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Sunday, February 27, 2011, 04:00 pm PT (07:00 pm ET)

Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: New Finder search, item arrangement views


Item arrangement within list view

In list view, item arrangement locks items into bucket groupings without column search, but still shows the normal metadata for the items. Below are list views arranged by file size, creation date, and app icons arranged by category.

Lion Finder

Lion Finder

Lion Finder


Item arrangement within column view

In column view, item arrangement segments each column into groupings, with multiple columns each grouped as desired. A prominent preview is displayed in the final column. Below is a column views arranged by file size.

Lion Finder


Item arrangement within Cover Flow view

In Cover Flow view, item arrangement segments each listing into the desired grouping, just like the normal list view, with a Cover Flow depiction on top. Below is a Cover Flow view of apps arranged by their category.

Lion Finder