.DS_Store files ???

Posted by: cesrivas

.DS_Store files ??? - 07/14/05 07:20 PM

sorry for a dumb question, but for what are .DS_Store files needed ??<br><br>----<br>:)
Posted by: Optimus_George

Re: .DS_Store files ??? - 07/14/05 07:30 PM

They remember the state of the folder in which they reside. If it's column view or list or icon... if you don't touch the view of the folder, they aren't created.<br><br>
Posted by: Bryan

Re: .DS_Store files ??? - 07/14/05 11:29 PM

<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>If it's column view<p><hr></blockquote><p>Unfortunately, .DS_Store gets Alzheimer's sometimes. In every released version of OS X from the Public Beta through all 5 revisions, the "open every window in column view" preference sometimes doesn't stick. <br><br>
Posted by: MacGizmo

Re: .DS_Store files ??? - 07/15/05 12:22 PM

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Posted by: hayesk

Re: .DS_Store files ??? - 07/16/05 09:20 AM

That's a great tip. I really ought to play with Automator more.<br><br>