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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Sep 29, 2009
    Mac Sidebar 10.6.8

    I am having a certain issue with the sidebar

    The thing is that whenever i open the sidebar its too big
    My folders or any file as such in the last gets shifted to the next row and i dont want that.

    Is there any way to set the default sidebar size so that it doesnt resize at all either big or small irrespective of drives attached.

    i saw on some site the following code. if in anyway the same could be made default it would be nice.

    "Open the AppleScript Editor in the /Applications/Utilities/ folder and run:


    tell application "Finder"

    set sidebar width of window 1 to 136

    end tell"

  2. #2

    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    What resolution are you running your Mac at? And it would be helpful if you told us what Mac you have - year, model, and which version of OS X you're running.

  3. #3

    cradom's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 14, 2004
    Groves, Texas
    21in. iMac 10.11 --- HP Linux Mint 18
    You can drag the edge of the sidebar so that it's fairly small. Not small enough?
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  4. #4

    toMACsh's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 30, 2009
    Mac Mini (Late 2014) 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 Memory: 8GB 1600MHz DDR3
    What he said. I just tested it on my system (10.5.8) and if I make the Sidebar smaller then close the window, it comes back at the smaller size.

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