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Copy Existing Filename to 'Save As' Field

While many utilities provide file naming automation, they're mostly overkill for those cases when you need to make small variations in file content while ensuring the documents group together in a "by name" list.

In the Save As dialog, the default name is the current document name. You can quickly change this to match any existing file.

1. Make the list of files the active element.

2. Click on a grayed-out filename, which momentarily turns black.

3. The Save As field now contains the filename you just clicked.

You can modify the name (adding, say, "version 3") or overwrite that existing file you clicked.

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Ray Robertson  2013-10-31 10:14
Yes, but what about syncing with your Mac? When I search for sync, iCal or Mac on the site it comes up empty. That's a deal-breaker for me.
Josh Centers  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2013-10-31 16:16
Ray, Fantastical uses the same calendars as the Calendars app, which sync via iCloud, Google, etc. There is also a Mac version of Fantastical that is fantastic…al.
Ray Robertson  2013-11-01 05:01
Thanks, Josh. Frustrating that I can't find that info on the site. One more question: Why does the headline for this review on the main page link to the Fantastical web site instead of this review?
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2013-11-01 07:07
That's a side effect of using our ExtraBITS system to write these tiny little reviews - ExtraBITS pieces are all links to something else. If we keep doing this, we'll need to change that behavior on the main page.