Showing and Hiding Hidden Files on MAC Yosemite

Using the command line:

To show: $defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -boolean True ; killall Finder

To hide: $defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -boolean false ; killall Finder

OR

$ls -a…….executes command “show all files including hidden”

$ls -la…….executes command “list all including hidden”

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