Mac Add List Of Apps To Sidebar

Mac users can now do the same thing with their iPad. IPad makes a gorgeous second display that is perfect in the office or on the go. Plus Sidecar enables using Apple Pencil for tablet input on Mac apps for the very first time. Convenient sidebar and Touch Bar controls let.

A sidebar—technically known as a source list—resides on one side of a window and is usually separated from the rest of the window by a horizontal splitter, which is often movable. A sidebar typically consists of a table view or outline view that lets people navigate and select items to act upon in the main portion of the window. For example, the sidebar in a Finder window includes a list of frequently accessed locations and tag-based search shortcuts. The user can select one to access its contents or results in the main portion of the window.

For related guidance, see Split Views, Table Views, and Outline Views.

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Consider using a sidebar to let users interact with file-based data without exposing them to the file system. When it comes to the minutiae of file management, a sidebar abstracts files into app-specific elements and containers. For example, iTunes lets people navigate and manage media files like songs, podcasts, and movies using libraries and playlists, and without ever needing to interact with the file system.

Use titles to form logical groupings of related items. Sidebars don’t generally have headers like table views do, but they sometimes include titles. The Finder sidebar uses titles to organize the user’s favorite locations (Favorites), devices (Devices), shared drives (Shared), and tag-based searches (Tags).

In general, refrain from exposing more than two levels of hierarchy within a sidebar. In some cases, a second sidebar may be warranted when a data hierarchy is deeper than two levels. If your app requires the navigation of deeply nested objects, consider implementing a column view. See Column Views.

Opaque sidebar

Apply the correct background appearance to a sidebar. Use an opaque background when a window contains more than one sidebar, and when using a sidebar in a panel or preferences window. All other times, use a translucent background. See Translucency. Table views and outline views automatically adopt translucent backgrounds when configured with a source list selection highlight style. For developer guidance, see NSTableViewSelectionHighlightStyleSourceList.

Consider automatically hiding and revealing a sidebar as its parent window is resized. For example, when you reduce the size of a Mail viewer window, at a certain point, its sidebar automatically collapses so there's more room for content.

Whenever possible, let people customize the contents of a sidebar. Since a sidebar provides shortcuts to commonly used items, it’s best when the user can decide which items are most important. You should also consider using Spotlight to offer smart data containers. For developer guidance, see Spotlight Overview.

In an editable sidebar, consider providing buttons that add, remove, manipulate, or get information about items. Sidebar buttons should be borderless buttons that float above the bottom of the sidebar or gradient buttons that reside in the parent window immediately below the bottom of the sidebar. For related guidance, see Gradient Buttons.

Consider using a popover instead of a sidebar when you need a way to expose nonessential functionality. A popover appears only when users need it. See Popovers.

2013-10-03 03:49 PM Category General Mac Finder Beginner Intermediate
Back in earlier Macintosh Ddays, we tended to have several things on our Finder (desktop), placed there by the operating system. Soon, some people began to think of the desktop as a place to store things. Some people took it to the extreme. Their desktops began to look like this:

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While it might be useful (?), it also causes the computer to continually redraw the icons to keep track of them. When your desktop looks like this, it is slowing your computer down.
To remedy the problem, the engineers at Apple decided to unclutter the desktop by turning off some icons. While a clean desktop is the ideal, there are times when having some icons visible on the desktop is desirable.
If I teach you how to put some icons back on your desktop, will you promise not to leave it looking like this the screenshot?
When you would “prefer” to have your computer act in a different way, you need to work with the “Preferences” There are lots of preferences on your Mac and in order to change them, you need to look for Preferences in each application. They are stored under the application’s name.

Open the Finder Preferences, choose the button for General. Place a check in each of the boxes and your hard drive and any connected devices will appear on your Finder (Desktop)

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Click on the button for Sidebar. I have checked every item. It simply makes it much easier to navigate around my computer and our home network if I can see all these items in my sidebar.

I would recommend marking all the items in “Favorites” and “Devices”. If you have a home network, the items under “Shared” will also be useful.
Look for a coming blog post where I talk about fonts.

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