OS X: Open Folder in New Window

   Posted February 28, 2007 by David Kirk in Apple Mac

Moving and navigating files through Finder can be much easier once you figure out how to open folders in a new window. Here are the shortcuts to do it.


Need to move certain files from one folder to another? By opening different folders in different windows, dragging files around becomes very easy. Here is how to do it.

1. To open items from finder’s shelf or sidebar in a new window, hold the CMD button and click the mouse button.

2. To open items from the main finder window in a new window, hold the CMD button and double click the mouse button.

 

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David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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