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So I got fed up with this and decided to fix it the hard way. I found out where Spotlight initializes the status bar item, and I just patched the status bar size to zero. This requires editing the Spotlight binary. (Note that Search.bundle is just the little stub that gets loaded into SystemUIServer to allow Spotlight.app to control the status bar). Do the ...


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Document Container seems to be specific to iCloud. And given that the other two reference "project", I would guess they are related to Xcode, except I have Xcode installed, and they don't appear on my system. They are probably related to another development IDE. Try running this command in Terminal: mdimport -A | grep '[Ff]older' This will provide a list ...


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Alfred requires Spotlight to function properly. Alfred relies on the same OS X metadata index as Spotlight. As such, it's important for you to let Spotlight run on your Mac to maintain an index of the files on it. http://support.alfredapp.com/kb:spotlight This answer to a similar question provides a shell command to stop Spotlight's GUI only, which ...


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It may be indexing or may have a corrupted index. Open Spotlight and check for an Indexing progress bar. If that is not present try going into the Spotlight PrefPane in System Preferences and forcing an index.


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Found a solution using flashlight, which allows you to create custom search terms for spotlight. Install Flashlight Enter the Flashlight app Click New Plugin > Run an Automator Workflow Edit contents according to needs - mine is: Click Edit Workflow Remove notification and add Run shell script Add command that fits needs - mine is: Test your command ...


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As like in many other places in OS X, items in Spotlight Search are draggable. So You can drag and drop the file You want straight from Spotlight to the mail message.


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As the other answers suggest, you can simply drag and drop into your mail message. However, I found that this is not always the behavior that I want. Sometimes I want to see the file in the context of its own folder, or get additional files around it. Holding down the Command ⌘ key, while double-clicking on the Spotlight result, will open the containing ...


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The launchd job can be run manually so you can see the progress. Since locate runs find for you, that will also take forever, but perhaps you can inspect the progress or error condition the understand if the locate database is not getting built if you are patient: time sudo /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb While that runs, you could try spotlight as it ...



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