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How do I access Stata’s application support directory in OS X 10.7 and newer?

Title   Accessing Stata's application support directory in OS X 10.7 and newer
Author Chinh Nguyen, StataCorp
Date August 2013

Stata stores its personal ado-files in ~/Library/Application Support/Stata. Versions of Mac OS X 10.7 and newer hide the ~/Library directory by default to prevent accidental deletion of critical files that applications may need to run. Mac OS X’s new behavior prevents users from easily accessing their personal ado-files from Stata's graphical interface and the Finder.

Here are a few methods to make the Library directory temporarily visible.

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