Digging deeper with Finder searches


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Digging deeper with Finder searches

Spotlight is one way to find items on your Mac. It's fast and it's convenient. But there are times when you need to perform more complete searches and save those searches for a rainy day. That's when you turn to the Finder search feature, which we'll look at now. You can do this by going to the File menu and then choosing Find, or press Command+F, and there's your Searching "This Mac" window. At this point, it's very much like Spotlight. So I'll enter a search term. Let's say, my name, breen, and here are my results.

You notice below there's a file names entry. So if I want to see just those files that include Breen in the title, I choose Name matches:breen and you see we've lost a result because it doesn't include the word Breen. If I want to go back to searching everything, I click on Name and choose Everything, and there's that result. You can then add another search term. So we have Filename and I'll add Chris, name matches: Chris...

Digging deeper with Finder searches
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Digging deeper with Finder searches provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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