Showing the full file path in the finder

By default the finder on Mac OSX does not show the full file path of the current folder. This can make it hard to remember where a folder is, and can cause confusion when working with multiple folders with the same name.

Fortunately, there is a simple fix that will show the full file path in the finder’s title bar.

In the terminal type

defaults write _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true

And then to restart the finder

killall Finder

After that the folders full path will be displayed in the title of the finder.