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3.4. The Finder Toolbar

At the top of every Finder window is a small set of function icons, all in a brushed-aluminum row (Figure 3-8). The first time you run Mac OS X, you'll find only these icons on the toolbar:

Figure 3-7. Top: How are you supposed to drag the Sir Knight file (in your Home → Pictures folder) into a folder that's not visible at the moment—a folder that requires navigating down a totally different path? You could use spring-loaded folder-dragging (Section 2.8.2), but if the two folders are distant, the following trick is faster. Middle: Start by dragging the destination folder into the Sidebar (in this case, the Public → Drop Box folder in Robin's Home folder.
Bottom: Drag the Sir Knight file onto the folder to complete the transition. Drag the Drop Box folder out of the Sidebar to get rid of it, if you wish.



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