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Mac OS X Snow Leopard Visual Quick Tips by Rob Sheppard

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Chapter 3

Managing Files and Folders

A key part of working with any Mac is dealing with the files and folders. Files and folders are how you organize, find, and deal with the data on your computer. This includes everything from photographs to music to video to text documents.

This chapter shows you how to work with and manage files and folders. It does not show you how to best organize them. Your Mac's hard drive is essentially a big storage room with filing cabinets. How you use those filing cabinets can be just like the way you use any filing cabinet. Everyone files things in different ways, but you need to have some way of dealing with all of your files. You will find that putting a little thought into how you would store files helps with ...

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