Copy Disk Image as Folder
When you open a .dmg file, a disk image is mounted. You are then generally supposed to copy the contents of that disk image to your hard drive (to your Desktop, your Applications folder, or wherever). But what if you want to copy the whole disk image, including all its contents, as a folder? Hold the Option key, and drag the "proxy icon" in the title bar of the disk image window to the destination in the Finder.
Copyright (c) 1991 Ken Hancock & Adam C. Engst DiskDoubler Salient Software, Inc. 124 University Avenue, Suite 103 Palo Alto CA 94301 415/321-5375 SALIENT@applelink.apple.com Salient on AOL Suggested Retail: $79.95 MacConnection price: $49 Overall rating: 9 penguins out of 10 SuperDisk! Alysis Software Corp. 1231 31st Ave. San Francisco, CA 94122 415/566-2263 Alysis on AOL Suggested Retail: $89 MacConnection price: $49 Overall rating: 7 penguins out of 10 Well, it's long-past time for yet another TidBITS compression article (YATCA?)Show full article
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