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macOS: How to Merge Folders  

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Melissa Holt
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June 13, 2018 9:20 EST AM  

A little-known feature of macOS is the ability to merge two folders with the same name, as long as those folders contain different files. So let’s say, for example, that I’ve got one item—creatively dubbed “Test Folder”—sitting on my Desktop. And in my Dropbox, I have another folder with the exact same name. Of course,…


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Lee Dronick
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June 13, 2018 11:36 EST AM  

Good tip! Hopefully Apple can make it work when there is a copy in each folder; they could append "copy" to the file name of one of them.


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vpndev
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June 13, 2018 11:40 EST AM  

I wonder what happens with nested folders? Do they get merged too?


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