Mac Tip #3: Put the Spotlight on File Management

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The easiest way to search for just about anything on your computer ( including files, images, applications, iCal events etc.) is to use the spotlight feature.

To begin searching, click on the spotlight icon Spotlight Icon located on the top-right of your screen. Then, type your search word(s) in the Spotlight Box. To search for an exact phrase, put it in quotes.

Spotlight Search

As you type your search, term(s)  a results list will appear.

Click on an item in the list to open it.

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One Response to “Mac Tip #3: Put the Spotlight on File Management”

  1. Cushing Library Hawk Squawk for March 17, 2010 « Holy Names University Library Blog Says:

    […] week Nicole Greenland puts the spotlight on Spotlight, a search tool for your MacBook. It’s magical, it’s […]

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