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We have included the following to assist you with using OnDemand on a Mac.

Setting up Hot Corners

Occasionally, when you close one of multiple windows, the next available window might not display. In most cases, the OnDemand window, or OnDemand client, displays instead. If you attempt to select or click anything in this window, you might not have any response.

To avoid this, we strongly suggest that you set up hot corners. With hot corners, you can point your cursor to a selected corner of your computer screen to display all open windows.

Tip

Depending on the type of keyboard you use, pressing F3 may also show all open windows.

 To set up hot corners
  1. In Applications, or on the Dock, click System Preferences.
  2. Click Mission Control.
  3. Click Hot Corners. In your preferred corner, select Application Windows from the corresponding drop-down list. It is only necessary to select one corner.

Mission Control menu

Setting up Right-click in Mac OS X


If your mouse does not allow for right-clicking, you can enable what is referred to as secondary click. Secondary click is ideal for a mouse with a single button, allowing you to perform secondary actions with little extra navigation.

 To enable secondary click
  1. In Applications, or on the Dock, click System Preferences.
  2. Click Mouse.
  3. Click the Point & Click tab.
  4. Select Secondary Click. See the following note about setup.

Mouse menu

Useful Information

Setup differs depending on the type of mouse device you use. For example, if you use a Macintosh laptop, you have a trackpad.

 To enable secondary click on a trackpad
  1. In Applications, or on the Dock, click System Preferences.
  2. Click Trackpad.
  3. Click the Point & Click tab.
  4. Select Secondary click.

Trackpad menu

Setting up Function Keys

OnDemand offers online documentation to help you use your programs. This documentation is accessible by pressing the F1 key on Microsoft Windows® workstations. Your Mac workstation, however, designates F1 and other function keys for alternative uses.

On select Apple keyboards, you can edit your function key settings to perform Windows-based operations.

Warning

Performing the procedure below will change the usability of your function keys for all Mac programs and functions. You can also access help from the Menu.

 To edit the function keys
  1. In Applications or on the Dock, click System Preferences.
  2. Click Keyboard.
  3. Click the Keyboard tab.
  4. Select Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys.

Keyboard menu