Access to ~/Library on OSX

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at
Fri Jun 29 15:42:25 EDT 2012

I'm not sure this is possible, unless you can run some sort of shell command before displaying the dialog.

Just out of curiosity, why are you wanting a user to open a file from that location anyway? Isn't it considered "off limits" by the OS. Thus the reason it's hidden. ;-)


Chris Sheffield
Read Naturally, Inc.

On Jun 29, 2012, at 1:27 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at> wrote:

> I know all the standard ways to get to ~/Library but just came across
> another - how do I get ~/Library to show up in the Open File dialog box?
> This will be on a customers computer so I can't ask them permanently
> unhide the folder.
> Pete
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