OS X Mavericks: Manage Files from the Title Bar

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Prior to OS X Mavericks, moving and renaming files meant it was time to make a trip to the Finder. Now that Apple's new Mac operating system is out, however, you can handle those tasks in the title bar of the document that's currently open. Read on to learn how.

To see the new document management tools in Mavericks, just hover your mouse pointer over the document's name in its title bar until you see the small disclosure triangle appear. Now click to show the pop-up dialog where you can rename or move your file, and add tags, too.

Click the disclosure triangle next to the document's name to rename, move, or tag your fileClick the disclosure triangle next to the document's name to rename, move, or tag your file

The upside is that you can rename files, move them, and add tags more efficiently. The downside is that not all Mac apps support the feature. If you don't see the disclosure triangle when you hover over the document name, you're out of luck.

Bonus tip: The age-old trick for showing the path to your open document still works. Just Command-click the file's name or icon in the title bar.

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