Join Dan Gookin for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Rename and move files, part of Windows 10: Organizing Files and Folders.
- [Instructor] For my solution I went backwards.…I moved the files first and then renamed them.…Though you can always rename them first…and then move them but I want to be different.…So to move the files I click one and then…press the control key and click the rest…and then I'm going to drag them into the raw data folder.…You see how it says move, they are moved.…Since both folders are on the same storage media…it's a file move and I can drag to that icon,…I don't need to open another window.…But I do need to open the window to rename.…
I have to click on each file individually and rename it…which is probably what you did first…when you did the exercise.…Now I can't select the lot and use the rename command,…renaming them as a group just yield funky results…so instead we're going to start with SH,…press F2 and name it raw data one.…I'm going to do the same thing to ME…but rename it raw data two and then raw data three.…
Now there's a redundancy here that most people…wouldn't pay attention to but I do.…The folder is named raw data and each file name…
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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