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How to hide all .plist.lockfile files
Authored by: tempel on May 19, '12 01:39:23AM

Oh, nothing wrong with your script. Well done.

But you should consider explaining to the unexperienced user how to even make use of your tip. There are no instructions that tell the user how to run the script.

I.e., that one needs to open Script Editor and paste that text into a new script window, then save and run it to use it. If you address people who you expect not to know how to hide files, you also need to consider they don't know how to create scripts.

My solution gives the user more control as he can see what's happening. Although, if the user doesn't care about options, yours is quicker to execute, no doubt.

Also, my tip wasn't about giving the user long instructions that he needs to remember - it shows how to use a tool to his advantage, for doing much more, and all pretty self-explanatory.

Edited on May 19, '12 01:42:46AM by tempel

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