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10.4: A simple way to copy the path to a file or folder
Authored by: rd299792458 on Dec 10, '11 11:13:29AM

On Lion:

Create a script/app using Automator

Open Automator
Workflow
Select Files & Folders
Drag Get Selected Finder Items to the workflow (to position 1)
Select Utilities
Drag Run Shell Script to the workflow (to position 2)
Change pass input to as arguments
Change
echo "$f"
to
echo "$f" | pbcopy

Save
File Format: Application

Open finder and select the Application - Then hit command+T to add it to your sidebar. Any time you want to copy the path of a selected item in finder just click the application on the sidebar.



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