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Is there any way to open a file with a leading . in the filename using just the regular File > Open... dialog?

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It not only displays "dot-files", but any hidden files (including those hidden with the chflags hidden <filename> command). – Daniel Beck Jun 7 '11 at 4:33
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--. (Command-shift-.) will toggle hidden file visibility in open dialogs.

(Thanks, Lyle!)

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Gah, beat me by 22 seconds! – Wuffers Jun 6 '11 at 21:58
    
Yeah, I found the answer while composing the question because different search terms occurred to me. Sorry to be a tease. – blahdiblah Jun 6 '11 at 22:00
    
Nah, it's fine. No worries :D – Wuffers Jun 6 '11 at 22:02

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