How to find the path to a file on Mac OS X 10.5

Posted on January 7, 2010 by


I always struggled with finding the path to a file on my mac as the Get info panel won’t let you copy the path. But today I found a really good tip in a forum called Mac OS X Hints:

1. Click on the file or folder you want the path for
2. Click on ‘Finder’ in the menu bar
3. ‘Services’
4. ‘TextEdit’
5. ‘New Window containing Selection’

A TextEdit window opens with the text (hyperlink) of the path, e.g. /Users/Jim/Music/file.mp3

Really useful!!

Thanks to jhaslam for great tips!