Carbon to the rescue

There are some areas of MacOS X where Cocoa just doesn’t do it. Either the Cocoa version doesn’t have all the options you need or Cocoa just doesn’t have the function. In many cases, Apple has quietly updated some ancient MacOS Toolbox function to work in MacOS X. Here are a few of these:

FSFindFolder and FindFolder – Helps you find all those “special” directories.
All of Navigation Services – For when NSOpenPanel just doesn’t cut it.

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