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The Missing Lessons: Using the Finder on the Mac

A while back, I discovered some videos I recorded on using the Finder on the Mac that I have not published. Well, it was time to fix that, so I moved them to my Work In Process folder and… I didn’t do anything again. They sat there. Oops! Well, I rediscovered them and they are now on my site!

These lessons include videos on managing multiple Finder windows, changing the view in a window, and using Quick Look to preview a file without ever opening it. I also show you how to can change what a new Finder window opens to. By default, a window opens to your recent files. This is one of the first things I change, I like a window to open to a specific folders, such as my user folder, and I show you how you can do this with your Mac. I also show you how you can group your files together by application or date, how to perform actions on a file and how to open your Finder windows as tabs. I wrap it up with showing you how to customize the sidebar in a Finder window and how to customize a Finder window toolbar. Learn more about the Finder in my rediscovered lessons on using the Finder on the Mac.

Lessons to help you understand the Finder on your Mac include:

This topic on getting working with the the Finder on your Mac is just over 45 minutes long.

Learn more about the Finder in my rediscovered lessons on using the Finder on the Mac.

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