[macvoiceover] Re: dock and desktop

Right.  My habit has always been to close everything out, so I forgot that 
things stay open like that.
Best,
Donna

-----Original Message-----
From: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 6:45 AM
To: macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: dock and desktop

only when youfirst boot.  after that, unless you close it, it will be  
open when you boot again.
if you put the system to sleep the same is true.  Yu can also type  
more than one letter to get directly to your app of choice.


On Jul 20, 2009, at 9:39 PM, Donna Goodin wrote:

That makes sense, but the apps folder isn't open when you boot, so the  
first
step in that process has to be to open the apps folder, no?
Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: macvoiceover-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:macvoiceover-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Marcy Weinberg
> Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 9:19 PM
> To: macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: dock and desktop
>
> Realizing that everyone has their own way of getting to the goal, as a
> fairly mac newbie, I have to say that David is right, at least for
> me.  At least try it both ways.  I'll bet you'll find that having the
> apps folder open at all times is, well, just plain fast.  I command
> tab there, hit the first letter of the app I want, then tab if it's
> not the first app starting with that letter, and press command o.  It
> takes literally seconds.
>
> But you'll have to figure that out for yourself!  <smile>  Marcy
>
> On Jul 20, 2009, at 3:47 PM, David Poehlman wrote:
>
> that is if you happen to be right there.  my point is that if you have
> to restore your mac, it won't be right there and you'll have to create
> it again.
>
> Now, on booting your mac,  your apps folder can stay open all the time
> and even when you boot the mac, it will be right there.
>
> On Jul 20, 2009, at 2:10 PM, Donna Goodin wrote:
>
> On the second fact, I see your point.  But on the first, how can you
> say
> that?  If I have to go to Apps, I have to open the apps menu, get to
> the Ap
> I want and open it.  If I just put it on the desktop, it's right there
> when
> I boot up, and all I have to do is open it.
> Donna
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: macvoiceover-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:macvoiceover-
>> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Poehlman
>> Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 1:13 PM
>> To: macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: dock and desktop
>>
>> It is a matter of fact though that it less work just to open the apps
>> folder and go to the app or put it in the doc and access it from
> there
>> and it is also a fact that if you have to restore your system you
>> don't have to worry about recreating the alias for an app.
>>
>> On Jul 20, 2009, at 1:10 PM, Cheryl Homiak wrote:
>>
>> Actually. it just depends on what you like. Making an alias isn't
>> difficult and some people like to have the things they use a lot
> right
>> on the desktop. It's totally a matter of personal preference.
>>
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