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On OS X 10.5 and 10.6 at least, the command to enable all files in Finder only affects Finder Windows -- the "/File /Open" dialogs on applications still show a limited set of files, ignoring nearly all the Unix stuff.

Is there a setting which enables ALL file dialogs of ALL types to show ALL files? I really am a big boy and promise not to harm them! :)

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If you're a big boy, why are you using the GUI? ;-) – Spiff Mar 28 '10 at 3:28
Dang! <shrinks down to original size> – Stabledog Mar 28 '10 at 14:21
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Command - Shift - . when the dialog is open.

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Thanks, that did it! – Stabledog Mar 28 '10 at 14:22

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