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Hi,
For iMac : How can I select multiple sequential files without individually clicking command select. For example…if I want to select file 1 to file 500…how can I choose all 500 at once??
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click on the first one

shift-click on the last file

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Thanks but that is allowing me to select the 1st and the last file only…..not the ones in between
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Are you sure you used shift-click? Command-click does what you are describing, but shift-click selects everything in between.

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but shift-click selects everything in between.
But only in List view. In Icon view it works the same as Cmd click.
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Ah, never use icon view so I wouldn't know.

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Unlikely the OP is using Icon View since the example uses 500 files! But in Icon View, you click next to a file and then make a box with the second click and you'll capture all the files in the box or touched by the edges of the box.
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