Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Useful Smart Folders, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
You're likely aware that in the Finder, you can create Smart folders.…These are essentially saved searches that are dynamically updated as files do or no…longer meet the folder's conditions. In this movie, we'll build a few new Smart…folders that I think you're going to find helpful.…So, we'll start by going to the File menu and choosing New Smart Folder, or you can…press Cmd+Option+N. And here's our New Smart Folder window, I…tend accumulate a lot of stuff on my Mac and so fill up its hard drive.…So I create a Smart folder that looks for files that consume a lot of space, with…the idea that I can throw them away, or archive them on another drive.…
To do that I just click on the Plus button, click on the first condition and I…need a size rule, but there isn't anything here.…So I choose Other, and in the Search field, I'll enter size, and sure enough,…here's File Size. I'll select it and click OK.…So, I want file size is greater than 500 MB, and here are those large files.…All I have to do at this point is click Save, give it a name, and it appears in…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
Repairing your keychain1m 49s
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