Articles posted on June 19th, 2005

Finder: Can’t drag item if name is editable (list view)

Sunday, June 19th, 2005 • 8:50 am

I don’t know why, today is the day for uncovering Finder bugs and flaws… Here’s another one that’s outrageously easy to reproduce. Open a Finder window in View as List view mode. Select an item in the window. Click on the name a second time to make it editable. While the name is editable, click […]

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Finder: Dragging proxy icon to the trash creates a copy in the trash

Sunday, June 19th, 2005 • 6:03 am

Another example of sloppy, inconsistent programming by Apple in Mac OS X’s Finder… Create a folder called “Test” in your home folder. Open the folder “Test” in a new Finder window, and switch the Finder to View as List mode (if it’s not in this view mode already), so that the Finder window displays the […]

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Finder: Wrong focus after drag-and-drop action

Sunday, June 19th, 2005 • 5:55 am

This is a typical example of what’s wrong with Mac OS X’s Finder. Let’s say you have a file called “MyFile.txt” on your desktop. Open a new Finder window and browse to your “Documents” folder (or any other folder) in that window. After that, click anywhere on your desktop’s background picture, in order to make […]

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