[TxMt] Saving file to hidden directory

Alexey Blinov nilcolor at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 14:48:50 UTC 2007

i'm doing that from terminal:

$ touch ~/.MacOSX/.plist
$ ^touch^mate

it works fine but i'm extrimely rare need to write to/open from hidden
folders so if you need to do it often - yep, option in Save dialog would be

On Dec 28, 2007 5:40 PM, Phil Molyneux <molyneux at kingston.ac.uk> wrote:

> While the File -> Open... dialogue has a button to show hidden files,
> the File -> Save seems to have no obvious way to save a file to a
> hidden directory.
> I was creating an environment.plist file to save in ~/.MacOSX --- my
> immediate work around was to save the file to the Desktop and use
> Finder to move the file to .MacOSX --- I have set Finder to show all
> files using either the defaults command or TinkerTool.
> A search of the mailing list indicates that Cmd-Shift-G opens a sub
> dialogue box to the File -> Save dialogue that allows you to type the
> name of the directory directly but that would seem hard to discover.
> Is there a preference in Textmate that modifies the File -> Save
> dialogue to show hidden files ?
> Phil Molyneux
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