Help finding and copying file types

Discussion in 'macOS' started by glen e, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. glen e macrumors 68030

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    I am using OSX lion 10.7 on an MBA 11

    Can anyone tell me the step by step procedure to locate and copy all types of one file (like excel spreadsheets or docs)....to a new folder on my desktop? I will then move that folder to a USB stick. My excel sheets are in a Bunch of folders and I can't remeber where they all are.....

    Thank you...
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Just do a Finder search for files with that extension. Then select all the search results and drag them to whatever folder you choose.
     
  3. glen e thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Thx...was getting stuck using spotlight....
     
  4. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Spotlight is very limited compared to Finder for searching. I rarely use Spotlight to search.
     
  5. glen e thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Worked perfect...thx
     

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