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How do I show hidden files in one directory only? I have a development folder that I'd like to see hidden files in, but I don't want to see hidden files anywhere else on my computer.

Here is the code I tried in the terminal to show all hidden files but it's not what I want. Thanks!

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
killall Finder
  • If these aren't dotfiles then you can just use chmod nohidden. If there's a specific dotfile you want you can make a symlink or alias. But there's no way to do this like you can in Windows. – 0942v8653 May 28 '14 at 14:11
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This isn't possible. You can either show all hidden files or hide all hidden files. This setting can't be set for individual folders.

See this Super User question regarding .htaccess

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