I'm organising some files and have two Finder windows open so I can move files from one to the other.
Since the filename doesn't always describe the contents of the file, I am renaming many of these files after reviewing them and before I moving them. Renaming the file in Finder window #1 causes the file to be automatically be placed in its correctly sorted position in the file list. Whilst I understand the behaviour, it then forces me to scroll down to find the file I want to move. This is getting rather tedious for the number of files I'm dealing with.
However, what is really irritating me is that after I drop the file into a folder displayed in Finder window #2, Finder window, #2, updates its view to match what Finder window #1 is showing. This forces me to perform a scroll operation in Finder window #2 to return to the location I was at, before I can move the next file. This is a really frustrating behaviour that is demolishing any sense of efficiency in doing this task.
I'm aware that Mac OS has a
save-as-you-go behaviour designed into it, which occasionally is useful, after all it's not that often that my hard disk crashes or I loose power to my PC.
Nevertheless, is there a way of turning off the behaviour described above, or opening a Finder window that only responds to its own user interactions?