Join Dan Gookin for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Folder organization, part of Windows 10: Organizing Files and Folders.
- [Instructor] Here is my solution to the challenge.…First, click the View tab and choose Large Icons…so that you can see all the files…in their large icon view, which shows a preview.…So I'll create the Color Shapes folder.…And then I select and move in those color shape files.…So click the first one and press and hold the Control key,…and Control-click the rest,…and drag them into the folder.…I repeat the same process for the Plain Shapes folder.…
Control-click.…Move 'em in.…If I open the Color Shapes folder,…I see the color shapes files.…Likewise, when I open the Plain Shapes folder,…I see those files as well.…Now, I confess, this may be a silly example,…but consider if the Doodles folder were filled…with dozens or even hundreds of images.…By placing specific image types into properly named folders,…you can more easily locate…and access those files in the future.…That's one of the key points of file organization.…
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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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