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Not sure about Automator, but you can easily accomplish this in Terminal. find "parent folder" -type d -depth 1 -execdir sh -c 'cd "$1" && zip -r "$1" .' _ '{}' \; find "parent folder" -type d -depth 1 lists all subdirectories of "parent folder" (just run it to see the result) -execdir executes the part up to the \; for each subdirectory found sh -...


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No, nothing 'bad' will happen. However, the OS is likely to start re-populating the cache database, which may mean more ramping up of CPU cycles for quicklookd.


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I agree with you on double click. I bought a multi-key mouse. I assign a key to double click. Not a perfect or free solution, but better.


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Reading through the previous answers, I decided to make a little AppleScript applet you can add to the toolbar in Finder. When clicked, it creates a new blank file in the current directory, letting you rename it immediately – just like in Windows. In the future, I plan to implement it also as a Finder extension.


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Looks like there are new key combinations that have been included in recent versions of the OS. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201236 Command-Delete: Move the selected item to the Trash. Shift-Command-Delete: Empty the Trash. Option-Shift-Command-Delete: Empty the Trash without confirmation dialog.


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If you don't need the remains Time Machine might have left on the external drive, starting Disk Utility and reformatting the disk (to APFS in case of an SSD) should get you back on track.


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When run from the Automator app it needs the Get Selected Finder Items action, however when run as a Quick Action from Finder it isn't needed as the selected files in Finder are passed to the Quick Action. You need to remove or disable the Get Selected Finder Items action to have the duplication stopped when run as a Quick Action. To disable an action, ...


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This is likely malware. Update your Apple software every week (or even every day) for a while in case Apple detects and blocks this specific app. It’s not behaving like a proper app should. Any chance you can locate the file in finder and upload it to virus total? “qnmqkmkrqwfq” is damaged and can’t be opened , even though i set Allow applications ...


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You can access Photos directly in the standard macOS file selector If you don't see the sidebar you can enable it with the dropdown behind the icon on top left


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You can try Daisy Disk and it will give you a pictorial view of your drive and what is taking up space. It has a free trial so you can use it without buying it. There is also a free app called Disk Inventory X which does about the same but lists the sizes of everything it "sees". It also makes a colored map of you disk. I highly recommend you use these to ...


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Use the following actions: Duplicate Finder Items Change Type of Images Rename Finder Items: Replace Text (" copy" with "") With this sequence, the 'change type' occurs with the copy while ignoring the original. You end up with both files in the original folder. NB To test as a workflow prior to rendering as a service, insert Get Specified Finder Items ...


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⌥+⌘+L is the default key but if it is not working, I would suggest you create a new service in Automator. Set the dropdowns to Service receives to no input, in any application, or limit it to just the Finder if you like. Add the "Run Shell Script" item, and set the content to open ~/Downloads Save the Service, name it whatever you like. In the keyboard ...


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So after some trial and error, I could find out a working method, but not the problem. Click the address bar once. Even if the site is https, it won't show on the protocol on the first click and the rest of the URL will get selected. Drag and drop the selected part of the URL. If you click again and the site shows https:// etc., drag and drop of that URL ...


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Ok I figured out whats wrong. See this thread for an answer (TLDR: iTunes database was corrupted) https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4474508 DO NOT RESTORE It could be one of two (or both) files are corrupt on your iPhone (or other iDevice), they are iTunesDB andiTunesCDB.There is an fast fix for this, even if your iDevice is non ...


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To make the hidden files on your Mac visible, you can do so by following these steps: In Finder, open up your Macintosh HD folder Press Command+Shift+Dot Your hidden files will become visible. Repeat step 2 to hide them again! This process will also work elsewhere, including your Documents or Applications folders. You can find other options as well like ...


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Nevermind. I had an external screen connected and am using spaces. The overlay did just open in a not active space not visible to me...


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The list shows other Macs that have "shared" their files to you, not the other way round.


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No. Shared folders are controlled by the “Sharing” preference pane in System Preferences.


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Apple's Finder has been using "natural" sort order (where strings of digits are ordered as single characters) for file names for nearly 20 years, since OS X 10.0 There's no way to change it as far as I know. If you want the other kind of sort order, you have to use Terminal or a 3rd party app.


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The easy way is to turn off sandboxing for the app, in Xcode project settings under "capabilities". You might not want that though. Otherwise you probably need a security-scoped bookmark to the directory. When you get access, create a bookmark from the directory URL using bookmarkData(options:includingResourceValuesForKeys:relativeTo:). Make sure to use ....


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I find Apple's breakdown of Storage to be neither reliable nor informative. If you're running out of space and can't explain why, then first thing to do is to boot into Safe Mode. Then Restart normally. This process may let the OS do some housekeeping, deleting temporary files and some caches. Next, use an app like OmniDiskSweeper, or DaisyDisk. These ...


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The process name is a legitimate process running as part of an iOS device local backup. Enter your login Keychain password to proceed. To check that the prompt is actually on behalf of the right process, open Activity Monitor, search for the process name, select Sample Process and confirm the path is within /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/AMPDevices....


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You are trying to use: mount_nfs -o rwsize=32768 -o locallocks -o namedattr -o noac -o rdirplus -o nfsv3 jin.local:volume1/File/ /Volumes/File Instead try: mount_nfs -vers=4 -o rwsize=32768 -o locallocks -o namedattr -o noac -o rdirplus jin.local:volume1/File/ /Volumes/File or mount_nfs -vers=4,rwsize=32768,locallocks,namedattr,noac,rdirplus ...


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I created a little AppleScript applet you can add to the toolbar in Finder. When clicked, it creates a new blank file in the current directory, letting you rename it immediately – just like in Windows. In the future, I plan to implement it also as a Finder extension.


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I will share my method. It is hard (thanks Apple for ignoring us on this!) but it works. I'm assuming you are not using a "referenced library" as noted elsewhere here, but are importing all images into the Photos library. I might switch to a referenced library actually. But for now, this is how I do it. In a non-referenced imported image library, note ...


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This works for me in MacOS Catalina 10.15.2: Open a new Finder window; Resize the window to the size you want (however don't move the window to your desired location yet); To lock the location and size: start by pressing the Command ⌘ and Alt / Option keys together and drag the window to your desired location; release your mouse button first then release ...


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In fact, the file is named "public.generic-pc_lame.icns"


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