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How do I show all files in “open file” dialogs in OS X?

There are various articles describing how to work around the bug in Finder that stops some files being shown. However, the workaround described does not solve the same bug in the "open file" dialog, ...
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How to open “.” files for editing with text editors on macintosh [duplicate]

"." files like ".bashrc" are invisible to the finder. How do you make them visible so you can open then inside editors like textedit or sublime?
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Unhide folder from hidden in osx

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How do I keep Mac OS X from saving hidden files on my flash drive?

Hidden files and folders like .fseventsd, .Spotlight-V100, .TemporaryItems, and .Trashes are getting dumped in my flash drive every time I plug it into my Mac... How do I keep it from doing this? ...
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Prevent MacOS from making .* and ._* files

Whenever I plug someone's FAT32 flash drive into my computer, MacOS loves to add all sorts of hidden files. A couple of these include: .Spotlight-V100/ .Trashes/ .fseventsd/ .DS_Store When they ...
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I just formated my external HDD and gave it two partitions. What are these files it created? Mac OS X

I partitioned a external hd into 2 pieces as Mac OS X Extended. The partitioning and erasing of the disk created these files on the HDD in both partitions .com.apple.timemachine.donotpresent ...