Chapter 12

Customizing Your iMac


You can customize many aspects of OS X to make it work the way you prefer. You can change the desktop background, personalize the Dock icons, and adjust the keyboard and pointing device. You can also run apps or open specific documents each time you log in or set your iMac to go to sleep automatically when you are not using it.

Change the Desktop Background

Set Up a Screen Saver

Customize the Dock

Add or Remove Desktop Spaces

Set Up Hot Corners

Add a Second Display

Configure Your Keyboard

Configure Your Mouse or Trackpad

Make the Screen Easier to See

Customize Spotlight Searches

Run Apps at Login

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