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Get Info on folders (2 posts)

  • Started 17 years ago by MayDay
  • Latest reply 17 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • MayDay Member

    When I select a folder and choose Get Info, Fetch just loops through get file list, get folder, get name, etc forever (hours!). I want to change permissions on a folder.

    Any thoughts?


    Posted 17 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Robert,

    Fetch is trying to calculate the size of the contents of the folder, which requires it looking at all the contents - which takes a while if you have a lot of files (it sounds like you do).

    But you can avoid this and set permissions quickly with the Get Quick Info command. It gets the rest of the info without calculating the size of the contents; when you use Get Quick Info the info window should appear immediately.

    Just hold down the Option key when clicking the Get Info button or choosing Get Info from the Remote menu to do Get Quick Info instead.

    Let us know if this doesn't do what you want. Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 17 years ago #


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