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Chapter 15. Useful Unix Hints > Finder-Terminal: A Joint Venture

15.6. Finder-Terminal: A Joint Venture

Mac OS X includes a number of deft integration tools that make the transition from the Terminal to the Finder (and back) as easy as possible—as you're about to find out.

15.6.1. Opening the Current Directory in the Finder

If you type open . (note the trailing period) in Terminal, the Finder opens the directory you were perusing in Terminal. If you type open .., the Finder opens the directory's parent folder (the one that contains it).


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