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Save this applescript into a service to make it available from the Finder menu. It will allow you to toggle hidden files on or off and when you relaunch Finder it will reopen to the directory you were previously in: tell application "Finder" set windowTargets to target of Finder windows quit end tell set OnOff to do shell script "defaults read ...


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I found a similar question here: Apple Script - Reopen Closed Finder Windows The posted script by adayzdone may be what your looking for. It still has to relaunch Finder but when it relaunches, it returns the the same windows in the same directory you were in when they closed. tell application "Finder" set windowTargets to target of Finder windows ...


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This is a well known bug. To solve that problem follow these steps: Go to the Finder "Go"-Menu. Hold the Option-Key and choose Library. Open the preferences-Folder and delete the following files. com.apple.finder.plist com.apple.sidebarlists.plist Restart your computer. The problem should be gone. You have to set your finder-settings again, but ...


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You might try THIS approach instead... http://www.hamell.net/how-to-disable-os-x-quick-look/


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To restore a folder to the default view settings, Open the View Options panel (Command-J, or View » Show View Options); Then hold down the Option key and click the bottom button. With the Option key down, the ‘Use as Defaults’ button will change to ‘Restore to Defaults’.


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Try: set thefolder to choose folder tell application "Finder" set mySelection to selection repeat with aSel in mySelection make alias to aSel at thefolder end repeat end tell EDIT If you are using the script as a service: Service receives selected files or folders in Finder on run {input, parameters} tell me activate ...


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I found a simple solution with BetterTouchTool (highly recommended, probably my most useful OSX Utility). I added a new global shortcut and chose the action "Send Shortcut to Specific Application". Then I chose the Finder application (thanks to Carl's answer above) at /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app. Then I ticked the "Bring app to front before ...


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I hope this will work for many of you. Open Finder Open the Utilities folder Open a terminal window Copy and paste the following line in: defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES Press return Now hold ‘alt’ on the keyboard and right click on the Finder icon Click on Relaunch You should find you will now be able to see any hidden files or ...


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If you are using old Finder plugins on OSX 10.7 (Lion), such as TotalFinder, Fuse, you will need to upgrade it to the latest version to work with OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion).


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Its now much simpler since Mountain Lion finder.png and finder@2x.png are under path /System/Library/CoreServices/Dock.app/Contents/Resources/ Replace the png files with the ones you want. You could backup the original finder.png images by renaming them to something like finder_orig.png Once you have the "new" finder.png and finder@2x.png images, open ...


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Using Terminal works to hide DS_store files. defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool NO this hide the hidden files. Can change no to yes if you wish to see them again.



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