About the Macintosh
Main Index


Contents
Introduction
1: Macintosh Basics
What's an Operating System?
Using your mouse
The menu bar
A closer look at menu options
Shutting down
Talk to me!
The Desktop
Looking through windows
Launching an application
Applications and documents
2: Memory, hard disks and Macintosh models
Your Mac's processor
Mac-spotting
3: Files, folders and drives
'Files' and 'documents'
Moving things around
How do you create a new folder?
What's in a name?
Building an organisation
Other sorts of drive
Using other drives
Installing applications
4: Windows, aliases and the Apple menu
Window views
What's a label?
Finding your files
For more information ...
Creating short-cuts with aliases
The Apple menu
Adding things to the Apple menu
5: Control Panels
Apple Menu Options
ATM (Adobe Type Manager)
Colour
Date & Time
Desktop Patterns
Extensions Manager
General Controls
Keyboard
Labels
Map
Memory
Monitors
Mouse
Numbers
PC Exchange
Sound
Views
WindowShade
6: The System
Apple Menu Items
Clipboard
Control Panels
Extensions
Finder
Fonts
Note Pad file
Preferences
PrintMonitor Documents
Scrapbook File
Startup Items
Shutdown Items
System
7: Mac accessories
About this Macintosh...
AppleCD Audio Player
Automated Tasks
Calculator
Key Caps
Note Pad
Scrapbook
Stickies
8: Apple Extras
Apple Backup
AppleScript
Apple Video Player
At Ease
CloseView
Easy Access
HyperCard Player
Newton Demo
Performa Extras
PowerTalk
QuickDraw GX
9: System tips


Please send any comments on this document to:
G.Mills@compserv.gla.ac.uk
(George W. Mills, Computing Service, University of Glasgow)