By Chuck Toporek

ISBN-10: 0596006063

ISBN-13: 9780596006068

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Additionally, command-line programs that have only console-based UIs nearly every shell or Perl script and AppleScript you encounter, for example won't appear in the Dock when running, even though you may be interacting with them through the Terminal or some other interface. You can get a glimpse of the true layout of active processes through the Process Viewer (/Applications/Utilities). Each line in its window represents an active process. Some you may recognize as belonging to running Aqua applications, while others have more esoteric names.

This is similar to Control-clicking a Dock icon to and selecting Show In Finder from its context menu. Opens an application's Dock menu. , it works only with native Mac OS X applications). Hide the foreground application before bringing this application forward; Option-clicking the same application icon again brings the previous application forward. Hides the windows of all other open applications and switches (if necessary) to the clicked application; similar to selecting Hide Others from an application menu.

36 Part I: Lay of the Land Part I: Lay of the Land 37 Software Update This launches the Software Update application and checks for updates for Mac OS X and other Apple software installed on your system. For more information about using Software Update, see Chapter 5, System Preferences. com/downloads/macosx) in your default web browser. System Preferences This menu option launches the System Preferences panel. (You can also launch System Preferences by clicking on the light switch icon in the Dock, or by locating and double-clicking on its icon in the Finder.

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