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Chapter 2. Windows and Icons > The Elements of the Mac OS X Desktop

2.2. The Elements of the Mac OS X Desktop

Most of the objects on your screen should seem familiar. They are, in fact, cousins of elements you already know from Windows. Here's a quick tour (see Figure 2-2).


Note:

If your desktop looks absolutely nothing like this—no menus, no icons, almost nothing on the Dock—then somebody in charge of your Mac has turned on Simple Finder mode for you. Details on Section 12.2.



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