Chapter . Look Up a Configuration Location

On the one hand, a systematic discussion of every pane of System Preferences, and every option in the Finder’s Preferences window, one by one, would bore most readers to tears. On the other hand, you can (and should) make important customizations in these locations. So here’s a compromise—tables that present customizations grouped by topic. If you are unfamiliar with the many options available, or just want to review what’s possible, the tables in the rest of this section are for you—they list things you might like to customize and point you to the right location for doing so.

Any categorization such as this one is arbitrary and artificial, but I do think that these categories (originally created by Take ...

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