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I know that I can hide all extensions but how do I hide just one, say webloc? I don't want to hide each the extension of each file individually.

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The only thing I could find, suggested by Benjamin Schollnick, here., is this:

find -x /path/to/folder -name *.webloc -exec chflags hidden {} +

It will hide the extension for existing files, therefore, you will need to run it again for newly created files.

Althought in the original question its said for Leopard, I guess it will work for Lion too.

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Thanks. I still find it strange that there isn't a system-wide switch for that. – lhf May 17 '12 at 14:47
Apparently it is. Just found this, too.… – Thecafremo May 17 '12 at 15:33

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