making PathFinder come up instead of boring old finder

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08 Apr, 2012 09:35 PM

Any way to have pathfinder come up in osx lion when apps want to bring up a dialog to find a file? I keep landing in the mac finder and I hate it!

  1. 1 Posted by Brennan on 08 Apr, 2012 11:24 PM

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    Hi Peter,
    Try going to Preferences --> Reveal and make sure the box is checked where it says "Set Path Finder as the Default File Viewer".

  2. 2 Posted by peter on 08 Apr, 2012 11:27 PM

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    Thanks, I did not realize this got sent. I did the message, then you
    showed me a helpful link and I never meant to push submit.

    Nice program BTW, loving it!

  3. Michael closed this discussion on 09 Apr, 2012 03:36 AM.

  4. peter re-opened this discussion on 20 Apr, 2012 01:16 AM

  5. 3 Posted by peter on 20 Apr, 2012 01:16 AM

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    I just bought my license for v5 it seems like less than a month ago. Are
    you really going to charge me again to upgrade to the latest version?
    Seems kind of excessive. I try and be compliant on licenses, but this is
    a little over the top.

    ========== SALES RECEIPT =============

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    San Francisco, CA, 94114

    Order date: 2012-03-09 19:32 EET
    Order number: 64999

  6. 4 Posted by Damazio on 20 Apr, 2012 01:20 AM

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    Path Finder 6 is a paid upgrade. You can trial it and if you wish to upgrade, just follow these instructions.

    If you purchased v5 recently (within 5 months), it's a free upgrade, if not, it's a $20 upgrade cost ($15 this week only).

    If you're eligible to a free upgrade, Path Finder will detect it and you need to enter your PF5 license in Step 4 on the instructions above.

    If you wish to continue using an older version, just download it again from the homepage and enter your old license information, if needed.

    If you get a time-out error, bear with us, it's being resolved.

    For more information, please check the Knowledge Base.

    [ This is a semi-automated bulk response to make sure you're following the upgrade instructions correctly. Please re-open if you feel the error is on our part. ]

  7. Damazio closed this discussion on 20 Apr, 2012 01:20 AM.

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