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Introduce &appname; macro
Change help title from "Control Ceter" to "MATE Control Center Manual"
Change a date, from "2006-03" to March 2006, in metadata
intro section:
  Introduce mate-control-center-to-start subsection
  surrund a paragraph with note tag
matecc-interface section (Usage):
  Add two tips: left pane & preference tool description
  preference tools are grouped
  single click to open a preference tool
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<!ENTITY VERSION "1.10.1">
<!ENTITY legal SYSTEM "legal.xml">
<!ENTITY app "<application>MATE Control Center</application>">
<!ENTITY appname "MATE Control Center">
<!-- Information about the entities
The legal.xml file contains legal information, there is no need to edit the file.
Use the appversion entity to specify the version of the application.
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<articleinfo>
<abstract role="description">
<para>
The MATE Control Center provides a central place for the user to setup their MATE experience. It can let you configure anything from the behavior of your window borders to the default font type.
The &appname; provides a central place for the user to setup their MATE experience. It can let you configure anything from the behavior of your window borders to the default font type.
</para>
</abstract>
<title>Control Center</title>
<title>&appname; Manual</title>
<authorgroup>
<author>
<firstname>MATE Documentation Project</firstname>
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</revision>
<revision>
<revnumber>2.14</revnumber>
<date>2006-03</date>
<date>March 2006</date>
</revision>
</revhistory>

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WARRANTY" statement. Please do not change any of this. -->

<releaseinfo>
This manual describes version &VERSION; of the MATE Control Center.
This manual describes version &VERSION; of the &appname;.
</releaseinfo>

<legalnotice>
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<sect1 id="intro">
<title>Introduction</title>
<para>
The <application>MATE Control Center</application> provides a single window from which to launch all preference tools.
The &app; provides a single window from which to launch all preference tools.
</para>
<para>
To launch the <application>MATE Control Center</application>,
type <command>mate-control-center</command> in a terminal window.
</para>
<para>For help on using preference tools, see the <ulink type="help" url="help:mate-user-guide/prefs">User Guide</ulink>.</para>
<note><para>
For help on using preference tools, see the <ulink type="help" url="help:mate-user-guide/prefs">User Guide</ulink>.
</para></note>

<!-- ============= To Start Control Center ============================ -->
<sect2 id="mate-control-center-to-start">
<title>To Start &appname;</title>
<para>You can start &app; in the following ways:</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><guimenu>System</guimenu> menu</term>
<listitem>
<para>
Choose <menuchoice><guimenu>Control Center</guimenu></menuchoice> menu item.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>Command line</term>
<listitem>
<para>
Execute the following command: <command>mate-control-center</command></para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
</sect2>

</sect1>

<sect1 id="matecc-interface">
<title>Usage</title>
<para>
The <application>MATE Control Center</application> shows icons for all preference tools installed on your system in a window. Select a preference tool to see its description in the status bar.</para>
The &app; window lists all preference tools installed on your system in groups.
</para>
<tip><para>
From the left pane, you can quickly access to a preference tool by selecting its group first, or type any keyword in the filter box. You can also access to common tasks, such as <guilabel>Change Theme</guilabel>, and <guilabel>Set Preferred Applications</guilabel>.
</para></tip>
<para>
To open a preference tool, double-click on its icon.
To open a preference tool, just click on it.
</para>
<tip><para>The preference tool description is shown on mouse hover.</para></tip>
</sect1>
</article>

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