Password – enter the users full name and short name; enter password and optional password hint.
Although it is possible to create a user without a password, doing so is discouraged for security reasons.
The short name can be up to 255 Roman characters, however, if the short name is longer than 32 characters then a folder will be created with a name longer than 32 characters which may cause some saving errors in Classic applications as well as some Mac OS X applications.
Picture – Select a log in picture, used as default for Address Book and iChat as well.
Security – used to enable FileVault and set the master password on the computer
Limitations – When logged in as an administrator user, the limitations pane will allow you to limit other users access. – remove items from dock, open all system prefs, change a password, burn as CD or DVD, also restrict by Application
You can set a user to be in Simple Finder – displays only folders the user has access to in the dock and does not allow users to save anything to the desktop.
Note: If you give a user access to a specific Word document, but you do not give the user access to the Word Application, that user will still be able to open Word by double-clicking on the file itself.
Startup Items – if you are modifying your own account, you can specify which items to startup automatically when you log-in.