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Another way to run Classic Finder Classic
You can run the Classic Finder as default under the Classic environment instead of as an application. I've found this to work better than running it as an application. Instructions with screenshots are at my site:
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I prefer my way...
Authored by: escher on Apr 15, '01 01:09:55AM

with my way, which i explained in my posting, (using finder as an application) you get all the features you mentioned on your site, but you are also able to copy files accross environments (from a classic window to an X window.), and you don't have to have finder open the entire time you're in classic, only when you want it.

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I prefer my way...
Authored by: R.E. on Dec 27, '02 03:13:16PM

I did try this and it was very handy and solved a problem I have with a classic app that mounts volumes on the classic desktop that are not visible in the OS X finder.

However, I found that although I could mount the volumes and then open them, I couldn't copy them to another classic window or to an os X finder window. Attempts to copy to an OS X finder window simply results in nothing happening - ie - drag a file and folder and then drop but no copy occurs.

From one classic finder window to another I get an access denied error as if I didn't have access to write in the destination directory which I of course do.

Any ideas on how to debug this? Would be really nice to be able to copy in this manner.

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