1788 Results for

ds_store

Article

Dealing with .DS_Store files

Dealing with .DS_Store files

By Jul. 29, 2005

Article

Finder crashes: Delete .DS_Store files

.DS_Store files can cause headaches, but are easily removed.

By May. 16, 2007

Article

Downloads missing from the Desktop? Delete .DS_store file

Missing files that aren't actually missing.

By Jun. 8, 2007

Article

Clear folder view problems by removing DS_Store files

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

By Jun. 2, 2009

Article

Apache security "leak" noted with .DS_Store files

Apache security "leak" noted with .DS_Store files

By Sep. 25, 2001

Article

OS X Odds & Ends: No Wired4DVD support; DS_Store item updated

OS X Odds & Ends: No Wired4DVD support; DS_Store item updated

By Sep. 26, 2001

Article

Icon and window positions shifting in OS X

The icons and window positioning in OS X can be customized in numerous ways, but in some instances these settings may revert or randomly change.

By Sep. 9, 2011

Article

Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Managing persistent icon placement changes, physically spurred visual artifacts on a MacBook display, and more are among this week's topics.

By Jul. 8, 2013

Article

Terminal fun: Deleting repetitive files in OS X

If you find a number of similarly named files that you would like to delete from multiple folders, the Find command in the Terminal can be used to do the trick.

By Jul. 12, 2012

Article

Finder windows changing size and location upon closing and reopening

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

By Nov. 14, 2008