January Snow, snow, snow

Fortunately we enjoy the benefits and can deal with the downsides that winter snow brings to Colorado. We haven’t been home a week yet but we’ve seen snow every day. Until today, the temperature hasn’t risen above freezing either – meaning it hasn’t been very messy either.

Confluence – Colorado and Roaring Fork
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Neighborhood Eagles

This afternoon we have been treated to a classic Colorado blue sky and a warm up. It is an opportunity to clean up the snow on the driveway. A good thing given our absence and the growing piles along the edge.

Tomorrow we might try our hand at cross country skiing. Gotta love it!

Finder – Customize your Toolbar

In class you learned how to create a folder, name the folder, delete a folder and delete a file. You can set up your Finder window to make these operations a little easier.

Open a Finder window. Notice the buttons at the top of the window.

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Click on View-> Customize Toolbar

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As you can see, there are buttons listed to “Delete” items, create a “New Folder” and other things.

Simply drag the buttons you would like to use to the top of the window. Arrange them in any way you want to see them.

This might make it easier to perform these operations. At least it will give you one more option.


Finder – View – Show Path Bar

One of you asked how I get the folder path to show in my Finder window. In this installment, I’ll show you how.

Here is a full view of the Finder with the folder path at the bottom. I’ve clicked on the picture (to the right) but you can see the folders within the folders containing it:

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Here’s a closer look:

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If you would like to have this view,

  1. Open a Finder window.
  2. Go to View -> Show Path Bar.

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The path will appear just as you see it above.

Once the path is showing the same menu will change to “Hide Path Bar”.PathBar Show Hide