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When double clicking a bundle folder (folder called *.bundle), a Terminal window opens as expected. However,

$ open .

does not then open a Finder window but another Terminal.

Is there a way to tell the open command to explicitly use the Finder as app?

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Theoretically, there is a option to do this: "$ open . -a [application]". That doesn't work with simply typing "Finder"/"finder", though. – Joël Meyer-Hamme Aug 12 '13 at 17:55
Should be possible with AppleScript's tell application "Finder" to open folder …, but I'm not sure on the details – not on a Mac right now. – slhck Aug 12 '13 at 18:40
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You can use open -R to reveal the bundle directory in Finder:

open -R .

It selects the bundle directory but doesn't show the package contents. This shows the package contents in list view and icon view but not in column view:

osascript -e 'tell application "Finder"' -e reopen -e 'set target of Finder window 1 to POSIX file (system attribute "PWD")' -e activate -e end

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Cool, have just set up my 37signals/sub to do that for me – Joël Meyer-Hamme Aug 31 '13 at 19:54

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