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Use a free program to simplify dragging from Terminal
Authored by: forman on Aug 29, '07 08:41:42AM
&uotThis is an interesting way of making easily accessible data on the command line easily accessible in the GUI. I'll give it a try. Currently, after working in a given directory on the command line, to then access the files in the GUI quickly, I simply type:

open .

Where "." is the Unix shorthand for "the current directory". The command "open ." has now become one of my top used commands.

While this technique is quick and built into MacOS, it has the disadvantage of using "open; which does different things depending on the filetype of the arguments passed. I like your solution, in that it provides a single function, operating on filenames instead of directories and can thus be used easily with other command-line programs such as xargs.

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