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Search the trash when searching everywhere
Authored by: john_e on Nov 27, '03 09:06:05AM

Yep. The exact explanation is that the Finder won't search in Folders or for files whose names are preceded with a "."
These aren't listed in the Finder, or by the ls command (without the proper switch). Trash is one such Folder. It recides in your homedir, and it's name is .Trash. That's why the Finder doesn't show it, or search in it. You can always choose to search for invisible files in the search dialog, which will search .Trash/
I guess Apple could include .Trash as an exception to the rule...



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