Today I have 2 tips for Total Commander users:
- how to display hidden local directories and files and
- how to display hidden FTP directories and files
Really, Total Commander should just control this setting in one place but, unfortunately, it is not the case.
I usually prefer when my file manager shows me everything I have, so that I can be more in control and see the hidden directories, such as .svn or $Recycle.Bin, and files, such as .bashrc or pagefile.sys.
How To Display Hidden Local Directories And Files
- go to Configuration -> Options… -> Display
- put a check next to the "Show hidden/system files (for experts only)"
How To Display Hidden FTP Directories And Files
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Updated: September 16th, 2012
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- tweaking SQL queries
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