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If you're comfortable with the command line you can try this in the terminal.app: for i in *; do mv "$i" "$i.mp4"; done; Navigate to the directory with all of your files and run the above command.


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You can close all windows of an application (including Finder) with ⌘+⌥+w. You can add a quit option to the Finder by running: defaults write com.apple.finder QuitMenuItem -bool YES && killall Finder Considering Finder is responsible for the desktop icons, quitting it rather pointless, but have it!


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You can have the folder contents auto-arranged in icon view via a few settings in View > Show View Options (⌘ Cmd-J). When you select the files to be Arranged By the criteria you prefer and select Use as Defaults, the icons are automatically re-organised on-the-fly. Note that you don't need to select Always open in icon view, as in the example image ...


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Files that begin in a . are invisible to Finder. If you go to the directory in terminal and enter ls -a it will show the invisible files. You can do mv .cubicle..reason cubicle..reason which will change the name and make the file visible. To view hidden files in Finder see: How to show hidden files and folders in finder?


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I created a folder with two .jpg files in it, and renamed the folder "Today.Playground". As you say, it got associated with Xcode. (Nifty icon!) So I changed the name to "Today.layground". At first, Finder wouldn't show me what was in it. (That is, I was viewing it in column view, and column to the right showed a preview of a generic folder, instead of ...


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But thanks to ganbustein@'s answer, which led me to find the solution (since I wanted to create the jpg files via commandline): I noticed that even though I changed the name to something else via Finder, it still appends a hidden extension of (.playground) to it, so I just renamed the folders there and the folders are back! Alternatively, I think if I had ...


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Install QLStephen, a QuickLook plugin that enables viewing of text files with arbitrary filetypes.


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You could just drag the file onto the App icon in the Dock… [which is very difficult to take a screenshot of…] From Asmus's comment… Alternatively, you could drag the file onto the app switcher (the one you bring up by pressing Cmd ⌘ Tab ⇥ ).


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You can create a custom service for Finder using Automator.app. Open Automator.app located in /Applications/ folder by default. When prompted to choose a document type, choose "Service". On the top you will see a a box with drop downs. Select "image files" for the drop down box "Service receives selected" and choose "Finder" for the in. Then on the ...


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What are you trying to accomplish? Finder.app is hidden. If you wish to quickly open finder, command-tab is easy. If that's your goal, some of these suggestions may be helpful. Personally I use finder windows accessed via command-tab. I dragged my Downloads directory into the sidebar (it should be there already). So: command-tab to finder, click Downloads ...


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As you have seen by running ls and rm (and viewing in Finder), the /Users/admin/anaconda folder and its contents are no longer present in the filesystem. locate uses a database that is updated approximately once a week in OS X, so deleting a file/folder and immediately (or even later that day or week) using locate will not reflect its removal. You can ...


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Don't go there! Neither Finder nor any other app with a GUI should be run as root. GUI applications are hard to debug and generally have ill-defined scope and purpose. They're china shops that you shouldn't let your 800-pound gorilla superuser enter. Especially since you give as your reason: "I suspect that it has something to do with permissions, so I ...


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This is not possible how I think you wish it would be: through Objective-C code within your app. This would be a security risk if this would be permitted. In a similar fashion to enabling accessibility options for an app, the app itself is not able to set this. Furthermore, through GUI scripting, accessibility must be enabled for your app anyway, which is ...


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pluginkit -e use -i <com.XXX.plugin_bundle_id> installs the extension!


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I was able to resolve my own issue, after finding this article: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1761291 Here's the salient part: Rename/remove the com.apple.quicklook.ui.helper folder in ~/Library/Containers. Logout/in or reboot, and the problem is resolved for me.


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Assuming you are running Yosemite... Open a Finder window and navigate to the parent folder that contains all of these files. Hit CMD and F to convert it to a Spotlight search window. Select your folder as the search target in the bar just under the toolbar (in the screenshot below I've selected "Downloads"). Unless you changed the setting in the Advanced ...


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As requested , here is a capture of [my blog] post for an Automator Service that works for me in Yosemite . Code for Applescript in step 2 on run {input, parameters} tell current application to activate end run Code for Applescript in step 5 on run {input, parameters} set theApp to (POSIX path of (item 1 of input)) repeat with i from 2 ...


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Deleting finder preferences and then restart worked for me: cd /Users/chandan.bansal/Library/Preferences rm -rf com.apple.finder.plist rm -rf com.apple.finder.plist.lockfile rm -rf com.apple.sidebarlists.plist rm -rf com.apple.sidebarlists.plist.lockfile Then restart your system.


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I've been having the same problem for a few weeks, trying every suggestion listed here and other forums but without success.... until tonight! TL;DR: Run these 2 commands then reboot. mv ${TMPDIR}/com.apple.IconServices{,-bad} mv ${TMPDIR}/../C/com.apple.IconServices{,-bad} Long Version: The problem did not happen when I tried a newly created user ...


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I found a fix. I had the same problem after installing OS X Server. Simply put, I did the following: Go to ~/Library/Preferences and find the file com.apple.sidebarlists.plist Copy the file for backup purposes and open original with Xcode Leave the following items and delete the rest: finderprojects favoriteitems systemitems savedsearches Go to the ...


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The Finder status bar is currently unconfigurable. You can provide feedback to Apple here: https://www.apple.com/feedback/macosx.html


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For the most part the menu bar has no configuration options in respect to font, size, etc. You can however manage the icons in the menu bar by holding command while clicking & dragging them. This allows you to re-arrange the icons or drag them off the menubar to hide them. As others have suggested, I'd encourage you to submit feedback to Apple ...


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sudo /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/MacOS/Finder may be it will help


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You could drag the file into a Safari window and copy the path from the URL bar. Or drag the file into a Plain Text file in Text Edit. (As you can also do with Terminal.) EDIT: Safari will only accept certain types. Use a Text Edit file instead.


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A solution is to create a temporary alias of your new folder. Create a folder in iCloud Drive. Right-click the folder and select Make Alias. Drag-and-drop the alias folder (little black arrow on folder symbol) into your sidebar. You can now delete the alias folder (NOT in the sidebar). Hope this helps, if not leave a comment.


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I don't know if this still works; but in 10.6 you could define a different application to run in place of Finder. I did this for a iChat stand-alone "kiosk" once. For example: defaults write com.apple.loginwindow Finder /Applications/iChat.app When you logout and login, the application you designated (in my case, iChat) will start. I suppose you could ...


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Because Finder is located inside /System/Library. (Specifically, at /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app.) Everything inside any of the Library folders is considered a "system file", and not normally visible. Interestingly, Yosemite seems to have made an exception for /System/Library/CoreServices, treating it more like an applications folder than a ...


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Yes, you can: Select Finder. Create a Smart Folder using the key combination Option+Command+N Click the + icon. Kind is any is the default search rule. Leave it for now. Most important step: Hold down the Option key. You will see the + icon change to … Simply click the … icon to add conditional criteria. Use the default, "Any : of the following are true” ...


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Try to use automator. It's simple: create a new service with preferences (what items in which program to open). That's all - on right click menu there will be a new rule - "open in ...".


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You can use cmd + alt + w to close All windows.



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