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Preferences

Get everything ready

**There are several options to customize your general experience with Quadro, which can be set up from the *Preferences* panel.** Access the *Preferences* panel by swiping from the left edge-in as you do for access the *Library* , (or by tapping on the star icon in the lower left corner and selecting "Open Library" from the menu) then tap on the gear icon on the top right. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/jsKuxsGGQ6agyoXzT48x_settings%20panel.png", "settings panel.png", "746", "1530", "#227041", "" ], "caption": "Preferences panel" } ] } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Sounds" } [/block] **First off you can decide whether Quadro should make any sound.** We carefully designed each single sound to be unobtrusive, but if you share your space with other people it would probably be a good idea to disable them, to avoid bothering others. In other cases, we suggest to turn them on. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Translate palettes" } [/block] **Quadro has an enormous database of common actions and commands names in 10 languages, and utilizes it to translate *Palettes* (which are built in English) to the language of the user's device.** The same behavior applies to shared *Palettes*. So if your foreign friend sends you a *Palette* she made in her native language, you would see most (it's not perfect yet) of the *Pad* labels magically translated into your language. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Sleep mode" } [/block] Since Quadro is intended to be along with your computer, and this could mean hours, we integrated an energy saving mode which dims the screen luminosity to save battery. In Preferences you can activate/deactivate it and set the timer for putting it to sleep. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Keyboard" } [/block] Activate the *Auto-recall* and *Cursor Gestures*. Find out more about it: [Typing with the keyboard](doc:the-keyboard) [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Action gestures" } [/block] Activate *Action Gestures* to quicken up the launch of the most fundamental digital tasks. Find out more about it: [Performing](doc:performing) [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Browser" } [/block] Here you can select the default browser which will be used with Quadro. You should select the browser for which you installed the browser plugin. If you didn't do it yet, head to our [Downloads page](http://quadro.me/sync)