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Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Chapter 4. Window Views

Window Views

A Finder window’s contents can be displayed using four different views:

  • Icons displays the window’s contents as small or large icons (Figure 1).

    Here’s a window in icon view, ...

    Figure 1. Here’s a window in icon view, ...

  • List displays the window’s contents as a sorted list (Figure 2).

    ...list view, ...

    Figure 2. ...list view, ...

  • Columns displays the window’s contents with a multiple-column format that shows the currently selected disk or folder and the items within it (Figure 3).

    Figure 3. ...column view, ...

  • Cover Flow, which is new in Mac OS X 10.5, displays a folder’s ...

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