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View the Desktop as a list to help with cleanup
Authored by: twisted on Mar 19, '07 01:53:55PM

I had this problem, with a lot of folders, but then I found out that Automator can solve this all for me :)

What I did make him find all the Images on my Desktop and place then in my Pictures folder, same with other filetypes. Now my desktop and other dirs are cleaned and I can find back my stuff :)



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View the Desktop as a list to help with cleanup
Authored by: morespace54 on Mar 20, '07 01:26:00PM

It's all good but remember this: Desktop is a folder.
I used a script that was sorting all images in /Pictures folder and so on. One day, I did use this script to clean up my Desktop while having other folders on my Desktop (like temporary games, softwares, etc.)

Bad idea...

I ended up with all images (included in my games folders) in my /Pictures folder; Sounds (like games' mp3, etc.) in my /Music folder... Videos...

Anyway, I ended up with like 365 images in my /Pictures folder...

So just be careful with the Automator and/or Action scripts... Test it before and make sure you don't have any recursive folders on the Desktop! (Learn something new everyday!)



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