Rescuing a Macports file from Time Machine

Michael Parson mparson at
Thu Feb 23 17:51:16 UTC 2017

On Fri, 24 Feb 2017, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Feb 2017, Chris Jones wrote:
> [...]
>> If not, then go to in terminal
>> /opt
>> assuming that is your macports prefix.
>> Run 'open .' which will start finder in that area, and then activate TM.
> Sir, you are a genius :-)  Gimme your address, and I'll send you a
> lollipop.
> Regretfully to say, it never occured to me to "cd" to the wanted
> directory...

For those allergic to command-lines, or afraid of terminals, you can
use 'Shift-CMD-G' (or Menu Bar->Go->Go to Folder) and put '/opt' in the
dialog box that opens.

Also useful for getting into '~/Library' as well as any other folder
Apple has decided to not show you by default via Finder.

Michael Parson
Pflugerville, TX

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