In Lion Cmd-N in Finder opens a new Window with "All My Files" showing as the default. Is it possible to set that back to the normal "home" directory of my user?


You can set the default under Finder -> Preferences.

Look for New Finder Window Shows

New Finder Window Shows

  • I guess you posted while I was writing my answer. But given that we have identical advice, I suspect this is the right answer. :-) (Great minds think alike?) – Daniel Oct 17 '11 at 14:27

Step 1: Select Preferences... from the Finder menu (or press ,

Step 2: At New Finder windows show, select your home directory.

There is no step 3.

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