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It seems that by default there is no way to enter a whole path in the Finder, so instead one should traverse through all the tree to get somewhere deep in the filesystem. Is there anyway to overcome this problem? If there is no GUI for it in the Finder maybe launching it from the command line with the path? Something like:

$ finder /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/

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Finder has a menu item found under Go ("Go to Folder…") where you can type a full path.

The command+shift+G keyboard shortcut makes it handy to summon.

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The command line version would be:

open -R /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/

or just:

open /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/

depending on you want to go inside the folder or reveal the folder in finder.

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