Tag: spotlight

112 Why does MDS run wild in Mac OS X 10.6? 2009-09-24T13:01:56.447

75 How can I quit frozen Spotlight without rebooting my computer? 2011-01-10T21:53:55.137

20 Remove "fun" facts from Spotlight lock screen in Windows 10 Home (1803) 2018-05-31T09:12:41.357

13 Spotlight doesn't solve math operations any more 2009-07-19T11:36:09.953

12 How to use wildcard characters in Spotlight search? 2009-08-24T18:52:11.473

12 How to disable Spotlight in Snow Leopard? 2009-09-04T20:45:10.407

10 Why should I use Quicksilver instead of Spotlight? 2009-12-14T02:16:28.993

10 How do I tell Spotlight not to index a particular folder? 2009-12-30T20:54:54.850

10 Spotlight built-in calculator does not work 2015-01-31T20:49:37.060

8 Is there any way to make Mac OS X Spotlight only index the file names and not the contents? 2009-09-02T11:59:15.853

8 Spotlight has stopped indexing/returning anything in /Applications 2010-02-09T14:22:24.470

8 Is it possible to remove JAR files from the application list in Spotlight? 2010-03-08T02:16:58.007

7 "Stuff" dissapearing from spotlight search 2009-07-19T04:38:14.110

7 Where does Spotlight store its metadata index? 2009-12-11T22:01:38.250

7 How to see what files spotlight is currently indexing 2010-07-28T07:34:19.860

7 How can I open a new Finder window from Spotlight? 2010-12-06T15:37:39.157

7 How to show in finder from Spotlight? 2010-12-09T08:16:59.697

6 How to search with Spotlight more effectively 2009-10-05T10:19:24.507

6 Disable Spotlight search in Time Machine backup 2011-08-18T22:15:44.547

5 How to help Mac OS X's Finder determine movie dimensions/duration? 2010-07-25T19:21:08.503

5 How to prevent spotlight from searching external hard drives 2010-11-07T17:40:13.510

5 How can I do full text searches on files and have a preview? 2011-05-28T06:12:09.173

5 How to stop Spotlight indexing a networked Time Machine backup? 2011-08-04T00:06:04.757

4 Disable Spotlight keyboard shortcut for selected applications 2009-10-08T06:22:06.603

4 Spotlight Infinite Indexing issue (external data drive) 2011-01-05T19:00:52.760

4 Initiate a chat in Adium with Spotlight 2011-03-11T02:41:33.827

4 How to launch second process of a program from Spotlight on Snow leopard 2011-11-15T18:15:05.920

4 MDS errors: "DiskStore: No block in wakeup" and "Ignored bogus fetch for MDSQueryWithBlockTask" 2012-02-29T02:43:38.903

4 Search /usr/local/texlive directory with Spotlight 2012-07-01T10:51:52.267

4 Why is Spotlight faster than Windows 7 Search? 2012-07-16T16:29:01.360

4 Spotlight can't see anything in Applications 2012-09-02T03:14:48.063

3 Can Mac OS X 10.5’s Spotlight be configured to launch the Finder as an application? 2009-08-25T20:19:11.840

3 Mac OS X Spotlight: how to stop it from indexing SD cards 2010-06-26T20:22:38.690

3 Why isn't OS X Spotlight or Finder finding a file by content that I know exists? 2010-07-08T05:23:13.963

3 Recreate Mail.app Search Index? 2011-08-18T05:51:34.723

3 How I can use Spotlight to search a USB flash drive? 2011-09-08T13:01:54.337

3 How to Prevent Spotlight from Indexing Non-Apps in /Applications Directory? 2011-11-28T17:51:34.257

3 How to get OS X Spotlight to search Andrew File System (AFS) volume? 2013-09-30T05:08:13.567

3 Why does Spotlight omit some files in my search result? 2013-12-31T10:19:04.657

3 Disabling spotlight indexing email attachments - El Capitan 2015-12-25T06:50:03.820

3 Can Spotlight indexes be copied to other Macs? 2018-08-27T21:10:53.270

2 Make windows 7 search (windows-key) perform simple calculations, like spotlight? 2009-12-14T15:52:54.057

2 How to get OS X to index my Network Volumes with Spotlight? 2010-01-30T17:54:46.563

2 smarter OS X smart folder 2010-03-01T14:24:11.560

2 Is there any way to get iphoto metadata (faces, tags) onto the file information? 2010-03-12T22:53:31.860

2 How does Spotlight search regex/other special characters? 2010-07-29T22:54:47.380

2 Configure which spotlight attributes to show in Finder preview? 2010-08-05T14:23:01.750

2 Spotlight and the locate command don't search *all* folders 2010-10-03T18:12:18.237

2 Embedded Spotlight does not function in Outlook 2011 2010-12-10T18:58:40.933

2 How to Launch Spotlight from the Terminal 2010-12-25T02:40:27.460

2 Spotlight Query Exclude Specific Folder(s) 2011-04-16T21:01:39.510

2 Why is Spotlight indexing documents although I disabled documents indexing? 2011-08-12T22:03:39.117

2 How to show hidden files in Spotlight search results 2011-09-16T17:59:22.390

2 Disable Spotlight to search certain type of files (e.g. based on file extension)? 2011-12-13T17:08:10.080

2 How to search for all labeled files, except those in some folders? 2012-03-07T15:10:26.320

2 Spotlight calculator doesn't work (Snow Leopard 10.6.8) 2012-03-08T14:51:05.240

2 Why does Spotlight not return the correct result? 2012-03-24T17:50:19.373

2 OS X mdls command gives "null" in output 2012-04-06T19:15:59.337

2 changing spotlight default to search file names, not contents 2012-04-12T23:47:03.603

2 How to reorder results in Spotlight for Lion? 2012-07-16T04:04:15.910

2 Windows Server 2008 R2 and OSX 10.5/.6/.7, Search, Spotlight 2012-09-29T14:34:26.857

2 Spotlight not showing the right apps' icons 2013-06-15T18:38:28.260

2 Which tool is most flexible for searching my whole system, locate or mdfind? 2013-12-26T17:05:08.780

2 Keyboard shortcut for web search on Mac 2014-09-06T13:43:32.370

2 Why is apple spotlight not finding contents of docx? 2017-06-01T03:10:32.410

1 How to exclude directories from Mozy custom backup sets using spotlight queries 2009-08-16T13:38:08.333

1 Can the search as you type behavior in the Mac OS X Spotlight feature be disabled? 2009-09-12T18:32:27.797

1 Inconsistent Spotlight file associations 2009-11-30T10:55:10.343

1 Are file access times not properly maintained in Mac OS X? 2009-12-30T19:52:55.007

1 Does Spotlight re-import a file that has been copied or moved? 2010-01-21T04:20:20.953

1 Content search through source code in finder 2010-03-27T12:25:06.880

1 Spotlight Crashing after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.6.4 2010-06-16T21:03:54.897

1 Google search with OS X spotlight 2010-07-09T21:29:21.397

1 OS X and Mail Spotlight: Ignoring certain IMAP mail folders 2010-08-22T21:23:25.977

1 Spotlight searches in Mail.app's Smart folders 2010-09-03T17:46:27.980

1 Spotlight in Snow Leopard was instantaneous but has gotten slow, I've tried reindexing 2010-11-28T10:50:36.207

1 How do I do advanced searches in Mac OS X? 2011-01-13T20:41:18.583

1 Spotlight search Application name conflict 2011-06-22T17:10:31.903

1 How do I go straight to the dictionary result for a Spotlight search in OS X? 2011-08-17T02:09:12.163

1 How to enable the Spotlight shortcut in OS X while allowing japanese characters input? 2011-09-08T14:29:32.480

1 Can Spotlight be configured to index /System/Library/CoreServices? 2011-09-09T14:06:37.977

1 Spotlight refuses to be enabled on Lion 2012-05-03T12:51:27.443

1 Different Spotlight kMDItemKind metadata values for same file on different drives 2012-05-15T13:22:56.677

1 locate similarly named files 2012-05-28T23:26:07.870

1 How to disable Spotlight content indexing in Mac OS 2012-06-27T08:04:11.180

1 Os X Lion 10.7.4 mds: (Error) Server: mdsync launch failed: (ipc/send) invalid destination port 2012-06-27T16:13:17.150

1 Spotlight Privacy List 2013-03-27T19:08:02.860

1 Homebrew, spotlight and upgrading software under /usr/bin/ 2014-01-29T14:39:23.397

1 Spotlight NOT indexing Postbox messages/emails 2014-01-29T17:40:44.033

1 How do I suppress the terminal window when I launch a bash script from Spotlight? 2014-03-10T13:59:08.050

1 Searching in osx for "anything but.." 2014-06-17T18:11:32.303

1 Use the tab key for Mac OS X Spotlight? 2015-03-09T04:02:23.483

1 OSX Spotlight plugin to search local Git repo history? 2016-08-16T02:38:20.193

1 Configure Spotlight to open new window by default 2019-06-19T13:35:59.667

0 Problems during binding SpotLight to the instance 2010-06-10T10:58:31.967

0 How can I find all files that are not of a certain kind using Spotlight? 2010-10-27T14:03:45.730

0 Reenabling the Spotlight Menubar item in Mac OS X 10.6 2010-11-25T02:36:24.277

0 Cannot figure out how to search for a file on mac os 10.6 2011-03-07T06:29:02.423

0 Mac OS X - some .weblocs files open in Firefox, some don't - why? 2011-06-29T04:29:53.997