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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

  • yellow_1.jpg In the desktop, click or tap the File Explorer button on the taskbar.
  • yellow_2.jpg Open the drive or folder where you want to create a folder.
  • yellow_3.jpg Click or tap the New Folder button on the Home tab.

  • yellow_4.jpg With the New Folder name selected, type a new name.
  • yellow_5.jpg Press Enter or tap in a blank area.

Rename a File or Folder

  • yellow_1.jpg In the desktop, click or tap the File Explorer button on the taskbar.
  • yellow_2.jpg Select the file or folder you want to rename.
  • yellow_3.jpg Click or tap the Rename button on the Home tab.

  • yellow_4.jpg With the name selected, type a new name, or click or tap to position the insertion point, and then edit the name.
  • yellow_5.jpg Press Enter or tap in a blank area.

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