For the last week or two, Finder is out of sync with the file system. This seems specific to my Downloads folder. Files I download are not visible in Finder, although if I open a terminal I can see the files are there. If I try to open a file from an application, like add an email attachment, then I do see the files in Downloads, but not in Finder itself. Any idea how I can fix this?

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    Did you try a restart already? – nohillside Mar 19 at 9:17

You can restart finder by holding Command+Option while right-clicking the Finder dock icon, and then selecting Relaunch from the menu.

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