Spotlight comments not accepting certain characters

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01 Feb, 2013 12:44 AM

Can no longer use double quotes ( " ) or backslashes ( \ ) in Get Info Spotlight comments field. Still works for adding metadata via the Finder, so that's one workaround.

Error message says:

Spotlight comments cannot be changed for item "name_of_file.jpg". The operation couldn’t be completed. (POSIX error -1 - Unknown error: -1

  1. 1 Posted by Damazio on 06 Feb, 2013 01:25 AM

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    Confirmed, dev was notified.

  2. Cocoatech closed this discussion on 12 Jul, 2013 10:51 PM.

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