Chapter 4. Managing Your Files and Folders with the Finder

The Finder is Mac OS X's built-in tool for managing files, folders, and drives. The Finder runs all the time Mac OS X is running, and is a vital tool for getting things done in Mac OS X. This chapter shows you how to perform essential tasks in the Finder.

Managing Your Files and Folders with the Finder

Understanding Where to Store Files on Your iMac 68

Using the Finder's Four Views Effectively 70

Look Through a File without Opening It 72

Search for a File or Folder 74

Save a Search in a Smart Folder 76

Create and Name a New Folder 78

Copy a File from One Folder to Another 80

Move a File from One Folder to Another 82

Rename a File 84

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