Adding Quick Actions to Finder - macOS Big Sur

  • Open Automator
  • Choose Quick Action as the document type
  • Change Workflow receives current to files or folders in
  • For Action, choose Open Finder items from the left hand sidebar
  • Change Open with to Visual Studio (find it in Other... )
  • For the Icon, change Image to "Choose..." and select the Visual Stuido Code app. It'll automatically pick the icon
  • Save it (Cmd+S) as something like "Open in VS Code"

Quick Actions are saved as workflows in ~/Library/Services

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