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New Mac User

I have been a Windows PC user for over 20 years. I now have to use a Mac laptop for my job. Can anyone suggest a good users manual on how to use Mac. I don't know how to delete anything. Is Mac for Dummies any good. Any suggestion would be truly appreciated.
Than you.

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I don't find it too hard to use. To delete, same as the PC

Click and drag to the trashcan?

Did you try any online tutorials or google "How to delete a file"? With all that is on youtube I would be hard pressed to buy a book.

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New Mac User

Thank you. I will try You Tube.

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Mac for Dummies is fine, but,

Google is probably faster.

A Windows machine functions generally along the same lines as a Mac. (Coincidence? I think not)

This usually comes as a surprise to new users, along with the discovery of the Right Mouse Click.

Use System Preferences to set up your trackpad so that clicking the left or right sides produce the associated click.

Windows: Right Click a file and Delete.
Mac: Right Click a file and Send to Trash.

Or, as Bob mentioned, just drag it to the Trash.

There are a couple of more ways to delete a file but the above are the easiest.


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New Mac User

Thank you so much for your help. I will give it a try.

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