Unsupported by developer documentation or Xcode, Quick Actions can only be seriously useful when reversible. Or are they just an embellishment to Finder?
Hard links can’t be readily distinguished by macOS or the Finder, and can lead to strange anomalies, as they’re seen as additional files, not links.
The built-in Quick Actions and those bundled in installed apps are managed by the daemon pkd, and PlugInKit. Not so Automator workflows, though.
The problem of Undo is a major consideration when building or using any Quick Action, Automator workflow, AppleScript, or other lightweight solution.
Have you noticed odd circular icons against files which you have just copied, and they won’t go away? Maybe it’s this odd Finder bug.
Making your own Quick Actions in Automator is very simple, provided that it has the actions built in or provided with apps which can do the task.
One of the significant features of Mojave, Finder Actions deliver significant features without you having to open an app.Are they extensions, and where are they installed?
It has been one of the oldest problems on Macs, when a document shows with the wrong icon. Why, and how to fix it?
You try to open a document – in this case, one of Firefox’s bookmarks – and nothing happens. What could be wrong? It turns out it’s a bug, of course. But where?
Why do the Open File and Save File dialogs normally behave differently with respect to tagged folders? It’s a question of semantics.