macOS Tip: Simplify the Finder for 7BT

 

This quick guide will show you how to simplify your macOS Finder for use with 7BasicTypes.

 

Big Icons for Easy

Dragging & Dropping 

Finder: View > as Icons

7BT-7BT as Icons

Finder: View > Show View Options

  • Check "Always open in icon view" and "Browse in icon view"
  • Adjust "Icon size:" and "Grid spacing:"
  • Adjust "Text size:"
  • Set "Arrange By:" and "Sort By:"
  • Check "Show item info" and "Show icon preview"
7BT-7BT View Options

 

 

Date-Sorted List View

For Project Folders

Finder: View > as List

Finder: View > Show View Options

  • Check "Always open in list view" and "Browse in list view"
  • Set "Icon size:"
  • Adjust "Text size:"
  • Check "Date Modified" and uncheck everything else in "Show Columns"
  • Check "Show icon preview"

 

Simple List View

for Type Folders

Finder: View > as List

   

 

 

Finder: View > Show View Options

  • Check "Always open in list view" and "Browse in list view"
  • Set "Icon size:"
  • Adjust "Text size:"
  • Uncheck everything in "Show Columns:"
  • Check "Show icon preview"

 

Simplified Sidebar

Finder: Finder > Preferences... > Sidebar

Uncheck locations that you don't use frequently.

7BT-Finder-Sidebar
 
 
TipsJohn ChachoTips, macOS, 7BT