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Mac tips

Library is invisible — how to make it visible.

Launch Terminal and at the prompt copy/paste this command
chflags nohidden ~/Library
Unhide universally on all volumes
chflags nohidden /Volumes/*/Users/*/Library

How to activate Finder

One approach to "activating the Finder" is to call the "execute" method of a Folder object, like so:

This really handy after exporting files, for example.

Sort file names function for Mac (workaround for a Mac OSx bug)