Forum Question: How Do I Get Mountain Lion Folder Icons To Display the Number Of Items They Contain?

In System 10.6.8 folder icons displayed the number of items in the folder under the folder name. Is there a way to bring this feature back in Mountain Lion?
I’m familiar with the File>Get Info command. But, I’d really like the folder icon to display the number of items. The solution may require using Terminal which I’m barely familiar with.
Thank you.
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Dick Franks

Comments: 4 Responses to “How Do I Get Mountain Lion Folder Icons To Display the Number Of Items They Contain?”

    3/27/13 @ 10:16 am

    It actually works the same way it did in Snow Leopard. But you probably forgot how you turned it on back then.
    To turn this on, you just go to View, Show View Options. Then check “Show Item Info.”
    Of course the Finder window needs to be in Icon view for this option to be available.

      Dick
      3/27/13 @ 10:32 am

      It works! Score one for MacMost. I took this question to an Apple One To One class and couldn’t get it answered.

    Linda Lyn
    3/27/13 @ 7:15 pm

    It’s Easter Time!
    Easter greeting Gary
    Wishing you and all your learners on your website
    Have a blissful and joyful Easter
    And let we all keep the spirit of Easter alive
    In our heart to be our guiding star.

    PS: I like to thank you for the computer teaching you given out so freely, unfortunately I don’t benefit much from it because I had bad memory and poor English command, but I hope by keeping watching your videos and learn bit by bit one day I could gather enough to help me accomplish thi

    Mr Anthony Cotton
    5/6/13 @ 10:18 am

    I just right click in the Finder window,and then it shows you a menu which you can pick from.

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