Customize What Appears in New Finder Windows with This Tip

When you’re in the Finder and open a new Finder window does it display you documents the way you would like?. This article will help you customize it to make you more productive.

June 1, 2020

When you’re in the Finder, choosing File > New Finder Window does, as you’d expect, open a new Finder window. But what folder appears in that window? By default, new Finder windows open to Recents, which is a built-in smart folder showing recently opened documents. If you’d prefer to see items in a fixed location on your drive, go to Finder > Preferences > General and choose any location from the New Finder Windows Show pop-up menu. We’re partial to Desktop or Documents, but you can choose whatever folder makes sense with your workflow.

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