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Protecting a file from accidentally being sent.

Am 02.05.2018 um 11:41 schrieb Owen Thomas:
> Hellooo...
> I regularly apply for jobs, and regularly see where the advertiser asks for
> a CV in the form of a file, does not place a restriction on the type of
> file it is asking for. The file selection window opens, and I can select
> any file from my desktop (the place where I keep my CV as well as other
> files - ones I definitely don't want to send).
> i don't think I have ever sent a file I definitely don't want to send, but
> sometimes I have had to catch myself before I did. Short of removing the
> worrying file from my desktop, is there any other way I can protect a file
> on my desktop from being accidentally sent in this way?

A desktop is like a pin board.
Murphy says: Don't leave anything on the desktop, which you don't want 
to share with others.

I keep, without exception, anything of even remote importance in folders.