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How to change Desktop Icon Size in OS X

Description: OS X allows the user to change the size of the desktop icons from very small to very large. This document will explain how to do that.

  1. First, the Finder must be clicked to bring up the proper menus


  2. Within the View menu is a function called Show View Options


  3. The top slider is for Icon Size.


  4. Moving it to the left will cause the icons to get smaller. They can be made quite small indeed.



    Moving the slider to the right will make the icons larger.


  5. Pressing the circle in the upper left hand corner will make the View Options disappear.