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You can create You're own Automator script for this. Create Service in Automator as an input argument choose Files and directories then add Shell script which as an input takes arguments instead of stdin. Then paste this script inside: tar -czf "$(dirname $1)"/"Archive-$(date +%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S)".tar.gz "$@" && rm -rf "$@" I can provide ...
You can make use of automator to make a simple program that can do such a thing. Make use of : Create Archive : to do it, and add an additional block to delete the original file.
This should do it for the file names you have given. It assumes that the name part consists of uppercase letters, spaces, and dashes. And in the case of two years present, that they are separated by a dash. Also, it assumes that the first file does contain a year (otherwise it has nothing to deduct it from), and it will process every file present in the ...
If you delete them manually a lot of them will reappear at eject. .DS_Store, trashes, fseventsd & spotlight files especially. There have been a number of software solutions over the years, most only partially successful. BlueHarvest was about the best I'd tried until recently, but wasn't 100% effective. I'm currently testing CleanMyDrive, freeware, ...
The "clones" are osx system files that are not supposed to show up (should be hidden). This is true in general for files starting with ".", that might be visualised on other operative systems, like Windows. If you have no way to change the settings of your mp3 reader to avoid visualising those files, I guess you'll have to find some way to avoid the problem ...
A quick test in OS X 10.10 shows that you can copy and delete, but not rename files from the save dialog box. Right(control)-clicking on a file brings up the options for Move to Trash and Duplicate. The usual behavior of changing a file name by clicking on the already-selected file does not seem to work as it does in the Finder.
If you are talking about operating on files in the folder structure you see in the Save window as if you were working in a Finder window, the answer is no. The only operation that approaches this is to click on a filename appearing in the Save window, which will then rename the file portion of the filename, and save the file in its native format. Below I'm ...
This was changed in Lion along with the introduction of Auto Save and Versions. Save As is still available by holding ⌥ alt whilst in the menus.
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