Deleting Aliases

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by someone28624, May 16, 2008.

  1. someone28624 macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    This is a dumb question, but something I've never done before. I created a short cut (alias, sorry) to a folder on my desktop. I want to delete it now. Dragging that icon to the trash will just delete the alias, and not affect the original folder, correct? I want to make sure before I do something I regret.
     
  2. JNB macrumors 604

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    #2
    You are correct, deleting the alias affects only the alias, not the application. The same goes for deleting icons from the Dock: the original app is untouched.
     

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