recursive search

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Agustin Lobo

28 Apr, 2012 08:35 AM

I search my external disk for a file thatI know is there, but do not
get any results. Is it because the search is not recursive by default?
How can I make a recursive search?

Thanks

Agus

  1. 1 Posted by Damazio on 01 May, 2012 03:31 AM

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    The search is recursive by default. Please post a screenshot of your Find window.

  2. 2 Posted by Agustin Lobo on 02 May, 2012 05:46 AM

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    Please find attached the 3 screenshots

    Agus

  3. 3 Posted by Damazio on 02 May, 2012 10:18 PM

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    To be honest, Agus, I don't know how Spotlight is supposed to work, I search for txt or .txt from Finder and I get some text files and also a zip file. I gave up on Spotlight a long time ago since searches based only on indexed files is not for me.
    I would use the Search function (the icon next to Spotlight's in the Find window). I'm pretty positive you will find what you're looking for, recursively.

  4. Damazio closed this discussion on 04 May, 2012 01:47 PM.

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