Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Expand Finder Columns Quickly

Column view in the Finder is great for navigating through your disk's hierarchy, but the columns often aren't wide enough to show the full names of all the files. To expand a column to a width that will show all file names in their entirety, double-click the handle that you would normally drag to expand or shrink the column. To expand all the visible columns to that width, Option-double-click the handle.

 
 

Article 1 of 1 in series

Inspiration 5.0: Surprising Survivor

Being hopelessly addicted to the use of powerful, interesting structures to store and manipulate text, I've had a gloomy time of it lately, watching support dwindle for some of my favorite applicationsShow full article

Show the full text of all articles