18. Managing Hardware

What You’ll Do

Install Hardware Devices

Remove Hardware Devices

View Hardware Settings

Change Keyboard Settings

Change Mouse Settings

Change Trackpad Settings

Change Monitor Display Settings

Measure Display Colors with the Digital Color Meter

Select Colors with the Color Picker

Match Colors to Devices with ColorSync

Configure Audio MIDI Devices

Prevent Hardware Problems


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