For every window in Mac OS X, a hidden file called ".DS_Store" contains the information on how the window is to be displayed (such as, which columns are shown for "list" mode, icon sizes, window position, and so on). When you change settings in the vie
Missing files that aren't actually missing.
.DS_Store files can cause headaches, but are easily removed.
Dealing with .DS_Store files
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Mac OS X's placement of windows is determined by the .DS_Store files that are located within each folder in the system. When users change window size and location, placement information is stored in the .DS_Store file that is in the current folder being r