When you no longer need to see the contents of an icon, you can close the icon's window. To do so, choose Close from the File menu.
Figure 2-18 Closing a window
When you release the mouse button, the window collapses back into its icon. Note that the icon remains highlighted after you close its window.
You've now learned many of the basics of using the icons and windows in the Finder. The next session teaches you how to use folders to organize the information on a disk.
Chapter 2: Getting Started: A Hands-On Tutorial