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10.7: A warning about Finder's 'Replace' feature
Authored by: Sigma on Feb 22, '12 02:26:02PM

An important thing to note is that the file has to be called 'test' with no extension (when I deleted the extension on a png OS X simply hid the extension). I don't think most people spend much time with files that don't have extensions, but it is a good thing to be aware of. I'm getting the same behavior on 10.7.3



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10.7: A warning about Finder's 'Replace' feature
Authored by: cashxx on Feb 22, '12 03:57:52PM

Was just coming in to say the same thing.....9 times out of 10 I would assume the file has an extension on it. And the chances of a file and folder being named the same thing are somewhat slim. Should be a rare occurrence.



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10.7: A warning about Finder's 'Replace' feature
Authored by: negritude on Feb 22, '12 08:11:35PM

Yep. In general, the only files in OS X that don't have extensions, are folders. So in one weird way, you could look at this as expected behavior.

Just about every file has some kind of extension, which is simply hidden, but it's there.



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