PF 8 Issues

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Pete Lovell

19 Nov, 2018 01:07 PM

PF8 has had a number of bugs from the outset. Listed below are some of those that are the biggest nuisance for me. Note that I am using PF8.3.5 with either High Sierra (10.13.6) or Mojave (10.14.1 with PF authorised for Accessibility and Full Disk Access) and that PF is not quarantined:

1) The Cover Tool / Dual Browser toolbar button fails to work in full screen mode in both High Sierra and Mojave
2) Impossible to rename a file or folder in column view by clicking on the name in both High Sierra and Mojave
3) "Reveal in Finder" fails to work from the toolbar button, contextual menu or file menu in Mojave, but does work in High Sierra
4) "Search" (in the separate Find window) fails to search inside the System folder (when this option is ticked) in Mojave, but does search inside the System folder in High Sierra
5) Unlike PF7, the Drop Stack fails to automatically open when an item is added to it in both Mojave and High Sierra, so requires another mouse click to open it before you can move things from it. For efficiency, it needs to open automatically when an item is added (as well as close automatically when it is emptied, which it does do in both High Sierra and Mojave).
6) PF is slow to update metadata in both High Sierra and Mojave, e.g. if you overwrite a file or application, PF persistently retains the info and creation/modification dates of the previous version, even after closing and re-opening PF. This issue is a left-over from PF7 and its elimination is long overdue.

In what timeframe can we expect these issues to be eliminated?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 20 Nov, 2018 04:14 PM

    Path Finder Support Team's Avatar

    Hi Peter,

    Thank you very much for your detailed feedback. 

    Some of the issues you mentioned were already reported to our developers, others will be thoroughly investigated. 
    Unfortunately, I'm unable to provide you with a timeframe now. We appreciate your contribution! 

    Please feel free to write us back and we will be happy to assist you.

    Best Regards,
    Path Finder Support Team

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 20 Nov, 2018 04:14 PM.

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