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I am attempting to browse data in a hidden directory, but the QGIS Browser tree view doesn't show in hidden folders? I know, I know...it's hidden. But is there a command-line switch to override this behavior? The folder in question is APPDATA, so I don't want to make it visible.

  • Good reason to keep it hidden? – Nathan W Jan 18 '16 at 22:35
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The simple answer is: No. Not currently. The browser model doesn't use the QDir.Hidden flags to show hidden files.

Can it be added to show them? Yep. Open a ticket on hub.qgis.org, assign it to me, and we can go from there.

  • I worked around by creating a visible junction to the directory under APPDATA that I wanted. But it was all for naught, because the data in question was a file geodatabase and I didn't realize those weren't supported in browser yet (hub.qgis.org/issues/5814). – Jay Cummins Jan 18 '16 at 23:10

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