Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > Mac Basics and Help

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Nov 5, 2012, 05:17 PM   #1
Jayrcee
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: USA
Why are some files highlighted red?

Just started using Mountain Lion (coming from Lion), and noticed some of my files on my Mac are highlighted red. Also, I just reinstalled Data Rescue 3 and it is highlighted as well in my Applications list.
__________________
2012 2.6GHz quad-core i7 Mac mini
16 GB Crucial DDR3 1600
256 GB Samsung 830 SSD / 1 TB Seagate
24" Dell U2410
Jayrcee is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 6, 2012, 02:40 PM   #2
Weaselboy
macrumors G4
 
Weaselboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Does it look like this? That red is from a label you can apply and remove in Finder. Start Finder and select the file then click the gear dropdown arrow in the Finder toolbar. One of the items on the list will be labels. Click the X to the far left and it will remove the label.

Weaselboy is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 6, 2012, 04:39 PM   #3
Jayrcee
Thread Starter
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: USA
Yes, it looks like that. Why would it be labeled, as I don't recall selecting a label?
__________________
2012 2.6GHz quad-core i7 Mac mini
16 GB Crucial DDR3 1600
256 GB Samsung 830 SSD / 1 TB Seagate
24" Dell U2410
Jayrcee is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 7, 2012, 09:15 AM   #4
Weaselboy
macrumors G4
 
Weaselboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jayrcee View Post
Yes, it looks like that. Why would it be labeled, as I don't recall selecting a label?
I think I recall seeing some apps come with a color label already applied, and that sounds like what happened here.
Weaselboy is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 7, 2012, 05:08 PM   #5
Jayrcee
Thread Starter
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: USA
Ahh I see, thanks for the explanation!
__________________
2012 2.6GHz quad-core i7 Mac mini
16 GB Crucial DDR3 1600
256 GB Samsung 830 SSD / 1 TB Seagate
24" Dell U2410
Jayrcee is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > Mac Basics and Help

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:58 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC