1. Actually, since this is an action, I think you have to make a small workflow to use this as a finder plugin. The following workflow works well when saved as a Finder plugin:

    Workflow: Get Selected Finder Items Get UNIX Paths of Files Copy to Clipboard

    Comment by Dan — June 5, 2005 @ 2:33 pm

  2. For a Finder plugin you don’t need the first action.

    Comment by Steve — June 5, 2005 @ 3:07 pm

  3. Weird, I can’t open this file in Automator. It’s icon says “ACTN” on it, instead of “WFLW”. Is that significant? And there’s no application associated with it.

    Comment by Rob — July 16, 2005 @ 1:25 am

  4. In the Automator, in the ‘file’ menu, select ‘import actions’ Then you should be able to see this action.

    Comment by Steph — July 27, 2005 @ 9:46 am

  5. It’s strange. Using this script, sometimes I got a format like /dir1/dir2/dir2/file

    sometimes I got “Macintosh HD:dir1:dir2:file

    Has anyone have the same problem?

    Comment by JT — September 12, 2005 @ 1:54 am

  6. This is fantastic, especially since the contextual menu I’ve been using for a while doesn’t work on MacIntel. Thanks for this.

    Comment by Wes — March 8, 2006 @ 1:37 pm

  7. Did this stop working? Mine used to work, but now it just spins and spins while automator moves on to the next action.

    Comment by Brad — June 14, 2006 @ 9:07 pm

  8. Thank you!!!! What a lifesaver this action is! I’ve been manually working through this for way too long!

    Comment by Jonathan Greene — June 21, 2006 @ 11:17 am

  9. I’m impressed with your site, very nice graphics!

    Comment by Peter Harral — August 3, 2006 @ 4:30 am

  10. This AppleScript Does the same thing:

    on run {input, parameters} return POSIX path of input end run

    Comment by Kristen — March 25, 2008 @ 8:51 pm

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