Mac OSLion !Tips andTricks                                    Prepared By Image	  Credit:	  Apple.com	     Mr. Glennon
Hot CornersAssign functions to TrackpadCornersImage	  Credit:	  Apple.com	  
Here’s How:!System Preferences
Mission Control
Hot Corners
Choose what eachtrackpad corner does
Mission Control:Show All Open Windows
How Do I Use Mission Control?Use a Hot Corner OR the F3 KeyImage	  Credit:	  Apple.com	  
Launchpad:Open Applications
How Do I Use Launchpad?Use a Hot Corner, LaunchpadDock Icon OR the F4 Key
Natural Scrolling:Decide how you want to scrollImage	  Credit:	  Apple.com	  
Here’s How:!System Preferences
Trackpad
NaturalScrollingScrolling followsthe direction ofyour fingermovement.Hard one toexplain…If scrolling feelsawkward use thech...
Gestures:Use Trackpad Gestures to Get More DoneImage	  Credit:	  Apple.com	  
Here’s How:!System Preferences
Trackpad
More Gestures
TrackpadCheck the boxes youwantClick the small blackarrows to set gestures
Tip!If you’re used to Windows,you can “Right-click” on aMac by clicking thetrackpad with 2 fingersORHolding the Control key...
Spaces:Use Multiple Desktops
How Can I Use It?Spaces allows you tocreate a second desktopThe second desktop canbe used as a separateworkspace
How Can I Use It?EXAMPLE:Work on a presentationor lesson plans onDesktop 1Leave email open onDesktop 2Use a simple gesture...
Why Use It?Manage your workflowmore efficientlyKeep applications openbut out of the way
Here’s How:Enter Mission Control(F3 Key or Hot Corner)Move the pointer nearthe top, right-hand edgeof the screenLook for t...
Here’s How:Click the + icon to createa new desktop(Once it’s created, it willremain until you delete it)To move windowsbet...
Here’s How:To delete a desktop,move the pointer over itin Mission Control.Click the X thatappears. All windowswill be sent...
Tip!You can give each desktopa separate wallpaper. Goto the desktop you want tochange:-System Preferences-Desktop and Scre...
Add or Remove Applicationsfrom the Dock
Here’s How:Open an applicationOnce open, it will appearin the dockClick the icon with 2fingersSelect “Options,” then“Keep i...
Tip!You can REMOVE anapplication from thedock with the samemethodAfter clicking the iconwith 2 fingers, select“Remove from ...
Add or Remove Files andFolders from the Sidebar
Here’s How:Open the FinderClick once to highlightdesired file or folderClick File menuClick “Add to Sidebar”
Tip!Once items are in thesidebar, you can clickand drag them tochange their order.Remember: You can addfiles and folders to...
Always Show Scrollbars:Scrollbars are hidden bydefaultImage	  Credit:	  Apple.com	  
Here’s How:!System Preferences
General
Select “Always”under Show Scroll Bars
Function Keys:What Do They Do?Image	  Credit:	  Apple.com	  
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Mac OS Lion Tips and Tricks

  1. 1. Mac OSLion !Tips andTricks Prepared By Image  Credit:  Apple.com   Mr. Glennon
  2. 2. Hot CornersAssign functions to TrackpadCornersImage  Credit:  Apple.com  
  3. 3. Here’s How:!System Preferences
  4. 4. Mission Control
  5. 5. Hot Corners
  6. 6. Choose what eachtrackpad corner does
  7. 7. Mission Control:Show All Open Windows
  8. 8. How Do I Use Mission Control?Use a Hot Corner OR the F3 KeyImage  Credit:  Apple.com  
  9. 9. Launchpad:Open Applications
  10. 10. How Do I Use Launchpad?Use a Hot Corner, LaunchpadDock Icon OR the F4 Key
  11. 11. Natural Scrolling:Decide how you want to scrollImage  Credit:  Apple.com  
  12. 12. Here’s How:!System Preferences
  13. 13. Trackpad
  14. 14. NaturalScrollingScrolling followsthe direction ofyour fingermovement.Hard one toexplain…If scrolling feelsawkward use thecheckbox to changethis setting
  15. 15. Gestures:Use Trackpad Gestures to Get More DoneImage  Credit:  Apple.com  
  16. 16. Here’s How:!System Preferences
  17. 17. Trackpad
  18. 18. More Gestures
  19. 19. TrackpadCheck the boxes youwantClick the small blackarrows to set gestures
  20. 20. Tip!If you’re used to Windows,you can “Right-click” on aMac by clicking thetrackpad with 2 fingersORHolding the Control keywhile clickingImage  Credit:  Apple.com  
  21. 21. Spaces:Use Multiple Desktops
  22. 22. How Can I Use It?Spaces allows you tocreate a second desktopThe second desktop canbe used as a separateworkspace
  23. 23. How Can I Use It?EXAMPLE:Work on a presentationor lesson plans onDesktop 1Leave email open onDesktop 2Use a simple gesture tomove between desktopsinstead of constantlymoving windows around
  24. 24. Why Use It?Manage your workflowmore efficientlyKeep applications openbut out of the way
  25. 25. Here’s How:Enter Mission Control(F3 Key or Hot Corner)Move the pointer nearthe top, right-hand edgeof the screenLook for the tile with the+ that appears
  26. 26. Here’s How:Click the + icon to createa new desktop(Once it’s created, it willremain until you delete it)To move windowsbetween desktops, go toMission Control and dragthem to a desktop
  27. 27. Here’s How:To delete a desktop,move the pointer over itin Mission Control.Click the X thatappears. All windowswill be sent back todesktop 1.*Desktop 1 cannot bedeleted. This is theoriginal desktop.
  28. 28. Tip!You can give each desktopa separate wallpaper. Goto the desktop you want tochange:-System Preferences-Desktop and Screen Saver
  29. 29. Add or Remove Applicationsfrom the Dock
  30. 30. Here’s How:Open an applicationOnce open, it will appearin the dockClick the icon with 2fingersSelect “Options,” then“Keep in Dock”
  31. 31. Tip!You can REMOVE anapplication from thedock with the samemethodAfter clicking the iconwith 2 fingers, select“Remove from Dock”
  32. 32. Add or Remove Files andFolders from the Sidebar
  33. 33. Here’s How:Open the FinderClick once to highlightdesired file or folderClick File menuClick “Add to Sidebar”
  34. 34. Tip!Once items are in thesidebar, you can clickand drag them tochange their order.Remember: You can addfiles and folders to thesidebar.
  35. 35. Always Show Scrollbars:Scrollbars are hidden bydefaultImage  Credit:  Apple.com  
  36. 36. Here’s How:!System Preferences
  37. 37. General
  38. 38. Select “Always”under Show Scroll Bars
  39. 39. Function Keys:What Do They Do?Image  Credit:  Apple.com  

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