Mac – Show Hidden Files in Finder

By default Finder would not show hidden files. Use the following commands to change this setting.

  • defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
  • killall Finder


 

If you want to revert the change, toggle the setting by

  • defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
  • killall Finder

 

The reference link below provides a shell script for toggling this setting. Check it out!

Done =)

Reference: Mac OS X – Show / Hide Hidden Files in Finder

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