Working with Documents and Folders

Selecting Documents and Folders

In this lesson for macOS Mojave on the Mac, I look at how to select files on the Mac, including selecting multiples in a series and selecting random files.

Working with Save Dialog Boxes

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the save dialog sheet on the Mac. The Save Dialog Sheet is where we decide which folder we want to save or documents in on the Mac.

Deleting Files and Folders

In this lesson for macOS Mojave on the Mac, I look at the different ways to throw your files and folders into the trash, as well as the different ways to empty the trash.

Copying, Moving, and Grouping Files

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at to copy, move, and group files on the Mac. This includes moving a file or folder from one folder to another, to moving a file or folder to an external drive. I also look at how to arrange or group files together by type, date, and tag.

Searching with Spotlight Search

In this lesson for in macOS Mojave for the Mac, I look at how to search the Mac using Spotlight. In addition to finding your files, folders, and applications, you can also use Spotlight to open your files, folders, and application.

Specifying Applications for Documents

In this lesson for in macOS Mojave for the Mac, I look at how to open a file using a specific application, such as opening a Microsoft Word document in Pages or a Microsoft Excel document in Numbers. I also show you how to set a document's default app that it will always open in.

Using Spring-loaded Folders

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how to use Spring-loaded Folders on the Mac. With Spring-loaded folders, when we move or copy a file by dragging it on to a folder, the folder will 'spring' open.

Compressing Files and Folders

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how to compress files and folders on the Mac, as well as why we'd want to do this.

Viewing Document Information

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how we can view document information about a file on the Mac. This information includes the size, file type, when it was created and modified, the default application it opens with, and more.

Renaming Files in Batches

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how to rename files in batches on the Mac. Apple provides an easy way to rename multiple files including adding text, replacing text, and serializing your files.

Tagging Files and Folders

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at tag files and folders on the Mac. Tags could be priority, projects, whatever you want them to be. Also, you can apply more than one tag to a file or folder.

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