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if im using a few windows at the same time, say excel firefox and iphoto how do i go back to the desktop without minimizing each window ?
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What OS version are you running?

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would you believe i dont know, i bought my macbook pro in Nov 2011 is there a way i can find out in preferences or something?
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had a look there so think is mac os 10.7 would that sound right?
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The Apple in the left hand corner. "About this Mac." You can use expose or the hot corners.

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Yep thanks, its Mac OS X 10.7.3
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In the Trackpad part of System Preferences, click on "More Gestures" and it's the bottom command you're after...



Note: This doesn't work if you're in an app in full screen mode, you'll have to swipe left to get to the desktop screen.

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oh great thanks
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If I have a lot of applications open I use desktops or mouse into top right of screen.
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If I have a lot of applications open I use desktops or mouse into top right of screen.
are they apps ?
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Yes have a look at the dock and under icon lights.
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Yes have a look at the dock and under icon lights.
i cant make the app names out sorry
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i cant make the app names out sorry
What There is Safari, iTunes, Mail, Pixelmator, Mini video converter and a voice translator all open and running. this is the quick way I move between open apps.
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ha ha no i ment where you said mouse on top right is that an app?
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No, it's built into the system.
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