Saved searches not appearing in sidebar

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10 Nov, 2019 10:54 PM

Saved Spotlight searches are not showing in Sidebar. This is true whether I:

create a PF search (cmd+F) and save it;


create a search in Finder.

Any ideas?

  1. 1 Posted by Colin on 13 Nov, 2019 02:22 AM

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  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 17 Nov, 2019 03:32 PM.

  3. Path Finder Support Team re-opened this discussion on 17 Nov, 2019 03:33 PM

  4. Support Staff 2 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 17 Nov, 2019 03:33 PM

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    Thanks for reporting this!

    Could you send us a sample (a snapshot) of Path Finder process in a separate file? This will enable us to analyze what happens with the application. Here's how to get it:

    1. Open Path Finder and reproduce the problem. If the problem is dynamic (e.g. unexpected action result), please try reproducing it during the sample collection.
    2. Open Activity Monitor from the /Applications/Utilities folder.
    3. Select Path Finder in the process list. To help making a selection, type "Path Finder" in the Filter field.
    4. Click the Sample Process button in the toolbar - this will open a new window entitled "Sample of Path Finder" and a sample of the process is collected.
    5. Click Save and save the sample file.
    6. Close (Command-W) the Sample window opened in step 2.
    7. Send the sample file saved in step 5 to us.

    Looking forward to your reply.

    Best Regards,
    Path Finder Support Team

  5. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 17 Nov, 2019 03:33 PM.

  6. Colin re-opened this discussion on 17 Nov, 2019 04:06 PM

  7. 3 Posted by Colin on 17 Nov, 2019 04:06 PM

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    Yes, PF has full disk access.

    What I am talking about is creating a saved search (to the Saved Searches Library folder).

    I cannot drag it to the Search For area of the PF sidebar.

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