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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Finder Preferences

Finder preferences enables you to customize several aspects of the desktop and Finder. The Finder’s preferences window is organized into four different panes of options:

  • General lets you set basic options for the desktop and Finder windows.

  • Labels enables you to set label names for the Finder’s label feature, which is discussed in Chapter 4.

  • Sidebar lets you set options for the Sidebar.

  • Advanced enables you to set options for the display of file extensions and the Trash warning.

To open Finder Preferences

Choose Finder > Preferences (Figure 1) or press . The Finder Preferences window opens, displaying the last pane of options ...

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