Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Opening and saving files, part of Computer Literacy for Mac.
- Just about any time you work with an application…in which you're creating, editing,…or otherwise modifying some kind of content,…you'll be producing and saving your work as files.…For example, when you type up a report in a word processor,…the report is saved as an individual file,…which you can then reopen in the application…to continue working on it.…Or if you're editing a video you shot…of a grade school recital,…you're saving that video project as a file as well.…So it's important to understand the basic concepts…involved in opening and saving files.…For this example, I'll open up…the built-in application called TextEdit,…which I added to my Dock in a previous movie.…
Here I have a new blank document.…Now in some programs to create a new document…or other project file,…you need to choose File New,…which you can see in this case…generates another blank document,…but I already have one open,…so I'll just close this one.…I'll just type a few words here.…Now anytime you're actively working…on a document or project,…
Note: This course was recorded on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To upgrade to Yosemite before you begin, watch "Installing and running Mac OS X 10.10 for the first time."
- Working with a laptop versus a desktop computer
- Understanding the five traits almost all applications share in Mac OS X
- Printing on a Mac computer
- Setting up a scanner
- Connecting to the Internet
- Sending and receiving email
- Searching the Internet
- Importing and editing images from a digital camera
- Sharing files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Computers
2. Introduction to Operating Systems
3. Introduction to Software and Applications
4. Introduction to Computer Peripherals
5. Introduction to Networks and Getting Online
6. Introduction to Email
7. Introduction to Internet Searching
8. Introduction to Word Processing and Spreadsheets
9. Introduction to Photo and Image Management
10. Introduction to Sharing Files
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