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Change the next/previous tab shortcuts in Safari and Camino
Authored by: nyarlathotep on Jan 15, '04 09:17:05PM

Hey, I hid all my applications with SetFile -a V and created Symbolic Links to them to have my Applications folder seem sanely organized, i.e. work properly like a menu from the dock. (No, I couldn't just move the stupid Applications since Apple's updater software is too stupid to find the moved applications).

Anyway, I can nolonger do show package contents since finder does not offer that for symbolic links. Any suggestions? I suppose I could swap the symbolic link and the real file, but that would kinda suck and "morally" (though not really) defeate the purpose of keeping it like Apple's lame setup. Is there any way to get finder to offer Show Package Contents for Symbolic Links? Of course, I can always just type open /Applciations/Blah/Contents, which is what I'd probably do anyway, but I'd still like to know about alternatives.



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Change the next/previous tab shortcuts in Safari and Camino
Authored by: TvE on Jan 16, '04 04:03:55PM

Why in the world do you want to hide your applications???



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Change the next/previous tab shortcuts in Safari and Camino
Authored by: nyarlathotep on Jan 18, '04 11:03:42PM

Only the real apps aree hidden, their are symbolic links in ``sane'' places for them. For example, System Preferences is hidden, but there is a symbolic link to it from the Utilities folder. Many of the usual little Apple apps have symlinks to them from the Accessories folder. etc. I just wanted to be able to have my applications directory act link a menu. The problem is that Apple won't let you move their applications about (as their updater program is too stupid to find them).



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