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Windows File Manager Like on Mac: Displaying Several Folders Hierarchically at Once + Combining Best of Both Worlds (User Experience)

I am doing some work with template files which are found in various folders on the system, all falling under a common ancestor directory, but not always within the same parent directory. I am looking ...
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Mac Permission Editing

I copied over some old files of a time machine backup on a USB drive. When I try and access a user's Desktop for example I get a "can't be opened because you don't have permission to see its contents" ...
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Automatically Filing Chrome (Mac) Downloads By Source

Is there a way on the Mac (Chrome extension, Mac app, script, or otherwise) to automatically file Chrome downloads into folders by source / website?
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Show only modified files in Finder

Is there any way to make Finder in Mac to only show files that were recently updated within a particular folder? I'm working on a web project and there are lots of loose HTML files that are nested ...
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how to find biggest files on disk on Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Need an app that tells about file & folder sizes How can I find the largest files on my hard drive? I am using Mac OS X 10.5.
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Code Snippet Manager for Mac

What is the best code snippet manager for OS X? I don't mind paying so if there are really good ones that you have to pay for then I dont mind. I have heard of Snippet and Code Collector Pro. Are ...
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Is there a tool on Unix, Linux, Mac, Windows, Ubuntu, that will list file / directory structure?

I wonder if there is a tool that will list file / directory (i.e. take a snapshot of the folder and file structure) like the following: audio mp3 song1.mp3 some other song.mp3 audio books ...
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Mac OS X: How can I see who is using the files I'm trying to delete?

I have a couple of files that I want to delete. So I select them and then do Move to Trash. However, when I do so I get this message: Some of the items you are moving are in use by another ...
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Why does the Color label of some files keep disappearing in Finder?

In the Finder I can right-click files and give them a color label. Which is fantastic! But right now I experiencing something weird that doesn't quite make sense. I give some files in a folder a ...
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Add new attachment actions in thunderbird

is it possible in thunderbird 3 to add new action for different types of attachments? For instance, I receive a file with extension .xyz and I want to specify which program I need to use to open this ...
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Good program to visualize file system usage on Mac?

Based on this question, I would like to know if there are any good programs to visualize file system usage on OS X? I used to have SpaceMonger when I was using a PC and would love to find some ...
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Find duplicate files on Mac OS X

Is there an application that would search duplicate files in my Mac with an easy way to delete the duplicates?
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Shortcut to delete a selected file without moving it to the trash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
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How do I “cut” a file on OS X?

I am a newbie on the mac world and i'd like to know if it's possible to cut a file using a shortcut (like Ctrl + X on Windows).
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5answers
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Force empty trash for Mac

Emptying trash on Mac is quite troublesome at times, because some files are locked. Is there an easy way to force empty without going to the terminal typing the rm command?
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4answers
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iPhoto Library no longer shows up in “choose file” dialog after migration

I just migrated to a new Mac. When I try to upload a file in Safari and the "choose file" dialog comes up (the one that looks like the Finder), my iPhoto Library is missing. "Photos" is still in the ...
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Permanently deleting files on Mac OS

A while back, as relatively new Mac OS X user, I was surprised to learn that you cannot easily delete files. Directly, that is, without moving them to the trash first. On Windows and Linux this can ...