Organizing & searching for files in Windows 11

Windows    |    Beginner
  • 9 videos | 32m 25s
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In Windows 11, it's easy to organize and search for your files. In this course, you'll discover how to organize your files using libraries. Quickly transfer files between locations using the Send to function. See how to use the File Explorer to search for a file. Learn how to customize a search and then save that search as a shortcut. You'll also learn how to configure various File Explorer elements to tailor them to your needs. See how to customize the File Explorer's appearance, its sort columns, and modify the folder options.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this organizing & searching for files in windows 11 course
    Use your windows 11 libraries
    Use the send to function in windows 11
    Find a document in windows 11
    Customize your search in windows 11 file explorer
  • Save a file search in windows 11 file explorer
    Customize windows 11 file explorer's appearance
    Customize windows 11 file explorer's sort column
    Configuring the windows 11 file explorer

IN THIS COURSE

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    This video outlines the key content covered in this Organizing & searching for files in Windows 11 course, including how to use the Windows 11 libraries, customize and save a file search, and customize the File Explorer’s appearance.   FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 18s
    Windows 11 automatically organizes your documents, music, pictures, and videos into a library. This file view allows you to easily view and access files of a specific type without searching through different folders and windows. You can also create new libraries to regroup specific folders and create a separate library collection. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the Send To function in Windows 11
    3m 38s
    The Send To function in Windows 11 helps you transfer files between locations. You can use it to create a shortcut on your desktop, share a file via email or save a copy to an external storage device. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Finding a document in Windows 11
    3m 48s
    In Windows 11, you can use the File Explorer to search for a file. You can choose to perform a broad search on your hard drive, or a more refined search in a specific folder. See how to find a file via the navigation pane, using the search bar and how to search within a Onedrive sync folder. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Customizing your search in Windows 11
    3m 3s
    You can customize the Windows 11 File Explorer search function. See how to narrow down your search by applying various search criteria. You can also search within system files, zipped folders and directly within the file's contents, rather than just the location or the file name. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Saving a file search in Windows 11
    2m 43s
    When performing a search in the Windows 11 File Explorer, you can save the search in order to create a shortcut to the various search results. Any new content added that corresponds to the search term will also be included in the saved search results. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Customizing File Explorer's appearance in Windows 11
    5m 42s
    The Windows 11 version of File Explorer features a variety of different tools that can help you locate the file you are looking for. You can configure the elements that you want to be displayed in the navigation pane, choose how you want icons to appear in the files list and show or hide the preview and details panes. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Customizing File Explorer's sort columns in Windows 11
    3m 34s
    Sort columns can help organize your file list and give more information about each file. In Windows 11, you can customize the File Explorer columns by adding or removing columns, reorganizing the column order and resizing your columns manually or automatically. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Configuring the File Explorer in Windows 11
    3m 51s
    If you use File Explorer a lot, it's useful to know how to modify its behavior and tailor it to your needs. You can, for example, choose to open a folder with a single click, select items simply by hovering your mouse over them, and automatically expand the directory path for a selected file or location. FREE ACCESS

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