Show/Hide Hidden files on Mac

In this tutorial, we will make a toggle button inside Finder.
First open “Automator”, select the type “Service”.
Add “Run Shell Script”
then, type in

STATUS=`defaults read com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles`
if [ $STATUS == YES ]; 
then
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO
else
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES
fi
killall Finder

then, select “Service receives selected” from “text” to “Files and Folders” in “Finder.app”.

Save it.

Right now you can use it !

Show Toggle button in Finder

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