How can I learn how to use a Mac?

Khadija Rahaoui March 27, 2010
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My question is simple as it appears, but not to me! I am a teacher. I am new and have no background in technology. Very recently, I bought a MacBook Pro to get started. However, I find myself not able to learn technology and how to use a Mac. Please I would be very grateful if anyone has a good way to follow. THANK YOU ALL.

  1. Anonymous
    March 28, 2010 at 10:36 pm

    You can order: Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition by David Pogue from Amazon for $19.95. This is an excellent source.

    Tips for getting started your command key is the key for shortcuts, for example command command q quits an application. Google mac shortcuts and you'll find dozens.

  2. ├Žnon1mus
    March 28, 2010 at 9:21 pm

    If you find that you want to do a certain task on a Mac but don't know how try searching it on

    http://www.macosxhints.com/

  3. Ben Evans
    March 28, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    Youtube's Great

  4. Anonymous
    March 28, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    every mac comes with it's manual which is also downloadable from the web too. here:
    http://support.apple.com/manuals/#macosx106

    there's a website called http://www.macosx.com
    you can ask questions there and they'll answer.

  5. ├Žnon1mus
    March 28, 2010 at 1:16 am

    The best way to learn to use a Mac is to read through the Mac Manual as Tina pointed out above (which I wrote). It would also be good to browse the tutorials on Apple's website:

    http://www.apple.com/findouthow/mac/#anatomy

    You should also learn by using your Mac constantly. Do not be afraid of it.

    If you have any further questions, you can always post them here.