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Mac OS® X Lion™ on Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc.

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5. Setting System Preferences

What You’ll Do

Understand System Preferences

View System Preferences

Lock and Unlock Preference Settings

Change Appearance Options

Set Up the Desktop

Set Up Screen Savers

Set the Date and Time

Change Language Options

Change Text Substitution Options

Save Energy and Manage Power

Select a Startup Disk

Change the Way a CD & DVD Starts

Control Sound

Recognize Your Speech

Let Mac Do the Talking

Set Universal Access Options

Explore and Use VoiceOver

Set Ink Preferences

Introduction

System Preferences allows you to customize various parts of Mac OS X, such as the appearance of your desktop, your computers date and time, the way CDs and DVDs start up when you insert them, or use speech recognition to convert a spoken voice ...

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