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OS X Yosemite 102 - The Finder Guidebook.
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What are the steps to create a Smart Folder?
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.
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
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?
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
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
Can you use the Application Switcher to take files from one place to another?
How do you remove a shortcut from the Favorites in the sidebar?
You click the folder shortcut and then close the Finder window
You drag the shortcut from the sidebar to the trash
You drag it out of the sidebar until you see a puff (cloud) icon, and let go the mouse
Do you have to be on the same WiFi to send a file via AirDrop?
Yes. Both devices have to be on the same WiFi.
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.
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.
Can you manage tag from the Info window for a file?
Where does the “All My Files” sidebar shortcut point to?
To a folder inside my “Home” folder
To a folder inside the “Utilities” folder
Nowhere in particular. It groups your personal files from multiple locations
To a folder inside the “Users” folder
Can you perform unit conversions with Spotlight?
No, Spotlight only searches for your local files
Yes, if you use the Spotlight icon from the Menu Bar
What does Quick Look do?
It previews files before you download them from the internet
It plays QuickTime movies really fast
It allows you to edit files from the Finder
It opens files for previewing without launching a specific application
When you change the view mode of a Finder window, does it affect the view mode of every other Finder window?
No. Each Finder window can have its own independent view mode.
Yes. Every Finder window will use the same view mode even if it's set on a separate Finder window.
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.
What is the keyboard shortcut to get the Application Switcher?
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?
Where would you find the command to merge all windows?
In the Finder under the File menu, choose New Tab
In the Finder, under the Window menu, choose Merge All Windows
In the Finder under the File menu choose New Window
Does Quick Look work in 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
No, Quick Look is not accessible from the Open dialogue box of an application
Can Quick Look go full screen?
What can you do to Finder Tags?
Rename a tag
Delete a tag from your system
All answers are correct
Remove a tag from the sidebar
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.
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 on the left side of a Finder window
It’s the bar at the top of a Finder window
What is the keyboard shortcut to open a new tab in the Finder?
Where in the System Preferences can you edit your Facebook or Twitter account for sharing?
In the Extensions System Preference
In the Internet Accounts System Preference
In the iCloud System Preference
In the Sharing System Preference
OS X Yosemite 102
The Finder Guidebook
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