@LuzTeTT - I moved the data I was concerned about out of my home directory on the System drive to a directory on my Data drive
Now I can move, copy etc from there to drive C with impunity. And do what I was actually wanting to do - put a symlink to my CurrentWork folder in the root of C without any lock symbols hiding other more meaningful (to me) icon overlays.
Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft
since you [ME] moved it (not copied) from a PRIVATE folder only accessible by you [ME] permissions remain.
@Kaktussoft - but which ME - ME as vanilla ME, or ME as member of Administrators, or ME as member of Users, or ME as member of HomeUsers - I can understand the need for vanilla ME and ME as a member of Administrators - but this is a single user system so the need for the Users group is moot and the HomeUsers group even more moot (mooter ?), since there's no AwayUsers
That "how to by the geek" refers to a regular user created directory (Backups). I'm dealing with the root of C and my home directory. IMO fiddling with the permissions on those resources is something best avoided. Which I've done, by moving my CurrentWork directory out of my home directory to my Data drive.
Anyway as far as I'm concerned my problem is solved
Thanks for your input - pjd