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The sidebar is the favourites folder !!!
Authored by: hamarkus on Nov 10, '03 05:52:50PM

It is also my impression that the sidebar replaces the favourites folder, which is a pity, since I liked to have access to a handfull of very often used folders via the finder bar icons, and having a separate longer list of favourites (mainly used in save dialog boxes).

My sidebar is now quite long, taking up a lot of space with all the long folder names I have, and also confuses me somewhat since in icon view it looks like the are some additional items in my folders. The finder bar icons were optically much more separated from the window content.

If I could only figure out how to restrict the sidebar to show only the icons; currently every time I open a folder the first thing I do is minimizing the sidebar so it only shows the icons.



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The sidebar is the favourites folder !!!
Authored by: jamesflach on Nov 10, '03 09:09:51PM

If you did a clean install and want your Favorites folder back, simply create a new folder named "Favorites" and drag it to your sidebar, or call it anything you want.

For hamarkus:
If you want to restrict the sidebar to only show icons, simply drag the places column bar to the left till you only see the icons. Note that this only applies to the current window. To make this apply to all new windows, create a new window and drag the places column bar to the left as mentioned above till you only get the icons. Then close the window. All new windows will inherit this view. For aliases you may have in your dock, click the alias to open the window, do the same steps as above for a new window, then close the window.



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The sidebar is the favourites folder !!!
Authored by: jamesflach on Nov 10, '03 09:13:52PM

Oh, and one other thing. You can still drag folders to the Finders toolbar as in Jaguar and earlier.



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