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 are going to look at now. To invoke that you can go to the File menu within the Finder and choose Find or you can type Command+F. This works pretty much the way you'd use Spotlight. Go under Search term, and you see this entry in the menu that appears below.

It says Filename Contains. This is important. If you're looking for a file that contains the search term, select this option. If you don't, and as you can see, in the window, you get not only files that contain the name, but also files that have that term within them somewhere. So we'll select Filename Contains. You can also choose where you are going to search. By default, you will search your entire Mac, but you also search the environment you're searching f...

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 Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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