Export doesn't preserve Finder Comments

Exporting via menu File > Export > Files and Folders or dragging doesn’t preserve Finder Comments.

DEVONthink 3.7.1
macOS 10.14.6 (Intel)

Is DEVONthink allowed to automate the Finder?

They’re listed in the kMDItemFinderComment using mdls but not shown in the Get Info pane in the Finder.

At least over here the Finder shows them :slight_smile:

Yes. However, I’m using Path Finder.app now and that is not listed. First thought that could be the problem, but it also doesn’t work with Finder. And Jim sees it too :slight_smile:

Did you launch the Finder after DEVONthink? DEVONthink checks only once whether the Finder is running.

Are you exporting via File > Export or a drag and drop?

I dragged and dropped.

Yes! After it didn’t work with Path Finder I launched Finder.

It does work if Finder was launched before DEVONthink.

Tried both

On my machine I don’t use PathFinder so the Finder is always running before DEVONthink. :thinking:

Fwiw I’m seeing the comments exported on my Mac in the Finder>File Info panel
I store the DT item link there
I’m not clear about the Spotlight connection
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