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Hidden files on OSX

Need to show hidden files (or hide them again) on OSX? Toggle this default

defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE / FALSE

(remember to killall Finder to force its usage)

Nice and easy..

Also, for specific folders, try adding a period to the name of a file or folder, instant hiding. Of course, I’m not sure what sort of stuff you’d need to hide??? 🙂

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  1. Thanks, this really helped me find a copied file that just vanished from finder!

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