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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
TaskMac OS 9.x ToolMac OS X Tool
Set a themeAppearance control paneln/a
Set Finder appearance and colorAppearance control panelGeneral preferences pane
Set font preferencesAppearance control panelGeneral preferences pane
Set desktop pictureAppearance control panelDesktop preferences pane
Set sound effectsAppearance control panelSound preferences pane
Set scroll arrow placementAppearance control panelGeneral preferences pane
Set collapsible windowsAppearance control paneln/a
Configure Apple menuApple Menu Options control paneln/a
Set number of recent itemsApple Menu Options control panelGeneral preferences pane
Configure/enable AppleTalkAppleTalk control panelNetwork preferences pane
Configure ColorSyncColorSync control panelColorSync preferences pane
Configure/use control stripControl Strip control panel, Control stripDock preferences pane, Dock
Set date & time optionsDate & Time control panelDate & Time preferences pane
Set energy saving optionsEnergy Saver control panelEnergy Saver preferences pane
Select extensions & control panelsExtensions manager control paneln/a
Configure File ExchangeFile Exchange control paneln/a
Configure/enable file sharingFile Sharing control panelSharing preferences pane
Synchronize filesFile Synchronization control paneln/a
Set general system preferencesGeneral Controls control panelGeneral preferences pane
Configure infraredInfrared control paneln/a
Set Internet optionsInternet control panelInternet preferences pane
Set Keyboard optionsKeyboard control panelKeyboard preferences pane
Set up keychain accessKeychain Access control panelKeychain Access utility
Configure/use LauncherLauncher control panelDock preferences pane, Dock
Set up/manage locationsLocation Manager control panelNetwork preferences pane
Configure RAMMemory control paneln/a
Configure modemModem control panelNetwork preferences pane
Configure monitorMonitor control panelDisplays preferences pane
Set mouse optionsMouse control panelMouse preferences pane
Set up multiple usersMultiple Users control panelAccounts preferences pane
Set number optionsNumbers control panelInternational preferences pane
Configure QuickTimeQuickTime Settings control panelQuickTime preferences pane
Set up Remote Access connectionRemote Access control panelNetwork preferences pane
Dial in to InternetRemote Access control panel or Remote Access status applicationInternet Connect application
Get system software updatesSoftware Update control panelSoftware Update preferences pane
Set system sound optionsSound control panelSound preferences pane
Set speech optionsSpeech control panelSpeech preferences pane
Specify the startup diskStartup Disk control panelStartup Disk preferences pane
Configure TCP/IPTCP/IP control panelNetwork preferences pane
Configure text behaviorText control panelInternational preferences pane
Configure trackpadTrackpad control panelMouse preferences pane
Configure/enable Web sharingWeb Sharing control panelSharing preferences pane
Select a printerChooserPrint Center utility
Connect to an IP serverChooserFinder, Go > Connect to Server
Connect to an AppleShare serverChooserFinder, Go > Connect to Server
Erase a diskFinder, Special > Erase DiskDisk Utility
Eject a diskFinder, Special > EjectFinder, Finder > Eject
Set application preferencesEdit > PreferencesApplication Name > Preferences
Switch from one open application to anotherApplication menuDock
Quit an ApplicationFile > QuitApplication Name > Quit Application Name
Force quit an application Apple > Force Quit or
Create screen shot or Grab utility



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