Applications :: Remove App/folder Names On Your Desktop?

Jan 26, 2009

I want my desktop to simply be the icons. Reason being, i am using Kobhens theme, and would like to have the name be in the icon, and not repeated below. Any way of making the name transparent or anything else?

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Applications :: How To Tag Folder Names As Album In ITunes?

Nov 7, 2010

I did a bunch of googling, and couldn't find an answer to this or how to do this except with windows-based mp3tag apps.

I have a collection of .WAV files with no tags or filenames at all, but they are all nested in folders that are named with the album the files are from. All the actual .WAV file names are just Track01, Track02, etc. Obviously if I imported these as-is it would be a disorganized disaster.

I am trying to import them into my iTunes library as ALAC lossless-compressed files.

All I would like to do is have the imported files tagged with the folder as the album name.

I can't seem to find any tag editor that will do this on a Mac. I don't want to sit here for hours in iTunes manually entering the album tag for each imported song, that would take ages. Are there any options, or do I brew a pot of coffee...?

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Applications :: How To Append File Names With Folder Path?

Mar 18, 2009

I'm looking for a way to rename a batch of 30,000 photos. I have renamer but I don't think it does what I need it to do. I want to append the file name with the folder path. The photos are organized in folders which give info I want to make part of the filename itself (country, city etc.)

I am sure there is a way but...don't know how. Freeware or native apple way preferred over having to buy a new program.

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Applications :: Need App To Create Text File Of All Folder Names On A Hard Drive

Feb 9, 2010

I just started using an eSata cradle to start doing my backup and archiving (I'm a photographer). Once I fill up the drive I'll be putting them in a safe but I'd like to have a printout bundled with them that lists all the jobs that are on the drive (the jobs are separated and named by folder on the drive)

I could go through and write them all down manually but I'd love to have a program that could automate it for me.

I'm working on a macpro that is running OSX 10.4

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Applications :: How To Permanently Remove Updater Folder From Documents Folder

Mar 29, 2010

How can I permanently remove the Photoshop Updater folder from the Documents folder, and then re-locate it to a more appropriate folder, like the Library folder?

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Applications :: Tagging Faces In IPhoto (First / Last Names - First Names Only)?

Jan 28, 2009

How are most people tagging? Just first names? First and last names? I'm going to start the process tonight and I was wondering the reasonings behind people's decision.

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Applications :: How To Remove VLC Drive Icon From Desktop

Aug 14, 2010

When I downloaded VLC I couldnt remove the icon from the desktop (The one that looks like a drive).

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Applications :: How Can I Remove The Second Gmail Folder In Mail

Aug 27, 2010

I have somehow ended up with two Gmail inbox lists after setting my Gmail account up in Mail. Hopefully the picture below can help, but I would like to know how to remove this second folder in the sidebar, just to make a bit of room and clean things up.

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Applications :: Remove / Integrate Folder In Mail?

Dec 1, 2010

I have my Gmail account setup with IMAP in Mail 3.0 (Leopard), with about half a dozen labels that of course appear as folders in Mail's sidebar. Labels that I create myself appear as normal folders and look quite nice and neat, but Gmail has it's own "[Google Mail]" folder (which has a white folder icon rather than the default blue?) which contains my All Mail and Starred folders. Ideally I would like both the All Mail and Starred folders to appear in my mailbox section along with drafts, junk, ect. - but I know that this is probably not possible. But I'd be happy to settle for just removing the [Google Mail] folder and having All Mail and Starred appear as normal folders. Dragging them out of the [GM] folder gives me the following error; "The IMAP command "RENAME" (to All Mail) failed with server error: Folder name "All Mail" is not allowed. (Failure). So obviously it's trying to move the All Mail folder on the Gmail server itself, which Gmail doesn't like. I've also tried changing the IMAP path prefix in account setting to [Google Mail], which put All Mail and Starred as normal folders but then removed all my other folders and screwed with my messages - I was forced to revert to my old setting and re-download all my messages again. All 7500+ of them. Does anybody know of any hacks or plugins or workarounds that could help me out here? I know it's silly and OCD-ish, but it really bugs me having this [Google Mail] folder in my sidebar.

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OS X :: Can't Change Folder Names?

Oct 17, 2006

I have a Macbook Pro.

For some reason when I make a new folder now, I can't change the name. It just stays at Untitled Folder. I right clicked and did "Ownership and permissions" and made sure that the i was able to "read AND write". I am and so are all my groups and other. I didn't click "apply to enclosed items" cus i didn't know what it meant and it said "you can't undo this action"..

I can't even change the names to any folders i currently have. Or files I have as well. Delete doesn't even work...it just stays at whatever name it currently has.

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OS X :: Desktop Folders/All Disappeared Along With All File Names

Jan 28, 2009

I restarted my macbook pro (10.5.6) last night after really slow internet speeds, and when it booted back up all my desktop folders disappeared. I can't even find a single file name anymore anywhere on the harddrive.

Apple support said they've seen the desktop directory glitch with the finder, but we could not reverse whatever happend and they suggested I spend $100 bucks on Disc Warrior.

How am I going to find about 1700 files????? My time machine drive stopped backing up two months ago, ggggrrrrrrr -right when I needed it eh?!

Does anyone have any ideas what I can try to get back the file names and folders?

I know the data is still on the drive, just with no allocations.

I've repaired all disc permissions 3 times-it keeps having to repair them everytime I reboot.Terry

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MacBook Pro :: How To See Complete File Names On Desktop

Apr 4, 2012

All the file names with more than 5 or 6 characters are being shortened on my desktop.Example: "Bigthink.png" is being shortened to "bi...ng"..It's only doing it on one of my user desktops.  The other is fine.  Don't know what happened but was a problem before I upgraded to OS X Lion.

Info:
MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Applications :: How To Remove Gmail IMAP Folder From Mail App

Oct 17, 2009

I am currently using a Gmail IMAP setup in Mail.app. Everything is working great, and with a Gmail Labs feature called Advanced IMAP Settings, I have hidden all of the main Gmail folders, like All Mail and Starred. I've already integrated folders like Sent and Trash with Mail.app's mailboxes.

Because of these, the [Gmail] folder in my account is completely empty. I now wish to remove it from the sidebar, since I don't need it there. How can I accomplish this?

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Applications :: Remove Automator Services And Folder Actions

Dec 16, 2009

I've been fooling around with Automator for a few hours trying to look for little ways it can handle my repetitive stuff. I've figured out some pretty neat tricks, but I also have a slew of unwanted folder actions and services in my context menus and for the life of my I can't figure out how to get rid of them. The folder actions are especially problematic since they mess with my files automatically. Googling it isn't turning up anything nor can I seem to find anything in Apple's help documents. Is this some kind of huge joke being played on me here or something? Has no one ever wanted to disable their automator tasks before or something?

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OS X V10.5 Leopard :: Deleting Old Folder Names

Apr 23, 2012

I am using Image Capture 4.0 to download photos.  When I plug in my storage device (camera, SD card, USB stick, etc.) Image Capture opens and along with the option to select the download folder, all the names of the folders (grayed out) I have used since I first started using the computer appear.  These are folders I no longer use, but to get to the actual area or folder that I want to download to, I have to scroll past a couple hunderd previous, grayed out folder names.  Once I get to the actual desired folder, I can download to it. But, those annoying, old folder names still appear on the hard drive.

Info:
iBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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Applications :: Remove Unread Message Count From Imap Folder?

Sep 16, 2010

I set up my gmail account in Mail and love it. My question is regarding the IMAP folders. In the attached image you'll see that one of the IMAP accounts has over 400 messages, but I only have 18 in my inbox itself.

Is there a way to hide or remove the unread message count from the IMAP folder in the drawer?

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OS X :: OSX Truncating Folder Names On Fat32 Volume

Jul 19, 2009

I have an external hard drive with several music folders on it. Volume is formatting FAT32 so I can move/edit between osx and windows. When on the OSX side, several folders are renamed into shorter versions. If I try to name it the original folder name it SHOULD have, OSX says I can't because it already exists.

I've attached a screen shot of one of the folders. This folder is supposed to say "red hot chili peppers - mother's milk 1989" :-/ Is this just a downside to using a fat32 volume in OSX? All the folders look fine in windowz.

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Intel Mac :: Can't Change File Folder Names

Feb 5, 2012

on my desktop I have an unknown folder that I want to change and for the love of pete I cant change it. I am so frsuterated with this mac I hate it. Everything is so hard to do.

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iMac, only 30 days old

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MacBook Pro :: Get A List Of File Names In To A New Folder?

Jun 27, 2012

Does anyone know if there is a way of having a list of  image file names, searching for the images then putting them into a new folder?  I'm guessing it can probably be done through mac scripting but I know nothing about scripting and genreally not great with technogy!

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OS X Technologies :: How To Get A List Of File Names In To A New Folder

Jun 27, 2012

if there is a way of having a list of image file names, searching for the images then putting them into a new folder? I'm guessing it can probably be done through mac scripting but I know nothing about scripting and genreally not great with technogy so ideally need step by step instructions!

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Intel Mac :: Display Folder Names Of More Than 20 Characters In OS 10.7.4?

Jul 1, 2012

There's the following terminal code flaoting around on the web:  

defaults write com.apple.finder FXDesktopLayoutGridCharCount 50; killall Finder 

This works great, but only for OS 10.5 – 10.6. So is seeing more than 20 characters in a folder name even possible in OS 10.7.4? 

Info:
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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IMac :: Why Does My Hard Drive Change Names On My Desktop Randomly

Jun 1, 2009

Have had my imac for about a year and just recently my hard drive changed from "c:" to "+++++". I changed it to read "hard drive" and then a few days later it changed again to "5+". Why is it doing this?

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OS X :: Duplicate Folder Names On Different Servers/add To Login Items?

Aug 19, 2010

Duplicate folder names on different servers will not add to login items

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OS X Technologies :: Creating Folder Names With Variables In Applescript?

May 30, 2012

im trying to make folders and name them with structured names but im getting an error and im not sure what im doing wrong.  

the error i get is:Finder got an error: Can’t make "/Users/USERNAME/Desktop/Fake Server/Project Name" into type item.  ----------------------these variables are just used for my example, the actual script asks for input and makes that into the variables ------------------- set the_folder to "Macintosh HD:Users:USERNAME:Desktop:Fake Server"set theChosenOne to "Selected"set Code to "ABCD"set Number1 to "12345" set projLocation to (POSIX path of the_folder & "/" & theChosenOne)set folderTags to Code & " " & Number1 tell application "Finder" make new folder at projLocation with properties {name:folderTags & " artfile"}end tell

Info:
Applescript, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X Mavericks :: 10.9.2 / Create A List Of File Names From A Folder And All Subfolders

Sep 10, 2014

am sure this has been asked very often.

I do not want only the file names of a given folder with its subfolder (mark all and copy to Coda or Text Edit) BUT I also want other attributes like creation date e.g. 

Info:
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2013), OS X Mavericks (10.9.2), itunes 11.1.4

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IMac :: Applications Folder Stuck On Desktop

Apr 20, 2010

I am usually able to troubleshoot on my own, but I am stuck and need some help. I don't even know how it happened, but the Applications folder is stuck on my desktop.If I try to move it it begins making a copy and the folder remains on desktop. If delete it, it actually deletes the contents of the folder.

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OS X Technologies :: Apple-script To List Folder Names And Item Counts?

Jul 3, 2012

I have a folder with mulitple subfolders. Each one has a different number of files in it. I want to use Automator or Applscript to summarize the contents into a text file or email: 

folder 1 name / number of items
folder 2 name / number of items
folfder 3 name / number of items 
etc. 

Info:
Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4)

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OS X :: DS_Store Showing Up On Desktop / Unable To Remove From Desktop

Jul 5, 2006

what is the .DS_Store file that is on my desktop and in many of my folders? can i move it, i have tried dragging it to a different folder, but it just pops up again, and it makes my desktop look all untidy!

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Recover Formatted External Hard Drive With File Names And Folder Structure

May 24, 2012

I accidentally formatted my external hard drive when I was creating a Windows USB install disk with Boot Camp It was a HFS+ formatted drive with a GUID partition table and 2 partitions: one clone of my Macbook OS, and one with personal data. I'm not worried about the OS clone, I'm more concerned about getting my personal data back on the second partition.So far I've used Stellar Phoenix and Data Rescue 3. I reformatted the hard drive from FAT to HFS+ before I did these scans. Not sure if it was a good idea, but the programs wouldn't scan properly otherwise.Stellar finds my files with the original folder structure, but I can't open any of the files, even though the file sizes seem to be correct. Data Rescue partially finds the original folder structure, and also has a "Reconstructed files" section which has all my files sorted by file type and without the original file name. I really want to avoid going through all my photos, videos, etc. one by one to sort them out.

Can I still recover my files in the original folder structure? Why can Stellar find all my files basically intact, but I can't open anything? In the meantime, I'm going to try scanning with Disk Drill and FileSalvage with fingers crossed...

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Applications :: Unable To See All Folders / Time Machine Showing Duplicates Of Desktop Folder

Sep 15, 2009

Ok, I'm new to the Time Machine thing and so I backed up my iMac using Time Machine...when I go into Time Machine I only see duplicates of my desktop folder. Where are the other folders?

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