Chapter 6

Changing How Your Mac Looks, Sounds, and Feels


Bullet Changing the Desktop and screen saver

Bullet Setting the date and time

Bullet Adjusting alert sounds

Bullet Working in split-screen mode

Bullet Making your Mac more accessible

Bullet Talking to your Mac

Bullet Listening to your Mac

The desktop user interface functions the same way regardless of the Mac model you have, but that doesn’t mean they all have to look and feel the same. To personalize your Mac, you can change the way it looks and even how it behaves.

By customizing your Mac — and adjusting how it works to make things easier on your eyes, ears, or hands — you can stamp it with your personality and truly turn your Mac into a personal computer that feels like it’s working with you and for you, rather than against you.

When you have a choice about ...

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