Lesson 12Use Hidden Items, Shortcuts, and File Archives
▶ Navigate to hidden files and folders
▶ Examine packages and bundles
▶ Manage aliases and links
▶ Create and open zip archives and disk images
OS X includes several technologies for making complex file system structures appear simple. An excellent example of this is how the Finder displays the OS X file system to the user. By default, the Finder hides much of the complexity of OS X from the user and reveals only four folders at the root (beginning) level of the system volume. Applications also appear to be single icons, despite containing all the resources necessary for modern complex software. Also, many items are shown in intentionally convenient locations but are actually stored ...