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Home Procedures & Best Practices Archive for category "File Cleanup"

Determining the Size of a Folder

Determining the size of a folder or folders can be useful when trying to save the folder(s) to a particular disk drive.   Determining the Size of a Single Folder right-click on the folder of which you wish to learn the file size and choose Properties. The size of the folder (wish all its contents) is

 

Determining the Size of a File

Determining the size of a file or files can be useful when trying to save the file(s) to a particular disk drive, send in an email, or make it easily downloadable off the world wide web.   Determining the Size of a Single File right-click on the file of which you wish to learn the

 

Select Multiple Items that are scattered throughout a Window

Single-click on the first item you wish to select. Hold down the CTRL button. Single-click on all the items you wish to select. Print this entry

 

Select Multiple Items in a Row

Single-click on the first item you wish to select. Hold down the SHIFT button. Single-click on the last item you wish to select. Print this entry

 

Paste a Copied or Cut File or Folder

Right-click on the place where you wish to paste the file or folder. Single-left-click on Paste. Print this entry

 

Rename a Folder

Click on the folder you wish to rename. Position the cursor over the word File in the Toolbar, then left-click. Position your cursor over the word New, then wait for the sub-menu to appear, click on Folder. Press the DELETE key to remove the title New Folder. Type in a name for the folder such

 

Delete a File or Folder

Select the file or folder you wish to delete. Right-click on the file or folder you wish to delete. Singe-left-click on Delete. Click Yes that you are sure you want this file to go to the Recycle Bin. Print this entry

 

Cut a File or Folder

Singe-click on the file or folder you wish to cut. Right-click on the file or folder you wish to cut and single-left-click on Cut. For directions to paste the file or folder, click here. Print this entry

 

Copy a File or Folder

Singe-click on the file or folder you wish to copy. Right-click on the file or folder you wish to copy and single-left-click on Copy. For directions to paste the file or folder, click here. Print this entry

 

Access your personal (T) and shared (O) drives

To access your personal drive on the server, Go to This PC. Click on your T: drive. This will give you your personal drive that only you and administrators can access.   To access a shared drive on the server, Go to This PC. Click on your O: drive. This will give you the shared drive.