Chapter 5. Enhancing Your Desktop

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In previous chapters, you became familiar with Mac OS X desktop basics, such as the Finder, the Dock, and working with windows. Now let’s explore additional features of the desktop that let you make it your own and work more productively. Customizing your desktop appearance, background images, and screensavers lets your personality shine through. The Dashboard application gives you easy access to handy tools, such as sticky notes, weather forecasts, stock quotes, a calendar, and a calculator—among others. Exposé and Spaces allow you to manage the area of your desktop even if you have dozens of applications and windows ...

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