What I mean by that is commands and all.

On 4/14/18, lenron brown <lenro...@gmail.com> wrote:
> A lot of useful info given here. I need to at some point grab vlc for
> my mac. I like my MBP but I don't use it that much because I find
> things to be a lot faster on windows.
>
> On 4/14/18, Simon Fogarty <si...@blinky-net.com> wrote:
>> Steve,
>>
>>  If trying to help andy with this it might be better to say that volumes
>> don't show on the finder.
>>
>> There are no drives or drive letters in a mac like within windows.
>>
>>
>> And yes each one for some reason shows things differently.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: macvisionaries@googlegroups.com <macvisionaries@googlegroups.com>
>> On
>> Behalf Of Steve Matzura
>> Sent: Friday, 13 April 2018 7:58 AM
>> To: macvisionaries@googlegroups.com
>> Subject: Re: Playing audio media on my Macbook
>>
>> Remember, drives don't show up in Finder by default. This is something
>> about
>> which I have never fully comes to intellectual grips. If one were to buy
>> a
>> Mac, bring it home, turn it on, and start  using it, drives appear in
>> Finder; if one were to install the Mac operating system from scratch,
>> taking
>> all the defaults with the exception of File Vault and storing the
>> Documents
>> directory in the cloud, no drives appear in Finder unless and until they
>> are
>> told to do so.
>>
>>
>> On 4/12/2018 3:08 PM, christopher hallsworth wrote:
>>> Hi Andy let's start with the basics, in the Finder you should see any
>>> external media by default, thumb drives included. Unlike Windows, macOS
>>> automatically mounts these external disks and places them in the Finder.
>>> Once you have located this, press command-o to open the volume. Note I
>>> will not use CMD at this stage for simplicity's sake.
>>>
>>>> On 12 Apr 2018, at 10:48, 'andy' via MacVisionaries
>>>> <macvisionaries@googlegroups.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all.
>>>>
>>>> In brief, I'm a very determined and apparently reluctant learning of
>>>> the
>>>> Apple operating system.
>>>>
>>>> I've been using windows since Dos 3.1 and like many people, I am afraid
>>>> of this new system.
>>>>
>>>> I Purchased a 27 Imac and a Macbook pro about 2 years ago and have
>>>> hardly
>>>> moved in my learning.
>>>>
>>>> Despite buying a great book, titled, Janet Ingber - Everything You Need
>>>> to Know to Use the Mac , I cannot get the motivation to "Use the mac"!
>>>>
>>>> My fingers tremble at my Macbook and I'm so afraid of doing something
>>>> wrong, I'm paralysed.
>>>>
>>>> So I'm thinking that I should try something really simple.
>>>>
>>>> I'm addicted by the way to talking books, so lets look at that  as a
>>>> method to break the ice.
>>>>
>>>> I've placed the above book on a thumb drive but every time I plug it
>>>> into
>>>> my Macbook, absolutely nothing happens, so I cannot access this media.
>>>>
>>>> On a Windows computer I'm asked "What do you want your computer to
>>>> do?".
>>>>
>>>> So if anyone can tell me how to access a thumb drive and be able to go
>>>> through some of the easy chapters of this book then listen to them, it
>>>> may be enough to finally break my spirit and get me started, hahaha.
>>>>
>>>> Sorry guys for the long message but I'm sure you have all heard it
>>>> before.
>>>>
>>>> Very best wishes.
>>>>
>>>> Andy.
>>>>  From Scotland with Love.
>>>>
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