A complete guide and index to locating those troublesome property lists containing preference settings.
Preference settings have been a problem since the first public beta of OS X. Why have they never been properly sorted out?
I would like new windows in apps to open in the lower half of the screen. Can El Capitan do that yet?
My new iMac does not show my LG phone, DVDs, or an external hard disk. How can I fix them?
Where has the preference settings file for the Energy Saver pane gone?
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How property list files store your preference settings, and how to access additional features.
What are the zero-length .lockfiles which have appeared in my Preferences folder?
Suddenly my Mac mini has started flashing the display instead of sounding an alert. How can I fix that?
Occasionally the display zooms to around 300%. How can I stop that from happening?