Apr 27 2009
By: Jon Gales
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Power users are all about making things quicker. Here’s how to display useful
metadata right in the finder:
- While on the Desktop, press Command-j to bring up “View Options”. Once
in the dialog check the Show Item Info box. Don’t close the box yet
- Open a new Finder window and click on the info window that you opened in
the last step. It should update with a few more options. Check both the Show
Item Info box and the “All Windows” radio button. It should look something
- Now you’ll notice that when you’re browsing around in icon view, you’ll
see handy nuggets of metadata. For instance, dimensions of photos, times
of movies and songs, number of items in folders, and remaining disk space
for drives. Here’s a screen shot:
Nifty eh? As an added trick you can check the right radio button under the
“Label Position” header and you’ll see the information show up on the side.
Some people like it .
Speed up your computing with easy metadata!. Check back