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A shortcut to reach hidden folders in Open/Save dialogs
Authored by: geordie on Aug 12, '04 05:39:31PM

If it is a cocoa app just type /var/log/system.log or whatever and hit return once or twice.



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Drag and Drop
Authored by: Brontojoris on Aug 12, '04 07:11:54PM

Another possible way is, if you already have the hidden folder showing in the Finder, dragging and dropping that folder onto the save dialog box.



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Drag and Drop
Authored by: dogboy on Aug 16, '04 05:52:28AM

Drag and Drop is great. It also works from Launchbar, and probably the other launcher apps.
In Launchbar, you can show the hidden files/folders in a directory by holding down the option key when navigating to that directory, ie. if I want to find hidden directories in my music folder, I access my music folder from Launchbar and then hit option-right arrow. The music folder opens with all the hidden files made visible.

Then just drag the file/folder from the bar into your already open Save dialogue and you're done.



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