Reveal in Finder doesn't work

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23 Oct, 2018 03:10 PM

"File -> Reveal in Finder" doesn't work for me in Path Finder 8. I've tried setting and unsetting Path Finder as the default file browser but it doesn't make a difference. How can I get this working? Thanks!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 24 Oct, 2018 08:15 AM

    Path Finder Support Team's Avatar

    Hi Jason, 

    Please follow the instruction and check if the issue still persists: 

    1. Make sure that Path Finder is located in the Applications folder
      (in case you are using macOS Mojave) Use System Preferences > Security & Privacy > grant Full Disk Access to Path Finder

    2. Open your terminal and paste the following command to check if Path Finder has been slapped with the quarantined extended attribute:

    xattr /Applications/"Path"

    1. If you see returned as output from that last command, then go ahead and run this next command:

    xattr -d /Applications/"Path"

    You won't get any feedback or output from that command, but that's okay because you can just run the first command again to see for yourself if the attribute shows up again. It shouldn't, and now Path Finder is freed from Apple quarantine jail. Restart your PathFinder now. 

    Don't hesitate to contact us should any questions arise. 

    Best Regards,
    Path Finder Support Team 

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 24 Oct, 2018 08:15 AM.

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