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How To Auto-complete Paths In The Finder Go To Folder Window Using Keyboard Shortcuts

May 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Well, here’s something for our Mac OS X users! Yes, actually, this is a quick trick on how to auto-complete paths in the Finder Go To Folder window. Do you want, how? Well, have patience, and be assured that you are on the right track for your query. Also, it’s very simple, and keeping the suspense a bit more, just head down below on how to auto-complete paths in the window of the Finder Go To Folder.

How to auto-complete paths in Finder Go To Folder window

Actually, you can simply use the “Tab” key to auto-complete any path in the Finder Go To Folder window (Command+Shift+G).

In order to try it out, just the Go To Folder window and start typing the path to a folder, like ~/Library/Pre, and after that, press the “tab” key to complete the rest of “Pre” with “Preferences”, which is extremely useful when you are accessing lengthy paths in your filesystem.

NOTE : The auto-completion should be familiar to anyone with a UNIX background, as it’s regularly used within the commandline interface.

Well, if you’ll have any difficulty while going through the above tip, then, don’t hesitate, just write to us in our comment section below. Also, if you are successful in performing the above, then, just don’t forget to share your views and comments on this with us.


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