[OS X TeX] Snow Leopard and locator

Adam M. Goldstein a.m.goldstein at mac.com
Wed Sep 9 04:26:28 CEST 2009

On Sep 8, 2009, at 7:17 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Sep 7, 2009, at 9:06 PM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
>> On Sep 6, 2009, at 8:47 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
>>> I couldn't see how to make Find search for system files in Snow  
>>> Leopard,
>> Start a search in the find field in a finder window or start a  
>> spotlight search
>> Click on the "+" sign next to the search field
>> Under "Kind" under the search field in the finder window choose  
>> "system files"
>> . . .
>> Is this what you are looking for?
>> ...
> Howdy,
> That is not one of the default choices under Kind. To make it appear  
> on the list click on Kind and choose Other... which will give you a  
> long list of choices. Scroll down to System Files and check the box  
> on the right side by that name. Now System Files will appear on the  
> default Kind list.

I forgot about this stage---I remember turning that feature on now  
that you mention it, probably from a suggestion someone on this very  
list made.

> Now... does anyone know how to lock it on so I don't have to choose  
> System Files and Include each time I do a Find.

I was able to save the search . . . but I think you are thinking you  
want the default to include System Files as well as everything else.  
It is annoying that they're not.

Adam M. Goldstein PhD, MSLIS
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a.m.goldstein at mac.com
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