How to prevent folders from being synced with iCloud Drive, and what happens when you turn Desktop & Documents off could surprise.
All about Mojave’s Dynamic Desktop, whether you can get rid of those files, and how to make your own personal Dynamic Desktop.
Consistency is an overriding design principle for the human interface. However you use iCloud storage, it adopts different behaviours from those of the Finder. Apple needs to evolve the iCloud interface to improve it, and to empower the user.
The Desktop and Finder illusions rely on files having a type and creator, and an icon association. These were kept in the Desktop Database, and are now the responsibility of Launch Services.
What has broken when Preview no longer opens PDF documents? The answer is more complex than it might appear.
Old archived files had lost association with the right app. What went wrong?
How can I sort out irritations in the appearance of my Mac’s Desktop?
Is it possible to prevent the individual Mac users on our network from changing the desktop background on their Macs?
With Mac OS 8 and 9 back in 2001, we had to performance routine maintenance to keep the Desktop working. This is how we did it.