Archive for December 15th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

If your Mac desktop is anything like mine, it tends to get cluttered up with files and folders faster than you can organize and file them. In other words, much like a real desktop.


Screenshot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

And just like a real desk, there are times when you wish you could just sweep all the debris off the Mac desktop and into a drawer. Believe it or not, you can do this (well, except for the drawer part). Best of all, when you clean up your Mac desktop, you don’t have to worry about losing any of the information. It all stays right where it is; it just becomes hidden from view.

A clean desktop is perfect for taking screen shots, when you don’t want your desktop clutter to show, or just for clearing out the view when you need to concentrate. Here is how I make my desktop so neat for all of the screen shots I post here on About: Macs.

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