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Chapter 1. Moving Up To Mac Os X > Doing It in Mac OS X

Doing It in Mac OS X

Table 2 summarizes how specific tasks are completed in Mac OS 9.x and Mac OS X. This should help most experienced Mac OS 9.x users transition to Mac OS X.

Table 2. Completing Tasks in Mac OS 9.x and Mac OS X
TASK MAC OS 9. X TOOL MAC OS X TOOL
Set a theme Appearance control panel n/a
Set Finder appearance and color Appearance control panel General preferences pane
Set font preferences Appearance control panel General preferences pane
Set desktop picture Appearance control panel Desktop preferences pane
Set sound effects Appearance control panel n/a
Set scroll arrow placement Appearance control panel General preferences pane
Set collapsible windows Appearance control panel n/a
Configure Apple menu Apple Menu Options control panel n/a
Set number of recent items Apple Menu Options control panel General preferences pane
Configure/enable AppleTalk AppleTalk control panel Network preferences pane
Configure ColorSync ColorSync control panel ColorSync preferences pane
Configure/use control strip Control Strip control panel, Control strip Dock preferences pane, Dock
Set date & time options Date &Time control panel Date & Time preferences pane
Set energy saving options Energy Saver control panel Energy Saver preferences pane
Select extensions & control panels Extensions manager control panel n/a
Configure File Exchange File Exchange control panel n/a
Configure/enable file sharing File Sharing control panel Sharing preferences pane
Synchronize files File Synchronization control panel n/a
Set general system preferences General Controls control panel n/a
Configure infrared Infrared control panel n/a
Set Internet options Internet control panel Internet preferences pane
Set Keyboard options Keyboard control panel Keyboard preferences pane
Set up keychain access Keychain Access control panel Keychain Access utility
Configure/use Launcher Launcher control panel Dock preferences pane, Dock
Set up/manage locations Location Manager control panel Network preferences pane
Configure RAM Memory control panel n/a
Configure modem Modem control panel Network preferences pane
Configure monitor Monitor control panel Displays preferences pane
Set mouse options Mouse control panel Mouse preferences pane
Set up multiple users Multiple Users control panel Users preferences pane
Set number options Numbers control panel International preferences pane
Configure QuickTime QuickTime Settings control panel QuickTime System preferences
Set up Remote Access connection Remote Access control panel Network preferences pane
Dial in to Internet Remote Access control panel or Remote Access status application Internet Connect application
Get system software updates Software Update control panel Software Update preferences pane
Set system sound options Sound control panel Sound preferences pane
Set speech options Speech control panel Speech preferences pane
Specify the startup disk Startup Disk control panel Startup Disk preferences pane
Configure TCP/IP TCP/IP control panel Network preferences pane
Configure text behavior Text control panel International preferences pane
Configure trackpad Trackpad control panel Mouse preferences pane
Configure/enable Web sharing Web Sharing control panel Sharing preferences pane
Select a printer Chooser Print Center utility
Connect to an I P server Chooser Finder, Go > Connect to Server
Connect to an AppleShare server Chooser Finder, Go > Connect to Server
Erase a disk Finder, Special > Erase Disk Disk Utility
Eject a disk Finder, Special > Eject Finder, Finder > Eject
Set application preferences Edit > Preferences Application Name > Preferences
Switch from one open application to another Application menu Dock
Quit an Application File > Quit Application Name > Quit ApplicationName
Force quit an application Apple > Force Quit or
Create screen shot or Grab utility



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