OS X Finder Search Question

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Sun Sep 25 20:20:47 EDT 2011


Thanks Mark.  IS that the Privacy tab of the Spotlight Preferences?  If so,
I don ;t see anything there that would exclude that folder, unless there's
some global option somewhere that excludes all system files?
Pete
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On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Mark Schonewille <
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:

> Hi Pete,
>
> One reason could be that system files have been excluded from indexing in
> the Spotlight preferences.
>
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>
> Mark Schonewille
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> On 26 sep 2011, at 00:39, Pete wrote:
>
> > I'm using the search bar at the top of a Finder window to find all files
> > with a given name.  The search is on "This Mac" and I just search file
> > names, not contents.  There's at least one file that deosn't show up in
> the
> > results for some reason.  It is located in folder ~/Library/Application
> > Support/Test.  Files with the same name in other folders are found OK.
> >
> > Any ideas why this should be?
> >
> > Pete
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