: Opens the System Preferences application. Samefunction as clicking on the System Preferences icon in the Dock.
Moving your mouse pointer over Dock will bring up a menu with a fewDock preference items, as well as a link to the Dock System Preferences.
Allows the user to select from a list of locations, like the LocationManager in OS 9. Locations are set up in the Network System Preferences. Withquestions regarding locations, contact Computer Support at x.3832.
Shows a list of all recently opened files and applications for quickaccess.
Opens the Force Quit window, displaying all open applications. If anapplication freezes, you can open this window and select to Force Quit any singleapplication without affecting the others. Typing Command+Option+Esc. on thekeyboard also brings up the Force Quit window.
Puts your computer into sleep mode. You can wake it by hitting a key onthe keyboard.
Restarts the computer. A confirmation window will pop up beforerestarting.
Shuts the computer down. A confirmation window will pop upbefore shutting down.
Logs you out of your account. A confirmation window will pop upbefore logging you out.
OS X has a feature called the Dock. The Dock is very similar to the “AppleMenu” items of OS 9 and earlier and the “Start Bar” or “Task Bar” on windowssystems.The Dock serves as a quick launch area that holds shortcuts to applications andfolders on the computers hard drive. By default the Dock is located at the bottomof the screen.