Stacks allow you to automatically group files on the desktop together. This can be a very quick way to get organized or find your files when you have lots of things stored directly on the desktop. This video shows how to enable stacks, change how they are sorted, and disable them again.
- [Instructor] You can see I have a lot of files and folders…sitting here on my desktop.…When you have lots of things on the desktop like this,…it can often get very messy and disorganized…making it really difficult to find what you're looking for.…Now macOS has some tools built in…for sorting the contents on your desktop…including a new one in Mojave.…First, I wanna make sure that the desktop is active,…that there's not some other window taking focus,…so just click somewhere on the desktop itself…and then make sure that the menus up at the top…begin with Finder.…
Then you can go into the View menu.…You'll see options like sorting and Clean Up…and those are really useful tools,…but those have been in previous versions of macOS.…I wanna focus on Stacks which is a new feature…and all you really need to do is click on Use Stacks…and now everything on my desktop is instantly organized.…None of the actual files have been moved on my hard drive.…They're just grouped together here for clarity.…I can see my folders of course,…
- Name the desktop pictures option that simulates a gradual shift from daytime to nighttime.
- Identify how many apps are displayed in the “Recent Apps” section of the dock.
- Explore the App Store for helpful features that provide useful information and insights.
- Recall the system component that can have its application access controlled with Mojave.
- Recognize the requirements for group Facetime calls.