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Sit down at your computer and let bestselling author Robin Williams gently introduce you to the basic features of the Mac. This classic, beloved guide shows you just what you need to get started with a Macintosh computer running Mac OS X Panther. In her gentle, friendly, funny style, author Robin Williams explains the basics of navigating the Mac's desktop and Finder windows, using a mouse, accessing menus and shortcuts, opening and saving applications, printing documents, getting online, surfing the web, and sending email. You'll find plenty of step-by-step instructions, plenty of screenshots, and helpful tips throughout--soon you'll feel comfortable, confident, and able to do just about anything. This beloved guide is the ideal starting place for users new to the Macintosh--and it also makes a great gift for your grandmother who won't stop calling you with questions about how to use her new Mac. No matter how old you are, this book shows you how to acquire exciting new computer skills while having fun in the process.
How to Open and Use and Application
This chapter covers what you will do most often on your Mac: open an application and type a document. In the following chapter, you'll save the document, print it, close it, and quit the application.