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Question: Finder (view options) Use as defaults

High Sierra 10.13.3

Is it possible to set a default view for all finder folders.

IE: I want to set a dark grey background, and the contents Arranged by Kind.

When I press the set as defaults button in the view options, it doesn't seem to apply this to all of my folders.

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I have tried applying this to my root folder and even restarting finder, but to no avail..

MacBook Pro TouchBar and Touch ID, macOS High Sierra (10.13.3)

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Mar 15, 2018 5:00 AM in response to Blupace In response to Blupace

Ok so i think I've figured this out...

In order reset your folder settings across the entire machine you have to delete all .DS_Store files.

sudo find / -name .DS_Store -delete


killall Finder

You can then set the defaults in your Finder View options, and set defaults...

Mar 15, 2018 5:00 AM

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