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Hi all,

 

When I'm using Alfred (v2) to search for applications, some apps are shown with the .app extension and others are shown without the extension.

 

I believe that the expected behavior (as well as my preference) would be to hide the .app extension.  

 

Any thoughts as to how I can consistent behavior?

 

Thanks in advance.

 

David

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Hi all,

 

When I'm using Alfred (v2) to search for applications, some apps are shown with the .app extension and others are shown without the extension.

 

I believe that the expected behavior (as well as my preference) would be to hide the .app extension.  

 

Any thoughts as to how I can consistent behavior?

 

Thanks in advance.

 

David

 

Alfred simply shows the application's kMDItemDisplayName provided by OS X, so there are a few things you can do to reset this.

 

1. On a particular application in Finder, select the 'Get Info' on the right click and deselect and reselect 'Hide extension'.

 

2. For some, this may be greyed out, so in Finder's Advanced prefs, tick and untick "Show all filename extensions'.

 

After doing this, type 'reload' into Alfred to flush the application cache and things should be sorted :)

 

Cheers,

Andrew

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