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jeff k
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Mar 14, 2012, 11:30 PM
 
I have an item on sidebar that wont delete. When right click it, it says sidebar preferences. When I left click it nothing happens. I think it's a folder that has been renamed a while back.
     
steve626
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Mar 15, 2012, 12:21 AM
 
Try holding down the Command (Apple) key and DRAGGING it off, holding the mouse down.
iMac Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz, 4 Gig RAM, 10.6.8
Macbook Pro Retina Display 15", 16 GB RAM, 10.7.4
iMac G5 2GHz, 1.5 GB RAM, 10.5.8
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Mar 15, 2012, 01:49 AM
 
Or control/right click
     
Spheric Harlot
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Mar 15, 2012, 05:48 AM
 
He already tried right-clicking it.
     
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Mar 15, 2012, 11:22 AM
 
Originally Posted by Spheric Harlot View Post
He already tried right-clicking it.
Right-click isn't the same as command-click-drag (poof of smoke).
     
jeff k  (op)
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Mar 15, 2012, 11:38 AM
 
Salty that did it, thanks. What the heck was up with that, odd?
     
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Mar 15, 2012, 10:38 PM
 
Originally Posted by jeff k View Post
Salty that did it, thanks. What the heck was up with that, odd?
new lion feature.
     
jeff k  (op)
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Mar 15, 2012, 11:05 PM
 
I'M NOT on Lion yet.
     
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Mar 16, 2012, 12:02 AM
 
Originally Posted by jeff k View Post
I'M NOT on Lion yet.
Then its a snow leopard feature too.
     
Spheric Harlot
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Mar 16, 2012, 02:50 AM
 
Yep. They changed it in 10.6, because people were accidentally dragging things off and having them disconcertingly vanish in a puff of smoke.

Originally Posted by cgc View Post
Right-click isn't the same as command-click-drag (poof of smoke).
I was replying to Salty, who suggested something he'd already tried.
     
jeff k  (op)
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Mar 16, 2012, 11:04 AM
 
My final question, was just: does anyone know why I had a folder that would not leave with the normal right click remove from sidebar?
     
   
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