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In other words, if I go to Smart Folder > Other... there's a list of search attributes that varies by system, but where do they come from?

"Other" menu

Search attributes

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What is "Smart Folder > Other"? Can you perhaps take a screenshot to better illustrate your question? – jtbandes Apr 5 '12 at 19:50
Added (my reputation is to low to post an image directly) links – Jack Apr 6 '12 at 17:35
Your question is still a little unclear — what variation do you see in this list between systems? – jtbandes Apr 6 '12 at 18:21
The contents of the list vary per system. E.g. some systems may not have the "Altitude" attribute – Jack Apr 7 '12 at 9:56

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