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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- Recall which tab to select to see additional details about files and folders.
- Determine the hierarchy of folders.
- Explain how to create a shortcut on your desktop.
- Summarize the steps taken to add files from a folder to the Documents library.
- Recognize the benefits of file compression.
- List three common storage device formats.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Understand File Basics
2. Organize Projects
3. Control Mass Storage
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