Yesterday my text editor app crashed, and even though I had automatic saving turned on, I can’t find the automatically saved latest version anywhere…
I expect I might find it in the hidden files and folders on my Mac.
What is the best app to hide (and unhide) hidden files on my Mac ?
( Note : I know this can be done using the Terminal, but I’m very hesitant towards using the Terminal.app )
When your Mac is running macOS 10.12 Sierra or newer, you don’t need Terminal.app or any other application to toggle between showing and hiding hidden files, you can now use a simple key-combo to do this :
simultaniously typ [SHIFT] + [CMD] + [.] to (un)hide invisible files
That’s it !
Note #1 : this is even the simplest and quickest way to open the User’s Library folder.
Note #2 : if your Mac is running MacOSX 10.11 El_Capitan or older, you cannot use this key combo, so you’ll need to use an application like HideSwitch.app or ShowHiddenFiles.app or Funter.app (or the Terminal.app) to hide/unhide invisible files