change the alias suffix


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i would like to change the alias suffix. What
i mean is when and alias is made it always appends the word "alias" to it. how can I change the word "alias" to something something of my own choosing without doing it manually?
 
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That "field" (ie, the alias name) can be changed just by using the cursor to remove some/all of that name, and then you can type whatever you want. I always remove the word "Alias" from that field.
 
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Here is how to do it:

go to:

Macintosh HD> System > Library > Core Services > Finder > Content > Resources > English.iproj > Localizable.strings

open Localiizable.strings in a text editor. i use Text Wrangler (it's free)

search for:

<string>^1 alias</string>

change the word alias and replace it with whatever you want. I used "Δ"
quit the Finder, relaunch.

Now, whenever you use the make alias command rather than it being filename alias it will be

filename Δ or whatever you replaced alias with.

I use Path Finder and you have to modify Path Finder also.

so, go to : Path Finder > Contents > Frameworks > CocoaTechStrings.framework > Resources > en.iproj >
default.strings

open default.strings in a text editor
search for:

"alias" = "alias";

(include the quotes.

change the word alias ON THE RIGHT to Δ or replace it with whatever you want.

quit path finder if it's running, relaunch.

now whenever you use the make alias command it will display filename
Here is how to do it:

go to:

Macintosh HD> System > Library > Core Services > Finder > Content > Resources > English.iproj > Localizable.strings

open Localiizable.strings in a text editor. i use Text Wrangler (it's free)

search for:

<string>^1 alias</string>

change the word alias and replace it with whatever you want. I used "Δ"
quit the Finder, relaunch.

Now, whenever you use the make alias command rather than it being filename alias it will be

filename Δ or whatever you replaced alias with.

I use Path Finder and you have to modify Path Finder also.

so, go to : Path Finder > Contents > Frameworks > CocoaTechStrings.framework > Resources > en.iproj >
default.strings

open default.strings in a text editor
search for:

"alias" = "alias";

(include the quotes.

change the word alias ON THE RIGHT to Δ and replace it with whatever you want.

quit path finder if it's running, relaunch.

Now whenever you use the make alias command it will display filename Δ or whatever you replaced alias with
 
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I'll keep using my easier method of just changing the name myself. Heck, my method works with just about ANY kind of file name!
 
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