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Simply drag the folder to the desired position in the sidebar. This adds the folder to the sidebar in every current and future Finder window, as well as Finder Open/Save windows/sheets. Removal is done by dragging the folder from the sidebar out to the side.


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You can sort your Desktop as you can do it with your Finder folder structure. Just sort by "Tags" and thats it: In my tests, folders are showen before other files. But of course, if you have Tags given, it gets sorted differently. So three solutions: Give specific Tags and sort by Tags Give non Tags and sort by Tags Give your folder names ...


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EasyFind is an excellent alternative app to get the job done. It's free and easy. You can search for text in files (even invisible ones). <= This may be an easier way to find your config files. You can get it from the App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easyfind/id411673888?mt=12 Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with the developer.


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A simple shut down, then start, of OS X should automatically remove debris from /Volumes If you like: disconnect/eject any removable media before the start. Or simply leave the media in place, and restart. There may be other approaches to dealing with volume debris whilst the OS is running but in my experience, it's often better to restart. Also ...


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You are at the same location, namely your root: "Mac1 Sys". You only expanded the folder contents, you did not move into that folder. It is annoying to others as well ;) I solve this by cmdmouse-dbl click on the folder and move to icon view (cmd1) In my opinion Finder is old and needs some updating...


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In OS X 10.9, Mavericks, you have to hold the Option and Command keys to add it.


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The hard drive randomly started working again after an hour or so left alone.


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I don't have enough points to add a comment yet. How long ago did the drive stop mounting? I am going to ask the basic questions: Have you disconnected the drive and rebooted? Do you by any chance have any other computer you can try it on? Have you tried using diskutil from the command line? This is an older post, man diskutil looks like the utility ...


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AppleScript - Remove Files Added 5 Minutes Ago Elaborating on Lri’s answer, you could create a script that takes files that were downloaded 5 minutes ago and move them to the trash with a script like this (using Date Added sorting in Finder): set dirSel to path to downloads folder set timeInterval to -5 * 60 -- 1 measured in milliseconds e.g. -1*60 = 1 ...


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If the Status Bar is showing (View > Show Status Bar), then you can use the slider in the bottom-right corner to adjust the thumbnail zoom.


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In any folder or window (including Desktop) simply press : CMD+J


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Had the same problem. It's simply in the prefernces setup "open images in one window"


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I use the settings in Finder to always show dimensions as a coulomb. Right click on top of Finders window opens the pop up. Select Dimensions results in:


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Perhaps give either of these apps a try - not exactly ideal to have to install a separate app to manage it but it doesn't seem that there is an easy way to modify the Launchpad DB. If either works you could always uninstall after. http://launchpadmanager.com/ Has a pay version but seems the free version should do what you need. Or ...


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I had the same problem, but none of the fixes above helped. This finally did: http://blog.hsoi.com/2014/02/25/my-slow-mac-mavericks-coreservicesd-iconservicesagent-and-how-fs_usage-saved-me/ Some issue with an application (in my case Xcode) and icons. Try this command in Terminal, which reports realtime filesystem activity from the IconServicesAgent: ...


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Just like any other hidden file on your Mac, .DS_Store and .localized are going to be one of those files that appear when you turn hidden files 'on'. Without 3rd party applications you are not able to hide them without hiding every other hidden application. One thing you can do is, if there is only 1 or 2 hidden files/folders for eg. make aliases which in ...


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I don't think you can have it both ways. I can imagine a bit of a work around that involves the Mac knowing what network it is on, and then changing the defaults write command to match the network. Something like http://www.controlplaneapp.com/about/ would help you get that done. (not the simplest solution I'll admit)


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I think i've finally found the reason why it's been doing this. Every time you click the item it generates a preview the very moment you click down on the item. during the period that your mouse is clicked down it runs it's image anti-aliasing algorithms to create the preview. I've noticed when i click on the item as fast as i can (ensure that i release the ...


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thumbnail-cache will be random, it will always have the name com.apple.QuickLook.thumbnailcache. So i think you have already found the right location. There you find the index.sqlite file is a SQLite database-file containing two tables: thumbnails and files. The files table contains the name, path, file-identifier, and volume-identifier of each file ...


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I wonder if it has to do with the fact that the other Mac is already reserving the disk for use with Time Machine. I have a very similar setup and could try this myself on monday when I'm back at that computer. Until then, I suggest you try adding another small partition to the DS, e.g. by using any free space left on the internal disk, or by pluggin a USB ...


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Don't drag the small icon in the window titlebar, drag the miniature icon of the image on the sidebar instead (if you don't see the miniatures, select it from the "view" menu or press cmd+alt+2). Be aware that this won't move but copy the file. The greatest advantage of this is that with miniatures, you can drag single pages out of PDF files (or even join ...


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Hold down the alt (option) key before dropping the icon in the Finder. That copies it for me, and that's been standard behavior in the Finder forever.


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STOP ALL FILE OPERATIONS AND UNMOUNT YOUR HARD DRIVE If you haven't written to the Drive since then, it will eventually save you. When Moving files like this, they get marked as deleted on the drive. Therefore you can only try to recover them. Which means: Get a Recovery-Software like DataRescue Or a free (CLI) programm like PhotoRec Try recovering the ...


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Install Windows 7 (via Bootcamp) or turn your mac into a TV and get a real (Windows) workstation. (Sorry to be snarky but the user-un-friendliness of Mac OS constantly amazes me.)


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I've noticed that changing the view in Finder seems to refresh the content of the Finder window. What I mean by changing the view is going from e.g. Icon view to List. I've not done any extensive testing, but it did the trick for me last night when I copied a file into the NAS box in the Terminal, while the directory I copied the file into was also open in ...


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I just created the script and then saved as an APP. I then added the app to my toolbar. That way which ever window is active becomes the front window. This does not require that AppleScript be running.


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Over years of using OS X search tools (Spotlight, Find, Smart Folders), all of which, I believe, use the collected file metadata in various ways and having gotten a fairly good idea what various combinations of search terms might find I am still often unable to successfully retrieve every file I think my search should find. At one point I began to ...


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Why simple when you can do it complicated. You can just drag'n'drop it from Trash to where you wana have it (probably the Applications Folder cause it is an Application).


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Generally without jailbreaking the device, no. Apple makes it quite difficult to access the filesystem of your iOS device - whether attempting to navigate directories on the device directly, or remotely from your computer. However, there are certain programs recently made available which enable one to do so. For example, iFunBox is an iOS file management ...


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You have only removed the visibility on your desktop. Go to Finder (The smiling blue man in your Dock in the lower part of your screen) Then press Command, or go to Finder (menubar) and choose 'Preferences' Now choose 'General' Tick the checkbox that says "External Drives" You can do the same for the Finder Sidebar Within the Finder Preferences choose ...


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Found the solution I was looking for here: http://www.macworld.com/article/1160660/automator_filesfromsubfolders.html


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Try this: -- Window Moving Script between multiple monitors for Apple Mac OS X 10.x -- (something I've been doing with UltraMon for quite a while) -- inspired by: -- http://www.tidbits.com/webx?14@@.3c7b1ae3/5 -- http://macscripter.net/viewtopic.php?id=24511 -- and http://daringfireball.net/2006/12/display_size_applescript_the_lazy_way -- thanx ...


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Launchers, like LaunchBar 6, can be a great way to navigate tags. Type the name of your tag and then right arrow to navigate the files. Alfred may offer something similar.


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This is strange behavior, but you might try checking Disk Utility. Load Disk Utility and look in the left sidebar. See if any DMG files are listed there. If they are, even if unmounted, click the DMG file and then the Eject button in the toolbar. If Eject is unavailable simply select the image and press the forward Delete key (Fn-Backspace on laptops). This ...


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Having not found my answer above, I am compelled to redirect you to that other answer which rightly advices to use the ditto command: In a Terminal, type: ditto from_folder destination_folder, for instance: ditto ./srcFolder ./targetFolder


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Finder doesn't decide this - it is a flag saved with the file. The app saving the file sets or clears this flag. You can do a Get Info on a file to toggle this setting on a per file basis.


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You won't be able to run Repair Disk on a Windows NTFS filesystem, and NTFS volumes cannot be indexed by Spotlight unless Paragon NTFS or Tuxera NTFS have been installed because Spotlight needs to write its index files to the volume. I suggest you move these movie files to an HFS+ volume, either to the local HD, or to an external HD formatted with HFS+. You ...


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maybe spotlight was indexing the disk. also it may be a problem caused by the no mac filesystem. do the movies work as expected if you connect the harddrive to a PC?


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Go to Window → Merge All Windows. In Safari, this merges other windows into the currently active window. In Finder, this merges the current windows into other window. Alternatively, you can show the tab bar with View → Show Tab Bar. This lets you drag the tab when only one tab in a window is open.


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You need to drag a tab - Safari won't let you drag an entire window into another one. You can hit ⌘T to create a new empty tab (thus making the tab interface visible), then drag your original tab to the other window.


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Yes, you can. Just drag the tab of the new window in the right location of the old window, and it is done. In this way you can also drag-n-drop tabs of safari between different open windows. I know it works in Chrome like this


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The reason is because you didn't exit that finder window last time you exited logged out or shut down your mac. If not that then you have some form of malware on your computer


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A 'Smart folder' is in principle a XML formatted file that, when opened, returns a Spotlight search result. To create a Smart folder you can add multiple search terms by pressing the + (or alt+). For example, you can choose to only return files that where created in the last 7 days. Although there is a profusion of search terms, some are still missing (like ...



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