OS X Finder Search Question

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Sun Sep 25 23:33:15 CDT 2011


Ah well, yet another example of Apple's imperious attitude to anyone who
uses their computers - we're all idiots who couldn't possibly need to do
that!  Over the years, I've gone back and forth between Windows and OS X and
I'm getting to the point where I'm ready to trey Windows again.
Pete
Molly's Revenge <http://www.mollysrevenge.com>




On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 8:44 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:

> On 9/25/11 7:20 PM, Pete wrote:
>
>> 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?
>>
>
> Apple doesn't believe you should need to find any system files, so it omits
> those. In Lion it even hides the library folders completely, presumably to
> give developers headaches. There may be a terminal command to change the
> behavior, maybe a quick google can find it.
>
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