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Icons remains the same after I have changed the default program for opening the file

I have just uninstalled a program from my new mac. The program was making itself default to open all .r files. I installed a new program, and I maked it default for opening .r files, but the old icon ...
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How do I remove crashplan from my Mac

I recently tried out CrashPlan on my Macbook, but I decided not to go through with that. However, now that I'm not going to be using CrashPlan after all, I can't figure out how to remove their app ...
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Applying finder tags to applications - What are the consequences?

I'm trying to put Maveric's new feature - Finder Tags - to a good use, so I have a bunch of installed applications, some I have read/write permissions but for some others I don't (All apps installed ...
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2answers
37 views

Two Version of an Application

Creating two directories in /Users/yourname/Library/Application Support/ with slightly different names and just changing the name to the one recognized by the application works, however, this takes ...
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0answers
10 views

Opening file in different application with Option+Double Click?

Let's say I'd like to open .png files in Preview if I simply double-click them, but then open them in Pixelmator if I hold Option and double-click them. Are there any third-party tools that would ...
2
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1answer
284 views

Adding application to “Open With” context menu - QNapi problem

I have tried many available solutions (searched through similar questions), most of them was quite obvious - like editing Info.plist in the application package, but oryginal application Info.plist ...
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2answers
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Using Finder To Arrange Applications By “Application Type”

Finder is intuitively designed to help you find things on your Mac. In Finder Windows you can arrange icons or lists of files in all manner of ways: Name, Date last opened, Created, Modified etc, as ...
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533 views

How can I make applications on OSX open new windows in the same space when opening a file from Finder?

OSX 10.8. Pretty simple. Right now when I open a file through Finder, if the filetype is set to be open by application Y, oftentimes OSX finds a space that has an open window of Y, and sends the file ...
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2answers
37 views

Identify whether an icon represents a package or file

There are some way to know, by the icon, if it's a package (like a .app) or a single file? I'm talking about some app or config that adds a flag in the icon, or something like that.
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1answer
102 views

Can I change an application's listed category in the Finder?

In the Finder, the Applications directory has an option to sort by "Application Category," which splits apps into groups like Productivity, Social Networking, Music, etc. I have a number of apps ...
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1answer
547 views

Why does finder report my applications are in the trash when I use Open With?

When I attempt to open a a file with Preview (and some other applications) via the Open With open I get the following error: You can't open the application "Preview" because it's in the Trash. ...
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What is Mobile Sync - Backup and why is it taking so much space?

I was checking my directory and found out that the Folder Backup in Library > Application Support > Mobile Sync > Backup, is taking 13GB of my Harddisk ... What is this and why is taking so much space ...
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578 views

How to I list applications sorted by modified time in Finder on OS X 10.8?

I discovered that on 10.8 the Applications folder does not allow you to change the sort order, it's always listed by name. How can I change the sort order?
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1answer
158 views

Smart “Applications” folder

How to create a "smart" Applications folder that unifies the content of other three folders? In my machine I have three versions of OS X installed (for testing purposes) in different partitions, each ...
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1answer
560 views

Is it safe to Symlink your applications folder?

If you had a NAS and you were going to store all your applications on there, would it be safe to - on the computers accessing it - replace their application folder with a symlink to the folder on the ...
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1answer
185 views

How to list my programs in my User Applications folder?

Somehow (a long time ago) I deleted the contents of the Applications folder under my username (User/Applications). However, when I typed "Applications" into Spotlight, it gave me a folder called ...
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Group running apps in OSX?

Since I'm working on several projects that require different resources (shells, files, chrome windows, etc), I'd like to organize them better. Is there a mac utility or something that will allow me ...