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I'm trying to figure out how to get finder to allow me to view where each file is in the list view. I go to view options, but "where" (i.e. folder location) isn't one of them. I see if I'm in a folder it displays the level up at the header of the finder window. How can I get it to tell me the full path of each item in the list view--especially in one of the smart folders, like "images":Confuse d:
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If you hit cmd+I while a particular file is highlighted it will bring up the inspector which shows the entire path. You can also click on View --> Show path bar - and you'll see the path at the bottom of the finder window.
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thanks for the tip, but can't I get it to display in a column in the list view. I don't want to have to look at each file individually to see the location it is stored.
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or alternatively right click > get info.
You could also flick between View > Icons, Column or list, see which works best for you, I prefer columns because then you can scroll to the left to see exactly where the file has come from.

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Or you could show the Path Bar, you can turn it on under the View menu in the Finder.

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can't I get it to display in a column in the list view.
No, you can't. Not within the basic OS anyway.
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Pathfinder will do what you want but it is expensive.
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Also cmd-click on the titlebar will show you where you are as well. Try it with safari as well.
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