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10.6: Show (and hide) hidden files in Open/Save dialogs
Authored by: eskapism on Sep 16, '09 08:44:34AM

A great function, but isn't is strange that it does not work in ordinary finder-windows? In open/save dialogs you browse for files. And in a finder-window you browse for files. Shouln't the same functions be available everywhere? Very strange. Also: in open/save dialogs you can't change the size of the icons, like in normal finder-windows. Apple needs to be a bit more consistent.

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10.6: Show (and hide) hidden files in Open/Save dialogs
Authored by: V.K. on Sep 16, '09 09:34:52AM

Great hint and a good point about making it work in regular Finder windows. having to use AppleShowAllFiles and restarting Finder is a real kludge.

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File a bug report!
Authored by: gabester on Sep 16, '09 12:09:41PM

Well, you could file a bug report about how this functionality is not consistent across UI Interface between the Finder windows and open/save dialogs.

I did this about the Search functionality's ability to add columns to list view; it really only provides Date Created and Date Modified to the Search results. Size, Label, Comments are greyed out. Give me back Tiger's search columns!

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