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10.4: Reveal Spotlight results in the Finder System 10.4
You can use Spotlight in the menubar and still quickly reveal the location of a hit in the Finder, without the need to open the Spotlight window first. Hold down the Command key and press Enter (or click the mouse) on a result to reveal its location in the Finder.

[robg adds: This won't work for things like iCal events, Mail messages, or anything else that won't show a location in its pop-up tooltip. This shortcut, at least the Command-click variant, is in Spotlight's help, but fairly deeply buried -- search for Spotlight shortcuts to find a list which includes it.]
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Authored by: jpkelly on Oct 10, '06 12:50:14PM

Works like a charm!
I wish I knew that a while ago.
The ability to do this has been one of my main wishes for Spotlight.

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10.4: Reveal Spotlight results in the Finder
Authored by: Dillon K. on Oct 10, '06 02:16:38PM

Oooh sexy... I'm CONSTANTLY bring up Spotlight results in the finder.

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10.4: Reveal Spotlight results in the Finder
Authored by: jriskin on Oct 10, '06 04:44:02PM

Love it...big time saver...

Its silly how hard and yet easy some things are to find. Now if they would just put back all the 10.3 functionality back in to spotlight...

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This hint was already posted back in May 2005.
Authored by: allanBook on Oct 14, '06 12:25:36PM

I know because I was an idiot and did not understand the hint at first, then later admitted "my bad."

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