Author Topic: Anyone know how to get unix invisible files to show?  (Read 5204 times)

Hal Armstrong

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Anyone know how to get unix invisible files to show?
« on: May 10, 2007, 04:21:54 PM »
Yesterday I was using Linux Slickedit V11.0.2.  In the Files pane, all files showed including unix "invisible" files like .bashrc, .bash_profile and so on.  Today I switched to Linux Slickedit V12.  It works fine except the invisible files do not show in the files pane.  If I type the file in I can edit the file.

Is there a preference somewhere to say whether to display invisible files or not?




 

Kohei

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Re: Anyone know how to get unix invisible files to show?
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2007, 05:00:28 PM »
That would be the "Show files beginning with a dot" checkbox in Tools > Options > General > General.  Check it to show the dotfiles in the Open tab.  This also controls the default value of Show hidden files in the Open dialog box.

You need to change directory for the file list to be refreshed, though, after you change the value of that option.

Hope this helps.

Kohei

Hal Armstrong

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Re: Anyone know how to get unix invisible files to show?
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2007, 05:19:22 PM »
That did it.

Thanks!

ScottW, VP of Dev

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Re: Anyone know how to get unix invisible files to show?
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2007, 06:12:16 PM »
If the files are invisible, how do you really know they are there?  ;)

Kohei nailed the answer, but I always get a kick out of "invisible files".

--Scott