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Using Mac OS X Snow Leopard by Yvonne Johnson

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4. Tailoring the Desktop to Your Liking

From the menu bar to the Dock, this chapter shows you how to customize the desktop, including the Finder.

The Snow Leopard desktop is fabulous as it is, straight out of the box, but we all have different ideas about exactly how we want our computers to look and behave. Mac OS X throws the door wide open for customizations. In this chapter, we will look at some of the ways you can customize your desktop.

Setting System Preferences

Although this chapter is not about setting system preferences, per se, you are going to be spending a lot of time in the System Preferences window. Before we dig into the real topic of this chapter, I want to give you several hints about working with the System Preferences window. ...

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