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Before Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, when Dashboard is activated, the user's desktop is dimmed and widgets appear in the foreground. Like application windows, they can be moved around, rearranged, deleted, and recreated (so that more than one of the same Widget is open at the same time, possibly with different settings). New widgets can be opened, via an icon bar on the bottom of the layer, loading a list of available apps similar to the iOS homescreen or the macOS Launchpad. After loading, the widget is ready for use.




Mac Os X Tiger Apps



Automator is a powerful app for quickly accomplishing a set of repetitive or time-consuming tasks. It allows the user to automate actions for other apps to take. The user does this by creating "workflows," sets of commands for the automator to take.


"My initial indexing process after installing Tiger was interrupted by a couple of reboots I had to do while installing third-party apps. This may have left me with a funky index when Spotlight tried to pick up where it had left off. I suggest letting it fully index your drives before rebooting the machine at all.


"It was Keychain. I reset my keychain and everything worked. I can now logon to a share in that windows machine. I had copied the keychain from Panther to Tiger installation for my main user. I found this by logging into another user on my Mac and found that I could connect to a share ( and this one had the default tiger keychain ). I found the keychain item that was problematic, removed it and now everything is fine."


Many problems with individual applications that occur after a major Mac OS X update can be solved by deleting corrupt .plist files. It appears that this is the case for several apps that are not functioning properly under Mac OS X 10.4 (see AbiWord, Extensis Suitcase, CodeTek Virtual Desktop below, specifically).


August 23, 2002: The third release of Mac OS X added search to Finder (can you imagine it, Finder used to exist without it!) Jaguar also brings MPEG-4 support for QuickTime, a range of privacy features, and, for the first time, Accessibility API called Universal Access. Some of the apps born with this release continue living on Mac even today (for example, Address Book, which is now called Contacts).


July 25, 2012: Major apps like Notes, Reminders, and Messages arrive from iOS, turning Mac into a more comfortable spot for managing your daily routine. The most significant update in Mountain Lion is Notification Center, with on-screen banners communicating updates.


If you are doing any sort of development work at all in OS X it's probably a good idea to download the set of tools described in this section. You can either install them directly from the Tiger installation cd or from the apple developer website. Most of you will probably have already completed this step before reading this tutorial. Installing from the installation cd:Installing from the cd is very straightforward and much faster than downloading the XCode developer tools from the website. Simply insert the tiger installation cd and follow the steps listed below.


You can also download an old version of X11 from -x11-on-tiger-without-the-tiger-install-dvd/ . After installing this, you will need to run Software Update... from the Apple menu in order to get the most recent version. If you don't run Software Update..., it will not work.


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* The ability for apps to auto-save and auto-resume as in iOS, and a feature called Versions that saves multiple copies of files over time so you can easily revert to a previous iteration after you've made changes.


These free and low-cost tools can help you get results similar to those provided by Lion's Launchpad, Mission Control, systemwide auto-save, Versions, AirDrop, enhanced multitouch capabilities and new Mail layout. Most of the apps work with Snow Leopard and Leopard (Version 10.5); some are available for Tiger (Version 10.4) as well. I've also included a section on app store alternatives for Leopard and Tiger users, who don't have access to the Mac App Store.


Lion's Launchpad will be modeled after the iOS home screen, which serves as the application launcher for iPhones and iPads. Launchpad will let you use a hot key or gesture (on a multitouch-enabled trackpad or mouse) to display a grid of icons for all of your installed applications overlaid on your desktop and running apps. Like the iOS home screen, Launchpad will feature multiple screens you can swipe through, along with the ability to reorganize applications and group them in folders.


aLaunch (free/donationware) is a menu-based application launcher that places your chosen apps and folders under a menu bar icon that can be accessed from any application. If you're a longtime Mac user, you'll find the effect very similar to the Apple menu in Mac OS 9 and earlier. You can group related items together and assign global hot keys to open specific items.


Alfred, currently in beta, is a combination application launcher and search tool. You launch Alfred via a keyboard shortcut, then type a few letters into the text field to see immediate results, including applications, files on your Mac, and Web bookmarks. If it can't find these, Alfred suggests appropriate Web searches, or you can instruct it to perform a search by typing the site name and your keywords, as in "google ipad 2." You can use keyboard shortcuts to quickly launch the resulting apps, files, bookmarks or searches; Alfred learns your most commonly used items and orders the results appropriately for even faster access.


The $18.95 program creates bookshelf-like organizers called cabinets for frequently accessed apps, folders and collections of files (documents, photos, videos, Web pages, etc.), presenting instant access and previews to all manner of content. Berokyo also offers a tagging feature that makes it easy to locate specific pieces of information or references across file types.


Dock Menus lets you create multiple free-floating docks separate from the built-in Mac OS X Dock; the floating docks can be moved around your desktop as needed. By creating multiple docks, you can group related apps, files and folders. Dock Menus works with OS X Leopard or later and costs $5 after a free 10-day trial.


Quicksilver is a free Finder alternative for OS X Tiger and newer Mac OS versions; it lets you launch applications and locate specific files quickly just by typing the first few letters of an application or file name. It's a simple, keyboard-centric way to launch apps and open files. Like Alfred, it learns your preferences and orders results accordingly, and it lets you assign keyboard shortcuts to a wide variety of actions.


Mission Control looks like it will be an interesting combination of existing Mac OS X features -- full-screen apps, Spaces (Apple's virtual desktop feature), Exposé (which allows you to see thumbnails of all Spaces, open windows and items hidden by windows, and to switch apps) and Dashboard (a feature that allows easy viewing of a range of widgets, or tiny applets) -- in a single interface.


In bringing these elements together, Apple is attempting to offer a one-click view of all running apps, windows, full-screen app views and Spaces. The ability to swipe through all these items will borrow from the iOS ability to swipe across multiple home screens.


Switché is a Snow Leopard-only utility that builds on the Exposé feature. It uses Apple's Cover Flow feature to show large, smooth 3D previews of running apps, windows or Spaces, allowing you to switch among them in an intuitive manner (similar to the swiping feature of Mission Control). Switché costs $8 and offers an unlimited free trial version.


Did you know that every time you install new software, files, and apps on your Mac, they come with junk files? Those files can stay hidden and remain behind, even when you uninstall that software or app.


As a part of Mac OS X, Project Builder was rebuilt from scratch to build Mac apps and first included with Mac OS X Cheetah (10.0) Developer Preview 4. The biggest thing? Apple gave the IDE away for free.


This was another groundbreaking step for Apple: No other company offered an IDE that would allow developers to create apps for both their main platform and a mobile platform using the same toolchain. Desktop-class mobile software had never even been thought about before due to software and hardware limitations, but Apple had done it, and soon the floodgates would open.


In 2010, Apple took the development community by surprise when it announced Xcode 4, a ground-up rewrite of the interface that merged two major development apps, Interface Builder and Xcode, into a single app. This merger meant that opening XIBs would no longer require opening Interface Builder separately.


In recent years, Apple has continued to iterate over Xcode, ensuring that it remains the powerhouse that developers create apps with, designers tweak color palettes and UI elements with, and students learn to code with every day.


Today, Xcode is still the predominant IDE for building apps, frameworks, and services for the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV platforms, and it will likely continue to be the main way we build apps going forward, even as Apple unveils new platforms.


If you use a Mac, you take for granted a number of features that, when they were first added to the OS X, were pretty big deals. Features such as tabs in the Finder and in Safari, security features such as File Vault, apps like Face Time; all these were launched with a big fanfare and have settled into their place as stalwarts of OS X.


There was a new Dock, apps such as Front Row and Photo Booth (the former since retired, the latter mostly forgotten), Spaces, which allows users to create virtual desktops, improvements to Preview, and all sorts of new features added to Mail. It also added Quick Look, the feature that lets you view files by selecting them and pressing the space bar, and Boot Camp, which allowed users to run both Mac OS X and Windows on the same computer.


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