When duplicating files in the finder, OS X attaches a space followed by 'copy' to the file name. This can lead to some file alphabetizing problems and the copies may appear out of order (not directly subsequent to the original). Is there a way to change the appended text? I would prefer that it says '_1' or _copy. Thanks.
Use Show Package Contents to browse the package in Finder, or open using Terminal, etc.
Open Localizable.strings in BBEdit or other editor capable of editing .strings files.
N4 contains the string that is used to name the duplicate file.
^0is the previous file's name. Make sure to keep this to retain the name of the previous file.
Edit the string how you wish. For example, to duplicate
test copy, use…
Save and relaunch Finder.
killall -HUP Finder