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Module for editing the Favorites entries of the Finder sidebar.

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Python module for easily adding, removing, and moving favorites on the Finder sidebar in the context of the logged in user.

Example Usage:

from finder_sidebar_editor import FinderSidebar                # Import the module

sidebar = FinderSidebar()                                      # Create a Finder sidebar instance to act on.

sidebar.remove("All My Files")                                 # Remove 'All My Files' favorite from sidebar
sidebar.remove("iCloud")                                       # Remove 'iCloud' favorite from sidebar
sidebar.add("/Library")                                        # Add '/Library' favorite to sidebar
sidebar.add("/SomeShare", uri="smb://shares")                  # Mount 'smb://shares/SomeShare' to '/Volumes/SomeShare' and add as favorite to sidebar
sidebar.add("/SomeOtherShare", uri="afp://username:pw@server") # Mount pw protected 'afp://server/SomeOtherShare' to '/Volumes/SomeOtherShare' and add as favorite to sidebar
sidebar.move("Library", "Applications")                        # Move 'Library' favorite to slot just below 'Applications'

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