You can’t help reacting, one way or another, to the “flat,” simplified look of OS X Yosemite the first time you arrive at its desktop. There’s the Dock, full of unfamiliar icons on a see-through shelf. There are those Finder windows, slick and textureless with their solid-gray title bars. And then there’s the shimmering backdrop of the desktop itself.
This chapter shows you how to use and control these most dramatic elements of Yosemite.