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Problems with dragging to Terminal
Authored by: infinil on May 01, '03 06:58:39PM

I'm not sure if i'm the only one that has been having trouble
with this hint, but I can't get past the first step of cmd-opt-
dragging the file to the terminal icon. All this is doing is
opening a Terminal at the default location ~ home.

I'm guessing that it should be putting the directory location of
the file as your new directory location in the terminal, but not on
my system with 10.2.5.

Is it just me? Are there others that are having the same
difficulty?

- Dan



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Problems with dragging to Terminal
Authored by: hayne on May 02, '03 01:09:17AM

I have no idea what the original hint expected to happen when
you opt-cmd drag the file to the Terminal icon in the dock. It
certainly doesn't work for me either.
I think most readers have been ignoring that part of the hint and
just using the Terminal to go to where the pkg file is.



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Problems with dragging to Terminal
Authored by: iroot on May 02, '03 07:19:53PM

I think what the original tip meant was to type cd in Terminal
and then drag the package into the Terminal window.



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Problems with dragging to Terminal
Authored by: chtito on May 03, '03 03:33:02PM

Well... On my mac (with 10.2.5) dragging any folder or bundle
while holding cmd-opt to the Terminal icon in the Dock opens a
new Terminal window with its path set to the the dragged
folder's path. Very convenient.

I thought that this was the normal behaviour... I'm not the only
one benefitting from this great feature, am I?



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