Adobe Photoshop Part 1: The Photoshop Interface Free Tutorial

Using the File Browser (Continued)

To search for an image, click the Search button on the File Browser toolbar. In the Search dialog, select the folder you want to search in, or click the Browse button to browse to the folder you want to search in. Then select the criteria you want to search by and click Search:


Click the plus button to add more search criteria.

Once you’ve found the image you’re searching for, double-click it to open it in Photoshop. The image appears in a new image window over the File Browser:


Use the Toggle File Browser button on the Photoshop Options bar to close and re-open the File Browser.

In addition, you can open the current folder, with its images, in Windows Explorer (or Finder, for Mac users) by selecting Reveal Location in Explorer or Reveal Location in Finder from the View menu.

You can use the File Browser to organize your images by creating new folders and moving and copying images. To create a new folder, select New Folder from the File Browser’s File menu. Type a name for the folder and press Enter.

To delete an empty folder or an image, make sure it’s selected and then press the Delete key, or click the Trash button on the File Browser’s toolbar. When prompted, click Yes to confirm.

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