Managing windows in macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina    |    Beginner
  • 11 videos | 39m 34s
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You will find various types of windows on your macOS Catalina device. For example, windows to manage files, use applications or configure settings. This course will focus on how to use these windows and their different options and keyboard shortcuts. You will find out how to manage multiple windows and tabs in the Finder or any other application. If you prefer to multitask, discover the Split View option. You will also learn how to customize and configure the Finder window, an essential tool for finding your files and accessing your applications.


  • Discover the key concepts in the macos catalina: managing windows course
    Open and close different types of windows
    Minimize, maximize, show and hide windows
    Resize and relocate windows
    Use and customize scroll bars
    Manage windows and use the split view option
  • Merge windows and manage tabs
    Change and use different finder views
    Customize and restore the finder toolbar
    Configure and customize the finder
    Configure finder advanced settings


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    This video outlines the key content covered in the Managing Windows course, including using and resizing windows, working with multiple windows and customizing the Finder window. FREE ACCESS
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    While working on your Mac, you may have multiple windows open in different apps. In order to manage your windows, you will need to open, close, and quit windows you no longer need. See how to manage your different windows with macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Minimizing & maximizing windows in macOS Catalina
    3m 44s
    Learn how to maximize the window you are working on to get a full view of the interface. If you don't need a window temporarily, you can choose to minimize or hide it.Discover how to maximize, minimize and hide windows using your mouse and keyboard shortcuts in macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Resizing & relocating windows in macOS Catalina
    4m 9s
    You can resize your windows from any angle. In this video, you will also discover how to relocate them and even align windows. To comfortably navigate with multiple windows you can use the macOS Catalina shortcuts. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using scroll bars in macOS Catalina
    4m 44s
    To view the content in a window you may need to scroll down the page. You can also use gestures with your trackpad and mouse to scroll through the information. See how to use the scroll bar and manage your scroll bar preferences with macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing multiple windows simultaneously in macOS Catalina
    If you have multiple windows open, it's not always easy to find what you're looking for. See how to open, close, navigate and even multitask with the Split View in macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Managing multiple tabs in a window in macOS Catalina
    3m 42s
    With macOS Catalina, you have the ability to open multiple tabs in the same application. Learn how to open new tabs, merge windows and restore tabs that may have been closed by accident. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using different display modes in macOS Catalina
    3m 10s
    Within the Finder, you'll find it useful to change the display mode depending on your file type. See how to change the display mode from icon to list, column or gallery on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Customizing your Finder toolbar in macOS Catalina
    3m 49s
    At the top of your Finder, there is a toolbar. You can customize the display and add additional action icons or apps to the toolbar in macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Configuring your Finder in macOS Catalina
    3m 17s
    Your Finder window can be customized to open the files you use most. See how to access and modify your Finder preferences on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Configuring your Finder actions in macOS Catalina
    4m 11s
    Your Finder is capable of performing many tasks as well as preventing any accidental modifications. See how to access your Finder advanced settings and add or remove functions such as warnings and search criteria on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS


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