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Show Hidden Files Mac OS X

Show Hidden Files Mac OS X
Sometimes you may need to display Mac OS X system files for certain application functions. While rare, these commands will allow you to show or hide all files in the Mac operating system.
 
  1. Open Mac X Terminal in Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal
  2. Type the following command as shown
    1. defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES
  3. Mac X Show All Files
  4. Finally, re-launch the Mac X Finder. Go to -> Force Quit -> Highlight Finder and Relaunch it
  5. Mac X Hidden Files Finder Re-Launch




  6. Immediately, you will see all hidden files show up on your Mac desktop.
 
To hide all Mac files, simply type the following command in terminal com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO  and re-launch the Mac Finder for the changes to take affect.
 
Mac X Show All System Files
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