I open finder with option + cmd + space.

Which on my second MBP opens a Finder Search window. (I then have to press cmd + n for new finder)

On my primary machine I have somehow set it to open a new Finder window by default.

How can I get option + cmd + space to open a new finder window, NOT search?

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Turn this off and then add a new shortcut in app shortcuts, with text exactly New Finder Window with keys you want.

  • Sounds right but I can't get it to open up a new finder window. Updating question. – TR3B Aug 20 '19 at 19:10
  • The closest I could get was to set Show in Finder in text services to the shortcut and select some text before hitting the shortcut. It changes focus to Finder. – anki Aug 20 '19 at 19:46
  • Hey @ankiiiii today this change mysteriously began working. Thanks for the help. – TR3B Aug 21 '19 at 13:29
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    Nope! Yesterday after I applied it opt+cmd+space made the error sound (bmp!) Today I sat down and woke the MBP and opt+cmd+space opens a Finder window. – TR3B Aug 21 '19 at 13:33
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    shouldiblamecaching.com – anki Aug 21 '19 at 14:47

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