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Yes, you can exclude a specific application from Spotlight search results from its Privacy pane in OS X Yosemite. Along with TextEdit I have TextWrangler and Sublime Text 2 installed under OS X Yosemite. If in Spotlight I type text the listed order is: TextEdit TextWrangler Sublime Text 2 If I go to System Preferences > Spotlight > Privacy and drag and ...


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At least on Yosemite, it looks to me like Spotlight should learn by what you select. So that if you start typing text it will list several possible matches. For me it listed: Sublime Text 3 TextEdit TextWrangler Indicating Spotlight knows my preference for Sublime. I tried selecting TextWrangler instead, and on subsequent searches, TextWrangler was the ...


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Couldn't you just type "wrang" instead? Also, third party replacements like LaunchBar or Alfred would let you define what results appear first when you type your choice of text. These also let you blacklist some search results.


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From Apple Support: Spotlight: How to re-index folders or volumes From the Apple () menu, choose System Preferences. Click Spotlight. Click the Privacy tab. Drag a folder or an entire volume (your hard drive) to the list. If prompted for confirmation, click OK. Remove the item or volume you just added to the list by clicking it and then ...


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The ~/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari/Bookmarks contains bookmarks that get updated by Safari every time you start it. If you look at the date, you will see it only contains the current date. Spotlight will only show bookmarks that have been updated by Safari in that folder. If for some reason a bookmark is not updated it will not show in Spotlight. The ...



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