"Folder" is the colloquial term for "directory" or "subdirectory", an abstraction of the file system hierarchical divisions used to organize files, documents, applicatons and pieces of programming code.

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Automator folder action questions

As I asked in this post, I could make it that a file in a directory can be renamed automatically, but I have some questions about this action. Where to the workflow files are copied? When I run ...
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OS X - AppleScript Question about moving files daily to another folder (folders vary)

I am currently using this ( http://lifehacker.com/193778/download-of-the-day--auto+applescript-tickler-file ) for a tickler file system and have it setup in my Dropbox (so it works across systems). ...
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How to create a shortcut on the desktop to a selected folder

In windows when right clicking a folder there is an option: send to -> desktop (create shortcut). How can I do this on a Mac?
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Where are the default system icons for folders and files stored?

Where are the default/system icons for folders and files stored?
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How do I select a file or directory inside a package?

When an application pops up the Mac OS X standard file or directory chooser dialog it won't allow me to open packages so that I can select something within. Is there a way to do this without creating ...