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Changing a folders date in OSX
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Jan 2, 2020, 06:51 PM
Evening all.

Is there an easy way to change the creation date of a folder in OSX? Ideally a nice little script/action would be nice


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Jan 2, 2020, 09:01 PM
If you're comfortable with Terminal, you can use the Touch command. It lets you tinker with a number of file and folder attributes, including dates and times.

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