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Open current bash location explicitly in Finder

When double clicking a bundle folder (folder called *.bundle), a Terminal window opens as expected. However, $ open . does not then open a Finder window but another Terminal. Is there a way ...
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two finder windows next to each other like Ubuntu F3 shortcut

Ok, so at work I use Ubuntu and its create for copying a files from one folder to another folder without having two finder windows open. What I would like is to have that function on my mac and I am ...
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How do I access application folders on a Mac?

I have a software program where on a PC, I can access sub-folders where the owner's manual, sub-folders, etc. reside. It is cross-platformed and I installed on my Mac. How do I get to that ...
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Reset view preferences for all mac folders

I would like to reset the preferences for all my Mac OS X folders. Is this possible?
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1answer
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How to use Automator to give a GUI to ditto?

How do I create an Automator workflow, service or folder action to use ditto. The intention here is to use ditto to merge folders and/or files avoiding the unacceptable Finder's behavior of replacing ...
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/private folder on OSX lost it's '@' attribute

Somehow my /private folder lost it's '@' attribute. Now, the folder shows up in my finder: 0 drwxr-xr-x 6 root wheel 204 Mar 1 21:25 private This is what it should be: 0 drwxr-xr-x@ 6 ...
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In MacOS X, how do I prevent a folder with extension .theme being treated as a package?

So I have a folder name ending in .theme and I can't change it to anything else. (It's part of a Plone installation with XDV.) This makes OS X think it's an iDVD theme, not a folder. To browse its ...
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How do you sort files in OS X Finder so folders appear at the top?

How do you sort files in OS X Finder so folders appear at the top? There doesn't seem to be any option in View Options.
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OS X Enclosing folder shortcut?

This may have been asked before, but I'm wondering whether there is a shortcut for navigating to the enclosing folder in OS X (Snow Leopard)? I find navigating Finder particularly frustrating since ...
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Mac OS X Finder - Creating New Folder with Right-Click in List View

I am aware that when using Finder in List view, I can create a new folder by right-clicking on an empty row, and pressing 'New Folder'. However, when I happen to be browsing a folder with quite a lot ...
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How to merge (and not replace) folders when copying on the Mac?

There's a similar question about windows. This is the same, but for mac. By the way, it's odd there's no question on this yet, since it seems like it's the most hated thing on Mac OS X. If I try ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to preserve or remember sort-by preferences for different folders in column view in Mac OS X?

For example, I would like to have folders in column view, and to have Folder 1 always to show files sorted by kind, and Folder 2 always to show files sorted by date created. I'm running Leopard, with ...
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Open folder for a given path in Mac OS X

Let's say I have a path to a folder in a text document or in the clipboard, for example: /Users/Joe/Documents/workspace/test How can I quickly open this folder in Mac OS X? In Windows I could open ...