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OS X Yosemite 102 - The Finder Guidebook.
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The right navigation button on a Finder window will be greyed out if you are on the last folder you've visited. True or false?
What is the keyboard shortcut to get the Application Switcher?
What is the keyboard shortcut to open a new tab in the Finder?
Where does the "All My Files" sidebar shortcut point to?
Nowhere in particular. It groups your personal files from multiple locations
To a folder inside my "Home" folder
To a folder inside the "Users" folder
To a folder inside the "Utilities" folder
When you change the view mode of a Finder window, does it affect the view mode of every other Finder window?
Yes. Every Finder window will use the same view mode even if it's set on a separate Finder window.
No. Each Finder window can have its own independent view mode.
How do you remove a shortcut from the Favorites in the sidebar?
You drag it out of the sidebar until you see a puff (cloud) icon, and let go the mouse
You click the folder shortcut and then close the Finder window
You drag the shortcut from the sidebar to the trash
What are the steps to create a Smart Folder?
First, do a Finder Search for what you want the Smart folder to show, then click the Save button in the search criteria, and finally give the Smart Folder a name
First create a new folder in the finder, then give it a name, open it, and start a new Finder search to save it
First do a Spotlight search from the Menu Bar, then use the Command + S keyboard shortcut to save your search, and finally name your new Smart Folder.
How can you compress a group of files into a single ZIP file from the Finder?
First, select the files you want to ZIP, then either right/control click or click the Actions menu in the toolbar. Last, select "Compress x Items".
For each file, right/control click on it or click the Actions menu in the toolbar, and choose "Compress" from the pop-up menu. Once you have all the ZIP files, then you can drag and drop them on top of each other to make the single ZIP.
What's the main difference between a Spotlight search from the menu bar and a Finder search from the search field on the Finder windows?
Starting a Spotlight search from the menu bar will only search for files on your local storage device. From a Finder window the search also reaches web searches
There is no difference
A spotlight search from the menu bar will be much wider including results from conversions, iTunes Store, web searches (Bing), etc, while a Finder search is confined to the data on your Mac
What can you do to Finder Tags?
All answers are correct
Rename a tag
Delete a tag from your system
Remove a tag from the sidebar
Does Quick Look work in the Open dialogue box of an application?
No, Quick Look is not accessible from the Open dialogue box of an application
Yes, you can use Quick Look to preview files even in the Open dialogue box of an application
Can you perform unit conversions with Spotlight?
Yes, if you use the Spotlight icon from the Menu Bar
No, Spotlight only searches for your local files
Where would you find the command to merge all windows?
In the Finder, under the Window menu, choose Merge All Windows
In the Finder under the File menu choose New Window
In the Finder under the File menu, choose New Tab
The toolbar is fixed to every Finder window. True or false?
False. Each Finder window can show or hide the toolbar independently from other windows.
True. Every Finder window must always have a toolbar.
Where in the System Preferences can you edit your Facebook or Twitter account for sharing?
In the Sharing System Preference
In the iCloud System Preference
In the Internet Accounts System Preference
In the Extensions System Preference
What does Quick Look do?
It previews files before you download them from the internet
It opens files for previewing without launching a specific application
It allows you to edit files from the Finder
It plays QuickTime movies really fast
Can you use the Application Switcher to take files from one place to another?
Do you have to be on the same WiFi to send a file via AirDrop?
No. As long as the WiFi radios are on, and both devices are on AirDrop, you can send/receive files
Yes. Both devices have to be on the same WiFi AND logged into the same iCloud account.
Yes. Both devices have to be on the same WiFi.
Tags must have a color assigned to them.
True. A tag must have a color always assigned.
False. There could be tags with no color assigned to them.
Where would you find the sidebar on a Finder window?
It's the Dock when it's located on the side of the screen
It's the bar at the top of a Finder window
It's the bar on the left side of a Finder window
Can Quick Look go full screen?
Can you manage tag from the Info window for a file?
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The Finder Guidebook
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