how to remove stuck sidebar shortcut?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by ewinemiller, Dec 30, 2005.

  1. ewinemiller macrumors 6502

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    #1
    I've got a folder I dropped in my sidebar under Panther. When Tiger imported all the settings, it brought it along, but the link no longer works. It gives a message "The Volume for "Data" can no longer be found." I can't select it to choose remove and if I drag it to the trashcan it deletes it, but as soon as I restart Finder, it's back.

    Does anyone have any idea where this list of sidebar shortcuts is kept so maybe I can manually edit the list and remove it?

    Thanks.
     
  2. super_kev macrumors 6502

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    #2
    That's weird. You might want to try deleting the Dock preferences (com.apple.dock.plist in User/Library/Prefs) and see if that changes things.
     
  3. Scorch D7 macrumors newbie

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    #3
    Fix

    I know this is a very old thread, but I found it when I was trying to fix this for myself. Easy enough fix simply hold down 'command' while dragging the icon off the sidebar.
     
  4. mazelmesh macrumors newbie

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    #4
    less is more ;-) Thanks ScorchD7 that's an easy fix that annoyed me too ;-)
     
  5. idea_hamster macrumors 65816

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    #5
    Zombie thread saved me!

    Forum search + zombie thread = you folks solved my dead link sidebar issue.

    I love macrumors soooo much. :)
     
  6. ourtimeisnow macrumors newbie

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    #6
    Great!

    This problem has been bothering me for weeks. Solved!!
    Thanks!
     
  7. Zalia macrumors newbie

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    #7
    Thanks!

    Thanks Scorch D7! This worked for me too.
     

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