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Teach Yourself Visually™: Mac OS® X Snow Leopard™ by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 10. Customizing Mac OS X to Suit Your Style

Mac OS X comes with a number of features that enable you to customize your Mac. Not only can you change the appearance of your Mac to suit your taste, but you can also change the way your Mac works to make it easier and more efficient to use.

Customizing Mac OS X to Suit Your Style
  • Display System Preferences 220

  • Change the Desktop Background 222

  • Activate the Screen Saver 224

  • Set the Mac OS X Sleep Options 226

  • Change the Display Resolution 228

  • Change Your Mac's Name 230

  • Add a User Account 232

  • Customize the Dock 234

  • Add an Icon to the Dock 236

  • Hide the Dock 238

  • Add a Widget to the Dashboard 240

Display System Preferences

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