Delete an item from your Mac or iCloud Drive On your Mac, drag the item to the Trash in the Dock or select the item, then press Command-Delete. If an item is locked, click Continue to confirm you want to move the locked item to the Trash.
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Restore Deleted Files on a Mac from the Trash (Not Emptied Yet)
Right-click on any files or folders you want to remove and select Move to Trash. After deleting all the Other files you want, empty the Trash and restart your Mac. And you're all done.
How to Erase All Content and Settings on Mac
Open the Trash Bin by clicking on its icon. Locate the lost or deleted files that you wish to restore. Right-click on the selected file or folder. Choose Put Back to restore deleted files on Mac to its original location.
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To delete junk mail, open Mail and choose Mailbox > Erase Junk Mail. To delete mail that you've moved to the Trash, choose Mailbox > Erase Deleted Items.
Compress a file or folder: Control-click it or tap it using two fingers, then choose Compress from the shortcut menu. If you compress a single item, the compressed file has the name of the original item with the . zip extension. If you compress multiple items at once, the compressed file is called Archive.
Tag an open file: Hold the pointer to the right of the document title, click the down arrow , click in the Tags field, then enter a new tag, or choose one from the list. Tag a new file when you save it: Click File > Save. In the Save dialog, click in the Tags field, then enter a new tag, or choose one from the list.
Move items into folders On your Mac, click the Finder icon in the Dock to open a Finder window. Do any of the following: Put an item in a folder: Drag it to the folder. Put several items in a folder: Select the items, then drag one of the items to the folder.