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I occasionally need to check some file's location and copy it to the clipboard. I used to use Finder -> Cmd-I then I used to copy the content of "Where" section.
Ever since updating to macOs Mojave, the format of the path displayed in the "Where" section has changed. Instead of "/" forward slash character now I see "triangle" character.
How to solve this?
asked Oct 12, 2018 at 23:13
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You can select the file and press Option + Command + C to copy the pathname to the clipboard.
You can also use Control + Option + right click in macOS Mojave (copy as pathname will replace copy file in get info modal). Little change but I just found it. Still works on networked drives too.
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answered Oct 13, 2018 at 0:50
Steven PetersSteven Peters
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- Right Click on Folder/File
- Hold down the Option key
- Select Copy "[filename]" as pathname
- Paste to wherever you need it
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answered Feb 2, 2019 at 7:11
Even though the Info window shows triangles, selecting and copying the text will copy the path with slashes.
That said, this answer is probably a better solution.
answered Oct 13, 2018 at 3:28
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