Pragmatism in code

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Toggle Hidden Files In Finder

This is a great little tip for showing hidden files in OSX. Normally all files are hidden, and so access to the hidden unix filesystem is not possible. This is easily overcome however. You can either permanently disable this feature by running the following command in terminal.

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles YES

or, if you need to change the visibility on a regular basis the following may be of more help

Open up the apple script editor and paste in the following code

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