I am using OS X 10.5. I want to create an alias of my Applications folder within Finder somewhere. However, when I right click or 'control' click, the menu list that pops up does not have a "Make Alias" option. When I right click on a folder other than the applications folder (for example a folder I created) I do see the Make Alias option. Note that I am able to drag the Applications folder to the blue bar on the left hand side of the Finder, and that effectively creates an Alias there. But when I drag this alias away from the blue bar, it simply disappears as when you remove something from the dock. Can anybody tell me how to make an alias of my Applications folder and place it within Finder wherever I choose?