How Finder Works In macOS 10.14 Mojave

Some of the notable updates in macOS 10.14 Mojave came to the Finder. MacOS users can now use Stacks to easily clean up your desktops, check out files in the Gallery View option in Finder windows, get a detailed view of files’ metadata, do quick action on items, and even edits files without the need of opening them, thanks to Quick Look feature.

In this post today, we’ll find out all of the new stuff in Finder working on macOS Mojave.

Use Stacks in macOS Mojave
  1. On your Mac running macOS 10.14 Mojave, click on View from the Menu bar when there is no app in the foreground.
  2. Click on Use Stacks.
  3. Now, you can control-click, right-click, or use two-finger-click on your desktop.
  4. Next, hover your mouse cursor over Group Stacks by selecting among Kind, Date Last Opened, Date Added, Date Created, Date Modified, and Tags options.
Use Gallery View in macOS 10.14 Mojave
  1. First, click on the Finder icon in the Dock to launch a new Finder window.
  2. Go to the folder or section you’d like to view.
  3. Click on the Gallery View button of the view selection buttons on that Finder window.
View file metadata in macOS Mojave
  1. Click the Finder icon in the Dock to bring up a new Finder window.
  2. Select the view you wish to use.
  3. Click on the file for which information you need to use.
  4. Click on View in the Menu bar.
  5. Choose Show Preview
  6. Click on Show More to view additional metadata.
Use Quick Actions in macOS Mojave
  1. Click the Finder icon in the Dock to open up a Finder window.
  2. Select the view option you want to use.
  3. Click on the file (s) which you want to do a quick action.
  4. If the Preview is not visible, click on View in the Menu bar.
  5. Click on Show Preview
  6. Choose one of the actions in the Preview pane to perform it on your selected file (s).
  7. Click on More…to find other actions that you can take.

Also read: How to Find FileVault option in MacOS

Use Quick Look in macOS Mojave

Quick Look’s update in macOS 10.14 Mojave is now more powerful than before. Here’s how to use it.

  1. Click on the Finder icon to launch a new Finder window.
  2. Select the view you wish to use.
  3. Click on the file (s)you’d like to use with Quick Look.
  4. Press space bar on your keyboard to open up Quick Look.
  5. Click on action button to do an action on the file. What actions can be taken and what the button looks like depends on the file type.
    • A Markup button is for It lets you draw, write, highlight on documents, add texts to images, and sign documents with a pre-saved signature. You can also crop and rotate mages as well.
    • Apart from Markup, there is also a Rotate button for an image. Click on it to rotate your image to the left.
    • Audio and video files come with a Trim button. Simply press on it and you then grab the sliders on the Quick Look preview to trim the length.
  6. Press the space bar again when you finish with Quick Look.

That’s it! You now know how Finder works in macOS 10.14 Mojave. If you have any question, let’s know in the comment below.

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