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As title says, is there a hotkey to execute a .app package from within Path Finder? If you double-click/tap on a .app, Path Finder navigates into its package content. Is this maybe a setting that can be changed, if so, where?

I found out that (using OSX 10.7 Lion) it's possible to use spacebar while selecting a .app and then press 'open .app' at the top-right corner.

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It's the Show Package Contents option on the View menu that leads to packages (including application bundles) being displayed and treated as folders:

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If you want to keep this behavior, and are still running Finder, you can do the following:

Open Path Finder » Set Menu Keys… and navigate to the Commands » Open With… » Running » Finder menu item. Press Cmd-Ctrl-1 or any other shortcut you want to use for this. Press it to run a selected application even with Show Package Contents checked by "opening" it via Finder.

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You could also create a simple "Launcher" application e.g. in Automator that receives an path to an .app as argument and opens it. Then you don't need to keep Finder running. Setting up a keyboard shortcut in Path Finder works just like with Finder, except you don't choose the entry from the running applications list.

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Thanks, i found out i could also use 'space' to open preview, then click in the top-right corner on open (after the OSX 10.7 Lion update) –  Michael Trouw Mar 1 '12 at 15:40
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