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Permanently deleting files on Mac OS

Is there a way to delete a file in Finder without moving it to the trash? Preferably without the terminal. Or must I write an AppleScript droplet for it?

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Without the terminal, not really, alas. This is mostly covered in this earlier question: superuser.com/questions/10676/… –  Jonik Aug 29 '09 at 20:08
    
One workaround of sorts is mentioned in superuser.com/questions/10676/…, i.e. using shortcuts to move file to trash and then immediately empty trash. –  Jonik Aug 29 '09 at 20:14
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I think I will write a quick context menu item to do this, since people really seem to want it. I'll update this post when I do it.

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