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10.3: Quick access to your Favorites folder
Authored by: DavidRavenMoon on Nov 10, '03 04:04:08PM

Panther seems to have done away with the Favorites folder altogether, so this is why the key command no longer works.
If you look at the Go menu, Favorites is no longer in the list. I did an Archive and Install, and Panther did not make a new Favorites folder either. I guess Apple figures the Sidebar replaces the Favorites folder.



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10.3: Quick access to your Favorites folder
Authored by: vanthal on Nov 25, '03 05:20:59PM

Favorites still exists - do a search for the word in Help and the first result covers this. The folder is in your ~/Library folder. The help file does suggest that the Finder sidebar be used in place of Favorites, and the icons in the sidebar will scale as you add more items, which is nice, but if you have a lot of favorites you'll probably be happier adding the folder to the sidebar. Now, if you do this, the icon for the folder does change to the familiar Favorites heart. But! Dragging and dropping does not create aliases any more - it moves the dropped item into the folder wholesale. So you need to cmd-alt drag to create an alias, unless I'm missing something vital. I suppose you could add a folder action to Favorites that moved the dropped file back to its original location and then created an alias in Favorites whenever you added a file...



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