Contextual menu customization not working

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19 Mar, 2019 01:16 AM

Mohave, PF 8.3.9. I customize the contextual menu in preferences but the changes do not appear on right click.
Please help. I use right click all the time. Thanks

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 20 Mar, 2019 11:54 AM

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    Thanks for contacting us!

    Could you please confirm you're modifying contextual menu? 
    Path Finder also allows customizing Action menu. It is accessible from the Toolbar -> Action button. It is not on the toolbar by default but you may choose to add it through "Customize Toolbar...".

    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"

    3. 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 20 Mar, 2019 11:54 AM.

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