User Interface

The file explorer UI is combined of several sections like header, body, and footer. Each section has the corresponding components to perform the file explorer related operations.

  • The header section contains the toolbar that has the list of tools to perform the file and navigation related operations.

  • The body section is the main area that explores the filesystem contents. It is separated into:

    • Navigation pane that contains the tree view to showcase the folder hierarchy.

    • Content pane that show cases the files from the file system. The files in the content pane can be viewed in the following modes:

      • Grid

      • Tile

      • Large Icons

  • The footer section contains the status bar that showcases the file details.

The following screenshot shows the diagrammatic representation of file explorer UI:

From the previous screenshot, you can see file explorer has several subcomponents for different functionalities. The upcoming sections explains the brief details of each components and their customizations.