mac and Windows keyboards and of a few new keys that are found on a Mac keyboard but not on a Windows keyboard. You will also be introduced to a smaller version of the Mac keyboard, popular on iMacs.
- [Voiceover] If you're gonna be transitioning…from a Windows computer…to a Mac computer that has its own keyboard,…there are a few differences in the Mac keyboard…that you'll need to be aware of.…So we're gonna go through…some keyboard basics in this movie…beginning with the extended keyboard…that comes with many Macs these days.…And I'm gonna start with a key that's very important.…I had trouble with this my first time with a Mac.…It's the Eject key.…You'll find it up near the top…right-hand side of the keyboard.…
The Eject key is what you use…to open and close drives like a DVD or CD drive.…I remember my first time with a Mac tower trying…to pop a DVD into the drive.…I couldn't find the button for opening up the drive…that's because it's here on the keyboard.…Now right below the Eject key is the Backspace key…although it's labeled here on the Mac, delete.…It still works like the Backspace key you're used…to using on a Windows keyboard.…For example, you're in Microsoft Word typing out a document…and you want to delete characters to the left,…
- 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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