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Folder Aliases in Dock or List View cannot be expanded?

Folder Aliases in Dock or List View cannot be expanded?

I have been increasingly frustrated with the fact that you cannot expand a folder alias in the Finder "List View" via the "expand triangle" or in the dock. If I add a folder to the dock that contains folders and aliases to other folders, I can drill-down the "real" folders, but cannot on the aliases.

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Guest [Entry]

"A small update to this 10-year old question. This works for macOS 10.13, possibly earlier.

If I have a folder in the Dock, and create a an alias in that folder, then in the List view in the Dock, the alias is shown as an alias without a triangle. I can't browse it, like the OP indicated.

However, if I remove the folder from the Dock, and re-add it to the Dock, then the alias suddenly shows up as a folder with a triangle, and I can browse through it."