Organizing apps with Launchpad


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Organizing apps with Launchpad

If the first Apple product you used was an iOS device, meaning an iPad, an iPod Touch, or an iPhone, the Mac's interface may seem a little unfamiliar to you. What is familiar to you is seeing apps on a screen somewhere that you can tap or click and they automatically launch. Well, with Lion before and now with Mountain Lion, Apple offers a similar interface, and that's called, Launchpad. There are a couple of ways to launch Launchpad. One is to bring your cursor down to the Dock and click on Launchpad, or if you have a trackpad, pinch with thumb and three fingers and you expose the Launchpad interface. And this works very much as it does on an iOS device.

If you want to launch an application, all you have to do is click on it. So for example, if I wanted to launch Calculator, click once, and here's Calculator. When I launch an application, Launchpad disappears, so let's bring it back. So, that's pretty simple. There are few other things you can do in here. You can drag ap...

Organizing apps with Launchpad
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Organizing apps with Launchpad provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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