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New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Ghost D.
New member | Level 1

We have the same problem on a Mac updated to the latest version of Yosemite. It appears that the finder isn't updating consistently. v3.0.4 seemed to fix the issue at first but the problem is still there. Very annoying. Are you still having problems?

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Christophe H.
New member | Level 1

Same with 3.0.3: I thought it had fixed the problem at first, but it happened again today.
Apparently, upgrading to 3.0.4 won't do the trick...
:-(

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Matthew T.
New member | Level 1

I'm getting the same issue outside of Dropbox so it's likely unrelated.

My new files don't show up in Finder(such as something saved from Safari or printed as a PDF). They do show up in Terminal. If I do a spotlight search for the file, the file is found and suddenly appears in the Finder window as well, but not until I do that.

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Ian A.1
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I'm getting this problem too

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Igor D.1
New member | Level 1

I have the same problem too (Yosemite 10.10.1, Dropbox 3.0.3)

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

MTOOLS D.
New member | Level 1

Fuck! I have the same problem too (Yosemite 10.10.1, Dropbox 3.0.3)

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Helen E.
New member | Level 1

I am having the same issue. I am on Dropbox 3.0.5 and Yosemite 10.10.1. I can see files when I use Adobe Bridge but not in the Finder. This is very frustrating.

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Hermann S.
Explorer | Level 4

Workaround to make your own "Refresh" button:

  1. Create AppleScript, save as "App"
    tell application "Finder" to tell front window to update every item

  2. Find File where you saved it in Finder, Command-Drag to Finder Toolbar area.

http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/49543/is-there-a-way-to-refresh-a-finder-file-listing
http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20131025093452688

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Tim M.10
New member | Level 2

My husband and I are having the same problem here too. They don't show up until after I do a search for that file and then open it. So annoying.

Re: New files don't show up in Finder (MacOS Yosemite)

Stratton T.
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I am having the same problem. I'm running OS X 10.10.2, have the most up to date version of dropbox. I am able to see from the dropbox icon that the new file was added, and I'm able to see them when I look through folders from the dock, however through finder they don't exist at all. Other macs at work with prior versions are not having this problem.

Any fixes yet?

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