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MacOS - how do I get a folder to show me its contents in a grid?


macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jan 6, 2013
Manchester, UK
For a folder of photos my favourite layout in Windows is large icons in a grid. On my Mac running Big Sur when I select icon view, it just shows them in a vertical list which seems ridiculously space-inefficient, see below... how do I get them to show in a grid?


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