27 terms

File Management

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File
A collection of information which is named and saved.
Folders
Containers used to organize files
File Management
The system of organizing and keeping track of files and folders
Access Keys
Activated by pressing ALT. Allows access to every tab, quick access toolbar and command on the Ribbon.
Keytips
Labels that show the Access key for each tab or command.
Keyboard shortcuts
Allow one to perform specific commands and are unrelated to the Ribbon.
Control N
Keyboard shortcut that opens a new document.
Filename
May contain up to 250 characters. Cannot contain most symbols or punctuation.
Control S
SAVES
Save
Preserves a file in the already selected location and under the same name.
Save As
Allows the saver to change location and or name of hte existing file.
Control O
Open an existing file.
Undo
Control Z - reverses an action
Redo
Control Y - Reverses the previous undone action.
File Explorer
Windows Logo + E - Powerful two paneled window used for file management. Left = Hierarchical pane. Right = content pane.
Root Directory
The letter assigned to a drive
C:
Root directory for the hard drive of your computer.
Z:
Root directory assigned to the school network
path
Route the computer follows to access files and folders. Z:\\chi-print\formstu\molyneaux\keyboarding
Control Click
Selects non-adjacent files
Shift Click
Selects adjacent files.
Ways to rename a file
F2
Right click
Slow right Click
File Explorer Ribbon
File Explorer quick access
File Management is important because. . .
Organization
Efficient use of space
Ways to delete a file
Right Click
Select and press delete on the keyboard
File Explorer Ribbon
File Explorer quick access
Ways to create a folder
Control + Shift + N
Right Click - new
File Explorer Ribbon
File Explorer quick access
An arrow next to a folder on the hierarchial tree indicates. . .
Expandable - more files or folders to be seen at this level.
Two types of drives
Removable
Non-removable