Saturday, July 14, 2012

How to show hidden files in Mac OS X

To show hidden files in Mac OS X:
1. Open terminal
2. Type the following command turn show hidden files:
defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles true
3. Restart the Finder application by this command
killall Finder

To hide the hidden files, replace the 'true' value with 'false' in command at step 2 above