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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Mac Mini by Guy Hart-Davis

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Using the Finder’s Four Views Effectively

To help you find and identify your files, the Finder has four different views. Icon view shows each file or folder as a graphical icon, whereas List view shows folders as a collapsible hierarchy. Column view enables you to navigate quickly through folders and see where each item is located, and Cover Flow view is great for identifying files visually by looking at their contents.

In any view, you can change the arrangement of the files and folders by opening the Action pop-up menu on the toolbar and choosing the arrangement you want: Name, Kind, Application, Date Last Opened, Date Added, Date Modified, Date Created, Size, Label, or None.

Using the Finder’s Four Views Effectively

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