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Easier Navigation in Save/Open Dialogs



These short tips are for easier navigation in Finder windows, and also in Save File/Open or the like dialogs.

  • Go directly to a desired path: CMD + Shift + G
  • Navigate up one folder: CMD + UP
  • Show the current file path in the Status bar of the Finder window: OPTION + CMD + P
  • Enable/Disable showing the current file path in the Title bar of the current window:
    $ defaults read _FXShowPosixPathInTitle
    $ defaults write _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true; killall Finder
    $ defaults read _FXShowPosixPathInTitle