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The rules of what is a valid windows filename is extremely complex, see here. It depends on the file system and for instance also on where the Dropbox folder is mounted in Windows (since the complete path name in windows is not allowed to exceed a certain number of characters). And since OSX doesn't know where you will mount Dropbox under windows, it can't ...


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You can do this quite simply and quickly in Terminal: cd /path/to/start/renaming find . -name '*\<*' | while read f; do echo mv "$f" "${f//\</}"; done The command above is a "dry-run" of the command below: find . -name '*\<*' | while read f; do mv "$f" "${f//\</}"; done This will remove any < characters recursively on files and folders ...


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I use Name Mangler 3 for file and folder renaming. There are free options out there, but Name Mangler offers a ton of features that make it well worth the $19.00 to me. Here is Name Mangler on MacUpdate which includes links to many similar programs. Once you have Name Mangler installed, launch it Drag all of the folder you want to rename into the panel ...


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It can be done with shellscript or Automator, but possibly NameChanger might be the simplest option, it's donationware - NameChanger-MRRSoftware


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You can easily do this with a shell script (free), e.g.: !#/bin/ksh for filedirname in `ls -1 *\<*` # Note ls -1(one) not the alphabet L do NEW_NAME=$(echo "$filedirname" | sed 's/\<//g') mv "$filedirname" "$NEW_NAME" echo "Changed name from $filedirname to: $NEW_NAME" done


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If it's the group ownerships, from the command line you could do: chown -R yourusername:staff /Path/To/SharedFolder for each of the shares, if the other non-admin users you mentioned are in the staff group. Otherwise, replace staff with the correct group. It's possible you may not want all the directories underneath the shared directory shared, so you'd ...


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Versions are stored within the same file so a myfile.pages will have all there versions stored within it. A version is only stored when you save from the file menu or use cmd- S The version is just a bit of text that details the changes made since the last version so is not a copy of the file at that stage. So if you sent the file to someone else they ...


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If you have a washed out folder thats busy in the finder, do the following: Rename it sudo mv Folder Folder2 Make a new folder mkdir Folder Move all contents sudo mv Folder2/* Folder/ And you're set.


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If it's not listed in Activity Monitor, you can probably delete it using Terminal. Open Applications -> Terminal. First type: rm -rf Note there must be a "space" typed after the "-rf". But don't panic if you miss it, because rm will just complain about "illegal option" and you can try again. Then drag the file from the Finder window into Terminal, ...


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CleanMyMac 2 works for me too. Amazingly simple. Highly recommended.



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