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Here is a picture of my finder

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On the left, there are my favorites which is very handy for quickly accessing important folders. I used to have access to the favorites when saving a file or when searching a file to send by email.


Recently and with no apparent reason, I can't see the favorites anymore when trying to save a file or when trying to select a file to send attached to an email. (I can still see the favorites when navigating with the Finder).

Here is what it looks like when trying to save a Microsofot Word document

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Here is what it looks like when trying to select a file to attach on an email (via GMail)

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How can I get my favorites back?


I am on a desktop running on Mac OSX 10.11.3

marked as duplicate by Tetsujin, grg osx Mar 29 '16 at 9:42

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  • It is a duplicate indeed. Thank you! As my post may help redirect future users, I will just wait for you guys to close it (unless you think I'd better delete it). – Remi.b Mar 29 '16 at 0:36

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