Thursday, February 5, 2009

Mac: how to show/hide hidden files

To display hidden files in your Mac that start with ".fileName":

- Open terminal
- Execute
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
killall Finder

To hide hidden files in your Mac that start with ".fileName":

- Open terminal
- Execute:
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
killall Finder