MacOS - Creating an Alias to CALS Fileserver Directory (files.cals.wisc.edu)

Instructions for creating a desktop alias

Creating a Desktop Alias

To create an alias or shortcut to a directory/folder on the CALS Network Fileserver (files.cals.wisc.edu) volume:
 
  1. Log into files.cals.wisc.edu and browse to the directory/folder
  2. Hold down the Control+Alt+Option and Command command_img.jpg  keys 
  3. Drag the folder to the desktop with the mouse
  4. As a result, the directory will be created on your desktop.   You'll see an arrow on the directory which indicates an "alias" to the directory on the CALS fileserver.   See below for an example.
AliasExample.jpg



Keywords:ACS, CALS, alias, IT, directory, shortcut, folder   Doc ID:18771
Owner:Charlene K.Group:College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Created:2011-06-08 19:00 CDTUpdated:2016-10-25 10:49 CDT
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