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Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Yosemite by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 12

Customizing OS X

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OS X comes with a number of features that enable you to customize your Mac. For example, you might not like the default desktop background or the layout of the Dock. Not only can you change the appearance of OS X to suit your taste, but you can also change the way OS X works to make it easier and more efficient for you to use.

Display System Preferences

Change the Desktop Background

Activate the Screen Saver

Set Your Mac’s Sleep Options

Change the Display Resolution and Brightness

Create an App Folder in Launchpad

Add a User Account

Customize the Dock

Add an Icon to the Dock

Hide the Dock

Add a Widget to the Notification ...

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