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  • baltwo Level 9 Level 9

    Did I miss something? It's CMD+SHIFT+F,

  • s_coope Level 1 Level 1

    I may have misread an earlier post but Cmd+Shift+F is the shortcut to All My Files and that doesn't default to filename searches either.

  • brian from big rapids Level 1 Level 1

    In the search field type "name:boston" to find any file with Boston in the name.

     

    Brian

  • sirgunther Level 1 Level 1

    S Coope answers it previously with his 1,2,3 bullet points letter.

     

    Put another way:

    1. Type in something you want to search.
    2. After you finish typing a menu drops down.
    3. Click on whatever appears

     

     

    Many thanks.

     

    There is an order in the universe.

  • sirgunther Level 1 Level 1

    AND.

     

    The GREAT news is: Previously, when you do a file search, the files shown did not have their size. Which is bad, because the largest file is invariably the one I wanted.

     

    With Lion, that feature is now included again.

     

    I search for the file, then sort by size, the largest one is the one I want.

     

    In short, Finder now shows the size of the file also.

  • baltwo Level 9 Level 9

    Not on my machine, since I've turned off the sidebar and disdain using All My Files. However, I'm currently on SL, so I don't have a chance to check.

  • s_coope Level 1 Level 1

    baltwo wrote:

     

    Not on my machine, since I've turned off the sidebar and disdain using All My Files. However, I'm currently on SL, so I don't have a chance to check.

     

    It doesn't matter if you've turned if off in the sidebar, it will still there in the Go menu.

  • markbc Level 1 Level 1

    Hi.  This thread seems to be the quesiton I just posted :-(   When searching in Spotlight (in Snow Leopard) and choosing see all results (show in finder now) the finder bar had four buttons --two for search location adjustments (this mac /current directory)  and two for search adjustments (contents / file names).  Now the content/file name button is gone in Lion -and from this thread it seems the only fix basically is to do an advanced search. I liked the content/file name button and used it a lot in Spotlight.  Is this choice gone or can it be re-enabled?  (So far in the thread it seems like it's gone ;-(   

     

    thanks

  • markbc Level 1 Level 1

    Hi  I just tried some Lion Spotlight searchs and in the pull-down and in the finder view I still don't see the file size. . is this some toggle option or a default that I need to change to use? thanks

  • s_coope Level 1 Level 1

    In the Finder list view for your search, you can stil go to View->Show View Options and select to display the Size column.

     

    The setting is saved for whatever source you are searching.

  • sirgunther Level 1 Level 1

    S Coope,

     

    1. In the previous OS, after you found a file, the headers might be Kind and Last Opened, and you could click on the header and have it sort by Kind, or Last opened.

    Now, they are still in the header, but you cannot click on them to sort by. You must go to View > Arrange by.

    Is this correct, you can no longer sort by clicking on the header?

     

    2. In the previous OS, you could change the width of the columns, simply by clicking and dragging at the header, just like in Excel. Now, I cannot find a way to do this. I cannot change the column widths.

     

    Expertise?

  • s_coope Level 1 Level 1

    sirgunther wrote:

     

    S Coope,

     

    1. In the previous OS, after you found a file, the headers might be Kind and Last Opened, and you could click on the header and have it sort by Kind, or Last opened.

    Now, they are still in the header, but you cannot click on them to sort by. You must go to View > Arrange by.

    Is this correct, you can no longer sort by clicking on the header?

     

     

    I can still click on the column headers to sort, as long as Arrange By is set to None. Which leads to...

    sirgunther wrote:

     

    2. In the previous OS, you could change the width of the columns, simply by clicking and dragging at the header, just like in Excel. Now, I cannot find a way to do this. I cannot change the column widths.

     

    You can only change column widths if Arrange By is set to None. Arrange By categorises your files into groups, which could be quite useful at times but the columns are fixed.

  • sirgunther Level 1 Level 1

    You're the man.  Many thanks.

  • sirgunther Level 1 Level 1

    S Coope, hyou are probably an expert in many dimensions.

     

    I have been trying to examine the feature RESUME, (using Word, and InDesign) to no avail.

     

    Does this feature only work with Iworks? Pages, and Numbers?

  • s_coope Level 1 Level 1

    The new Lion features, such as the new save model and resume would have to be coded into the application, they are not immediately available. You'd have to wait for an Adobe and Microsoft update.