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Folders can have a suffix too. If your OS X System knowns the file extension, it will change the icon (after renaming) and link it to the App that can handle that extension (and is set as default App to open those file types). The folder then becomes a package or container, where you cannot easily look inside by browsing in finder. But you can right-click ...
I can't seem to find an answer in their support section, but you might give the 30-day trial of Path Finder a try and see if it lets you see the ._ files. http://www.cocoatech.com/pathfinder/
I think Finder is out... Mac OS X does not show you companion files unless you use Terminal, and sometimes not even then. (It shows invisible files rather easily, but to Mac OS X, both "MyFile" and "._MyFile" are two parts of the same file, and it doesn't normally return two directory entries for one file.) You only see these companion files on ...
Was able to resolve this issue from information here. Basically associate the file extension with another app, ie Calculator, then clear the associated by running this command in Terminal: `locate lsregister` -u /Applications/Calculator.app followed by: xattr -d com.apple.ResourceFork *file_which_won't_open* This clears the extended attributes on the ...
If you want to just create a file you can directly use this command in the terminal. touch Filename.extension If you want to create a file with context inside, you use this command. echo "This is my sentence inside the text" > Filename.extension Notice the trick here, is you are actually using the echo to print/post whatever is in-front of the echo ...
Go to the top folder and search for '.' within that folder. Select all of the files and tag 'em. You might need to remove the tag then reapply it.
Select all the items and get the item information by pressing Command+I. Choose Options tab and change the Media Kind to the suitable category. It doesn’t let you create a new category, but the some of existing categories should fit to your media (perhaps using iTunes U or Audiobook).
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