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How to show a file in its folder (Mac Finder / Windows Explorer)

How to open a file in its folder

What does "open in folder" mean and how does it help?

The "open in folder" feature in Curiosity is a simple yet powerful tool that can save you a lot of time and hassle. It lets you quickly view the folder where your file is stored using Finder (Mac) or Explorer (Windows).

This feature is useful if you remember the name of one file in a folder want to see what else is there. It's also helpful for moving files around. Overall, it can save you from having to redo work or waste time searching for lost files, and making your overall workflow more efficient.

How to open a file in its folder?

To see a file in its folder:
Mark the file (hover with the mouse or select it with the arrow keys)
Open the context menu with right-click or by pressing TAB
Select "Reveal in Finder" (Windows: "Reveal in Explorer")

This will open Finder (Mac) or Explorer (Windows) to show the folder.

Updated on: 24/07/2023

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