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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS by Brad Miser

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Lesson 5 Personalizing Lion

In this lesson, you learn how to make your Mac your own by personalizing Mac OS X Lion.

Setting Finder Preferences

Just like other applications, the Finder has a set of preferences that you can configure to change the way it works and looks. To access Finder Preferences, open the Finder menu and select Preferences or press cmd+,. The Finder Preferences dialog box has four tabs; the options provided on these tabs are shown in Table 5.1.

Table 5.1 Finder Preferences

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Figure 5.1 Use the General tab of the Finder Preferences ...

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