Chapter 5

Have It Your Way

In This Chapter

arrow Making it just the way you like it with System Preferences

arrow Beautifying your Yosemite with a Desktop background and screen saver

arrow Working with those wonderful Dashboard widgets

arrow Customizing hardware and keyboard shortcuts

arrow Setting up for superb sound

Everyone works a bit differently, and everyone likes to use the Mac in a particular way. In this chapter, you find out how to tweak various options so everything is just the way you like it. The first things many people like to do are set their background and screen saver to something more interesting. You can begin with that stuff, but keep in mind that you can do much more.

You can change the colors in windows, the standard font, and more if you like. Your Mac lets you choose how onscreen elements behave and how your hardware — such as the keyboard, mouse, and any wireless Bluetooth gadgets — interacts ...

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