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I'm new to OS X and I like the operating system. The only problem is, I'd like to have a Windows-like path bar in Finder, where I could, for example, enter "/user/Desktop/" to go to the Desktop. I know there's a way to show what path you're in at the bottom of the window, but I want more of a textbox area to type in whatever I want.

Are there any add-ons or tweaks in OS X I can use for this? I checked out a program called PathFinder, but I rather not use that one.

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possible duplicate of Copying and pasting the path within Finder – Daniel Beck Apr 18 '11 at 10:13

Hit Cmd-Shift-G to pop down the "Go to Folder..." sheet in any Finder window, allowing you to type in a path.

Be warned that tab-completion in that field uses a piss-poor algorithm. Also, "/" doesn't get you "/".

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However ~ does get you your home folder, and /Volumes gets you your volumes list. – ghoppe Apr 18 '11 at 8:29

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