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How to scan hidden folders

When GrandPerspective scans a folder, it will include all files and folders that the user is allowed to access. This includes hidden files and folders (e.g. files whose name start with a dot such as .DS_Store files). However, if you only want to scan in the contents of a single hidden folder, e.g. the .Trash folder in your home directory, this is a bit more complicated, as by default hidden files are not shown in the Scan folder dialog. You can do one of the following to scan a hidden folder: