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I upgraded to 10.13.1 today. When the upgrade was finished, to my dismay, my Documents folder was completely changed-- everything I kept in it was gone and moved to a folder called Recents. I was horrified; I was backed up on Time Machine, so I was able to return everything to the Documents folder. What is this Recents folder? There's no mention of it in any info on what's new with this upgrade.

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2016, 4 TBT3), Sierra 10.12.4

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Recents has replaced All My Files. Recents is not a folder as such it is an alias and the contents within are still in their same locations. If you open a Finder window and select an item in Recents you will see where the item is located on your mac if you have selected Show Path Bar for the View menubar item.

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Nov 13, 2017 11:46 AM in response to Nancy Blazis In response to Nancy Blazis

Recents has replaced All My Files. Recents is not a folder as such it is an alias and the contents within are still in their same locations. If you open a Finder window and select an item in Recents you will see where the item is located on your mac if you have selected Show Path Bar for the View menubar item.

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Nov 13, 2017 12:46 PM in response to Eau Rouge In response to Eau Rouge

Thanks for the explanation! I inadvertently trashed everything that was in the Recents folder! I was backed up on Time Machine and was able to put everything back in the Documents folder. I should have read your explanation first about the replacement of All My Files. I don't suppose you have any magical solution to restoring everything that was in the new Recents folder?

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