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1answer
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How to use Finder's “Open With Application”?

(Apologies in advance if the menu names aren't exactly right -- I'm not using Mac OS X in English, so I'm guessing at the translations.) I was curious what the "screen sharing" shortcut had in it, so ...
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0answers
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Playback during Copying

When I copied a movie over the Network, via Finder, back in 10.5 I could simply open it in VLC during copying. However on 10.7 it tells me the file is used by OS X and could, therefore, not be opened. ...
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2answers
179 views

Hide webloc extension

I know that I can hide all extensions but how do I hide just one, say webloc? I don't want to hide each the extension of each file individually.
2
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2answers
485 views

None of my apps are keeping a list of recent documents?

Example: If I open an image in Preview, the "File/Open Recent" menu lists the name of the file. If I then close the file, but still leave Preview running, the "Open Recent" menu still lists the file. ...
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5answers
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How can I keep a clone of a folder?

I have a folder with Docs in on a Time Capsule, I would also like this same folder to be in Documents on Mac. I want both to update whenever a file is changed or added. Do you know of an automate ...
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3answers
4k views

What's the simplest way to password protect a text file?

I'd like to password protect a text file. Not necessarily a .txt file - just a file that's got text in it that I can edit with a standard text editor. I'd like to set a password and be prompted for it ...
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1answer
186 views

All of my files in home directory have 0620 file permission

I don't the the exact reason why, but all the files in my home directory have 0620 file permission. What I remember is that I setup file sharing in System Preference. Now, when I try to delete ...
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1answer
108 views

How do I revert to a previous version of a file using Lion's file versioning tool?

I can't seem to figure this one out. I have filevault running if that makes a difference.
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3answers
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How can I associate a file extension with a content type?

I have some files with extension "module" and "inc," which are PHP files. When I try to open them, the list of applications that can open them shows only the application I have set as default ...
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2answers
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How do I disable quarantine on Lion?

I've been tearing my hair out trying to get rid of the quarantine "Do you want to open this?" warning because I don't like it. The well documented way (defaults write com.apple.LaunchServices ...
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2answers
2k views

File sizes greyed out (strange extended attributes) in Finder on Lion?

I just got a new machine with Lion preinstalled. After transferring all my applications, I noticed that the file sizes (and only the sizes) of some applications and folders are greyed out: Does ...
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6answers
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Unsaved Files in OS X Lion

Where do unsaved files go in Lion? I quit TextEdit without saving since I had no intention of saving, but with autosave the file still got save somewhere since when I reopen TextEdit the file I was ...
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4answers
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Hide ONLY .app file extensions but show the rest

Is there a way to hide ONLY .app file extension? I know that you can enable or disable the visibility of file extensions in Finder but I'm interested in avoiding .app file extensions from showing up. ...