I have a file named
Chemical Principles the quest for insight 7e by Peter Atkins.pdf but I want it to appear on Spotlight search when I look for the keyword Chemistry textbook.
Is that possible?
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Now, in Spotlight, execute your search by prefacing it with
tag: Chemistry Textbook
As an example, I assigned a sample text file (
Chemistry.txt) the tag "Chemistry Textbook". Upon doing a Spotlight search, it found it immediately.
You can find more information on how to fully use Tags from the Apple Support Document: OS X: Tags help you organize your files
As a followup to Allan's answer.
I added the tag "ftp" to an application which now shows up as top result when searching Spotlight for just "ftp" without preceding with "tag :" (MacOS Mojave).
I had this issue with an app instead of a specific file, namely Cyberduck which is a FTP client. I somehow have to dig my memory for the name of the application every time because my first thought is always "ftp".