Adjusting Spotlight view options


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Adjusting Spotlight view options

This next new feature is very brief, but definitely worth mentioning if you use OS X's Spotlight Search function a lot. Spotlight in Snow Leopard works pretty much exactly the same way it did in Leopard. You just click the Spotlight icon. Type in a search term. I want to search for 'pdf,' and Spotlight instantly gives you a list of all the files, mail messages, visited websites and so on matching your criteria. Choosing Show All opens a window containing all the items Spotlight finds. Previously in Leopard, and also here in Snow Leopard, this window behaves very much like a regular Finder window.

You can view your search results in Icon view, List view and Cover Flow view. You can do Quick Looks by selecting a file, hitting the Spacebar. But new to Snow Leopard, you can now choose View > Show View Options and set the default appearance for this window like you can with any other Finder window. In Leopard, you were limited to just the option of always opening the window in...

Adjusting Spotlight view options
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Adjusting Spotlight view options provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard New Features

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