Prevent Accidental Name Changing

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by montatio, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. montatio macrumors newbie

    Feb 9, 2014
    So I was wondering if there is any way to prevent accidental name changing of a file (specifically for a file on the desktop).
    The way it works normally if a file is selected and you press "return" any text you type after that will be to change the name of the file.

    What I want is an extra preventative step to avoid stuff like this happening such as a "click to verify" option.

    Do any of you know of any solution?

    BTW: My reason for wanting this is because I accident'y changed the name of a drive (with a shortcut on my desktop) which messed with all the software using files in that directory)
  2. MacUser2525 macrumors 68000


    Mar 17, 2007
    Change the permissions to read only, would not do that with a directory or drive name won't be able to save to them then.

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