Loading...
 

File Management

Back to Basic Computer Skills Training Plan

File Management

Learning Objectives:

  1. Is able to use File explorer.
  2. Is able to create, rename and delete folders
  3. Is able to copy, move, rename and delete files
  4. Is able to search for a file.
  5. Is able to use the clipboard for cutting, copying and pasting data.

Learning Tasks:

Connection:

What is file management?

Why is organizing your files important?

Content:

  • Have the participants watch.
  • To start File Explorer, click This PC on desktop or press Win+E. Give overview of the File Explorer display.

1

List of special folders and devices.

2

Back, Forward and Up buttons

3

Ribbon (Windows 8) / Menu for Windows 7

4

Address bat

5

Contents of the current folder are displayed

6

Column headings

7

Search box

8

Status bar

9

Details/Preview pane

  • To change the view: In the View menu, select the desired view. I usually select the Details view
  • To change the column headers in the detail view, right-click on the column header pane.  Select Name, Date modified, Type and Size.
  • To sort by a column, click the column.  To sort in reverse order, click the column again. Sort by name or date.
  • To filter the list, click the down-arrow of column.  Filter by type.
  • Go to the i-DELTA folder. To create a new folder:  In the File menu, point to New and click Folder.  Enter MyFolder as its name.
  • From the course folder, copy four folders to MyFolder. Rename one of the folders.  Then delete that folder.  Create a new folder called Another Folder.
  • Copy a file to Another Folder by highlighting the file and right-click on it and then select Copy and then right click on the folder to copy the file to and then select Paste.  Another option is to use the clipboard - Copy (Ctrl-C), Cut (Ctrl-X) and Paste (CTRL-V).
  • Move a file to Another Folder by highlighting the file and right-click on it and then select Move and then right click on the folder to copy the file to and then select Paste.  Another option is to use the clipboard.
  • Rename a file in Another Folder by highlighting the file and right-click on it and then select Rename and then enter the new name.  Another option is to press the F2 key.
  • Delete a file in Another Folder by highlighting the file and right-click on it and then select Delete.  Another option is to press the Delete key.
  • To create a folder in Another Folder, right-click and then point to New and click Folder and then enter the folder’s name.
  • Create a file in Another Folder.
  • Search for a file using the search box.  Enter a partial name of the file in the search box.

Challenge

Have the participants do what you did in the Contents section.

Changes:

Have the participants practice what they have learn.  Have the participants create a folder on their desktop.   Then copy a file to the folder. Then rename the file.  Then delete the file.  Then delete the folder.

License

Creative Commons License
All content on this LingTranSoft wiki are by SIL International are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Similar Content