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I have my Finder window set up to display in "list" view so that it shows all folders with triangles on the left to click to expand. I have a number of levels of nested folders. Is there any way (keyboard shortcut, menu item, etc.) to expand all, so I don't have to click through each level to see the files contained?

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Select the folder you want (or command + A to select all) and then press:

  • option + right arrow

and bob's your uncle.

And the left arrow undoes what the right arrow did, should you want to close things back up again.

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Thanks! I was hoping it was something simple like that. –  EmmyS Jul 21 '11 at 15:29
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[option] + [right arrow] is enough –  krookedking Dec 21 '13 at 10:35
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