Files saved Hidden by default

gr4z

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Aug 7, 2010
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England
Hi

I have this issue which is driving me mad. When I save files to certain folders they are hidden by default. They can be anything, for example PDF from the net to a custom folder I have created in Documents.

Why is this and how can I revert so that all files I can use and download are saved normally?

Thanks
 

gr4z

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Original poster
Aug 7, 2010
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England
Whenever I save a file to that folder, it is saved as a hidden file. I have to then use chmod to remove the hidden flag.
 

gr4z

macrumors 6502
Original poster
Aug 7, 2010
317
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England
Sorry me being an idiot - I have tried so many damn things. I have to use chflags -nohidden to make the files not hidden.

If I save the file to another folder and copy them into this one its fine. Its only if I save direct to this folder.
 

ScoobyMcDoo

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Nov 26, 2007
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That's a weird one.

Any chance you can move the goofy folder to a new name, and create a new folder by the same name, and see if the problem goes away?
 

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