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15 Apr 2014, 15:07
Some .extensions misinterpreted
Hi Turly!
My first contact with you since the old days of OS9! ;) (if I recall well, I suggested you to use labels, then, like in PopupFolder, and I was ecstatic when you implemented it in the following release :D )

I think I've found a bug when putting files or aliases referring to files with certain extensions into FP's elements, be it .rtfd or .scriv or .bean (and probably some other exotic ones): they appear as folders. (test done in OS 10.8.3 with FP 2.5.1)
Thanks for keeping FP alive! :D
15 Apr 2014, 19:54
Re: Some .extensions misinterpreted
Long time no hear!
Hmm, I'll need to have a look at that. They probably really are directories or bundles but I thought I was asking the OS for the icon anyway, perhaps I missed a few cases...
16 Apr 2014, 16:51
Re: Some .extensions misinterpreted
Yes, they are bundles: .scriv are Scrivener documents and, guess what... .bean are Bean documents. :D
Actually .bean is identical to .rtfd format, just the name changes for the sake of being opened by Bean.
I don't know how FP detects file types but I suppose it's quite safe to consider a folder with "dot something" as a bundle, so it covers any other app case.
16 Apr 2014, 17:58
Re: Some .extensions misinterpreted
OK, it's almost certainly something simple like that. I'll have a look when I get back to Barcelona next week.
26 Apr 2014, 12:21
Re: Some .extensions misinterpreted
When you said "they appear as folders", I thought you meant that the icon displayed by FP was a generic folder icon.
Presumably you are instead talking about the fact that there is a submenu hanging off the FinderPop menu item for Foo.rtfd?

rtfd with submenu
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I can fix that relatively easily for the next release. You will still be able to see the submenu by pressing SHIFT if "FinderPop PrefPane -> Options -> Press Shift to get submenus on Bundles/Packages" is turned on.
26 Apr 2014, 20:18
Re: Some .extensions misinterpreted
This should be fixed in 2.5.5 (q.v.)
07 May 2014, 11:13
Re: Some .extensions misinterpreted
Sorry for not answering, I'm just seeing your answers today — had no notification, despite checking "Notify me when a reply is posted"... :?
Bad news on my side: after trying 2.5.5, FP just stopped working at all! (I've followed the instructions — prefs quit, restart)
I've repaired permissions then tried all former betas, trashed FP's prefs and in the end not even 2.5.1 (that was previously working) doesn't work anymore! :roll:
I'm on OS 10.8.5.
Anyway your guess was right about Foo.rtfd, that's what I meant. ;)
07 May 2014, 11:45
Re: Some .extensions misinterpreted
Phew! I've finally resolved the issue by dragging the prefpane to the prefpane folder manually instead of double-clicking on it! (probably a permission issue of some kind… :? )
Well, 2.5.5 works as expected, thanks a lot! :D