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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Customizing the Sidebar

In addition to using Finder preferences to specify what standard items should appear in the Sidebar (as discussed earlier in this chapter) you can customize the toolbar a number of ways:

  • Change the width of the Sidebar to better display long item names or just show icons.

  • Add or remove folders, files, and other items in the bottom half of the Sidebar.

✓ Tip

  • The Sidebar only appears if the toolbar is displayed. I tell you more about the toolbar earlier in this chapter and in Chapter 2.

To change the Sidebar width

1.
Position the mouse pointer on the divider between the Sidebar and the rest of the Finder window. The mouse pointer turns into a line with two arrows coming out of it (Figure 31).
Figure 31. Position the ...

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