Is there a way to exclude certain folders from searches?

jamdr

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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?
 

live4ever

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Aug 13, 2003
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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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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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