Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Jun 2013 14:35 UTC
Mac OS X The third and final WWDC product I want to talk about is - of course - OS X 10.9 Mavericks. While iOS 7 was clearly the focus of this year's WWDC, its venerable desktop counterpart certainly wasn't left behind. Apple announced OS X 10.9 Mavericks, the first OS X release not to carry the name of a big cat.
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by Hiev on Thu 13th Jun 2013 14:54 UTC
Hiev
Member since:
2005-09-27

That left Windows as the only desktop OS that doesn't use tabbed file browsing.

Edited 2013-06-13 14:54 UTC

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by wojtek on Thu 13th Jun 2013 15:04 in reply to "..."
wojtek Member since:
2010-01-24

I kinda don't care about tabbed file browsing (no issue with multiple windows) but lack of plain, editable addressbar in macos is annoying...

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by rosh1182 on Thu 13th Jun 2013 15:44 in reply to "RE: ..."
rosh1182 Member since:
2013-06-13

I agree they should have an address bar. 3rd party tool comes to the rescue:

http://bahoom.com/finderpath/

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by hhas on Thu 13th Jun 2013 16:08 in reply to "RE: ..."
hhas Member since:
2006-11-28

Selecting View > Show Path Bar will give you an always visible folder path if you really want one, but it's largely redundant since Cmd-clicking the window name provides the same navigation without taking up space the rest of the time.

Cmd-Shift-G will display an editable path field that you can type an absolute or relative path into (e.g. /Applications, Documents/foo.text) and open that folder on ENTER. (Doesn't seem to accept '..' to go up a level, but this is Finder after all.)

For bonus points, if you use Terminal then stick the following in your ~/.bash_profile, then type cdf to switch your current working directory to Finder's frontmost folder:


function cdf { # change current directory to front finder window/selection
cd "`osascript << EOF
try
tell application \"Finder\"
set sel to selection
if sel is not {} then
set f to item 1 of sel
if class of f is in {disk, folder} then
return POSIX path of (f as alias)
else
return POSIX path of (get container of f as alias)
end if
else if Finder window 1 exists then
return POSIX path of (get target of Finder window 1 as alias)
else
return POSIX path of (get desktop as alias)
end if
end tell
on error
return \"/\"
end try
EOF`"
}


To go the other way, just type 'open .' and your current working directory will appear in Finder.

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by BallmerKnowsBest on Sat 15th Jun 2013 18:28 in reply to "..."
BallmerKnowsBest Member since:
2008-06-02

That left Windows as the only desktop OS that doesn't use tabbed file browsing.


http://qttabbar.wikidot.com/

You were saying?

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