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Spotlight searching customization tips
Authored by: osxpounder on Jun 01, '10 02:40:27PM

Searching for exact phrases, contained within quotation marks, is weird and unpredictable on my Leopard Macs.


I have an email with the subject:

5.3 fixed the forkin' lines

If I do a Spotlight search for:
"the forkin' line"

... the email will not be found.

If I search for this, instead:
"the forkin' lines"

... then the email is found.

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Spotlight searching customization tips
Authored by: MJCube on Jun 02, '10 07:23:08AM

So that implies that quoting the string will find whole words only.

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