With the debut of System 7 the control panels were separated into individual small application-like processes accessible from the Finder, and by a sub-menu in the Apple menu provided by Apple Menu Options. By Mac OS 9, many control panels were true applications.
Hearkening back to System 6, Mac OS X's equivalent of control panels are found as "Preference Panes" accessible solely through the System Preferences utility's unified interface. Preference panes in Mac OS X are small documents rather than independent applications.
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