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Old Nov 29, 2008, 06:29 AM   #1
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Find Command????

In Windows you would do a function and f to do a search. What is the command with mac? Also, I believe I had seen a thread that listed all the commands but i can not locate it again, any ideas?
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Old Nov 29, 2008, 06:29 AM   #2
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Cmd+spacebar if you're talking about searching your mac, cmd+f if you're talking about searching a webpage for certain words.
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Old Nov 29, 2008, 06:31 AM   #3
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cmd+spacebar will start a spotlight search.

You can also use cmd+f when you are in Finder.

Here is a list of shortcuts (although it is not exhaustive and doesn't include 3 party applications).
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Old Nov 29, 2008, 06:31 AM   #4
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In a Finder window, you will find a search box in the upper right hand corner. Also, if you press Command-F, a more robust search will appear.

Spotlight is another way to search your Mac. It's the magnifying glass in the upper right hand corner of your menu bar. Ht command=space to activate
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Old Nov 29, 2008, 04:08 PM   #5
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I must admit Apple could try to simplify COMMAND-F...

Most people simply want to find a document by its name on a particular volume, if they don't want to use Spotlight, and the find "Window" seems too cluttered for a simple find IMHO.
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