Silverlight on Mac no longer supports accessing the local filesystem

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Overview

Silverlight on High Sierra will not allow you to access your folders in the advanced editor, therefore you can not select video content. This documentation will go over the workaround for this issue.

 

1. Access the Local Filesystem

1.1.  Under Safari, select Preferences.

1.2.  Once the preferences tab is open, select Websites.

1.3.  On the left-hand side under plugins, select Silverlight.

1.4.  In the right-hand window, you will see your website. Before clicking the drop-down to the right of your website, hold down option.

1.5.  Once holding down option, click the drop-down menu. You should see "Run in Safe Mode", this will only show up if you are holding down option while you click the drop-down menu.

1.6.  Uncheck "Run in safe mode" and you will now be able to access the file system through Silverlight in High Sierra.