OS X :: Clear History In Today Folder In Finder?

Jul 7, 2009

I am new to my Mac and want to know who to clear the history in my "Today" folder in Finder. To be clear, I don't want to remove the Today folder but just clear the contents of the applications that I have opened.

On a side note, I would also like to know how to set up finder so that the "Today" folder won't show that I have opened anything (rather then having to go back and remove the history after the fact).


OS X :: Clear History Of Finder And Quicktime From Terminal?

Apr 23, 2009

I am using Mac Leapord laptop. I want to write an apple script that will clear the history of "Finder" and "Quicktime".

If I know what are the files associated with history from terminal, I can just delete those files using apple script to clear them.

Where can I find history related to finder and quicktime in file system of Mac?

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QuickTime :: Clear History In It

Mar 29, 2012

i need to clear all the history from quick time, preview and recents?

quick time and preview, Mac OS X (10.7.3), clear all recents list

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OS X :: Clear Safari Address Bar History?

Mar 9, 2007

This is probably very simple, but how can I remove the history that resides in Safari's address bar?

I guess I could "reset Safari", but then I'd lose all my cookies, and I don't want to do that.

I already emptied the cache, cleared history, restarted Safari, even turned on Private Browsing. The darn address bar history is still there.

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OS X :: How To Clear Search History In Sidebar

Apr 26, 2008

does any one now how to clear the search history in sidebar?

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OS X :: Safari Private Browsing - Clear History?

Feb 21, 2010

I usually use the private browsing feature on safari but sometimes when I google something it shows near the searches how many visits I've made and when, even when I�ve used private browsing. how do i cleat this kind of history?

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OS X :: Delete Search Engine - Clear History?

Mar 27, 2010

Every time I go on yahoo answers and look up something all my questions pop up. How do I get rid of them? I already went to "history" and clicked "clear history" but it still stays on yahoo answers.

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OS X :: Restoring SEARCH FOR Today Inside Finder

Jan 2, 2011

In a finder window - accidentally I dragged "Today" outside the Finder window & it vanished. I don't see a way to restore this Search-type.

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Safari :: Updated V5.1.7 And The Clear History Button Does Not Reset The Page?

Jun 22, 2012

I've just updated safari v5.1.7 and the clear history button does not reset the page. I use Ebay and when you go into an item the title goes to pink and usually clear history resets it to blue. But I've just done un update and now it's not working.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.7)

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Automator Script To Create A "today's" /dated/ Folder?

Mar 28, 2012

i tried to see if anyone was able to create something like this and i think that the automator script that i got only created a folder with /todays/ date. what i am hoping for is a script that will /constantly/ update the name of the folder to todays date. the reason i need this is that if i have one of these in my documents folder it allows me to easily see /when/ the last successful backup occurred on my external drives. it is a really nice comfort to see this easily and know quickly that the backup was successful. 

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Mac Pro :: Way To Delete Finder History

Apr 20, 2012

how to delete finder history...??

Info:iPad, iOS 5.1

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Intel Mac :: Delete File History On Finder

Apr 18, 2012

Would like to know if some one can help me out to delete the files history in finder. Not in the browser.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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OS X :: Safe To Clear Downloads Folder?

Feb 4, 2010

Is it safe to clear my downloads folder? Basically, it has become very large (~20gb). I want to create some more space because my hard drive is partitioned. Basically, what I'm wondering is, if, for example someone sends me a song. I play the song through itunes. Doesn't the song then get copied into an iTunes folder? Assuming it does, does that mean there is a duplicate file in the downloads folder as in the iTunes folder? Otherwise, do I have to manually go through my downloads folder and decide whats needed and whats not?

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MacBook Pro :: How To Clear Out Cache Folder

Jun 4, 2012

I am working on some edits on my MacBook Pro and I need to clear up some space. I wanted to clear out the cache folder but wanted to be sure what to delete and what to keep before I go any further.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Applications :: Clearing The Safari History Folder?

Jun 16, 2010

I'm not sure if this was asked before but I couldn't find it in a search. I use Safari 4.0.3. When I clear the browser history, the folder library/caches/metadata/safari/history still has a log of the pages I visit. Is there anyway to clear this besides manually. Would clearing this folder change anything on my mac?

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OS X :: Recovering ICal / Address Book And Mail History From Library Folder?

May 5, 2009

I have leopard on my macbook pro and restarted the whole operating system from scratch. Before doing this I copied all my data onto an external. Although my time machine has a lot of information on it, the last time I backed up my computer was a good 20 days ago so I think that is useless. Anyways, I was wondering if there was any way to recover my ical calendars, address book contacts and mail inbox history from my library folder?

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OS X :: Hidden Home Folder - Cannot See The Folder Via Finder From Any Other Account

Mar 12, 2010

Anyway, one of my home folders for a user account has gone missing. when you are logged into the account it belongs to you can navigate to it via finder. However you cannot see the folder via finder from any other account. This account is NOT an admin. I had this problem when I was running tiger and it still remains now that I have leopard. 2Ghz INtel core 2 duo Aluminum iMac.

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OS X :: Clear Virtual Memory - How To Clear It

Nov 16, 2009

My activity monitor says I'm suing 122.43 GB of virtual memory. I'm sure that the number is much, much less. But I would still like to reset the virtual memory.

Are there any terminal commands to rest the vm?

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ICloud :: Its Mail Isn't Working Today

Apr 18, 2012

My iCloud mail isn't working today.

Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.3), It worked fine yesterday.

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Applications :: Mail & Mobile Me Not Working Today?

Jan 17, 2009

Anyone else all of a sudden have problems today with Mail working with Mobile Me?

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IMac :: I Used A Windows Computer At School Today...

Jul 24, 2009

Lol I've never had any tech problems with my Macs, and today at school I used a Windows box. The whole class had to use them (the reason why is not important). Anyway, for the whole hour and a half I didn't do anything because the ****** Winbox failed on me... Even the ICT teacher at the school didn't have a clue... Lol then she said that I'd be better when the school gets Macs

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Safari :: It Started Crashing Today On My Mac Book Pro

Apr 9, 2012

Safari started crashing today on my Mac Book Pro. I have been using Lion OS for months now without any issues until today

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Intel Mac :: ADOBE Flashplayer Update Today?

Apr 16, 2012

After the flashback malware last week and the update from Apple to get rid of the trojan, Adobe is asking for another update to there software.  Is this ok to download or are we asking for more trouble.  My computer was affected last week and with the removal tool it was fixed.  I just hate the thought of another version. Anyone downloaded this update from adobe?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6)

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OS X :: History Setting Although Set To " Remove History Items After One Day " Does Not?

Oct 2, 2009

I hope this hasn't been covered elsewhere (I can't find it if it has).My problem is that the history setting although set to " Remove history items after one day " does not. I Have reset Safari 4.0.3 and it still doesn't delete the history. Applecare can't seem to solve the problem either. Please help, although this isn't a major problem it is very annoying. This was happening before SL and I was hoping SL upgrade may have fixed this but it hasn't.

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IMac PPC :: When Go Into Time Machine It Will Only Show What Has Backed Up Today

Jun 12, 2012

I have a further problem with my "time capsule" - When I go in to the time machine it will only show me what has backed up today - nothing from yesterday at all??

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OS X :: Compressing Big Folder With Finder?

Nov 13, 2009

My mac with SL is unable to compress a big 1GB folder... It just stays stuck at the end of the process with no activity anymore in the Activity Monitor.

Can you try to reproduce this ? Just pick a big 1GB folder, right click on it and "Compress"... and post if it's successful or not.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: See App As Folder Using Finder.app?

May 2, 2012

I'm using eclipse and a need to select where the LibreOffice is installed. But the Finder.app don't permitte me to select the LibreOffice.app as a folder.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Safari :: After Software Update Today, The Reading List Cannot Be Opened?

May 10, 2012

After the software update I had earlier on in the day, I can't seem to open up the Reading List on Safari.

iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X :: How To Customize The Folder Listing In The Finder

Sep 20, 2010

organize folders in finder in a custom order?

I am making folders for each lecture I have, the names of the folders are the dates of the lectures. Then each folder will have two empty word documents with the date as the name as well, one for the lecture and one for tutorial.

I would like to have it in order and stay that way, right now its all over the place, I've tried organizing by name, and last date modified and no luck.

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MacBook :: Folder Stuck In Top Bar Of Finder

Oct 29, 2010

I accidentally dragged a document into the top bar of the finder. Now when I open the finder, there is a document on the top of the gray bar at the top of the finder window. When I try to click on it to drag it away, it automatically opens the document. Does anyone know how to get rid of this?

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OS X :: Welcome Movie Folder Hidden In Finder

Dec 3, 2005

Does anyone know where the "Welcome Movie" the one after the finished tiger install is done. Its the movie with 7 or 8 different country welcomes? I'm trying to find it in the OS but the folder is hidden. I wanna see it again before I upgrade to bigger internal HDD.

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OS X :: Can't Get Finder Folder Background To Stick

Nov 11, 2008

recently migrated to a new mbp so i didn't have this problem before, but i would set a background pic to my Home folder, turn off or reboot and the next time osx starts up, the pic would be gone and i would have to set it again, very annoying, anyone know how to fix this?

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OS X :: Open Folder In New Finder Window?

Mar 7, 2009

How do I open a folder in a new finder window? I know on a PC you can right click the folder and choose open in new window. How is this accomplished on the mac?

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OS X :: DWHelper - Empty Folder In Finder

Aug 30, 2009

This folder is in my finder, does anyone know what it is? The folder is empty when I click on it, nothing is in it, Zero kb in get info window.

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OS X :: Multiple Folder Sizes In Finder?

Dec 24, 2009

In windows / linux, you can highlight multiple folders, right click > properties, and get info on how many files / folders you have selected, and how big they are combined... How do you do this in os x? When you do "get info" on multiple items, it opens individual info windows for each item.

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Applications :: Images Folder In Finder ?

Apr 13, 2010

you know in finder there is a folder called images in the sidebar? I have like images from there that I haven't seen in years.. even before I have had a macbook...

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OS X :: Global Folder Settings In Finder

Jun 15, 2010

I've been customizing my folders using the View Options window in each folder separately, and I was wondering if there was an application or script that would change my view options (font sizes, icon size and spacing, background image, etc) for ALL folders, on a system-wide level.

I know there has to be a way to do it, but every time I try, I only change settings for the parent folder. Sorta 2 part question, I guess... How do I change the text underneath "Macintosh HD" such as "500GB, 457GB free." I know it's a string that can be changed, but I've forgotten where it's located.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Put The Library Folder In Finder?

Apr 29, 2012

I did the shift/commend/g sequence and up came the library, but I want one folder in my sidebar on the finder.  How do I do that? 

Mac OS X (10.6.7)

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OS X :: Change Finder Kind From Folder To _Folder

Mar 17, 2008

Can one change the KIND (as in "Sort by Kind") of a FOLDER from "Folder" (as seen in Finder) to Something else?

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OS X :: New Folder From Selected Items In Finder - Exist?

Dec 1, 2008

I frequently want to grab a ton of junk on say my desktop and sort them into folders. Process is "make new folder, select all the items I want to go in it, drag them to it, name folder, move folder to where I want". What I want it to be able to do is select all those items and have a contextual menu command "Make New folder from selected". Ideally, popping up an Open/Save dialog letting me choose where to put the new folder and allowing me to name it. On closing dialog, I have my new renamed folder with all my selected stuff in it, wherever I want on my HD with no extra dragging and clicking. Does this sound worthwhile to anyone else? Am I missing some way that this can be done? Seemed like an obvious thing to me, was kind of puzzled to discover (AFAIK) no way to do it.

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