Chapter 4. Working with Folders, Files, and Applications
In This Chapter
- Understanding Folders, Files, and Applications
- The Finder Window Action Menu
- Adding Color Labels
- Getting Info
- Using Open and Save Dialog Boxes
In the first three chapters, you learned how to work with the desktop and windows and how to navigate the file system. Along the way, you encountered folders, files, and applications. In this chapter, we’ll take a closer look at using them productively. Let’s begin with a brief explanation of each.
Understanding Folders, Files, and Applications
Folders, files, and applications appear as icons on the desktop and in the Finder window, as shown in Figure 4.1.
Figure 4.1 A variety of folder, file, and application icons.
The folders ...