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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items Desktop
Tiger only hintIn the 10.4 Finder, keep the mouse over an item in the Toolbar of a Finder window, and a help tag will soon pop up. This tag shows the full name of, and the path to, the item.
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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: riccard0 on Jun 25, '05 03:40:16AM

Don't seems to work for me...



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: hartkeks on Jun 25, '05 05:35:52AM

Maybe there's a misunderstanding. The toolbar items MosanKhan refers to are files/folders that you add using "customise toolbar". Open that sheet for a Finder window, then add an item from the desktop or another Finder window by dragging it to the toolbar of the window you customise. Drop it somewhere between the gear menu button and the search field. When you hover the mouse over such item, you do get the path. The initial display starts from the volume the items resides on, down the hierarchy. Alternatively, when you hold down the command key, you get the unix path starting at the root level of the system.



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: JimAkin on Jun 25, '05 07:12:53AM

In Tiger, and I think in Panther as well, it's not necessary to open "Customize Toolbar" to add files or folders to a Finder window toolbar. Just drag and drop items onto the toolbar.



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Jim



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: RobertBen on Jun 25, '05 11:16:52AM

In Tiger I can ad and remove without opening the Customize Toolbar option, but to get it in I need to Option-drag to ad and to remove I need to Command-drag.

And personally I prefer the sidebar anyway...



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: RobertBen on Jun 25, '05 04:18:24AM

Doesn't seem to work for me either, but I added a 'Path' button in my Finder windows (from View > Customize Toolbar) so I don't have to hold the Command-key anymore.
Works much better for novice users as well, one less hidden key-combination to learn...



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: auricgoldfinger on Jun 25, '05 04:51:57AM

It doesn't seem to be a "hidden key combination" since you know that you can hold the command and click the folder in the window. Besides, that command-click thing works in Safari too...: click on the titel of the webpage at the top of Safari and you'll get all "subdirectories" of that webpage.



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: padawan on Jun 25, '05 04:59:30AM

Doesn't work also for me, but if you want the Path, you can also clic the Little icon in the topbar of a finder windows while pressing the command (apple ) key. This tip work also in Safari to know where U are in the Website.



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: Graeme_Smith on Sep 24, '06 11:12:08AM

I think this works in Panther too.



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: MohsanKhan on Jun 25, '05 06:35:27AM

If you press the alt key, it pops up right away.



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: elmimmo on Jun 25, '05 07:43:53AM

The path shown is in shown in a nice way for non-experts (for instance "Macintosh HD ? Users ? Mom ? Desktop"). To obtain a Unixlike path just press command once the path has popped up (which would turn the example into "/Users/Mom/Desktop").



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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: rhowell on Jun 26, '05 07:32:09PM
The author was careful to write Toolbar and not Titlebar.

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10.4: Show path to the Finder's Toolbar items
Authored by: TheBugSlayer on Jun 29, '05 10:30:02PM

Does anyone figured out how I can copy the Path of any file or directory into the clipboard in Finder?

I can GetInfo of files and check the Where: , but I can't copy from there. :(

Thanks



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