Use the Open dialog box to locate files, find recently saved files on the Recent menu, and use the Open dialog box to filter file types.
- [Instructor] The concept of buried treasure works…only when you create a map…or some other scheme to locate the treasure.…In a way, a file is like buried treasure,…stored as a scatter of electronic bits…on a computer's mass storage device.…The file name and folders in which the file is stored…provide a map to the treasure.…And my description of this process is far more…interesting and exciting than the actual task of…retrieving files on a computer.…In this movie, I cover the standard methods…for opening files.…
You can use the file explorer window to browse for a file…and in programs you use the open command.…The other lazy way to find files is to use the…search command, which is the topic of another movie.…If you're an organized person,…which is the goal of this entire course,…then your number one tool for locating files…is the file explorer window.…Now before I open it, take a look at my desktop.…And here you see adorning the screen are various…shortcut items to folders and files I use frequently.…Plus, here's a shortcut to a document,…
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- Saving files
- Searching for files
- Renaming and moving files
- Organizing folders and subfolders
- Building libraries
- Creating an archive
- Working with storage, including removable, network, and cloud storage
Skill Level Beginner
Going Paperless: Start to Finishwith Suzanna Kaye2h 11m Appropriate for all
1. Understand File Basics
2. Organize Projects
3. Control Mass Storage
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