Thread-topic: Copying items to current user's Library/Preferences?
On 8/24/06 7:37 PM, "Remo Del Bello" <email@hidden> wrote:
>>> Could someone please tell me how to copy an item to the current user¹s
>>> /Library/Preferences? I have tried /Users/~/Library/Preferences but ARD3
>>> created a new user folder named ~ ! I have successfully copied to individual
>>> user account using their actual account name, but this defeats the purpose
>>> a mass push to all workstations. Also, I would like the items copied to
>>> inherit their ownership permissions from the destination folder.
>> Known issue, guys. What is needed is a little push from your side -
>> escalations to Applecare and through your Apple account team.
> Perhaps I'm missing something, but I do this all the time (i.e. Copy files
> to specific folders within the currently logged-in user's home folder). Just
> select Copy Items and from the "Place Items in" menu select "Specify full
> path". Then in the field that comes up type in "~/Library/Preferences/" (no
> "/Users/" in front of that).
> Isn't that what you want?
If you have multiple users on that system, then getting things into the
non-current user folders is tricky
John C. Welch Writer/Analyst
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