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10.3: Create disk images from folders Apps
This may be a stupid hint, but it took me a while to figure it out. Maybe this will save other readers some time. In 10.2, you could drag a folder onto DiskCopy to have an image made of that folder. Now, since this application has been merged into 10.3, so has the convenient drag-n-drop function. You can't do this drag-n-drop onto "Disk Utility" to do the same thing.

I gave up, after trying to drag folders onto the "New Image" icon and failing several times. A few days later, I noticed that this can be done through a series of menu selections: Images -> New -> Image from Folder. Though not as convenient as in MacOS X 10.2 or MacOS 9, I'm happy that this function is still available.

[robg adds: I don't normally run "menu item" hints, but since this functionality changed so much in Panther, I figured it was worth a quick pointer.]
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10.3: Create disk images from folders
Authored by: figz on Jan 30, '04 01:35:32PM

How does one find the Images menu?



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10.3: Create disk images from folders
Authored by: macman13 on Jan 30, '04 02:21:36PM

Right in between 'Edit' and 'Window'.

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10.3: Create disk images from folders
Authored by: CraigStanton on Jan 30, '04 06:39:12PM

.......In the *Disk Utility* application, not Finder.



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10.3: Create disk images from folders
Authored by: rob2b on Feb 01, '04 03:43:07PM

It is in Diskutility in your utilities folder.

cheers



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10.3: Create disk images from folders
Authored by: TimBonnici on Jan 30, '04 03:40:45PM
I quite happily use the old Disk Copy from Jaguar to create my disk images. The process is made even faster by using FruitMenu (surely the best haxie out there) to add an "Open With Disk Copy" to the Finder contextual menus. Thus I can just right-click on a folder and choose to open it with Disk Copy, at which point I get a dialogue box asking me where I want to save my disk image. You can use Pacifist to extract Disk Copy from your Jaguar installation disks.

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10.3: Create disk images from folders
Authored by: Derren on Jan 31, '04 08:15:55PM

I just keep on using DropDMG from Michael Tsai, at <http://www.c-command.com>, as it's a great utility that does this without hassle.

Derren.



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10.3: Create disk images from folders
Authored by: lauraw on Feb 04, '04 04:10:53AM

the image menu is in the menu bar you bonehead



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