Thursday, December 9, 2021
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Here’s a secret macOS keyboard shortcut

I’ve got a new favorite keyboard shortcut I heard about on the MacGeekGab podcast:
In the Finder, the keyboard shortcut Command + Shift + Period toggles the visibility of invisible files and folders on your Mac. Press it to show the invisible files and folders; press it again to hide them. Sweet!   

I love keyboard shortcuts and I hope you do too. They save you time and effort and are a habit worth developing. I wrote a blog post about it, which you can read here.

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Steve Sande
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Steve is the founder and former publisher of Apple World Today and has authored a number of books about Apple products. He's an avid photographer, an FAA-licensed drone pilot, and a really bad guitarist. Steve and his wife Barb love to travel everywhere!