Intro to Mac OS X: Get Around Your Mac Efficiently

Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM*
Trainer: Chris
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM*
Trainer: Sue
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Saturday, September 30, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM*
Trainer: Sue
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*All times are in the US/Pacific timezone.

Class Details

Price per person:$119
Length of class:three hours
Version covered:X

Description

In this half-day session, you will gain skills vital to using your Mac effectively, including using the mouse and keyboard, working with windows, launching applications, creating and saving documents, creating new folders and the basics of using applications and the Web.


Prerequisites

This class is designed for new computer users or those new to a Mac computer. No prior computer experience is necessary.


Outline

Exploring the Desktop
- the Desktop icons
- the menu bar and Dock
- the Apple menu

Using a Window
- opening and closing windows
- moving and resizing windows
- zoom, minimize and restore
- switching between open windows
- changing views

Working with Files and Folders
- navigating local and network storage locations
- creating new folders
- renaming, moving and copying files
- moving files to and restoring from the Trash
- searching for files

Using Applications
- launching and quitting applications
- creating and saving documents
- opening and printing documents
- basic text editing techniques
- typing and editing text
- selecting text
- cut and paste
- undo
- force quitting a frozen application

Connecting to the network and Internet
- wired vs wireless
- browsing the Web


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