OT: Spotlight on Rev scripts
36degrees at runrev.com
Sun Aug 14 05:13:27 CDT 2005
There are were some issues with the OS actually finding the spotlight
importers that applications export in the early releases of Tiger, and
indeed, it sounds like there still are!
It could be that the point 'auto-updates' that you have performed (given
that you are on 10.4.2) have made the system 'forget' about the
Revolution Spotlight Importer. In order to find out whether this is the
case, go to the shell and type:
This will dump a list of all known importers - if Revolution is not
mentioned anywhere in this list then it is probably best to copy the
importer from within the Revolution application bundle into the global
'/Library/Spotlight' folder. The Revolution Spotlight importer can be
found inside Revolution.app in Library/Spotlight - it's called
Of course, the latter step shouldn't be necessary as the system is meant
to 'automatically' pick them up...
On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 15:45 -0700, Jim Hurley wrote:
> >Message: 8
> >Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 19:56:49 +0200
> >From: Eric Chatonet <eric.chatonet at sosmartsoftware.com>
> >Subject: Re: OT: Spotlight on Rev scripts
> >To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> >Message-ID: <F6D49515-6B42-4E90-BB40-F9DF1E831194 at sosmartsoftware.com>
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> >Hi Jim and Klaus,
> > From the read-me about 2.6:
> >* Spotlight support: use Spotlight to search within Revolution stacks
> >on Mac OS Tiger
> >I made some tests with Spotlight and Rev 2.6:
> >1. I found some specific handlers not only in stack scripts but in
> >another objects (cards).
> >2. I found some field's text extracts without problem either (in any
> >So I'm inclined to think that Spotlight is able to search fields and
> I glad to hear that it works on your system.
> But why are Klaus and I unable to work with Spotlight? I have just
> upgraded to 10.4.2 and am using Rev 2.6.
> Klaus: Thanks for confirming. Glad to know at least that I'm not
> crazy. Are you also using a PowerBook?
> I did a search for MouseUp in Spotlight and got some results
> (including Read-me about 2.6 you mentioned) but there were no ".rev"
> files. Only some text and pdf files.
> I this an issue for Bugzilla?
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