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663 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 22, 2005 9:49 AM by Eric Taylor
Currently Being ModeratedNov 22, 2005 9:49 AM (in response to kristin.)First, yes command-F now uses Spotlight.
Second, there is no good way to change the default find yet. There was a long opinion piece on MacWorld recently (http://www.macworld.com/news/2005/11/15/spotlightanlaysis/) that details the rough edges of Spotlight as it is currently implemented which you might find interesting.
In any case, the closest you can currently come without a lot of work is using the Smart Folders feature to save a search with the settings you prefer. Then to search those settings again, you can open the Smart Folder and change the search value. (Use the "Others..." tab to select specific volumes for your search, btw.)
EDIT: BTW, I forgot to mention, there is a good Spotlight tips article linked off that first one I mentioned: http://www.macworld.com/2005/09/features/tigertips2/index.php.