Glad you like the "How To..." and it helped you get up and running with an OS X virtual machine.
As NSCXP2005 has post you can add "VMware Shared Folders" to your desktop, however as I like to keep my desktop uncluttered I prefer to use Go > Computers and "VMware Shared Folders" should be one of the available icons, along with "Network" and your local OS X hard disk(s).
The original post in this thread recommends using Bridged rather than NAT for the network connection.
In terms of Autofit guest and general graphics enhancement, Zenith432 has produced an alternative driver for OS X 10.6 to 10.8 (VMsvga2_v1.2.5_OS_10.6-10.8.pkg) or for OS X 10.9 (VMvsga2_v1.2.5_OS_10.9.pkg) to the VMware one as well as a patch for guest fit (guestd_patches.pkg), see the link below for the files and related topic:
But please be aware 3D graphics and applications that use QE/CI are not supported in an OS X virtual guest.