How to quickly create a folder based on selected files on Mac (macOS)


macOS has always differed from its “window” counterpart by much more ergonomic interface. For example, on Windows, the action “create a folder and move the selected files there” is not as convenient as on a Mac.

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One of the features of the standard macOS Finder is the ability to conveniently add files to a folder.

How to create a folder based on selected files on Mac (macOS)

one… Highlight the files and / or folders that you want to place in the new folder.

2… Right-click on the selected items and select “New folder with selected objects (…)»Context menu, where«… »is the number of selected objects.

3… Enter a new name for the created folder and press Return (Enter).

You can perform a similar operation using hot keys:

one… Highlight the files and / or folders you want to place in the new folder.

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2… Press the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + ⌘Cmd + N

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3… Enter a new name for the created folder and press Enter

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You can undo the performed actions with a keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Z

Such actions are extremely convenient for organizing files, and they are accompanied by beautiful animation.

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