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Chapter 11. Selecting, Moving, and Copyi... > Selecting Multiple Files in Icon Vie...

Selecting Multiple Files in Icon View and on the Desktop

You may have noticed in Icon View or on the Desktop that when you press in an empty space and drag the pointer, a colored rectangle comes out of the tip—this is the selection marquee found in many Mac programs. Any file that is even partially enclosed in this marquee will be selected. You can tell which files are selected because they are highlighted, as shown below.




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