[OT] Spotlight and Tiger

Ian Wood revlist at azurevision.co.uk
Wed Mar 15 15:57:07 EST 2006

There are three main interfaces to Spotlight - the useful one and the  
other two. ;-P

The only one that's all that useful is the one you get when hitting  
Apple-F in a Finder window, which allows you to restrict searches by -
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On 15 Mar 2006, at 20:07, Stephen Barncard wrote:

> Does anyone here know about a way to turn off all Spotlight  
> activity and replace it with the the Panther style search?
> I really, really HATE Spotlight. I just want to search filenames,  
> not the content. In spotlight I get way more hits than I need. I  
> design all my filenames to tell me all I need to know.
> I also hate the way it anticipates my typing, as it blocks any  
> other activity, and if you make a mistake, one is faced with the  
> dreaded spinning beachball until it is ready. Finally there are  
> hardly any adjustments in its panel to turn any of this behavior  
> off. This thing blows so many HUI guidlines it's not funny.
> Is anyone else annoyed with this horrible 'feature' of an otherwise  
> great OS?
> sqb
> -- 
> stephen barncard
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