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OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 1

Building the Finder of Your Dreams

In This Chapter

arrow Choosing a view mode

arrow Modifying the toolbar

arrow Searching for files from the toolbar

arrow Searching for files with the Find command

arrow Changing view options

arrow Changing Finder preferences

Finder is the heart of OS X and, as you might expect, highly configurable. You can customize Finder to present icons, or you can peruse folders with a column view that can pack much more information onscreen at one time. Some folks prefer the default Finder toolbar, and others like to customize it with the applications and features they use most often.

Decisions like these can help you transform Yosemite into Your Personal Operating System — and every OS X power user worth the title takes the time to apply these changes! An operating system (OS) that presents visual information the way you want to see it is easier and more efficient to use.

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