[MAC OS GRIPE] editing filenames in MacOS finder, three state fields

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Mon Sep 26 15:20:00 CDT 2011


Jacque - you may have something there. Even though the enable for 'spring
loaded' was deselected, selecting, changing the timing, and deselecting
seems to help.

I'm going to see if Tinkertool has something for this too.

On 26 September 2011 12:52, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:

> On 9/26/11 2:38 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>
>> It's just too hypersensitive. sometimes it works correctly sometimes not.
>> mostly not. Selecting either the text or the icon most often launches
>> whatever it is. Driving me nuts. And when that happens while trying to
>> drag
>> from a folder of zips, it selects ALL of them, then tries to launch all.
>> You
>> can imagine the mess and cleanup, and impossible to stop once started
>> (without pulling the plug)
>>
>
> You've probably already checked the double-click speed in System Prefs and
> slowing that way down, but it's worth a mention. Also, Finder has its own
> prefs and there is a Spring-Loaded setting there that controls how long
> Finder waits before opening a folder you are hovering over. Maybe that also
> controls other speed issues. It's probably a dead-end but you could try
> setting that lower.
>
>
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