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Dragging file over folder doesn't open the folder

I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard and found that a function I used to use isn't available anymore, but not sure if I just need to configure it or something.

What I'd like to be able to do is when I drag a file over an external hard drive disk image, I like for that to open so I can choose the sub-directory where I'd like to place the file. How can I set up 10.6.x to allow me to do this?

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Check Finder Preferences,

In reply to: Dragging file over folder doesn't open the folder

and make sure that Spring Loaded folders are checked.

This should be on by default.

If the above is checked, then go to username/Library/Preferences and drag the Finder preferences onto the desktop.

Now try


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In reply to: Check Finder Preferences,

That was what I was missing. Thanks!

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In reply to: Works

I actually prefer it to be off and then just use the spacebar to manually trigger it. It saves from accidental triggers when drag-n-dropping.

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