Restoring cmd-N behavior on Mac OS X

A small but nevertheless good tip from Eric Meyer on how to restore the keyboard shortcuts for "New Folder" and "New Finder Window" in Mac OS X. Hack the file in your ~/Library/Preferences/ folder (I had to add this snippet to mine, after the first <dict> element):

	<key>New Finder Window</key>
	<key>New Folder</key>

This makes Command-N into New Folder and Command-Shift-N into New Finder Window. Logout then login to make it work.

mensuelles Archives

Recent Entries

  • Steve Jobs

    "Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because...

  • Your privacy on MOTOBLUR by Motorola

    After the Nokia Ovi Store carelessness, it's now Motorola who's allowing strangers to get access to your private information on their MOTOBLUR portal. Exactly like...

  • How to resume a broken ADC download

    (I'm documenting this trick for myself to remember, but it can be useful for others…) Apple, on its Apple Developer Connection site, has a bad...

  • WTF is this ‘myEventWatcherDiv’ doing in my web?

    All of a sudden I started to find the following line in most of the web pages I was browsing, including ones I made where...

  • Your privacy on Nokia Ovi Store

    My friend Adam Greenfield recently complained about the over-engineering culture at Nokia: I was given an NFC phone, and told to tap it against the...