• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 2. Using the Finder > The Finder Window

The Finder Window

To help people manage their files, the Finder includes a specialized window, which is accessed by clicking the Finder icon in the Dock or by double-clicking the icon for the Mac OS X hard drive on the desktop. (The Dock is the row of icons along one edge of your screen; it is discussed in detail in Chapter 3, “Exploring the Dock.”)

Mac OS X has two modes of operation in the Finder window. In the first of the two window modes, shown in Figure 2.1, a sidebar appears along the left, and a toolbar appears at the top. Content area takes up the rest of the window. In this mode, which we'll call the toolbar mode, double-clicking a folder displays its contents in the content area of the current window, replacing what was there before.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint