Spotlight integration: Metadata attributes


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Spotlight integration: Metadata attributes

I want to look at another command related to metadata, which is MDLS, so we're looking at metadata listing, we can look at a file. Like our lorem ipsum file, and we can peek at the metadata for this file, so now we can see all the metadata for it, which can help us figure out what we're trying to search on and you can see that there's a lot more stuff stored in here than we normally have access to. Let's just look at another one just as contrast, ndls, we'll look at this JPG we created with screen capture. Notice here, it's got all sorts of things like the color profile name. It's got the pixel width, the pixel height, all this metadata that's in here, we can actually search on as well, so you can find images that match certain width and height parameters.

You can be really specific. And as for each one of these, we got the key over here and the value on this side. So the key is the name of the attribute that we want to look for. So let's say for example, this one. T...

Spotlight integration: Metadata attributes
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Spotlight integration: Metadata attributes provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Unix for Mac OS X Users

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