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Here’s How To Open Mac OS X Finder from LaunchPad

Here’s  the trick for you to know how to open the Finder and your standard desktop Mac OS X windows from LaunchPad.In order to do so, you have to drag the Finder application into LaunchPad.Simple steps seen below:

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  • From the Mac OS X desktop, hit Command+Shift+G to bring up “Go To Folder” and enter the following path:

    /System/Library/CoreServices/

  • Within /CoreServices/ locate and drag “Finder.app” to the LaunchPad icon in the Dock

 

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Now LaunchPad will show the standard Finder icon, which if clicked on will open up your default Finder window choice, which is typically “All My Files” in OS X Lion.

This tip comes from @mrgan on Twitter, via OSXDAILY

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