Please school me,Im new to macs:o

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  1. the slowness

    the slowness OT Supporter

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    I just got a 15inch powerbook(1.5mhz,512mb,80 gig hd,superdrive),i've pretty much only used windows machines all my life.Are there any tutorials on how to get familar with a mac,ie. how to toggle between browser screens and right clicking,etc.:o
     
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    Best way to learn is just too dive in. Watch other mac users, ive learned a lot that way too.
     
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    fishyhell muscle68>catholic school children

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    send it to me... i'll make a tutorial powerbook for you and send it back.
     
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    That's what I had to do at age 5
     
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    Actually, a lot of things are the similar, but windows uses the control keys for many comands where as the Mac uses the Apple key instead for those same commands. Try it out for the next action you try include toggling browser screens. Right clicking is much the same if you are using a two botton mouse. If you are using the track pad, there are two ways that I know of to right click in some areas. First way is control + left click. This always works. With some applications and areas like on the dock, you can actually just left click and hold it for a second, and it will simlate the right click actions (bring up the options menu for that particular situation).
     
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    thanks guys:coold:
    now what's good for vid editing(for a beginner:o)
     
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    imovie!

    and in regards to toggling between browser windows, you can use expose(f10 is default on macs, but I think its diff for powerbooks) for all windows of that application, or use cmd + ~ to toggle between windows of that application.
     

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