Working with Finder Windows

Setting what Finder Windows Open To

In this lesson for in macOS Mojave for the Mac, I look at how to set what a new Finder window opens to. By default, it opens to your Recent Files, but you can change this to open to a specific folder every time.

View Options for Finder Windows

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the different view options we have when looking at the files and folders in a Finder window on the Mac.

Previewing Documents

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the different options we have for previewing files in a Finder window on the Mac.

View Options for the Desktop

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the different view options we have for the Desktop on the Mac. This includes cleaning up selected files on the Desktop, sorting files and folders on the Desktop, and selecting which items to show on the Desktop.

Arranging or Grouping Files and Folders

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how to keep your files and folders arranged in a Finder window on the Mac. When we keep them arranged, we are grouping our files and folders together by type, date, or tag.

Performing Tasks on Files and Folders

In this lesson for in macOS Mojave for the Mac, I look at how to perform specific tasks or actions in a Finder WIndow. This is similar to using the Secondary Menu.

Working with Tabs

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how to work with tabs in a window on the Mac. With tabs, you can be looking at multiple folders within the same window, each folder is in its own tab within the same window.

Customizing the Sidebar

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the different options there are with the sidebar in a Finder window on the Mac. The sidebar gives shortcuts to various folders, drives, and tags. We can customize what it shows in this sidebar including adding different folders and hiding categories altogether.

Customizing the Toolbar

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how you can customize the Toolbar in a Finder window on the Mac, including how you change the icons to text only, rearrange the tools, add new tools, and remove tools from the Toolbar.

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