The System Preferences utility is an important tool you use to control how your Mac OS X system works and looks. If you have read through other parts of this book, you have already used some of the panes it contains to work with various parts of the system. Table 8.1 provides a summary of each pane and tells you where in this book you can learn more about it.
|Area||Pane||What It Does||Learn More About It|
|Personal||Desktop||Sets the background image of the desktop||“Customizing the Mac OS X Desktop,” p. 99.|
|Personal||Dock||Controls how the Dock looks and works||“Customizing the Appearance and Behavior of the Dock,” p. 115. (Chapter 5)|
|Personal||General||Sets interface colors and scrollbar ...|