PF9: Encrypted file visualization (e.g. boxcryptor)

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29 Nov, 2019 04:38 PM

Dear Cocoatech-Team,

I'm seeing that other users have brought up this issue multiple times already in the past two years, but unfortunately nothing appears to have happened from Cocoatech's side to alleviate the issue.

The current (PF 9.04) visualization of files that are encrypted for example via Boxcryptor is really bad, because it's much too intrusive (see screenshot). Please add a config setting that lets us at least configure the background color of the forced shading or allow for turning it off completely!!

PF is targeting power users, which are going to move more and more to encryption and who are not used to putting up with major UI glitches for long.

I'm sure the current (greenish) color is configured somewhere. Is there a work-around available currently?
Can I patch some plist or even binary somewhere to change the coloring or turn it off?

As of today I'm going to be working with large encrypted file structures everyday and I hate the thought that I might have to stand this color scheme for long.


  1. 1 Posted by Kenneth Smithso... on 07 Dec, 2019 05:19 PM

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    I would second this request. I need some easy integrated solution for file encryption

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 22 Sep, 2020 12:53 PM.

  3. Path Finder Support Team re-opened this discussion on 22 Sep, 2020 12:53 PM

  4. Support Staff 2 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 22 Sep, 2020 12:55 PM

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    Mary from Path Finder support here!

    First of all, please accept my apologies for such a delayed response. I understand how frustrating it might be not to receive any response for such a long time. I apologize and will make sure this won’t happen again.

    Thanks for submitting your feedback! We’ll surely take this into account while further development of PF10.

    Should you have anything else you’d like to address, do not hesitate to let us know!

    Best Regards,
    Path Finder Support Team

  5. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 22 Sep, 2020 12:55 PM.

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