Cleaning Up & Arranging Icons & Buttons

Even if you're not a neat freak, you'll like the automatic clean-up and arrangement features that are part of the Finder.

  • Clean Up neatly arranges icons or buttons in the window's invisible grid.

  • Arrange lets you specify the order in which icons or buttons should appear in the window.

To clean up a window

1.
Activate the window that you want to clean up (Figure 15).
Figure 15. Start with a messy window like this one.

2.
Choose View > Clean Up ( Figure 16) . The icons move into empty slots in the window's invisible grid (Figure 17).
Figure 16. ...then choose Clean Up from the View menu.

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