[PD] gridflow for expert people ?

simon wise simonxwise at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 12 06:44:07 CET 2007

On 12 Dec 2007, at 4:16 AM, Max Neupert wrote:

>> Is there a Finder option to show dot-files? There's one on Linux.
> in the terminal type:
> defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles 1
> then restart the finder and it will display all the hidden files too.
> another neat thing i discovered some days ago is if you naviagte in  
> the terminal to a hidden folder and use the open command it will  
> open the unvisible folder in the finder (try
> open /bin
> )

'Go to folder...' (or shift-cmd-G) will also open hidden folders in  
Finder, then I make visible aliases to folders such as /bin or /usr.

For those who insist on GUI access to lots of preferences otherwise  
only accessible through the terminal try TinkerTool from
and/or OnyX from

For a very useful extension to Finder, a better way to get file info  
and to browse invisible files try XRay from


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