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Creating and Renaming Files and Folders

The keys to organizing files and folders effectively within a hierarchy are to store related items together and to name folders informatively. Creating a new folder can help you organize and keep track of files and other folders. In order to create a folder, you select the location where you want the new folder, create the folder, and then lastly, name the folder. You should name each folder meaningfully so that just by reading the folder’s name you know its contents. After you name a folder or file, you can rename it at any time.

Create a Folder

  • one.jpg Open the drive or folder where you want to create a folder.
  • two.jpg Click the Organize button on the toolbar, and then click New folder.
  • three.jpg With the New Folder name selected, type a new name.
  • four.jpg Press Enter.

Rename a File or Folder

  • one.jpg Click the file or folder to select it.
  • two.jpg Click the Organize button on the toolbar, and then click Rename.
  • three.jpg With the name selected, type a new name, or click to position the insertion point, and then edit the name.
  • four.jpg Press Enter.
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