Illustrated workthrough with Desktop & Documents Folders option turned on, showing file layouts in the GUI and file system. And a new version of Cirrus to do it with.
A detailed look at the presentation of folders and files in the Finder, GUI, Terminal, and FileManager in different iCloud options.
Using files and the macOS clipboard to move content between commands in Terminal and GUI apps.
Changing permissions is straightforward in the Finder or command line. But how would you go about changing a file/folder’s owner or group?
Setting permissions in Terminal is simple. This basic introduction explains how to understand the notation used, and save yourself time fiddling in the Finder.
Do you trust the file size given in Finder’s Get Info dialog? Perhaps you shouldn’t, as it only consider part of the file, its data fork.
Here’s a tool which lets AppleScript and anything else which can run a shell command make an entry in Sierra’s logs.
It can be valuable to know how to restart, run a command, and open an app using Terminal, AppleScript, and different methods in the Finder.
Writing advanced dialog code and building a friendly front-end for a complicated command tool, in AppleScript.
If you can’t use Console, use the log command in Terminal – except that has some major bugs which will hide log entries from you.