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Just type open . in the terminal to open finder window with current directory


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On OS X 10.10 Yosemite, I used this command: sudo launchctl config user path <my path setting> Be aware that his sets the launchtl PATH for all users. This worked well for my use case.


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Update for 10.10: When you are in the "Show View Options" Menu, the "Snap to Grid" setting has been moved to the "Sort By:" drop down bar.


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In pretty much any Open or Save dialog in OSX Yosemite (and several previous versions) you can type shift + ⌘ commmd + . to make invisible files visible within the dialog. So you can easily open TextEdit (or any given app). Type ⌘ command + O. Type shift + ⌘ command + . to reveal invisibles. Type shift + ⌘ command + G in the Open Dialog and enter ~ ...


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For Yosemite 10.10.4 use: /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user


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You're looking for Cyberduck, a free FTP software for Mac since a lot of years. It's not integrated with the Finder but it works fine and it's free.


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.<filename> is designated as a hidden file for OS X and Finder's search and Spotlight will not find them, even if you have made your hidden files visible. You can however use the Terminal to find the location of the file. Use: find ~ -name ".bashrc" Highlight and copy the path that is returned. Then in the IDE dialog press shift + ⌘ command + G ...


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It's not the best way, but it works: Open Terminal.app, type dirname (with space), drug file into Terminal.app, and you'll see full escaped path of file (with \ symbols if there're some spaces around). Press Enter and this command prints full path without escapes, copy this output (with ⌘Cmd-C) with Finder.app type ⌘Cmd-Shift-G to open this directory. ...


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If the interface to Time Machine has you confused, just use Finder and Spotlight. You can browse the snapshots on he backup drive by date and go to your desktop folder to look for the files you need. When files go missing, it's either directory corruption or a failing drive. Consider lowering off the Mac and taking the drive to another mac to see if you ...


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mount this command would show you the SMB URL, e.g //server/folder1/folder2/


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Search for OS X identify process by window I found What process owns a certain window (Mac OS X) which told me this after moving the Window: RetinaMBPro1TB:bin jeroenp$ ./show-recently-moved-windows.py Move target window List of windows that moved: {( { kCGWindowAlpha = 1; kCGWindowBounds = { Height = 1094; ...


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Did you check hidden files? What about https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.DS_Store? :) Open terminal, go to that directory and type ls -alh. Then compare what you see in terminal and what Finder is showing.


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The icon in the dialog box is the clue. It's something to do with Gatekeeper. This article from Apple https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT202491 might help.


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This happened to me today. It might not be showing up because as quip says since you dragged it out now you have to check it off on devices so it definitely shows up. Also, since you pulled it out without having 'ejected it' you have to restart your computer as well. My problem ended up being those and an SD card reader that sometimes had power and ...


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I restarted my laptop into safeboot by holding the shift key. Then I logged in while holding the shift key. After a restart the icons were back. The whole procedure is described here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6738097?start=0&tstart=0


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I was trying to import a photo from Powerpoint, but it's the application that doesn't support it. Other applications such as Preview are able to use Photos as system library (the option is disabled because it is already selected).


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It seems like you might need to open the Photos app, and within Preferences choose "Use as System Photo Library"... Source: https://discussions.apple.com/message/28138885#28138885 However if this doesn't work it would suggest something on your Mac isn't setup right and you should try backing up your data and reinstalling by following these instructions.


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Typing directly into a Finder window doesn't generate a 'search' as such; there is no filter generated, it merely selects the first match to your typed string. So, if your folder is sorted by anything other than Name, then it will find the first match, yet not necessarily the first alphabetically - in your case it should find the newest match. Setting the ...


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If you are saying that you want each double-click to open the new file in a new tab of the current Sublime window, rather than opening a new window in Sublime, then that is going to be an application-specific preference. Meaning, you'll need to look at the preferences for Sublime and see if there isn't some equivalent of "Open new file in tab" or "Open new ...


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It is odd that just removing and re-inserting the card did not allow you to access the card again. A reboot might help. Failing that open disk utility and see if the inserted card is recognized there. If so you should be able to select the device and format, partition or mount it from within Disk Utility. If it is not showing up even in disk utility then ...


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In the Finder's sidebar, there should be a section called 'Devices'. Click on the one that's your computer's name and you should see the SD card. Drag it back to the sidebar.


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tell application "Finder" set desktop position of (selection as alias) to {200, 200} end tell


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It my case, it was Finder itself that was going wild and eating up lots of CPU. I have no idea why. But killing and restarting the process fixed the issue of empty folders displaying. In general, I suppose it's a good idea to go into Activity Monitor, see what's eating up CPU and restart anything that's using an unreasonably high level.


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When you import a file into iTunes and have the option "Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library" it will create a copy and place it into iTunes media folder. You can then delete the original if desired because a copy was made. If you do not have that option checked it will not copy the file. The reason editing the song info does not affect ...


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I wonder if you need to set file associations for some file types on the new MBP? some of the defaults are probably different than on you trusty iMac. You can check each file by hitting command-I in Finder with the file highlighted. Here is an explanation: http://osxdaily.com/2013/08/08/change-default-application-open-files-mac-os-x/ Each file type has a ...


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I do not believe there is a permanent solution, since this problem has been out for far too long with little interest to fix it. I would recommend having that terminal script save as a .command stored in your dock that you would click every time you need it. To create a document that can do this for you: Open TextEdit.app Enter the following code into the ...


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Have you tried to 'Secure Empty Trash'? In Finder-menu you have an option 'Secure Empty Trash' or hold CMD and right-click on the trash. You will get a popup allowing to 'Secure Empty Trash'


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I found the answer! It is controlled by the hidden flag. Open Terminal, $ /bin/ls -Ol will show you which files are flagged with hidden. To make /mnt hidden, simply $ sudo chflags hidden /mnt To change back $ sudo chflags nohidden /mnt Cheers!


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In the App Store a tool called "Foldery" is available. It doesn't change the color of the label, but the color of the folder icon itself. That does the job for me to separate more important things from the lesser important ones - at least on the Desktop. This only works for folders and not for documents, of course. But it might fill the void left by Apple's ...


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Are you kidding. Once Apple takes away, it never comes back. But you can use TotalFinder or, a more elaborate solution, PathFinder, to get the label color for the folder and full row instead of that weeny little tag color dot. And there are little apps about, such as Colored Folder Creator from '08. that kinda still work ... it doesn't color the whole row, ...


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You need to reset LaunchServices for changes to take effect: /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain user;killall Finder


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Finder -> Preference -> Sidebar -> Check iCloud. All your iCloud folders can now be accessed from the favorites in side bar.


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The folder which you are performing the search mustn't be on Spotlight' exception list in order for its items and subitems (files and folders) to be found, even on Finder's search box. You can check this on System Preferences -> Spotlight -> Privacy.


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The time it takes to delete a file doesn't depend (much) on the size of the file. Thus, the number of files being deleted matters much more than the size of the files. My guess is that the trash on FooDrive had lots of small files, and that's what took so long. I just ran a quick test on my HD, with 500,000 zero-length files scattered through 1,110 ...


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If you're having issues with changing the sort order, first sort by "none" and then resort. Holding the option key produces different order options. I solved my column view problem of folders being put at the bottom of the list as opposed to the top of my list using this.


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This was such a problem for me I actually made a utility called "iCloudStatus" which basically behaves the way Dropbox does by showing a status icon in the menu bar (see below). The other alternative is looking at the Finder but if you're uploading large batches of documents nested deeply in folders like I am then it will be a time consuming experience ...


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First of all BE INCREDIBLY CAREFUL WHEN USING RECURSIVE DELETE FROM TERMINAL Next, just make sure that the applications that might have used these are closed. That warning out of the way, here is how you can do it. First open Terminal (in /Applications/Utilities). Type cd ~/Downloads and press Return. Then type sudo srm -f followed by a Space (don’t ...


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The method may depend on how comfortable you are using Terminal… Use the Terminal command sudo rm -R followed by the path to the stuck file, which you can easily get by dragging it into terminal after typing the command, or Try Trash It! (freeware)


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You can often alt/option click on files to force open them.


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First, as an FYI, you only need to boot into the recovery partition to repair permissions when you are trying to repair permissions on your computer's boot drive. To do it for any other drive, simple select it in Disk Utility and click the Repair Disk Permissions button. This may solve your problem, so try that first. After that, the simplest solution is to ...


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When an app has been uninstalled, often the icons are still in Launchpad. You still can not remove it. To remove click it and it will show with an question mark: drag it to the trash then.


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The only product that I know of that can handle binary files is an open source product called xdelta. I have used it on Linux and it has worked really well. However, there is a caveat and a big one - you must compile the application. This means you are going to have to become familiar with compiling files on OS X. This requires downloading the XCode ...


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zip ~/Desktop/myzippedfolder.zip --out ~/Desktop/myfolder/ -s 1m There is for copying: fileIntoZIP.


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You can read the recent items plist file. defaults read $HOME/Library/Preferences/com.apple.recentitems There's a lot of "noise" in the output. You can filter the "noise" with grep and list the last entry with tail which should be the last file opened (but not always the case). defaults read $HOME/Library/Preferences/com.apple.recentitems | grep ...


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I eventually solved the issue, it seemed to be nothing to do with Finder at all, the issue was being caused by Dropbox indexing and starting up, I checked in the activity monitor if this was causing a lack of memory and cpu space, but it wasnt, which is strange. I uninstalled dropbox, then re installed it (do this still kept the dropbox files on my machine ...


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Regarding lost iTunes Media Library: Start iTunes with SHIFT Key down and select NAS Library as new iTunes Library. Make sure you still have the files iTunes Libary.itl and iTunes Libary.xml after eventualy deleting 'old' Media Folder.



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