Invert Selection of Files in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to invert selection of files on Windows 8 computers. First, we need a folder that contains several icons of folders or applications.

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Steps

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    Let's open the file explorer
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    In this case, we will double-click the "This PC" shortcut on our desktop.
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    Double-click on a folder containing several items
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    For this example, we will choose one called "VisiHow".
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    Press and hold the "Ctrl" key
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    Click two items. We will click "X Archive Data" and then also "VisiHow". These two folders are now selected. Let's invert the selection.
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    Move the mouse to the upper-left corner of the window and click "Home"
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    Near the top right corner, click "Invert selection"
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    The two folders are no longer selected
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    Instead, "easycap videos" is now selected.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to invert selection of files on Windows 8 computers
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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