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You can set up a Finder search like this: - None of the following is true: - - Filename contains . - - Kind is Folder The Finder does however exclude some system items from search results. The same search criteria produced 19'077 search results in Finder and 131'666 in HoudahSpot.


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Add this in ~/.bash_profile (you can replace cd with open) export PATH=$PATH:~/bin cds(){ cd "$(find . -type d -maxdepth 3 | selecta)" } And add selecta from https://github.com/garybernhardt/selecta/blob/master/selecta into ~/bin Now when you launch a terminal you can type cds and start searching! AppleScript file to open iTerm and enter cds ...


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I would start with making a smart mailbox to see if this is seen as a recipient. Here's what my attempt looked like: From there you can widen the search to Entire message if needed. Since it's not really "To:" you, the normal search keys in the Mail search like from:xyz or to:xyz won't be of use.


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I've just discovered a hidden feature in Safari search that solves my problem. The attached picture shows the solution. Safari can search both for instances 'containing' the query or those that 'start with' the query. I imagine the default is 'starts with', which is why I raised the above question.


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This is the desired behavior (by Apple). The only case in which Safari searches within a word is if it's parted through capitalization. An example to explain why this makes sense. If I'd search for something like "or" it would then also find occurrences in words like "door", "therefor", "store", etc.


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Here is a Part solution for setting the focus for ⌘⌥F Save this Applescript down as a Text file instead of a script. #!/usr/bin/osascript tell application "Xcode" to activate delay 0.5 tell application "System Events" tell process "Xcode" keystroke "z" using {command down, option down} delay 0.3 keystroke tab end tell end ...


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K2pdfopt is an application that attempts to re-format PDF files for a smaller (e-reader) viewing screen and does a good job of not mangling/losing figures and mathematical formulas. It has an OS/X binary. Cross reference this e-books question.


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The Finder searches for word prefixes. If you save your search as a Smart Folder and then inspect that using a text editor (e.g. TextMate) you will see the raw Spotlight query: ((kMDItemDisplayName = "foo*"cdw)) The "w" modifier tells Spotlight to search for words. The "*" wildcard at the end of the search string makes Spotlight search for word prefixes. ...



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