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Turn Off Filename Extension Warning

In Leopard, Apple fixed an annoying aspect of working with the Finder in Tiger. Previously, if you changed a file's extension, the Finder prompted for confirmation. But since no one has ever accidentally changed a filename extension, Apple thankfully added an option to turn that warning off in the Leopard Finder's preferences. Choose Finder > Preferences, and in the Advanced screen, deselect Show Warning Before Changing an Extension.



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Not Your Grampa's Mailing List

As a general rule, TidBITS likes to be self-documenting: if we set up a new system or service, make some changes, or stop doing something, we generally write about itShow full article

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