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Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 31, '01 01:10:26AM

hit cmnd-I to launch the inspector and un-check the "locked" checkbox for the offending file. I know this is slow but that's the purpose of locking a file...to prevent it from being casually deleted. With OS X we can prevent casual deletion with permissions so this is less of an now and locked files are a now a PITA. I agree, Apple should enable the option-empty trash combo for OS X.

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ps. do you know about shift-cmnd-delete then return shortcut in the finder to empty your trash? Better then nothing, but no option overrides are available that I know of



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Do it the old way
Authored by: mchoya on Mar 21, '06 02:23:54PM

Thanks! This worked like a charm. I have had this locked file on the desktop for months.



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