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1344 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 27, 2009 11:40 AM by Jack Ball
Currently Being ModeratedDec 18, 2008 11:32 AM (in response to Jamie Dickie)
Jamie Dickie wrote:
I have an external drive that is always on and always connected to my iMac. What I want to do is search that drive for a folder. For example, say I know I have a folder called "BikeTour" but I don't know where it is. I want to do a search of that drive to find it. It seems this doesn't work and Spotlight will only search for filenames.
that's no correct. spotlight will find the folder. Just enter BikeTour in spotlight or in a finder search window.
P.S. if that doesn't work for you you should reindex the external drive. add it for a few seconds to spotlight's privacy pane in spotlight system preferences.
Message was edited by: V.K.Mac Pro 3.2 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.6), Mac Pro 2.66GHz, powerbook G4 1.5GHz
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 27, 2009 11:40 AM (in response to V.K.)Same problem. Searching under 10.5 gives only documents. 10.4 is fine 9.2.2 is fine.
This is killing our workflow.
I need to search for job folders which have job numbers. Now I only get the contents of the folders (which are quark and pdf documents) when I type in the name.
Spotlight has "folders" checked and "documents" checked.
OS9 sherlock searches much better and much faster too.
NOTE this is a search on a network drive.
Message was edited by: Jack Ball