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You can set Photos.app to have its library at a given location in its preferences. As for Documents: there's nothing to stop you just storing all (or some) of your documents on a folder on another drive. You can even put a folder in the Finder sidebar to the location to make it easy to navigate to. Files don't need to go in the Documents folder, and there's ...


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I haven't tried this myself but you should be able to create an APFS volume group from your two drives to effectively create one "Fusion" drive. You would use sudo diskutil apfs create or sudo diskutil apfs createContainer to accomplish this. You can run those commands as-is to read usage. Also see the manual page for diskutil (man diskutil). The ...


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You most likely have collapsed all favorite items. Simply hover right next to favorites, until a small arrow appears. Click on it and all selected items in the settings should fold out.


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I had a similar issue with files in a portable drive I swapped between Windows and MacOS. For some unexplained reason some files had the user immutable flag set, thus, would not be deleted even using sudo rm. For me, what worked was to run the following command in the terminal: sudo chflags -R nouchg '/Volumes/DriveName/DirectoryPath' I am no expert, but put ...


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Many cross-platform software packages adopt a convention of keeping configuration and data in dot-files/directories inside your home folder. Most of the time this behavior is not configurable and if you remove these then you’re likely to lose some or all of your configuration and/or data for these programs. As @nohillside mentions, these are already hidden ...


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Your executable is looking in the current working directory (CWD). When run from Xcode, Xcode actively changes the current working directory to where your executable has been built. When run from the Finder on macOS, the current working directory will not be the directory of your executable. Thus the executable can not find the text file. Use the getcwd ...


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Certain characters and special words aren't allowed and can make a file name or folder name invalid and unacceptable to OneDrive: Certain characters have special meaning and thus aren't allowed - " * : < > ? / \ On OneDrive with Sharepoint, these aren't allowed - ~ " # % & * : < > ? / \ { | }. Leading (before the filename) and ...


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This is an excellent question and from my experience, one big factor to consider is whether you will access the same files using command line or not. Consider these two different files names - Name Name and name-name. Say, you wanted to cd into either of these folders and compare these commands: cd Name\ Name/ cd name-name/ Imho, 2nd case is much easier to ...


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