Is there a way to exclude certain folders from searches?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by jamdr, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. jamdr macrumors 6502a

    jamdr

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    #1
    In particular, I want to exclude the Developer's folder from searches because it always has a bunch of matches that I don't want to see. Is there a way to do this?
     
  2. live4ever macrumors 6502a

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    One way is to put a colour label on your Dev folder (say purple) - add a rule to the find dialog such as:
     

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  3. jamdr thread starter macrumors 6502a

    jamdr

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    Thanks, that's a good suggestion. It seems like Apple should have a more direct way to do this, though. Perhaps Spotlight will make this kind of search easier.
     

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