If you have a color monitor, you can choose one of 16 colors for the border around the desktop. If you have a monochrome monitor, you can choose from black, white, and 14 shades of gray.
Follow these steps to change the border color:
1. Scroll through the column on the left until the Monitor icon is visible.
2. Select the Monitor icon.
Figure 2-35 The Monitor options
3. Press the box to the right of the word Border.
By the way: The Control Panel settings for background and text color have no effect in the Finderthey're only useful for applications known as text-based applications. (For information on text-based applications, see Chapter 1 of the Apple IIGS Owner's Reference.)
Session 5: Using the Control Panel to customize your computer