Opening and Closing Finder Windows

The Finder is the main application that you will interact with under OS X. This series of articles explores the very basics of the Finder. In this video we will show you how to manipulate the Finder window itself.

Open a New Window

You can open a new Finder window a number of ways, right click the Finder icon and select New Window, select New Finder Window under the Finder File menu, or pressing Command-N to open a new Window.

Minimize, Zoom, Close

Each Finder Window has three icons a + – and x. These control zooming, minimizing and closing.

About Joe Cotellese

Joe is the founder of Learning OS X. He's often spending way too much time playing with new Mac software in order to improve his ability at "Getting Things Done."

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