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Prevent Spotlight From Indexing a Particular Folder [Mac]

Prevent Spotlight From Indexing a Particular Folder [Mac]

By default, the Spotlight feature will index everything in your Mac and return the results when you do a search. Here is how you can prevent Spotlight from indexing a particular folder. 1. Go to “System Preferences -> Spotlight”. 2. Click the “Privacy” tab. 3. Click the “+” button to add the folder that you […]

Search Your Browser Bookmarks from Spotlight [Mac]

Search Your Browser Bookmarks from Spotlight [Mac]

Do you have a lot of browser bookmarks in Firefox and/or Google Chrome? If so, I’m sure you’d like an easy way to search through them on your Mac – like you can with Safari bookmarks. Luckily, the Brow Mac app makes that all possibly in just a few short, simple steps.

How to Search Google Data With Spotlight on Your Mac

How to Search Google Data With Spotlight on Your Mac

Do you have a lot of documents in your Google Docs account, or maybe a lot of images in your Picasa account? If you do, you may find it convenient to be able to search through them all on your Mac via Spotlight. If you’re already using Spotlight to find files, applications, documents, events, and more on your Mac, doesn’t it make sense to use Spotlight to search through your cloud data as well?

Mastering Spotlight For Mac

Mastering Spotlight For Mac

If you have used your Mac for quite some time, chances are your files and stuff are all over the places and you have difficulties finding and getting to them quickly when you need it. Luckily there is the Spotlight tool that keeps your sanity in check. Looking for that old document you wrote a […]

Smart Folders – Manage Files On Your Mac The Smart Way

Smart Folders – Manage Files On Your Mac The Smart Way

Steve Jobs and company have spent a lot of time in making Mac OS X the easiest and most feature rich operating system available. Most people might not even realise it, but it is those little touches and small features that make using a Mac that much more enjoyable. For example, have you ever used […]