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  1. Good stuff, thanks!

    Comment by Peter Dekkers — August 17, 2005 @ 12:11 pm

  2. Very nice!

    Comment by Sephrial — September 18, 2005 @ 10:12 am

  3. Exactly what I was looking for. Great, thanks!

    Comment by Guybrush Threepwood — November 30, 2005 @ 3:16 pm

  4. […] http://www.automatorworld.com/archives/show-hidden-files […]

    Pingback by enkoore » Blog Archive » Versteckte Dateien im Finder unter OS X anzeigen. — January 10, 2007 @ 9:29 pm

  5. Hi – just downloaded this action – and double clicked it trying to install it in Automator. My finder items have gone grey and can’t be used and there are (hidden files exposed as expected). I thought it would use individual file and not everything. How do I reverse please?

    Comment by Kelsang Norbu — January 18, 2007 @ 1:59 pm

  6. Well, it killed the finder entirely, without restarting it – Intel Mac 10.4.8. I find this terminal command much easier, since it is reversible: defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles 1

    change the 1 to a 0 to go back to normal

    Comment by Travis White — March 1, 2007 @ 12:24 pm

  7. Very nice! Now that I can see all my hidden files; how do I color the back ground of the rows of normally hidden files, to differentiate them from the others?

    Comment by Carl Nunes — March 6, 2007 @ 1:43 am

  8. Hi all! Maybe someone have trouble abaout CANCEL again This APP…

    After used this application if you want to CANCEL, Open AUTOMATOR (From Applications), After Open automator, select OPEN and find Show Hidden Files where did you put it before… and open it.. At right column you will see as a TEXT file in a window. You will see 1 (one) there. That mean show files! If you change it to 0 (Zero) you won’t see invisible files. Turkiye…

    Comment by cscorpion — May 11, 2007 @ 7:47 am

  9. Food night, bloggers =)

    Comment by Karina — January 19, 2009 @ 6:56 pm

  10. suxh a nice story…

    Comment by Nice — January 22, 2009 @ 10:11 am

  11. Thanks. This is nice, but I’ve been looking for something slightly different but can’t seem to find anything: I’d like to be able to drag a folder onto an app icon (AppleScript, Automator, etc) and have it toggle the visibility bit of any invisible file within that folder. Any suggestions? Thanks.

    Comment by Paul — April 30, 2009 @ 5:48 am

  12. […] ones that start with a dot—can show them using a Terminal command or even better, this handy Automator action. I keep that Automator action docked on Finder’s toolbar for easy one-click access from any […]

    Pingback by :: TecnoloGeek :: » Blog Archive » Tweak Your Way to a Better Finder [Mac OS X] — June 24, 2009 @ 12:40 pm

  13. […] ones that start with a dot—can show them using a Terminal command or even better, this handy Automator action. I keep that Automator action docked on Finder’s toolbar for easy one-click access from any […]

    Pingback by Tweak Your Way to a Better Finder [Mac OS X] · TechBlogger — June 24, 2009 @ 12:51 pm

  14. […] ones that start with a dot—can show them using a Terminal command or even better, this handy Automator action. I keep that Automator action docked on Finder’s toolbar for easy one-click access from any […]

    Pingback by Tweak Your Way to a Better Finder | UpOff.com — June 24, 2009 @ 1:17 pm

  15. […] ones that start with a dot—can show them using a Terminal command or even better, this handy Automator action. I keep that Automator action docked on Finder’s toolbar for easy one-click access from any […]

    Pingback by Tweak Your Way to a Better Finder [Mac OS X] | GetAnswers.ws — June 24, 2009 @ 11:04 pm

  16. […] used to use an Automator action for this, but Mac OS X Hints unearthed a sweet Snow Leopard shortcut for geeks: the ability to show […]

    Pingback by Cmd+Shift+Period Toggles Hidden File Visibility in Snow Leopard [Keyboard Shortcuts] · TechBlogger — September 18, 2009 @ 7:02 pm

  17. […] used to use an Automator action for this, but Mac OS X Hints unearthed a sweet Snow Leopard shortcut for geeks: the ability to show […]

    Pingback by Cmd+Shift+Period Toggles Hidden File Visibility In Snow Leopard | Lifehacker Australia — September 18, 2009 @ 9:11 pm

  18. […] used to use an Automator action for this, but Mac OS X Hints unearthed a sweet Snow Leopard shortcut for geeks: the ability to show […]

    Pingback by Cmd+Shift+Period Toggles Hidden File Visibility in Snow Leopard [Keyboard Shortcuts] | Diy all the Way — September 19, 2009 @ 3:28 am

  19. […] app Apple ever created IMO. It can’t even show hidden unix files/folders. You need to install automator show hidden files to be able to do […]

    Pingback by everlastingLearning » Blog Archive » From Ubuntu to Snow Leopard — October 7, 2009 @ 5:27 am


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