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10.5: Use the Finder Path Bar's contextual menu Desktop
If you've enabled the Path Bar (View » Show Path Bar), you can do more than just click it to jump to a given spot in the hierarchy. Try a control-click on any entry in the path display, and you'll get a pop-up menu allowing you to open the selected item, open its enclosing folder, or open a Get Info window. This makes the Path Bar a lot more functional.

[robg adds: Some may consider this obvious, but I'd never thought about control-clicking on it, so I figure a few others may have missed it as well.]
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10.5: Use the Path Bar's contextual menu
Authored by: iggy on Nov 07, '07 09:15:45AM

And you can Drag & Drop files on the icons of the Path Bar.. for the first time in my short MacOs life moving files from one folder to upper-level folder becomes easy!



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10.5: Use the Path Bar's contextual menu
Authored by: MartiNZ on Nov 07, '07 10:53:56AM

That is cool, copying one directory up has always been a pain in icon view, where nothing should ever be a pain :).

But, but, it's not spring-loaded :(.



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10.5: Use the Path Bar's contextual menu
Authored by: pcurtner on Nov 07, '07 11:35:19AM
Unfortunately 10.5 didn't bring an easy way to copy the entire path to a file or subfolder, which is often useful in server environments (for example, emailing a coworker on where to find something on which shared volume). FilePathCM does work under 10.5 but is now buried under the Finder's contextual menu "More" grouping.

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10.5: Use the Path Bar's contextual menu
Authored by: callefjant on Nov 07, '07 11:39:41AM

Please add the word 'Finder' somewhere in the hint.. :)



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