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<ul><li> 1. Mac Tips <ul><li>What Else Can I Do With This Thing? </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Brinson </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Salisbury High School </li></ul></li> <li> 2. Questions on: <ul><li>Hardware? </li></ul><ul><li>Ports? </li></ul><ul><li>Dock? </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop? </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Access? </li></ul></li> <li> 3. Expose` <ul><li>Allows you to set the corners to different commands </li></ul><ul><li>Set the function keys to various shortcuts </li></ul></li> <li> 4. How to do Expose` <ul><li>Go to the at the top left corner </li></ul><ul><li>Go to System Preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Go to expose` and spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure you have the tab marked expose` highlighted </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your corners and function keys </li></ul></li> <li> 5. Spaces <ul><li>Allows you to have a variety of windows open without layering them on top of one another </li></ul></li> <li> 6. How to use Spaces <ul><li>Go to the and to System Preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the expose` and spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure that you highlight Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the box to enable spaces </li></ul></li> <li> 7. Dashboard <ul><li>A second desktop for quick reference items </li></ul><ul><li>Either click on the icon (on your dock) </li></ul><ul><li>OR - if you have expose enabled with one of the four corners set to the dashboard just take your cursor to that corner. </li></ul></li> <li> 8. To manage your Dashboard <ul><li>Bring up your dashboard. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the . This will show you your widgets list, , and </li></ul><ul><li>Clicking the will put the widget back into your list at the bottom </li></ul><ul><li>Clicking will take you to the Apple webpage to choose more widgets (there are 1000s)and you can download them. </li></ul><ul><li>To put one on your dashboard from the bottom - just drag it up to where you want it and drop it. </li></ul></li> <li> 9. Spotlight <ul><li>Spotlight allows you to search your machine, flashdrive, shared directory or user alias for files </li></ul><ul><li>Saves you a lot of time trying to remember where you may have saved something </li></ul><ul><li>Go to , hover over the icon and the spotlight window will appear. </li></ul><ul><li>Type in what you are looking for and it will gernerate lists of files matching what you type. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the one you need. </li></ul></li> <li> 10. Coverflow </li> <li> 11. Shortcuts </li> </ul>