Is it possible to set by default to show hidden files and folders in Open and Save dialogs ?
I know it is possible to trigger to show hidden for dialog lifetime by press Command ⌘+Shift ⇧+..
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I just asked this question again, since there were no real answers here, and according to this answer all you need to do is run
defaults write -g AppleShowAllFiles -bool true
and restart whichever application(s) you're using, and you're all set. No restarting Finder or your computer. Brilliant!
sudoat the beginning of the command
Not without using the
chflags nohidden command, which is not recommended. One of the third-party file manager utilities such as PathFinder may have such an option.
In the terminal enter
defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles 1