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Probably the color tags have been disabled previously or some non-color tags are enabled instead. Just open Finder -> Preferences -> Tags and enable all color tags and all non-color tags you need.
If you haven't migrated to iCloud Documents then they are still stored in the iCloud Documents folder in ~/Library/Mobile Documents/com.apple.textedit/
Let's say you want to make this change for account bob. Do Log in as alice which is admin. Then enter the following sequence of commands (within a Terminal or xterm window): cd /Users/bob /usr/bin/sudo mv Desktop Desktop.orig /usr/bin/sudo ln -s . Desktop Logout of alice account. Login as bob. Undo To roll back this modification: Logout of bob ...
I'm trying to refrain from starting with "Why would you want to do that?" You cannot delete the Desktop Folder, the OS should tell you it is a required folder & not allow it. I suppose you could sudo it, but my guess is it would either replace it after a relog, or just cause problems. Even if you did manage to force it to remove the Desktop Folder, ...
To make the folders come first in finder, change the order of data categories in spotlight. Hit Command plus spacebar and then type spotl. That opens spotlight preferences. You will see all the data categories you have checked, or are checked by default. Simply drag "folders" to the top of the list. You can also arrange all the data categories in the ...
I have the same problem - in finder folders that had files in them earlier show as empty later on. I find that a reboot always corrects the finder views, until something causes them to disappear again several hours or even days later. If I force quit finder and relaunch then finder never relaunches so the reboot is the only option.
You could try (for free) this app https://www.peterborgapps.com/lingon/ Run what you want, whenever you want Lingon can start an app, a script or run a command automatically whenever you want it to. You can schedule it to run at a specific time, regularly or when something special happens. Or you could write your own script that contains the ...
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