August 20, 2014

Using the Finder Path Bar

Finder Path Bar

  The Finder Path Bar is usually an overlooked function of the Finder window. But let me tell you, if you are like me – someone who has a ton of files stored in your Mac or someone who is anal retentive in organizing the files into as many subfolders as possible – using the […]

Smart Searches

If you are coming from an older version of OSX, chances are you are familiar with Smart Searches. A Smart Search is a search option located in your Finder Sidebar. It’s a quick search that will allow you to search for files that you have accessed either Today, Yesterday, or This Week. It can also […]

Coloring Labels with Finder

Color with Labels in Finder

I may be a bit messy when it comes to the real world (aka my home and office) but I can get anal retentive about the virtual world. I really take time to organize my files in such as a way that I can easily find them, the files names have a system, and that […]

Smart Folders

Smart Folders

Smart Folders in OSX Lion do live up to their name. They are really intelligent and they are really fast! A Smart Folder is an indexing folder that is given a criterion. If any of the files falls under that criterion it is index and added to the results of that Smart Folder. It indexes […]

Customize the Finder Sidebar

Customize the Finder Sidebar

If you open a Finder window you will notice that it has a Toolbar and a Sidebar. The Toolbar contains certain buttons that will allow you to accomplish tasks or activities such as get more information, eject a disk or delete a file. The Sidebar, on the other hand will show you locations. Ideally, the […]

Customize the Finder Toolbar

Customize the Finder Toolbar

You might notice several buttons at the top of your Finder window. That’s the Finder Toolbar. It already has the Back, Action, and View buttons as default. And like most toolbars, you can add to that by customizing the Finder Toolbar to suit your needs. Some of the additional buttons you can on to your […]

New in OS X Lion: All My Files

All my Files in OS Lion

Are you bad at organizing your files and you sometimes forgot where you saved that file you accessed a couple of days ago? Or do you keep on using the same files for work and you want quick access to them? The previous OS X versions did not have that function and I had to […]

Apple Security Settings – Are You Sure You Want To Open It?

Apple security setting

Apple security settings – Are You Sure You Want To Open It? I’m sure Apple means well – they have added with their latest release of Lion another safety function. Each time I want to open a file I’ve downloaded from the web it asks me: “Are you sure you want to open it?” It´s […]

Change Your folder Background Color

folder-options

Change the folder background color Change the folder background color to make get a bit contrast on your computer screen I just found out something nice – not amazing but truly helpful when you sit too long on the computer and your eyes get slowly tired from starring on the white windows. When you change […]

Change The Folder Image In Mac OS X (Video)

Change the folder image in Mac OS X I always liked to see what is in my folder. In Windows this was really easy. I just made an image, called it folder and put it into my folder – that was it. It is a bit more tricky in the Mac OS but easy enough […]