Long file names shortened

Feb 12, 2010
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I'm sure it's been asked before, but I can't seem to find an answer.

How to change the default of how Leopard manages the long file names by shortening them and putting (...) in the middle of the name? I would prefer it to be at the end (I think it's like this in Windows).

I know there is a way of doing it by either typing some command in the Terminal or by using some little app to do it, but I forgot what it was. If it's a command, can you please also tell me the one that would revert things to their original state (just in case).

Thanks for your help.

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