Window management is critical to organized and structured workflow. In this movie, you will learn how to resize windows for better viewing, plus learn El Capitan's great new snap feature to allow for a split screen of open windows.
- [Instructor] In this movie we're going to cover…how to resize and move windows.…Anytime you open a file or program you're opening…what is called a window.…Resizing and moving windows will help you…manage and maximize your screen real estate,…so you can have multiple windows open simultaneously…while seeing windows or screens to the side or beneath them.…Let's start with opening up the TextEdit application.…Moving it around is pretty straight forward.…Simply click and drag in the top bar…and move where you like.…Now notice in the upper left of the window…we have three small icons.…
Moving your mouse over each you will see…that a symbol appears.…An x, a - and one for maximizing.…Let's go ahead and try the yellow icon.…Notice, when I click on it the window moves down…to the right side of the dock.…I can click on it to move it back up.…This is known as Minimizing.…Clicking on the green icon maximizes it to full screen.…Doing this has some benefits as you can see…your window gets bigger.…But the menu items at the top disappear.…
Technology trainer David Casuto explains basic macOS conventions, and explores how to best resize and manage windows, change the way your mouse behaves, and customize the desktop, including the Dock. Need help finding files and applications? Learn how to search more effectively using Spotlight and Finder. If you have visual or audio impairments, your Mac's accessibility features are a great tool. Find out how to use the display options, zoom, and closed captioning to make macOS more user friendly. Last but not least, David shows how to save time with some helpful keyboard shortcuts. Apple's operating system is a powerful platform; with these tips, you'll find it even easier to use.
- Personalizing your desktop
- Managing windows
- Changing mouse properties
- Searching with Spotlight
- Customizing Finder
- Using accessibility features such as zoom and closed captions
- Using keyboard shortcuts