Using "Browse Folder"

  1. Mouse to File>Browse Folder...
  2. Navigate to the alias on the desktop "Untitled Pictures" and select "Choose" at the bottom of the dialog box
  3. A closer look at the "Browse Folder" window
    1. Folder list - left section
    2. Folder content - center section
      1. Holding the Control key down while selecting a thumbnail brings up a contextual menu with many more options.
      2. Thumbnails of all the images in the selected folder are shown here.
      3. The name of the photo is shown along with how much memory the picture uses and the date the file was created.
      4. Things to do in this section
        1. Select addtional files with a shift-click
        2. Move or copy a selected file or files to another folder.
        3. Double click on a thumbnail to open the file for editing.
    3. Preview - right section
    4. Options in the footer bar

  1. Mouse to File>Browse Folder...

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  3. Navigate to the alias on the desktop "Untitled Pictures" and select "Choose" at the bottom of the dialog box.

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  5. A closer look at the "Browse Folder" window.

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    1. Folder list - left section
      1. Here you can manage folders.
      2. In this example the all the folder triangles are pointing down so we can see the folders available.
      3. The folder named "00/11/27" is selected and thumbnail images of the pictures it contains are shown in the window's center section.
      4. Selecting a different folder will display its contents in the center section.
    2. Folder content - center section
      1. Thumbnails of all the images in the selected folder are shown here.
      2. The name of the photo is shown along with how much memory the picture uses and the date the file was created.

      3. The photo named "MVC--001F.JPG" is selected. It has a black selection rectangle around it.
        It uses 113.7 Kilobytes on the disk and the creation date is 12/03/00.
        The creation date does not mean when the photo was taken but when the file was made on the computer
      4. Things to do in this section
        1. Select addtional files with a shift-click
        2. Move or copy a selected file or files to another folder.

        3. Dragging from a selected file from the center sectiion a different folder in the folder list will move the image to that folder.
          If the option key is held down while dragging the file, a copy of theimage will be made in the destination folder and the mage will remain in its original place.
          This is a great way to sortt pictures
        4. Double click on a thumbnail to open the file for editing.
        5. Holding the Control key down while selecting a thumbnail brings up a contextual menu with many more options.

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          1. Refresh

          2. Rescans the current folder to update the thumbnail and its information to refresh the display .
          3. Select all

          4. Selects all the files in the content list.
          5. Create Preview

          6. Creates a preview of a selected file(s) if a preview was not created automatically.
            Creating previews automatically can be set in the Edit>Preferences menu.

          7. Label

          8. Changes the label of the selection.
          9. Reveal in Finder

          10. Takes you the image in its folder in the Finder.
          11. Rename

          12. Allows renamng of the selected image.
          13. Delete selected file(s)

          14. Delete all selected files but be careful, there is no "Undo" available.
          15. Move selected file(s) into Trash.
          16. New Folder

          17. Creates a new folder in the content list
          18. Set Date from Content
          19. View selected File(s) in Slideshow

          20. Displays the selected files in a Slideshow with the Slideshow default settings.
          21. Open with

          22. The submenu contains all the open applications and if the program can open the file type of the image, GraphicConverter will tell it to do so.
          23. Rotate

          24. This is incredibly useful because it makes rotating images so easy.
          25. Hide or Show Footer

          26. Hides or shows the information bar at the bottom of the Browse Folder window.
          27. Preferences

          28. Goes to the Preference dailog box for the browser.
          29. Find Similar Files...

          30. If the hard drive has been Indexed with Sherlock this command will find files that are similar to the selected file.
          31. Index selection...

          32. This will add the selected file to Index of the hard drive.
          33. Scan with Virex...

          34. My machine has Virex installed so this command will scan the selected file for viruses.
    3. Preview - right section

    4. This section shows a preview of the image selected in the thumbnail section and displays more information about the picture.
      The Preview can be resized by dragging the right edge of the window.

    5. Options in the footer bar

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      1. The thumbnails can be resized by clicking in the drop down menu in the lower left hand corner.

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      3. The thumbnails can be sorted several ways.


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      5. The folder list can be hidden by clicking here.


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      7. The Preview can be hidden by clicking here.

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