Here's how you can hide or unhide file extensions via the Get Info menu for a file in OS X Mountain Lion. 1. Select the file. 2. Press Command + I on your keyboard (or select File then Get info from the file's menu in the menubar). 3. Find the Name & Extension tab. 4. Click or unclick the "Hide extension" checkbox to see or hide the extension for that file.
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