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Authored by: bakalite on Mar 01, '06 09:05:45AM

It sure would be convenient if one could get spotlight to find files like .config. and so on.

All in all I prefer the way searches worked before spotlight. I also hate the fact that it puts so much load on the system. Basically, searching your own system just encourages lazyness. If you keep your stuff organized, you don't need to search, just navigate to the right folder and find it. Once in a blue moon you loose a file, so you do a search and find it. Spotlight assumes that you are too stupid to do this, so it basically keeps track of where everything is on your system, including all your cache files, and all the other junk you never look at. What a huge waste of resources!

The few times I look for something, it's usually some hidden file that I'm too lazy to look for in the terminal, and then it doesn't work. Brilliant!



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Authored by: syko on Mar 01, '06 09:35:29AM

There should be both options availble- panther style and spotlight style
I terribly miss the panther style where I could type in any name into a Finder windoiw and have it search within that Folder I was in...

SIGH

I realllllllllly hope that all of you that complain have filed a bug/suggestion report to Apple.



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Authored by: Grommet on Sep 01, '06 01:50:42PM

"I terribly miss the panther style where I could type in any name into a Finder windoiw and have it search within that Folder I was in... "

Works fine for me under Tiger, the only thing that changed is that you need to click 'Folder "blah"' to make it stick to the folder you're currently browsing. Once. After that, it remembers that you chose that option and will default to whatever folder you're browsing.

Good luck.



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