Archive for March 27th, 2015

by Tom Nelson

Finder views underwent significant changes when OS X Leopard was released a while ago. The most notable change was the addition of Cover Flow view, bringing the list of Finder views up to four possibilities. Apple retained Icon view as the default, but the three additional views (List, Column, and the new Cover Flow) are Finder views that can open up new ways of looking at the files and folders you have stored on your Mac.


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Using Finder Views

Finder views offer four different ways of looking at the files and folders stored on your Mac. Most new Mac users tend to work with only one of the four Finder views: Icon, List, Column, or Cover Flow. Working in one Finder view may not seem like a bad idea. After all, you will become very adept at the ins and outs of using that view. But it’s probably much more productive in the long run to learn how to use each Finder view, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of each view.

In this guide, we will examine the four Finder views and how to access them, and learn the best time to use each type of view.

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