First Session – Review

We spent much of the evening learning about the Finder; how to find, name and organize files. There are a few ways to open the Finder window:

  1. Click on the Desktop.
  2. Press Command-N


Click on the Finder icon in the Dock


Double click the Hard Drive icon on your Desktop





Once the Finder Window is open you can click on the columns icon to see this view:

In the screen shot above you see the Documents folder highlighted. Notice that Documents is the heading of the window as well.

We spent some time looking in the “Home” folder.    We looked at the folders associated with your “Home” folder.

The main folders are:

  • Desktop
  • Documents
  • Downloads
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Pictures

Throughout the evening I mentioned the keystrokes that you can use to accomplish tasks. In the Finder these are:           




Here is a key of the key symbols:





Here you can see their place on your keyboard:

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