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OS X Mountain Lion All-in-One For Dummies by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 1: Building the Finder of Your Dreams

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arrow.png Choosing a view mode

arrow.png Modifying the toolbar

arrow.png Searching for files from the toolbar

arrow.png Searching for files with the Find command

arrow.png Changing view options

arrow.png Changing Finder preferences

The Finder is the heart of OS X, and as you might expect, it’s highly configurable. You can customize the Finder to present icons, or you can peruse folders with a column view that can pack much more information onscreen at one time. Some folks prefer the default Finder toolbar, and others like to customize it with the applications and features that they use most often.

Decisions like these can help you transform Mountain Lion into Your Personal Operating System — and every OS X power user worth the title will take the time to apply these changes because an operating system (OS) that presents visual information the way that you want to see it is easier ...

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