Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have tto check a path like "volume1:FTPRoot:StenRoot:Stnp00:A12:B38:f000031913". Is there an easy place where I can paste this to unsure me that this path is valid ?

PS / I can follow it manually, but I want to automate this...

share|improve this question
    
Are you good with shell scripting in the terminal app? You'll need a tool to convert : to / as well as map the volume to /Volumes (assuming all the files actually have a valid volume name for the first entry) There are about 5 things you'll need to learn to make a program to automate this... Without knowing your edge cases - it's hard to know how robust your tool needs to be - this isn't ever a valid path as written so you have to process the input before testing validity of the path. –  bmike Sep 16 '11 at 14:25
    
Yeah ! -1. Thanks ! –  Rabskatran Sep 16 '11 at 15:04
    
@mike : thanks for your help. I will go with the idea of christian for the moment... –  Rabskatran Sep 16 '11 at 15:09
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 2 down vote accepted

Shift + Command + G (Go To Folder) can help you. This article has other handy keyboard shortcuts in the Finder. Hope this helps.

share|improve this answer
    
The fact that this path leads to another disk than the startup one seems to block this command. –  Rabskatran Sep 16 '11 at 14:11
    
Ok, if I open any folder on the right disk, and choose that command menu, then your trick works. Thanks. –  Rabskatran Sep 16 '11 at 15:07
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.