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Reliably relaunch the Finder
Authored by: john love on Jul 12, '06 05:58:31AM

Somehow quitting and then relaunching the Finder suddenly became way too complicated; for example, using TinkerTool to add "Quit" to the Finder menu and then clicking on the Dock to relaunch it.

So, I went to Apple's Script Editor and recorded the click on the Dock and came up with this simple Script:

tell application "Finder"
activate
quit
select window of desktop -- relaunches Finder
end tell



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Reliably relaunch the Finder
Authored by: john love on Jul 12, '06 06:29:17AM
Whoops -- add some delay as follows:

tell application "Finder"
activate
quit
delay 2
select window of desktop -- relaunches Finder
end tell

That delay was discovered by "jonn8" at http://bbs.applescript.net/viewtopic.php?id=4991

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