Category Archives for Spotlight

Locate Spotlight Files

Spotlight in Leopard is great for finding files but once you found it how do you know where it lives on your hard disk. All you need to do is move the mouse cursor over the result in the Spotlight results and … Continue reading

31. August 2008 by Matt Chandler
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Is Spotlight Indexing Your Time Machine Drive?

I am not sure about you, when I use Spotlight to launch my applications I am getting Duplicates from My Time Machine Drive as well as my Super-duper Cloned Drive. This only happened when my MacBook is connected to the … Continue reading

21. February 2008 by Matt Chandler
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Add Some Quicksilver Functions to Spotlight

If you have switched from Quicksilver to the new Leopard version of Spotlight and are missing the ability to ” restart, sleep, shut down, empty recycle bin, and more” than the Quicksilver’s ExtraScript is for you. All you will need … Continue reading

06. February 2008 by Matt Chandler
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Get Spotlight To Include .Zip Archive Files

Even though OS X can see the .zip flies natively Spotlight will not search for them. If you really want Spotlight to show the .zip files in the results then all you need to do is download and install this … Continue reading

18. January 2008 by Matt Chandler
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Did The New Spotlight Replace Quicksilver?

Vs. I did a reinstall of my Leopard system this week and found out the the spotlight feature got a lot smarter. I must say I found this by mistake, but out of habit I hit my keys to envoke … Continue reading

25. November 2007 by Matt Chandler
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There Is No Need To Open Calculator.app

Next time you need to add up the shipping and handling charge on ebay instead of running over to the applications folder and finding calculator.app do the math in the spotlight menu bar. In the new version of spotlight, that came with Leopard, you can do a host of math problems right in the menu bar.
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29. October 2007 by Matt Chandler
Posted in Caculator, Spotlight, Tips & Tricks by Matt Chandler 1 comment