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10.4: Use Automator to open chosen folder in Terminal
Authored by: osxpounder on Jul 09, '06 08:59:23AM
Yes. In Terminal, type:

open .

... and a Finder window will open for the directory you are in, in Terminal, when you type that.

The "open" command tells the Mac to open something using whatever the GUI normally uses when double-click a file [I think].

The period, ".", has a special meaning in path names: it means "this directory".

Thus, "open ." translates in English to "open this directory using whatever you'd normally use to do that", which on most Macs means open a Finder window.

I wonder what happens if you use PathFinder?

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