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I've got an application running is OS X that won't overwrite a file with the same filename. It will only append the filename with a 'space 1'. If I write a file more than once I get something like this:

* filename.jpg
* filename 1.jpg
* filename 2.jpg

What I need is to only ever have the newest file without the extra space and number.

Is there anyway around this? Perhaps an applescript running in the folder?

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Delete the file before running the application ? – harrymc Mar 8 '11 at 17:57
What application? There might be a setting we can suggest if we knew what you were using. – MaQleod Mar 8 '11 at 19:10
It's Capture One from Phase one. Part of their design philosophy is to never overwrite files. But in my workflow it would really help to not have these extra files. – Corey Riggle Mar 8 '11 at 19:25
Cross-posted (tsk, tsk) to AskDifferent as #9791. – Chris Johnsen Mar 9 '11 at 6:12

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