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Create a Finder window update key
Authored by: Han Solo on May 24, '04 01:21:44PM
In my experience this problem arises regularly with list view, especially with remote servers. Most — but certainly not all — the time, quickly switching to icon view and back to list view will update the modification dates/times of the files in question. (Interestingly, switching to column view and back has no effect.)

But since I am usually using the mouse to manipulate files and folders in the Finder, I would find it even more useful to somehow attach this AppleScript to an icon in the Finder toolbar. I haven't tried it yet, but I'm guessing one could just drag the AppleScript icon to the toolbar. Anyone know if that's possible — and how one might set a custom icon in the toolbar? TIA.

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Create a Finder window update key
Authored by: greybird on May 24, '04 01:34:16PM

When I need to update the window, I normally click on the desktop then back to the Finder window that needs updated. This normally works, but I don't the networked folders that much either.



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Create a Finder window update key
Authored by: webbix on May 25, '04 12:25:31AM

Even though I do use Butler I am not a 'hotkey' fan typically so I did exactly as you are asking. I simply saved as a run-only app and dragged it to the finder window menubar. I also have a 'resize' script to set to column view and a set window dimension. I don't use the icon view so mine has a label for 'Refresh'



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