Apparently, there isn’t a way to have Safari ask where you want to save your files. A creative workaround was discovered at http://superuser.com/questions/201298/to-prompt-a-folder-location-when-safari-downloads-a-file . I’ve included it below with one minor revision:
- Open the Automator tool (you don’t have to know any code to use it).
- Create a new “Folder Action” type document. Assign the Folder Action to the Downloads folder.
- Add these actions (in order): Move Finder Items, Reveal Finder Items,
Name Single Item. (Glen: All I could find was a “Rename Finder Items”)
- Set the “Move Finder Items” action to use the Downloads folder as it’s default (or whichever folder you are most likely to move things to – I use Downloads because most of the time I’m moving files into an archive structure and want it to be easy to skip this process by just hitting Return and leaving the file in Downloads when I don’t do that.)
- Open the options for the “Move Finder Items” action and tick the checkbox for “Show this action when the workflow runs.”
- Open the options for the
“Name Single Item”“Rename Finder Item” action and tick the checkbox for “Show this action when the workflow runs.”