Mac OS Sierra: Accessing & Managing Files

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Good file management is important to keeping your documents organized. Explore methods for managing your files and documents on macOS Sierra, and discover how to protect and back up documents and your Mac.

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Mac OS Sierra: Accessing & Managing Files

  • Viewing files with Quick Look
  • Opening recent items
  • Deleting documents
  • Renaming an item
  • Moving an item
  • Copying a document
  • Using Stacks
  • Organizing your documents
  • Sorting your documents
  • Automatically organizing documents
  • Creating file aliases
  • Compressing & unzipping files
  • Recovering saved files
  • Restoring older file versions
  • Protecting your file changes
  • Protecting a document
  • Using an external storage device
  • Backing up your Mac
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